Lead Backend Developer

Unity San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 2 months ago

At DeltaDNA (a division of Unity Technologies) we provide services into the games industry, helping developers and publishers of games to engage with their player base in greater detail. Using our innovative analytical tools to understand player behaviour our clients can then create the best ingame offers and perks. These tools help to create a better all round gaming experience for gamers which in turn helps to drive commercial success.

We are looking for a lead backend developer to join our expanding team. The team you will be joining develops, improves and maintains the code for our powerful backend that drives our industry leading games analytics and engagement services.


  • Mentoring teams & individuals on a daily basis

  • Design, develop, and maintain new services and improve our existing services

  • Collaborate with multiple teams, ensuring great interaction with Unity's growing portfolio of game services

  • Operate within a distributed team and collaborate with colleagues both local and remote


  • Experience leading or mentoring teams

  • Solid programming experience in Java

  • Experience working on high availability and scale out systems

  • Exposure to Linux environments

Bonus points

  • Experience of interacting with NoSQL (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, Mongo) and their concepts

  • Experience in cloud based data pipelines is preferable

  • Experience working with an analytics focused database (Vertica, Redshift, Snowflake)

  • Experience with Postgres, Python or GCP

Who We Are

Unity is the creator of the world's leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users the most powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology, operate using resources that maximize ease-of-use, and monetize, so that they can find success with their creations.

The company's 1,000 person development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners such as Google, Facebook, Oculus, Autodesk, and Microsoft to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Made with Unity experiences reach nearly 3 billion devices worldwide and have been installed more than 34 billion times in the last 12 months. 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 we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.


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