Virtual Reality Program Developer

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Job Title Virtual Reality Program DeveloperDepartmentISTILocationGillettePosting CategoryStaffDesired Start DateHiring Range41,769-52,211Full Salary Range41,769-62,654Benefits Summary

•Employer paid retirement plan (17.37%
employer paid; .75% employee paid)
•Group Health, Dental and Life
Insurance, including Flex Benefits
•20 days paid annual leave
•Four days per year paid personal leave
•16 paid holidays per year
•Paid medical, emergency and
bereavement leave
•Employee and family tuition waivers
•Free easy-access parking
•Collaborative work environment
•Onsite fitness center and walking track
•Verizon, Microsoft, Dell and HP
employee discounts
•Professional development

Months Worked AnnuallyFull-time 12 monthsTypical Work Schedule

TBD; includes out-of-town travel, approximately 10% of time.

Posting Number 20150551PJob Posting Date10/02/2020Initial Review DateOpen Until FilledYesJob Summary

The Virtual Reality Program Developer will be responsible for building safety-training programs in virtual reality. These programs will utilize various platforms based on the Unity framework. The training will be mining based safety issues. Programmer will be required to gather data onsite at various mines in the area. Programmer will collaborate with instructors to create quality products, establish a working relationship with industry partners and insure all programs are in compliance with regulatory standards.

Reports ToDirector of ISTI / MSHA Grant ManagerEducation/Qualifications

Bachelors degree in information systems or a similar field, sufficient practical experience can be substituted for degree.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Excellent knowledge of Unity, including experience with scripting, textures, animation, VR, GUI styles, and user session management

Familiarity with level design and planning

Ability to constantly learn and stay in touch with evolving game standards and development technologies

Strong understanding of object-oriented programming

Familiarity with current design and architectural patterns

Knack for writing clean, readable, and easily maintainable code

Knowledge or experience with many types of equipment, LIDAR scanners, 360 cameras, drones, GoPro, and others an absolute plus.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds, safely (loading, unloading and setting up remote equipment, for gathering data, carried in Program vehicles).

Out-of-town travel is estimated to average at least 10% of scheduled work time (out-of-town travel requirements will vary, depending upon time of year, immediate assignments, etc.).

A normal working week is estimated to be at least 40 hours.

About Northern Wyoming Community College District

Gillette College is located in Gillette, WY, the county seat of Campbell County. Located midway between the Big Horn Mountains to the West and the Black Hills of South Dakota to the east. Gillette is a growing, family-friendly community and enjoys a very strong economy due to energy-related industries located there.

Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, WY at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked “America’s Top Western Town” by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community.

NWCCD also includes a small campus site in Buffalo, WY.


Experience with game physics and particle systems

Experience with 3D modeling is a plus

Experience implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests

Experience writing and implementing unity functions with Virtual Reality

Special Instructions to Applicants

All NWCCD job postings are contingent on funding.

Transcripts will be required and may be attached to your online application documents under “Transcripts” and for additional space, under “Other Documents” or emailed to: [email protected]

Letters of recommendation are highly recommended and can be attached to your online application documents (up to three letters), or may be sent to Human Resources at [email protected]

Job Duties

These are the job duties for required of the position.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
    • NWCCD Website
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Other Documents
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3




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Posted: 10/4/2020
Application Due: 1/2/2021
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