Software Engineering Lead

About the Employer

At Unity, we’re looking for people to join us to improve not just what we develop, but how we develop. We’re scaling our efforts to increase developer efficiency, ensuring that every second of development time is spent on the things that matter.

We impact hundreds of developers and millions of customers by increasing the pace and health of internal development through testability and performance tooling.

One of our values is Best Idea Wins so we ‘re looking for people to experiment and challenge convention in order to achieve this.

As a Software Engineering Lead for performance and test, you play a key role in how we empower engineers to do great work even faster. From planning and organization to execution and delivery to solving complex engineering problems, you lead with a focus on empathy and code.


  • Define team strategy and roadmap in partnership with product and program management, while helping drive the adoption of tools and analysis across teams
  • Recruiting and supporting the growth of engineers on the team through coaching, and a focus on strengths
  • You’ll work with a variety of teams and tools to tie performance into the heart of our internal development
  • Improve the productivity of engineers through innovative tools and reporting
  • Proactively find gaps that impact multiple teams and define and establish planning together with product and program management, driving projects and influencing other teams


  • Experience in building test automation solutions, automated internal frameworks, performance monitoring, or improving testing effectiveness
  • An excitement for glueing disconnected systems, tools, and services together to enable developers to better understand the impact of their changes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrable experience tackling serious engineering challenges
  • Experience working with remote/international teams

Bonus points

  • Experience deploying to multiple platforms such as iOS, Android, and Mac etc.
  • Prior experience with the Unity engine
  • Experience in machine learning and tools

Who We Are

Unity is the creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users the most powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology, operate using resources that maximize ease-of-use, and monetize, so that they can find success with their creations.

The company’s 1,000 person development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners such as Google, Oculus, Autodesk, Microsoft and many more, to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Made with Unity experiences reach nearly 3 billion devices worldwide and have been installed more than 34 billion times in the last 12 months. For more information, please visit

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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