Boston, MA, USA




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The opportunity

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.

Our mission includes partnering with our internal development efforts to enable increased velocity and improved efficiency as we grow globally.

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you'll be part of a growing team passionate about self-service tools and infrastructure, powering build/test automation on all Unity platforms. You’ll be passionate about technology with an appetite for learning and crafting highly usable tools, solutions and workflows. You’ll understand and have empathy for our users, guiding them to success and steering their future development nee

What you’ll be doing

  • Lead system-level initial concept discussions and architect system-level solutions, to meet Unity’s key goals of performance, reliability, availability, serviceability, safety and security.
  • Drive and lead technical discussions and formulate innovative solutions to sophisticated scenarios/use models relating to design, deployment, operations and future improvements of on-prem private cloud infrastructure.
  • Architect system-level test scenarios and guide validation engineers, junior systems engineers, automation engineers to execute and automate the test scenarios.
  • Develop automation for the above. Deep dive into open-source software to analyse problems, pull in patches and contribute upstream where needed.
  • Ensure infrastructure is highly available, secure and performant by pro-actively investigating system behaviour looking for problems and bottlenecks.

What we’re looking for

  • Proven experience in server systems/platforms design and development for enterprise or cloud market segments.
  • Proven hands-on experience in server hardware architecture, design, and development with a solid understanding of hardware, firmware, and OS interfaces.
  • Strong technical communication skills (verbal and written) to interface with cross-functional technical leads within and/or outside of the organization.
  • Broad knowledge of large-scale, highly-available on-prem infrastructure
  • Experience with OpenStack deployment and upgrades, with an ability to diagnose and fix issues with the Python source as neeeded.
  • Be passionate about what you do, enjoy working as part of a team, and carry a deeply ingrained philosophy of improving things.

You might also have

  • Experience in evaluating off the shelf OEM hardware designs, HW/FW/OS interactions, platform config trade-offs, performance tuning and optimizations.
  • Open-source contributor

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’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 1,800+ 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 five billion times per month in 2020. 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 or accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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