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Senior Extended Reality (xR) Developer (Project Based)

About us

Damen Naval offers you a career that is challenging, exciting and fun in equal measure. For more than 50 years Damen Naval has been the dedicated shipbuilder for the Royal Netherlands Navy. Based on decades of accumulated experience, Damen Naval offers navies worldwide a broad range of defence and security vessels, ranging from 7m to more than 200m in length. While taking pride in heritage, Damen Naval is also looking towards the future.

These days ships are built in bits as well as in steel. The xR team, utilises modern technology like serious gaming, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality to help operate naval vessels. Are you ready for duty?

The role

For this interim role Damen Naval is looking for a (Senior) xR Developer who can start on short notice on a temporary basis.

You will be working with other developers, subject matter experts, game designers and game artists in a scrum team building mind-blowing immersive environments and serious games to train our clients' sailors. We need a programming ninja (preferably with a black belt in Unity C#) to help build our virtual ships.

Not only our virtual ships in Unity need building, but our inhouse productivity tools also need developer attention (Python and Blender).

Skills & experience

As Senior xR-Developer (Project-Based), you will need to have:

  • Bachelor degree in the field of software development and preferably game development or by experience, possess the same competencies and skills.
  • At least three years working experience as a developer in the Unity3D game engine.
  • Solid understanding of the C# language and software development (data structures, algorithms, object-oriented design, and design patterns).
  • Affinity with the naval maritime industry.
  • Working knowledge of the English language.
  • Experience with the development of Virtual Reality applications, Python, the Blender API, and relational databases are considered a plus.
  • Ability to work fulltime at our office due to security reasons.
  • Excellent antecedents as a pre-employment security screening and investigation are a part of the recruitment procedure (given the military nature of our projects).
  • Permanent EU citizenship and valid EU work visa are both required to be considered as viable candidate.

What we offer

As Damen Naval we highly value our employees, and we will support your professional and personal development. To that end we invest in all our employees by offering:

  • A technology and innovation focused dynamic international work environment.
  • A competitive salary package and other benefits.
  • On-going learning and development opportunities within a diverse and rewarding work environment.
  • An active social environment in terms of business culture, events & sports.


Are you interested in the position of Senior xR-Developer (Project Based), and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly via the Damen Career Portal .
For more information about the vacancy, Damen Naval or the application process, please visit the Damen Naval website, the Damen Career Portal or call the Corporate Recruitment department on +31 (0)118- 485 000.

Functie:developer project based
Salaris:onbekend – onbekend
Uren per week:1 – 40

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