Senior Network Engineer

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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 flourished.

We are looking for a Senior Software Developer to help define and build the foundation Unity developers use to make multiplayer experiences. You will be given the freedom to drive large initiatives in this area aimed at improving everything from performance to client/server developer iteration. Help us build a foundation and core in a modern development experience tailored to multiplayer games.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement foundational server technologies and key components that Unity Developers will use and build upon
  • Solve large scale distributed systems problems so future engine users can focus on making awesome games
  • Improve the developer experience for building and debugging client/server game architectures
  • Write code in C++ in the Unity Engine and C# in Scripting layer

Requirements

  • Experience with C++ and software development methodology
  • Familiarity with implementing client/server architecture
  • A mind towards scalability and performance
  • High comfort level working within (and analyzing and improving) an established codebase.
  • Familiarity with OS, networking and server design concepts
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Experience with high performance programming, multi-threading, and memory management
  • Prior experience with the Unity engine
  • Linux development experience
  • Networking experience (knowledge of low-level protocols and high-level protocols).
  • Low-level network knowledge and diagnosis including packet capture (e.g., tcpdump, wireshark), routing, firewalls, DHCP, DNS, and NAT busting

About Unity Technologies

Unity 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’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. 

The company’s 1,400+ person research and development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than three billion times per month in 2019 on more than two billion unique devices. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.   

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to 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. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases

Location

Our office is located in East Austin close to plenty of bars and restaurants as well as MetroRail and Metro Express is only a few blocks away!

What are Unity Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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