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Brighton, United Kingdom

Senior Kernel Developer

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DepartmentEngineering
TypeFull time
Requisition IDJOBREQ-2412490

Role Description

The opportunity

We are looking for an experienced, talented and enthusiastic senior developer to join the Unity Kernel Team. Our mission is to focus on Unity’s underlying systems to maximise both stability and performance for all of our users. As a member of the team, you will play a crucial role in the development and optimisation of Unity’s kernel components, which are fundamental to the performance, stability and scalability of our platform. You will be working with a diverse team of engineers to enhance the core functionalities of Unity.

What you'll be doing

  • Contribute to the design, development and optimisation of kernel components in unity’s platform
  • Implement and maintain low-level systems and libraries to support various features and functionalities within Unity’s runtime environment
  • Participate in code reviews, architectural discussions and knowledge sharing sessions to foster a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement
  • Investigate and resolve complex technical issues and performance bottlenecks in unity’s kernel components, working closely with QA and Product teams

What we're looking for

  • Proven experience in kernel development, systems programming or low-level software engineering
  • Strong proficiency in C++ programming language
  • In-depth knowledge of memory management, concurrency, networking and general low-level systems
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams and stakeholders

You might also have

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field
  • Proficiency in C# programming language is advantageous
  • Experience with software quality practices including test coverage, performance testing, regression testing, stress-testing, etc

Additional information

  • Relocation support is not available for this position
  • International relocation support is not available for this position
  • Work visa/immigration sponsorship is not available for this position

Life at Unity

Unity [NYSE: U] is the world's leading platform of tools for creators to build and grow real-time games, apps, and experiences across multiple platforms. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, infrastructure experts, filmmakers, and more, use Unity to bring their imaginations to life across multiple platforms, from mobile, PC, and console, to spatial computing.

As of the fourth quarter of 2023, more than 69% of the top 1,000 mobile games are made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1,000 games in the Google Play Store and iOS App Store. In 2023, Made with Unity applications had an average of 3.7 billion downloads per month. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.

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