Lead Software Engineer, Console Support

Feb 03, 2023
Brighton, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

The Opportunity

Unity Console Support provides technical solutions to our customers’ hardest problems. Using our in-depth knowledge of Unity, games development, and many other aspects of technology and programming, we help Unity developers in all industries to ship their projects on the most popular games consoles of this generation and the next.

Our customers have a wide variety of problems, which require quick thinking as well as in-depth analysis. This is where you step in, working to solve these problems with curiosity, flexibility and positivity. In return, you will be constantly learning about the latest features of Unity, working on the latest consoles, and get to help nurture some of the most exciting games and 3D experiences in development today!

As Lead of the UK team, you will be guiding and coordinating a team of Software Engineers so that they produce the best results for their customers, as well as contributing to problem solving yourself. And also helping shape policies in the team, for example on quality and training.

This is a permanent position based in our Brighton office. Travel to other Unity offices may occasionally be required. You will have opportunities to attend conferences and visit customers.

What you’ll be doing

  • Day-to-day running of the team, e.g. host daily meetings, monitor incoming issues and balance workloads within the team
  • Lead by example with high quality technical support
  • Recruiting and onboarding of new team members
  • Staff supervision, including performance reviews and career progression plans
  • Maintain excellent relations between the Console Support team and other departments within Unity

What we’re looking for

  • Professional experience developing for Playstation, Xbox, and/or Nintendo Switch
  • Enjoyment of troubleshooting/problem-solving
  • C# and/or C++ experience
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Experience in debugging and profiling

You might also have

  • Team leading experience
  • Experience developing games/apps with Unity
  • Knowledge of SCM software (Git, SVN, Mercurial, P4) and available external hosting platforms (e.g. Github, Bitbucket)

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 is the foundation upon which the world’s most powerful digital content is created. Specifically, 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.

In the fourth quarter of 2021, Unity had, on average, 3.9 billion monthly active end users who consumed content created or operated with its solutions. The applications developed by these creators were downloaded, on average, five billion times per month in 2021. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.

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