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Vice President of Engineering

London, UK

FundamentalVR is a technology and data insight business specializing in the intersection between immersive experiences and haptic technology with the aim to bring medical devices and surgical procedures to market using virtual reality.

FundamentalVR’s simulations are underpinned with patented HapticVRTM interactions that enable life science businesses to drive consistency and compliance for their medical devices and procedures through the Fundamental Surgery platform. The platform enables full knowledge and skills transfer providing deep data insight and accelerating safe, compliant adoption. The unlimited multi user capabilities and mixed modalities of the platform all work together for each business use case, reducing time and cost whilst increasing capability and confidence.

We are proud of our successes to date, winning several awards over the years such as Time magazine’s ‘Best Invention of the Year’, the ‘Most Impactful Breakthrough’ Auggie Award, ‘VR, AR & MR’ at SXSW and the ‘Healthcare Technology of the Year’ VR Award for two years running.

We are looking for talented and motivated individuals to join our team so that together we can build the future.

We have offices in London and the USA, and are working with some of the world’s leading healthcare and research providers such as the Mayo Clinic, Harvard Medical School and King’s College. Join us for the journey.

About The Role

We are looking for an experienced engineering manager to join our team with a strong focus on delivery of software solutions across our platform.

You will report to the CTO and play a key role as part of the development leadership team to ensure our product vision is realised through excellence in execution.

You will enjoy the support of your colleagues and our open culture, where what we learn from our failures is as important as our successes.

What You Will Do

●      Lead, motivate and inspire the engineering team
●      Co-develop technical strategy with the CTO, supporting continual innovation
●      Take ownership of a variety of engineering projects
●      Be responsible for engineering processes and documentation, striving for continual improvement
●      Recruit and onboard new engineers while maintaining our excellent culture
●      Collaborate with the development leadership team to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget
●      Collaborate on product planning and estimation and communication between departments
●      Coordinate work between functional engineering disciplines

What You Will Get

●      A competitive salary
●      Opportunity to participate in a fast-paced startup environment
●      Opportunity to engage with VR plus haptics, the next frontier of simulation and virtual reality

What We Are Looking For

●      5+ years engineering leadership experience
●      Strong verbal, visual and written communication skills
●      Proven experience with cloud platform providers (AWS/Azure/GCP)
●      An enthusiasm for serverless architectures
●      Proven experience developing real-time 3D products
●      An understanding of the complete product lifecycle from concept to execution and beyond
●      Unity experience preferred
●      VR experience beneficial

Who You Are

●      You understand what it means to work in a startup, this excites and motivates you
●      You like to do everything to a high standard but know when to be pragmatic
●      You are highly collaborative and an excellent communicator
●      You do not hide problems, mistakes or failure, but rather learn and develop from them

Diversity Is Our Strength

FundamentalVR is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability or age.

At FundamentalVR, we have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing the best medical training experiences to our clients around the world, and we know our company runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees.

How To Apply

You must be a UK or EU national with the ability to work and reside in the UK.

Please send your CV or a detailed LinkedIn profile to

Please note that candidates will be expected to supply references.