The opportunity

At Unity, we believe the world is a better place with more creators in it. Creator success starts with providing creators with the tools, game content and services they need to succeed. Our Unity Asset Store team operates the largest marketplace of “Made for Unity” products, targeting a wide range of industries, creator personas and game styles. We play a key role in creating a world-class commerce experience, as well as a personalized search experience and a rich Unity Editor set of integrations are key to ensure Unity creators find what they need, when they need it. That’s where you come in!

We’re looking for our new Software Engineering Manager to lead a team of talented engineers in architecting, building, maintaining, and operating Unity’s marketplace. You will be responsible for the tooling that powers the Asset Store’s publisher experience as well as the discovery, purchasing & consumption experiences of the Asset Store customers. You will be part of, and be supported by an established cross-functional leadership team that spans design, product management, technical program management, and strategic partners in charge of commercialization.

If you are an authentic & empathetic leader with a passion for fostering a healthy work environment that supports team growth and enables contributors to thrive, then this role is made up for you!

What you’ll be doing

  • Manage and support the growth of the engineers on your team, in charge of end-to-end operations of the largest marketplace of Made for Unity content, including the cloud Infrastructure, backend services and the asset store web user experience.

  • Partner with a highly skilled cross-functional leadership team to ensure a strong strategic direction for the Asset Store.

  • Drive the Asset Store modernization efforts, ensuring the next-generation architecture is designed for high observability, scale and flexibility to rich sales mechanisms and editor integrations.

  • Coordinate with leaders of other internal and external development teams, create relationships and assist with shared initiatives in order to achieve bigger and greater results.

  • Oversee the operational health of deployed systems including documentation and service monitoring.

What we’re looking for

  • Comfortable with modern front-end technologies such as Next.js, React, and back-end technologies such as Golang, Java.

  • Experience running a team in charge of 24/7 high-traffic e-commerce websites.

  • Demonstrated ability to build for scale and reliability in complex interconnected environments.

  • Experience leading and supporting distributed teams of 10+ engineers, through coaching and mentoring.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to federate and lead teams with empathy.

You might also have

  • Experience with Agile development practices like Scrum or Kanban.

  • Experience migrating legacy systems to new platforms (content and processes).

  • Exposure to the Unity Ecosystem, or game development.

Additional information

  • International relocation support 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

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This position requires the incumbent to have a sufficient knowledge of English to have professional verbal and written exchanges in this language since the performance of the duties related to this position requires frequent and regular communication with colleagues and partners located worldwide and whose common language is English.

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Gross base salary

$120,000—$135,000 CAD