Engineering Manager, Product Foundations at VRChat

Job Description

VRChat presents an innovative platform revolutionizing social VR experiences, empowering users to unleash their creativity in an ever-expanding virtual universe. Boasting over 250,000 worlds and counting, VRChat aims to democratize the metaverse, enabling users worldwide to shape immersive environments on any device. Supported by investors like Makers Fund, Anthos Capital, and HTC, VRChat has secured $100M in funding. Our diverse team, hailing from tech giants like Netflix, Twitter, Meta, and others, is driving this mission forward.

We’re seeking an Engineering Manager for the Product Foundations team, a pivotal role in shaping VRChat’s technical infrastructure. This position entails overseeing the development of core technologies, including DevOps, security, and networking, to ensure a seamless user experience. Reporting to the VP of Engineering, you’ll lead a multidisciplinary team, collaborate closely with cross-functional stakeholders, and contribute to strategic decision-making.

Key responsibilities include taking ownership of the VRChat platform, managing and nurturing a team of engineers, and devising short and long-term strategies aligned with company vision. As a candidate, you should have extensive experience in engineering management within the tech industry, coupled with a strong technical background. Additionally, familiarity with virtual economies, gaming, or social platforms is advantageous.

At VRChat, we offer a remote work environment, competitive benefits, and ample opportunities for professional growth. We value diversity, creativity, and collaboration, welcoming individuals from all backgrounds to join our dynamic team. If you’re passionate about making an impact in the evolving landscape of virtual reality, we encourage you to apply and be part of our journey.