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The opportunity

Unity Ads builds advertising and personalized content delivery solutions used in hundreds of thousands of apps. Our platform processes extensive data sets that are used by machine learning systems living in the core of our various products.

Different deep-learning techniques are revolutionizing automated decision-making systems and Unity is riding the front wave. Unity is investing heavily in mastering deep learning methodologies and applying them to real-world gaming problems of advertising, engagement, and monetization.

In the Core Performance unit, we develop groundbreaking ML-centric products. They provide millions of predictions every second to optimize the efficiency and profitability of user acquisition advertising campaigns. Now we are looking for a Senior Machine Learning Engineer to join our outstanding team of engineers working on infrastructure for these products! You will have a huge impact on scoping out, contributing, and delivering new Ads initiatives. This is an excellent chance to create an impact by building some of the largest data and innovative machine learning methods for the benefit of the game development communities.

What you’ll be doing

  • Design, build, scale, and maintain services to process billions of daily events into our machine learning and reporting pipelines

  • Write and tune complex ML pipelines, queries, and services on the Google Cloud Platform orchestrated within Kubeflow

  • Ensure pipeline scalability and reliability through effective code and data processing design

  • Work closely with Data Scientists producing and consuming data from various sources

  • Collaborate with backend teams making sure that our model inference solution is reliable and scalable and Ensure quality by supplying features with the right combination of unit, acceptance, and end-to-end tests

What we’re looking for

  • Experience in developing scalable software systems and writing production code using Python, Java, Scala or any other modern programming language

  • Track record of maintaining and building large-scale data pipelines using Apache Spark or similar frameworks and schedulers such as Kubeflow or Apache Airflow

  • Good understanding of Big Data and its components (e.g. cluster computing, batch & stream processing, data partitioning, etc.)

  • Practical experience with setting up and running a cloud data infrastructure (including containerization with Docker & Kubernetes)

  • Ability to design and reason about services in a distributed system, including testing, communication patterns, data protocols, and reliability.

You might also have

  • Experience with distributed data processing and scalable data storage systems (e.g. BigQuery, Cassandra, BigTable, etc.) across petabytes of data

  • Experience working in a Machine Learning driven product where data pipelines are a key contributing factor. Even better if it includes experience with deep neural networks

  • Background in backend engineering and some understanding of Go as we use it as our primary backend language

Additional Information

International relocation support is not available for this position.

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 2022, more than 70% of the top 1000 mobile games were made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1000 games in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. In 2022, Made with Unity Applications had more than 4 billion downloads per month. For more information, please visit

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