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San Francisco, California - USD Full Time Posted: Thursday, 12 October 2017
Data Engineering Manager San Francisco, Full-time

Data Engineering Manager

Unity Technologies is the creator of Unity, a high-performance end-to-end development platform that creates rich interactive experiences. Unity enables the democratization of game development with tools that help developers create immersive experiences and connect millions of users across multiple platforms. With over 1B monthly active users and over 1M developers Unity is one of the largest software platforms in the world.

We are looking for a Data Engineering Manager to build and manage the largest gaming data collector and collection in the world. This role will lead a strong team of Software and Data Engineers who use a combination of technologies to build and manage a multi-petabyte Data Lake. At Unity, our business is powered by data and advanced Machine Learning techniques such as Deep Learning. This role supports a diverse group across Unity, helping us harness massive amounts of data to transform the world of gaming. We are looking for a technical leader who is a passionate and experienced people manager, able to mentor and grow the Data team, identify the required skills, hire the best talent, actively manage their performance, and help them reach their fullest potential.

About you:

. You build relationships and partner with other leaders to achieve a common goal

. You have experience developing services at scale and understand the security and operational risks associated with data

. You are a great communicator, with strong interpersonal skills. You want to build collaborative relationships with your peers and customers.

. You are a hands-on manager who thrives in an Agile development environment

. You understand how quality and velocity are related


. Manage the delivery of our common data platform services

. Build relationships with the data consumers in each business unit

. Drive the vision across all product verticals

. Define and execute on a plan to achieve that vision

. Own product availability, security and compliance


. Experience in managing a team of 5-10 engineers

. Experience partnering with a technical leadership team

. Experience delivering Java/C#/Python software products in the form of a service and/or SDK

. Expert knowledge of Scala and JVM based environments

. 5+ years experience with data technologies such as Map Reduce, Spark, Spark Streaming, Hadoop, and distributed datastores

. Ability to create and architect with large data processing systems and distributed systems

. Advanced understand of Agile Development Methodology and Test-Driven Development

. Awesome communication skills, both written and verbal

. Dedication to customer success

. Ability to be a team mentor, lead by example, and build trust and solid relationships.

Who We Are

We are product-driven, curious, and creative. We aggressively reinvest in development to keep Unity moving and evolving - from expanding usability and power, to platform reach. With over a billion installs per month, Unity touches gamers and non-gamers alike. As well as video games, our software is used in industries as diverse as medicine, visualization and shopping - democratizing game development while solving hard problems and enabling success for a huge range of developers worldwide.

Today, Unity has expanded to over 15 international offices and has employees in 23 countries. Every person at Unity Technologies has an inherent passion and driven spirit and it isn't enough to be able to do the job- we're looking for people that color outside the lines, are looking to be freed from the process tangle, and can dream big!

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site 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.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.


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