Augmented Reality Engineer

Smith & Nephew

Pittsburgh, PA
Apr 26

Company Description:

Smith+Nephew is a global medical technology company. We design and manufacture technology that takes the limits off living. We support healthcare professionals to return their patients to health and mobility, helping them to perform at their fullest potential.

From our first employee and founder, T.J. Smith, to our team today,  it’s our people who make Smith+Nephew a unique place.

Yes, we love to innovate and develop exciting technologies, and we offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits. But it’s our culture - of Care, Collaboration and Courage - that really sets us apart.

Through a spirit of ownership and can-do attitude, we work together to win.

We’re a company of people who care about each other, about our customers and their patients, and about our communities.

Together, we fulfill our shared purpose of Life Unlimited.

Job Description:

Smith+Nephew is developing Augmented Reality solutions for operating room to work in conjunction with its existing and products in Surgical Robotics and Orthopedics. We are looking for an individual with a consistent track record of fast-failure/fast-success development to push the forefront of AR in the OR.


  • Prototype and build next generation high performance AR products in Unreal/Unity3D/C#/C++
  • Rapidly iterate in smart glasses application development (Android)
  • Work closely with the robotics development team to concept and iterate on product ideas
  • Build with the latest mixed reality hardware (HoloLens2, Magic Leap, NReal)


Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics

Required Skills

  • 3D graphics programming expertise with Unity, Unreal, OpenGL, DirectX or similar
  • 5+ years of experience with C/C++/C#/Objective C or Java
  • Proven Android development experience
  • Amazing attention to detail, self-motivated and collaborative
  • Experience with 3D tracking and video processing
  • Passion for creating new, innovative, and ground-breaking user experiences
  • Knack for writing clean, readable, and easily maintainable code
  • Proven Augmented/Virtual Reality development expertise
  • User interface and rapid prototyping experience
  • Passion for changing lives through innovation

Strongly Desired

  • Deep knowledge of Unity3D and C#
  • Experience with surgical navigation technologies
  • Experience with OpenCV
  • Experience with Kinect, Leap Motion, Gesture recognition
  • Experience with Hololens, Google Glass or Magic Leap headsets
  • Understanding of computer vision algorithms, spatial mapping, shaders
  • Strong versatility tinkering with various emerging technologies

Travel: <10% (All travel is limited per S+N COVID travel policy)

Smith+Nephew provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.




Pittsburgh, PA



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