Unity Technologies is hiring a

Senior Engineering Manager

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The opportunity

At Unity, we believe that the world is better with more creators in it. One way we’re supporting this effort is by providing a suite of gaming services that allows game studios of any size to measurably deliver the best player experience, and to spend their time and energy creating fantastic games, rather than reinventing the wheel.

We are looking for a Senior Engineering Manager to join our team, where you’ll have the opportunity to influence key projects and help craft the future of our Gaming Services suite.

What you’ll be doing

  • Build, coach, and mentor a small collection of high-performing engineering teams, as well as working deeply with individuals to help them achieve their potential.
  • Work collaboratively across teams to deeply understand the needs of our users and clients, and then contribute to the plan, design, and build of features and services that best serve those needs, using lean and agile methodologies.
  • Collaborate with the broader Unity technology leadership community to provide recommendations into strategies and standards, ensure solution reuse, leverage and to eliminate solution redundancy
  • Continuously improve your people management, engineering knowledge, leadership and collaboration skills, using all the Learning and Development courses and support we provide.

What we’re looking for

  • Experience building, retaining, and managing high performing diverse and inclusive teams, and growing, mentoring and coaching software engineers.
  • Hands-on experience developing and operating large scale distributed systems, with a focus on shipping quality software products and services.
  • Comfortable operating with a high level of autonomy and accountability.
  • Previous job experience as a software engineering manager or development lead running multiple small to medium sized teams
  • Experience line managing managers, in addition to individual contributors

You might also have

  • Working in, or managing a globally distributed engineering team

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 www.unity.com.   


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.

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