The Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced Sr. Manager, Data Engineering with a strong background in machine learning and a proven track record in the AdTech sector. The ideal candidate will lead our data engineering efforts, focusing on developing and optimizing our data pipelines for machine learning models to enhance our advertising technology solutions. You will lead the team effort in driving our data strategy, to enable the next generations of Machine Learning models to drive our Ad Business.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead the design, implementation, and continuous improvement of data pipeline for machine learning that drive our AdTech platform.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business needs and translate them into complex data models and algorithms.
  • Manage the collection, storage, and processing of large-scale data sets to ensure they are optimized for machine learning.
  • Develop and maintain a scalable and reliable data infrastructure that supports real-time and batch data processing.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and advancements in AdTech and machine learning to identify and implement best practices.
  • Mentor senior data engineers and scientists, fostering a culture of technical excellence and innovation.
  • Ensure data privacy and compliance standards are met in all data engineering and machine learning initiatives.

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in data engineering with a focus on machine learning models, preferably in the AdTech industry.
  • Team management experience
  • Proficient in programming languages such as Python, Scala, or Java.
  • Extensive experience with big data technologies (e.g., Flink, Spark) and cloud platforms (e.g., GCP preferred, AWS).
  • Strong knowledge of machine learning frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch) and experience with deployment of ML models at scale.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

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

Unity is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment and celebrate our employees across 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. Our differences are strengths that enable us to support the growing and evolving needs of our customers, partners, and collaborators. If there are preparations or accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please fill out this form to let us know.

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

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.

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.

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  • Note: Certain locations require a good faith disclosure of the base pay for the role. The actual base pay for the successful candidate may differ based on location and level.

Gross pay salary

$161,200—$218,100 USD

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