Senior Software Engineer

Role description

The opportunity

At Unity, we’re looking for people to join us to improve not just what we develop, but how we develop. We’re scaling our efforts to increase developer efficiency, ensuring that every second of development time is spent on the things that matter.

Our mission includes partnering with our internal development efforts to enable increased velocity and enhanced productivity as we grow globally.

One of our values is Best Idea Wins, so we ‘re looking for people to experiment and challenge convention in order to achieve this.

As a Senior Software Developer, you'll be part of a growing team focused on self-service tools and infrastructure, powering the build/test automation on all Unity platforms. You’ll be passionate about technology with a thirst for learning and crafting highly usable tools, solutions and workflows. You’ll understand and have empathy for our users, guiding them to success and steering their future development needs.

What you’ll be doing

  • Architect, develop, maintain and operate application services, systems automation and monitoring
  • Collaborate effectively within and across teams
  • Drive and lead technical discussions, investigate complex problems, research and collaborate on solutions
  • Build strong relationships and partner with product management to ensure we’re working on the things that matter most.
  • Mentor and support development peers with deeper technical investigations on issues

What we’re looking for

  • Wide practical experience with Golang, but alternatively another C-like language
  • Proven experience developing, deploying and operating container-based services
  • Broad knowledge of networking, including routing and internet protocols
  • Cross-platform knowledge of Linux, Mac and Windows to a super-user level
  • Empathy for your users

You might also have

  • Knowledge and experience of virtualisation technologies
  • Experience with build systems and CI configuration
  • Experience with configuration management systems

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 is the foundation upon which the world’s most powerful digital content is created. Specifically, 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.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.

Unity is looking to hire a Senior Software Engineer at their Slough, UK location. Job contains the tags VR, Senior, Unity, Linux and Programmer.
Job discovered on 4/25/2022