Senior Software Engineer

Jan 13, 2023
Copenhagen, Denmark
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

The opportunity

Unity Engine is used by millions of creators around the world to build powerful and engaging real-time experiences. Underlying these experiences is game code written in C# and targeting .NET. We are the Burst team within the .NET Tech Group at Unity, and we develop a compiler technology that compiles .NET code to highly efficient native code. We use the LLVM compiler framework as an industry-proven foundation. Our technology is already used today by thousands of Unity game developers.

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to evolve our compiler technology with the goal of advancing the state of the art. You will work with the team to design and build new features, as well as improve the performance and stability of our compiler.

We expect that you'll bring your critical thinking and teamwork skills to make an impact on our users. Our team has an inclusive culture where the "best ideas win", and we would welcome folks from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply for this position.

Here are some blog posts and presentations we have done in the past, to give you an idea of our work:

What you’ll be doing

  • Learning and becoming familiar with our compiler architecture
  • Crafting and implementing new features within the compiler
  • Improving the quality of the compiler by fixing bugs and writing tests
  • Advancing our deployment and testing workflows

What we’re looking for

  • Ability to design, communicate, and deliver software projects
  • Experience with C#
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience with compilers
  • Passion for learning

You might also have

  • Knowledge of LLVM
  • Experience with C++
  • Experience using the Unity Engine and Editor

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

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