Software Engineer, Production and Reliability Engineering

Role description

The opportunity

Our Production and Reliability Engineering team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join us in our Helsinki office. The team’s main charter is to enable the success of Unity developers and provide value for our customers, all the while advocating for a broader culture of learning and reliability within Unity. Our Production and Reliability Engineering organization is made up of Site Reliability Engineers, DevOps Engineers, and also Service and Product teams, so you’ll join a group working with a varied skill set toward a common goal.

In this role, you will take on a software engineering role in a team of Infrastructure specialists, combining a site reliability approach in all you do with a passion for mentoring and educating others on the value and impact of site reliability. You’ll work as part of a diverse team distributed between Helsinki, Vilnius and Edinburgh, taking ownership of the short and long term vision for our internal tools based on partnerships with a selection of different teams and partners here at Unity. You’ll serve as the domain specialist in engineering, leading planning and feature development.

What you’ll be doing

  • Design & develop new services and improve our existing services
  • Navigate between ground-level and big-picture views about software architecture
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other teams by clearly communicating ideas and solutions, translating these ideas and solutions into features and new tools
  • Mentor and coach existing team members, growing the team’s engineering knowledge and understanding
  • Translate technical needs into practical solutions for both technical and non-technical partners across the business

What we’re looking for

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with both technical and non-technical peers
  • Strong programming skills in golang or similar backend technologies
  • Strong understanding of building scalable and reliable services
  • Practical understanding of Site Reliability Engineering and DevOps
  • Experience with cloud environments, ideally GCP or similar

You might also have

  • Understanding of continuous integration / continuous deployment
  • Contribution to open source projects and/or an interesting Github page
  • Healthy obsession with metrics, measurement and reliability in general
  • Experience with container technology, specifically Docker and Kubernetes

Life at Unity

Unity 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.

The company’s 1,400+ person research and development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than three billion times per month in 2019 on more than two billion unique devices. For more information, please visit

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to 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. If there are preparations 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 Software Engineer, Production and Reliability Engineering at their Helsinki, Finland location. Job contains the tags VR, Unity, Programmer and Producer.
Job discovered on 3/3/2021