Technical Release Manager at Unity Technologies

| Greater Boston Area
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We are looking for a dynamic new member to join our team of Release Managers. You will be part of the team responsible for managing and coordinating Unity release of the product Unity to over a million developers and billions of end-users. You will be based in Brighton on the UK’s sunny south coast, where we’ll be moving into our bespoke brand new offices in the coming year. We are a global and distributed company, so you will also collaborate with teams across our other U.S. and worldwide studios, and you will have opportunities to travel.

As a Release Manager, you will be helping us to deliver the best possible Unity releases to our growing user base, according to the schedule you will help to define. Release Management at Unity is part of the Release Engineering Group, where we work with R&D with a global mission of improving the way we work to deliver outstanding quality to our users. 

If you have software development experience and have managed projects or programmes, you may just be the person we’re looking for. 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with producers and product managers to plan the schedule and scope of Unity releases.
  • Work closely with the development teams and producers to land planned work items successfully.
  • Deliver weekly releases to internal QA and to alpha/beta testing groups.
  • Help us make the alpha and beta programmes a success by continually monitoring their health, reach and impact.
  • Work with repository maintainers to maintain and improve build stability and test coverage.
  • Oversee internal communications about the releases, to audiences that range from non-technical to highly technical people, from executives to developers.

Requirements

  • Software development experience, ideally C++ or C#.
  • Experience in managing product releases or projects with complex dependencies and multiple contributors.
  • Experience delivering product releases or projects on time-based release schedules.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Experience working with geographically diverse teams.
  • Ability to adapt to continuously changing situations.

Bonus points

  • An open mind and a willingness to question the status-quo.
  • An interest in computer games or software for creative applications.

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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Location

492 Old Connecticut Path Suite #102, , Framingham, MA 01701

What are Unity Technologies Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in Local Community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends Outside of Work
Intracompany Committees
Daily Stand-up
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Open Office Floor Plan
Diversity
Documented Equal Pay Policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly Diverse Management Team
Unconscious Bias Training
Someone's Primary Function is Managing the Company's Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team Workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-Work Program Post Parental Leave
Company-Sponsored Family Events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and Learns
Cross-Functional Training Encouraged
Promote from Within
Continuing Education Stipend
Time Allotted for Learning
Online Course Subscriptions Available
Customized Development Tracks
Paid Industry Certifications
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