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Magic Leap's wizard hunt: Nearly 100 jobs open

By Marcia Heroux Pounds / Sun Sentinel

Magic Leap, the mysterious entertainment company in Dania Beach, is looking to hire "wizards."

The company, which attracted a $542 million investment last year from Google and other investors, has listed nearly 100 jobs on its website under the heading "wizards wanted." The jobs include multiple positions for high-level software engineers, game and android designers as well as human resources professionals, finance and accounting positions — even a job with the interesting title of "senior software hack-in-chief." Some jobs are based at its headquarters, others in Mountain View, Calif., home of partner Google. Job seekers can apply on the company's website, MagicLeap.com.

Magic Leap spokesman Jason Magner said there was no one available Monday to provide more information about the company's hiring. But South Florida technology recruiter Alex Funkhouser said many of Magic Leap's posted technology positions "are skill sets of the future of which very few people in South Florida or anywhere in the world have this established expertise." The jobs are so specific that they don't exist outside a handful of research institutions, said Funkhouser, president of SherlockTalent.

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