Unity Technologies is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer Data Infrastructure

San Francisco, United States

About Unity Technologies

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.

Our Data Platform team at Unity empowers teams across our [email protected] department to leverage the terabytes of data our company ingests, processes, and builds infrastructure around to do their best work. From simulations to asset store recommendations to in-editor personalization, we create the foundation that allows other teams at Unity to create best in class services and tools for Unity users. 

We are looking for an exceptional Senior Data Infrastructure Engineer to join our team and bring their passion for infrastructure to build world class data infrastructure products. You will partner closely with other engineers, product specialists, and data experts to research, prototype and develop work class applications, services, and pipelines around our more than 60 billion daily data events! We are looking for a Data Infrastructure thought leader for this highly impactful and visible role.


  • Design, develop, own, and operate a world-class large-scale data platform and machine learning infrastructure system.
  • Build, design, improve and run Unity's Data Infrastructure 
  • Contribute to the architecture and development of large-scale distributed systems
  • Define holistic approach for infrastructure automation and monitoring including proactive alerting and issue resolution, scaling and performance management.
  • Debug complex infrastructure issues, identify root cause and resolve with utmost urgency for continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to identify opportunities across Unity for data-driven solutions and champion development bast practices that ensure quality and velocity with the team.
  • Partner with with world-class development and site reliability engineering teams to improve our service applications, infrastructure, and deployment through our shared CI/CD pipeline


  • BS/BS in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience with experience building robust, large scale data/distributed systems
  • Expertise in Scala, Python, Go or Java 
  • Extensive experience with a major cloud service provider such as GCP AWS, and Azure
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to work cross-functionally with global teams.
  • Significant experience with large scale data systems and related technologies with expertise in architecting data infrastructure solutions 

Bonus Points

  • Experience with machine learning distributed systems
  • Kubernetes, Terraform, Jenkins and Spark
  • Docker and Containerization best practices


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 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.

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