Senior Netcode Developer

May 04, 2024
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

The opportunity

Game developers repeatedly say that multiplayer game creation remains one of their hardest challenges; balancing ease of use with performance and flexibility remains unsolved. As a result, we’ve seen far too little innovation in multiplayer games over the last decade, while creativity in single-player games has thrived.

Are you an experienced engineer who wants to be a part of the team crafting the first-ever Unity dedicated game server authoring workflow? We are looking for a Senior Netcode Developer to help us build the multiplayer workflows development experience at Unity.

In this role, you will be given the freedom to drive initiatives targeted at decreasing iteration time and improving performances at scale for millions of users! Help us unlock the next generation of multiplayer game development!

What you'll be doing

  • Build Unity Editor features aimed at multiplayer developers for quick networked iterations, server creation, automation, and deployment.
  • Collaborate with the rest of the team to improve our networking stack and ensure CVEs are prioritized and addressed promptly.
  • Work closely with the other multiplayer teams to collaborate on tooling and workflow requirements
  • Write and maintain production-quality code and tests.

What we're looking for

  • Prior experience with the Unity Engine
  • Experience in either of C, C++, C#
  • Familiarity with modern real-time networking concepts
  • Ability to conceptualize, communicate, and deliver engineering initiatives
  • Experience with high-performance programming, multithreading, and memory management

You might also have

  • Experience with server applications at scale
  • Experience with cloud solutions (AWS, Google Cloud, Azure..)

Additional information

  • Relocation support is not available for this position.
  • International relocation support is not available for this position.
  • Work visa/immigration sponsorship is not available for this position.

Life at Unity

Unity [NYSE: U] is the world's leading platform of tools for creators to build and grow real-time games, apps, and experiences across multiple platforms. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, infrastructure experts, filmmakers, and more, use Unity to bring their imaginations to life across multiple platforms, from mobile, PC, and console, to spatial computing.

As of the fourth quarter of 2023, more than 69% of the top 1,000 mobile games are made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1,000 games in the Google Play Store and iOS App Store. In 2023, Made with Unity applications had an average of 3.7 billion downloads per month. For more information, please visit

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Gross base salary
$149,000$201,500 CAD
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