Backend Developer, Live & Digital Platform at Unity Technologies

Expires in 13 days

Role description

The Live & Digital Platform team builds technology that enables Unity to bring our whole ecosystem of tools and services to our Unity users where they need them - by gathering functionality from separate services into a single, easy to use GraphQL API. We also pick up work helping other teams when they have gaps in time or experience with backend services or modern infrastructure, and create new platform self-service solutions that help other teams go faster. Our mission is to reduce complexity and cognitive load for teams building user-facing experiences for Unity developers, by developing and operating a world-class internal platform. The results of this work touch everyone who uses Unity.
As a Backend Developer on the Live & Digital Platform team, you will work on a range of backend and platform related projects - integrating existing features and building new features for the Unity Live Platform GraphQL API and other services. The Live & Digital Platform team works in a cross-functional, data-driven, and pioneering spirit. You will be a trusted contributor taking part in shaping both the daily work and the bigger picture direction.


  • Exposing existing Unity services such as Unity Learn, Asset Store, Unity ID, and 3rd party services using GraphQL with Node.js, and Typescript.
  • Pro-actively working to improve the Developer Experience with the Live Platform GraphQL API
  • Develop self-service platform capabilities that support other teams.
  • Partner with other teams to build backend services and modern infrastructure to bring new features to Unity developers.


  • Experience designing, writing and testing node.js application services in Javascript and Typescript, or with Go-based backend services
  • Developer skills with distributed online services and APIs deployed and operated at scale on modern cloud infrastructure
  • Understanding of modern dev-ops discipline and tools, you have experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and cloud provider services like GCP and AWS

Bonus points

  • Knowledge of the Unity ecosystem and/or development with Unity
  • Experience working in distributed teams or projects

About Unity Technologies

Unity 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’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.
The company’s 1,400+ person research and development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than three billion times per month in 2019 on more than two billion unique devices. For more information, please visit
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.
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