Software Engineering Lead, Developer Velocity

Role description

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 our internal developer effectiveness, focused on ensuring every second of development time is spent on the things that matter.

We’re looking for a lead to join us in transforming our developer services (tools and infrastructure) to the scale of Unity as a product and with the ease and speed of a startup.

As a Software Engineering Lead, your role is to make your team successful, a team that provides tools and technology to support hundreds of developers in iterating quickly and raising the quality of what we do.

We’re looking for someone who loves leadership as well as coding. A person who finds solving complex engineering problems as fulfilling as mentoring and supporting other engineers


  • Technical leadership: Lead a team of focused engineers, directing technical decisions to avoid tech debt and minimize complexity
  • Lead the vision and mission for your team, creating effective engineering processes to make the “how” successful
  • Build collaborative relationships with your partner teams, including Datacenter Operations, Production Engineering and Product Management
  • Participate in deep technical design discussions within your team, and across partner teams, ensuring we're building the right tools and systems as well as  keeping the quality high
  • Recruit for and support/mentor engineering team members


  • You a passionate about development productivity
  • Experience building developer tooling, automation and leading a team of engineers
  • You have a solid experience in .NET platform
  • You are proficient in C# and keep to learn new programming languages
  • Proven record of working on complex software projects
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills

Bonus points

  • Experience working with SQL and non-SQL databases
  • Prior experience with the Unity engine
  • Experience in machine learning and tools

Who We Are

Unity is the creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users the most powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology, operate using resources that maximize ease-of-use, and monetize, so that they can find success with their creations.

The company’s 1,000 person development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners such as Google, Oculus, Autodesk, Microsoft and many more, to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Made with Unity experiences reach nearly 3 billion devices worldwide and have been installed more than 34 billion times in the last 12 months. 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.

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 Software Engineering Lead, Developer Velocity at their Copenhagen, Denmark location. Job contains the tags Lead, Max, English, Unity, C# and Programmer.
Job discovered on 5/23/2020

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