Senior Software Engineer, Backend

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We are looking for a Senior Server Engineer to work on the team responsible for all the backend services for the Vivox voice communication service. Vivox is the leading provider of group voice communication for games and beyond. We provide and operate the communication technology for some of the world’s largest games including Fortnite, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, and Rainbow Six Siege.  Our products are used by over 100M people every month in every country on the planet. 

As a Senior Server Engineer you will be responsible for implementing new services and maintaining and updating existing services. At Vivox we regularly provide services to millions of concurrent users so stability, performance and maintainability are critical. As a member of our server engineering team, you will have the opportunity to partner with Product Management to deliver features that meet customer needs, and work closely with Operations to ensure our services can be managed and maintained. You will be part of our on-call rotation, providing critical support for Operations during planned and unplanned events.

Responsibilities

  • Lead team on design and implementation of new services for the Vivox platform
  • Diagnose, optimize and generally maintain existing Vivox services
  • Deliver high quality engineering on time and to specification
  • Collaborate with Product Management and other cross-functional teams
  • Design and code to ensure our products are scalable, resilient and fully tested
  • Work closely with other teams both within Vivox as well as other parts of Unity

Requirements

  • Strong understanding of modern server development, threading/concurrency, networking, automated testing
  • Experience in building scalable software systems and writing production code
  • Experience in handling both legacy code and greenfield development and can make technical recommendations based on the needs of the project
  • Experience with databases (no)SQL, as well as, with cloud infrastructure, such as Openstack, GCP, AWS
  • Working knowledge of Object-Oriented Languages

Bonus Points

  • Demonstrated ability to share knowledge and engage in technical discussions with peers, both verbally and in writing
  • Deep knowledge building high-performance and high-availability distributed systems
  • Experience in game development or social / communication services
  • Real time media processing experience
  • Experience with C/C++, Golang, Python/Twisted, Erlang/Elixir

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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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 Technologies Perks + Benefits

Unity Technologies Benefits Overview

Unity provides a complete benefits package for each of our regions; including medical and dental coverage, vision care and a health care spending account for use on services of your choosing. Many of our packages also include wellness coverage with local partners including gyms and boutiques in your area.

In addition to our health benefits, Unity offers a work-from-home budget that allows employees to cover expenses which make their remote working conditions as comfortable as possible during the pandemic. While in the office, employees can enjoy an array of food and beverage, and an awesome workplace with top rated spaces for work and entertainment!

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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