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Lead, Software Engineer, Graphics Performance

Magic Leap

Magic Leap

Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, July 7, 2023

Job Description

As a Lead, Software Engineer on the System Performance & Reliability team, you will be responsible for investigating graphics performance issues; optimizing system performance and power; involved in developing tools and methodologies; as well as consulted on to guide the next-gen of AR graphics architecture.

The System Performance and Reliability team plays a crucial role in defining the competitive position of existing products as well as guiding next-gen product roadmaps at Magic Leap. Each team member is empowered for ownership, autonomy and career growth with focus on making a meaningful impact in the AR/VR industry. Come take the leap with us!


  • Develop trace analysis tools that help characterize workload performance
  • Profile benchmarks and various system workloads to identify performance bottlenecks
  • Triage and debug system performance issues
  • Work effectively as an individual contributor in a multidisciplinary team
  • Guide technical solutions across the entire graphics stack, from application to photons
  • Collaborate with other teams to drive graphics architecture for next generation AR products


  • Experience in system architecture, graphics pipeline architecture, or gaming engine development, or similar field
  • Solid knowledge and experience in modern GPU architecture and rendering pipeline, performance analysis with emphasis on hardware and software components
  • Past experience championing Agile methodologies within a large mature organization
  • Strong software skills and proficiency in C/C++ and a scripting language such as Python
  • Familiarity with Android OS, Framework and Applications on custom consumer hardware
  • Knowledge and experience with GPU performance benchmarks and workloads
  • Basic understanding of power/thermal management
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a key attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with track record of collaborating with teams across geographies;


  • B.Sc in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with 10+ years of experience; or MSc with 6+ years of industry experience

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines

Our salary ranges are determined by role, level and location. In addition to salary, Magic Leap offers a discretionary bonus, equity, and a fully comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.
US Base Salary Range
$140,000$196,000 USD