Senior Engineer – Augmented and Virtual Reality

at Mayo Clinic Health System
Published January 23, 2023
Location Rochester, MN
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you'll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Position description

A hands-on AR\\VR Engineer that will serve as the technical lead for the development of biomedical-related engineering systems related to augmented and virtual reality in cardiology; possesses knowledge of tools, programming languages, design techniques frameworks relevant to the development of AR/VR/MR systems (Unity and/or Unreal); able to think outside of the box and collaborate with technical and non-technical team members to find solutions to problems. Demonstrates excellent written and verbal skills; regularly summarizes and communicates the results of work efforts to project team members and management in a clear, concise and timely manner; accomplishes assigned tasks and manages multiple priorities. Understands relevant components of the Department's IT security and quality management system and participates in safety risk management activities. Is a self-starter who excels in a multi-disciplinary development environment. Represents the department in technical conversations with external partners. Communicates effectively in writing and conversation. This position will be the technical lead for the Virtual Reality program within the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine. Will partner closely with the physician leader to create and advance innovative MR/AR/VR and related technologies. We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with strong programming skills in virtual reality or gaming; experience in healthcare is preferred. The candidate selected will be encouraged to publish their work in scientific journals and conferences and to apply for academic appointments (assistant professor etc.)


BS in Engineering or a related field and 5 years of professional engineering experience;

Or MS in Engineering or related field and 3 year of professional engineering experience;

Or, PhD in Engineering or related field and 1 year of professional engineering experience.

Additional qualifications

Masters or PhD preferred.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. $89,772 - $134,638 annually

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

Typical work hours are standard business hours on weekdays. There may be occasional evening meetings required.

Weekend schedule

There may be infrequent weekends required.

International Assignment


Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


Jill Squier


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