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Senior Backend Engineer

Unity Technologies

Unity Technologies

Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, August 8, 2023
The opportunity

At Unity, we are passionate about gaming, and we love that we provide professional and indie creators with the leading platform to bring their ideas to life. Monthly, billions of people around the world discover incredible games that are Made with Unity, enabling the success of developers and the delight of game players.

We want to go one step further. We believe that the world is a better place with more creators in it, and we see that players themselves are becoming the creators of the future.

We are on a mission to enable every player to play, create and share games on the biggest platform possible: Your phone.

Join our new team and help us build the number 1 app for creating and playing games on mobile.

What you’ll be doing
  • Working on backend services that serve millions of players and creators
  • Taking responsibility for designing and implementing the BE for features on our product roadmap, ensuring seamless integration with our mobile frontend
  • Automating deployment and testing to keep our team's efficiency high
  • Ensuring we can observe and understand our running system
  • Owning the delivery and reliable operation of all our backend services
What we’re looking for
  • Expertise building NodeJS services using TypeScript (or be able to get up to speed extremely quickly)
  • Good understanding of RESTful web services, GraphQL and PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure in the AWS (S3, EC2, Lambda, RDS and Serverless) and GCP (Cloud Run, Cloud SQL) ecosystems
  • Experience setting up and using monitoring tools (we use Datadog)
  • Understanding of CI/CD and IaC services, such as GitHub Actions and Terraform
You might also have
  • Integrating web services into mobile clients, especially monetization related
  • Data pipelines for analysis or experience using Unity/C#
  • Any experience with game backends and related challenges, such as real-time multiplayer services

Relocation support is not available for this position.

Immigration - "Work visa/immigration sponsorship is not available for this position.

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.

Unity is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment and celebrate our employees across 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. Our differences are strengths that enable us to support the growing and evolving needs of our customers, partners, and collaborators. If there are preparations or accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please fill out this form to let us know.

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