Senior Software Engineer



Role description

At Unity Technologies we are innovating in the space of content creation for games and virtual worlds. As part of the content creation workflow we are developing tools and content that streamline the work of artists, modellers and developers. There has never been a more exciting time to work in a space that brings both art and science together. We are passionate about combining art with the latest advances in machine learning and 3D visualization.

The opportunity

In this role you will help to refine new product specifications then design, build, test, and maintain new features in our content creation tools and process. Our engineers work closely with our core research team to commercialize cutting edge computer vision and graphics algorithms, or alongside artists to build stunning artist content. You will also have the opportunity to innovate in the space of content creation and bring new ideas to the market. As a technical leader you can expect to lead by example and mentor junior team members. You will become a go-to person in the field of advanced coding techniques, software architecture, and design patterns for high performance computation with low memory footprint. You will also strive to delight our customers by finding and implementing solutions that address real customer challenges.

What you’ll be doing

  • Contribute to product design improvements, and lead design discussion in your core area
  • Actively participate in planning, grooming, daily stand ups, reviews and retrospective meetings
  • Development of unit tests and automated end to end test cases
  • Mentoring and performing code and design reviews
  • Contribute to all required documentation
  • Perform ad-hoc and formal testing

What we’re looking for

  • Extensive experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of development languages such as C#, Python or C/C++
  • Knowledge of web technologies, including WebGPU / WebGL / JavaScript / TypeScript, React.js, JQuery, and HTML/CSS
  • Experience working within real time 3D content creation or tooling

You might also have

  • Knowledge of Unity
  • Knowledge of any artist content creation tools such as Blender, Maya, 3DS Max, Houdini, Nuke, Substance Designer, Photoshop
  • Knowledge of the following technologies: CUDA, OpenGL, OpenCL or DirectX
  • Experience with Jenkins / Maven / Jira / TFS / GIT

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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’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.

Unity is 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 five billion times per month in 2020. 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 or accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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Location: Dublin, Ireland

Date posted: 2022-01-20