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Director of Sales Applications Engineering

Tobii is the world leader in eye tracking – a technology that allows a computer to tell exactly where a person is looking. Tobii has pioneered research in many fields and enabled communication for tens of thousands of people with special needs. We also focus on integrating our eye tracking technology into mass market products such as VR, laptops and games. Headquartered in Stockholm Tobii covers the global market with offices in USA, China, Japan, Germany, Norway, UK and South Korea. If you want to work with meaningful products and solve interesting problems, then we might be the right company for you!

Tobii Tech focuses on integrating Tobii’s core eye tracking technologies and user experiences into VR/AR headsets, laptops, games, smartphones, cars, and many more platforms and products. We’ve built a vibrant ecosystem for PC gaming and we are now rapidly expanding into the VR and AR space. If you want to be one of the pioneers that take eye-based interactions to new, exciting mass markets, we may have just the job for you!

Our current customers include Dell/Alienware, Acer, MSi, and Huawei. We partner with the world’s largest game studios for integrations into PC and VR games, including Ubisoft, Square Enix, Crystal Dynamics and the like for integration into games such as The Division, Assassins Creed, Watch Dogs 2, DeusX and Tombraider.

Tobii Group is made up of approximately 750 people and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Tobii is headquartered in Stockholm, with offices in the US, China, Taiwan, Japan, Norway, Germany, UK, and South Korea.

The position of Director of Sales Applications Engineering is part of the sales and business development team and reports to the VP of Sales / Business Development – US Silicon Valley office.

Responsibilities:

  • Support US pre-sale and post-sale activities
  • Be the local creative evangelist to our OEMs, ISVs, and ecosystem partners
  • Explore and define use cases with customers/partners across VR, AR, PC, etc.
  • Drive industry awareness of Tobii and actively help maintain and grow design wins
  • Be a ”creative voice of the customer” for internal engineering and marketing teams
  • Coordinate with and act as a local extension of our Stockholm ideation team
  • Help understand our opportunity landscape and provide strategic advice to our business roadmap
  • Attend and support customer visits; assist with demo installations, setup, prep, logistics, etc.
  • Harness sharp coding skills as an agile local development resource in order to...

Rapidly prototype SW projects for US business engagements

○ Partner with sales to wow our present and future customers/partners

○ Create concept prototypes both as specific sales tools and for the general demo pool

○ Collaborate with OEMs, including demo app code modification and customization

○ Experiment with evolving platforms such as WebVR

○ Assist our gaming team with studio engagements as well as general ISVs from time to time; engage with PC and VR game studios that integrate Tobii eye tracking to their games

○ Ideate/incubate early concepts for possible inclusion in Tobii roadmap


We are looking for someone who has:

  • Passion and vision for the latest tech gadgets and creating magical experiences
  • Profound interest and experience in the PC/VR/AR worlds
  • Solid knowledge in modern application frameworks for OS and Apps (Windows, iOS, Android, Steam, Unreal, Unity, Lumberyard)
  • Passion for and demonstrated success in customer facing roles
  • 5+ years experience in SW development
  • Bachelor's degree in CS or equivalent industry experience
  • Willingness to travel and ability to work autonomously
  • Gaming industry experience; extensive industry contacts

With this personality:

  • A driven self-starter, entrepreneur at heart
  • An innovator that can deliver tangible business results
  • Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to persuade others to agree, change their opinion, or behavior by understanding eye tracking and its potential
  • Passionate and sharing passion to make others grow

Sounds like your new challenge?

We are continuously handling applications so don’t wait to send in your application. Look forward to getting to know you!

Working at Tobii

Tobii offers a dynamic environment with fast growing teams of driven and flexible individuals, who thrive on challenges and responsibility. Working at Tobii is like being in the heart of innovation. We invent and develop high-technology products and we always strive to create cutting edge technology. The world of Tobii is largely about developing and selling new technology and products. This means that Tobii offers a wide range of opportunities to its current and future employees. It also means that you will meet a mix of people with different profiles and personalities who create an open and compelling work environment.

At Tobii, we love what we do - we work hard, play hard, and make every day exciting.

Learn more about what we do by checking out this short video Tobii in 3 minutes.

Working at Tobii

At Tobii we love what we do - we work hard, play hard, and make every day exciting.

Learn more about what we do by viewing this short video Tobii in 3 minutes.