Data Engineer, Ziva

Role description

The Opportunity 

Join our team of machine learning engineers, full-stack developers, and technical artists all working to build groundbreaking new products in the domain of character animation!

Your role as a Data Engineer will be to create and run datasets used to train powerful machine learning models for 3D geometry, graphics, and animation.

At Ziva, we have some of the top talents in digital character creation. Together we are building models and algorithms that have the potential to redefine the entire industry!

What you'll be doing

  • Design, code, and maintain data pipelines for assembling large, high-quality datasets based on data specifications
  • Write tools to analyze, visualize, and evaluate data from a wide variety of sources as it flows through the pipeline
  • Understand the importance of clean and organized code, pipeline engineering, scheduling, and a production environment
  • Collaborate with engineers and artists with flexibility, efficiency, and empathy.
  • Learn, innovate, and challenge. We want to achieve more than what is possible with existing technologies.

What we're looking for

  • Experience writing scripts to read, write, transform, analyze, and visualize multimedia data like images, video, audio, 3D geometry, etc.
  • Experience designing, building, and maintaining data pipelines
  • Good understanding of 3D computer graphics, animation, and machine learning
  • Proficiency in Python and ability to learn and integrate new Python packages
  • Strong communication skills, emotional intelligence, and a positive demeanour

You might also have

  • Experience building datasets for machine learning and knowledge of ML frameworks and tools
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure like AWS or Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with compiled programming languages such as C, C++, C#, etc.

Life at Unity

Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

In the fourth quarter of 2021, Unity had, on average, 3.9 billion monthly active end users who consumed content created or operated with its solutions. The applications developed by these creators were downloaded, on average, five billion times per month in 2021. For more information, please visit

Unity is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment and celebrate our employees across age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. Our differences are strengths that enable us to support the growing and evolving needs of our customers, partners, and collaborators. If there are preparations or accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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Unity is looking to hire a Data Engineer, Ziva at their Vancouver, BC, Canada location. Job contains the tags VR, Unity, C++, C#, Python, Lua and Programmer.
Job discovered on 4/25/2022