Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft Platforms
Our mission in the Platform Systems team is to make Unity the best engine choice for developers on all of the platforms that we support. Unlocking the potential of platform-specific features and services, and making Unity games and applications run ever faster are among the things that get us up in the morning. We also love to work together with Unity developers to make their projects even more incredible!
We’re looking for a Software Developer to join our enthusiastic, experienced and friendly team based in Stratford-upon-Avon. You’ll be a trusted part of the group, working on significant improvements and groundbreaking features specifically for Unity on Xbox, Windows, and Universal Windows Platform.
Unity is used in a huge and diverse range of games across all genres. You will have the opportunity to develop and influence technology used by developers in studios all over the world. You’ll also be given the time and support to grow your knowledge in technical areas you’re interested in.
When we’re at the office you’ll find us in a couple of converted farm buildings, surrounded by sheep and tractors, where the environment is informal, relaxed, and inclusive. Unity offers a hybrid working environment, with a balance between time spent working from home and in the office.
With your help, games built with Unity will continue to be some of the best on the market.
What you’ll be doing
- Design, and develop solid and performant engine systems
- Maintain existing systems, improving performance, testability and stability
- Work with cross-functional teams to bring new engine features to Unity
- Improve our test infrastructure and tools to allow more developers at Unity to run and test their code efficiently
- Stay up to date on the latest development practices for both Unity and the games industry at large
What we’re looking for
- Multi-platform programming experience in games or middleware
- C++ and C# programming language knowledge
- Familiarity with the Microsoft platforms, including the Xbox family of consoles
- Customer-centric and empathetic approach to supporting our customers and users
You might also have
- Experience developing with Unity
- Knowledge of Computational Complexity and related Mathematics
- Passion for games
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 2022, more than 70% of the top 1000 mobile games were made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1000 games in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. In 2022, Made with Unity Applications had more than 4 billion downloads per month. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.
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This position requires the incumbent to have a sufficient knowledge of English to have professional verbal and written exchanges in this language since the performance of the duties related to this position requires frequent and regular communication with colleagues and partners located worldwide and whose common language is English.
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