The Opportunity

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 thrived.

At Unity our customers create all kinds of experiences not only across game genres, but beyond games as well. Our netcode solutions need the versatility to meet the outstanding demands of these applications, enabling new and larger experiences to be made. We are looking for a Software Engineering Manager to manage a team passionate about our new, open source, netcode SDK. Help us build a performant & flexible networking stack, and a modern development experience tailored to multiplayer games!

What you’ll be doing

  • Deliver the first production release of the new netcode SDK

  • Help define the feature roadmap for the networking library and development tools

  • Facilitate cross-team collaborations with teams working on editor and runtime functionality

  • Management of team culture, mentoring individual growth, and planning & delivery of work

What we’re looking for

  • Experience with game networking concepts

  • Experience leading a small to medium sized team

  • Familiarity with modern game engines and core game systems such as scripting and physics

  • Tight-knit teamwork and communication skills

  • Experience as a multiplayer or networking engineer in a shipped a game

You might also have

  • Experience with high performance programming, multi-threading, and memory management

  • C# expertise

  • Prior experience with the Unity engine

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 is the foundation upon which the world’s most powerful digital content is created. Specifically, 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.

In the fourth quarter of 2021, Unity had, on average, 3.9 billion monthly active end users who consumed content created or operated with its solutions. The applications developed by these creators were downloaded, on average, five billion times per month in 2021. For more information, please visit

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