Senior Software Engineer, Unity

Lyft, San Francisco, CA

Lyft is your friend with a car, whenever you need one

As part of the Open Platform Team, you will interact on a daily basis with designers, product managers, and our autonomous partners. As a member of a rapidly growing team, you'll have the opportunity to make a large impact on the definition of our product.
For this position, we are looking for a software engineer with expertise in Unity development, strong computer science skills, and knowledge of computer graphics. In your role you will be involved in developing and deploying a Unity application that will be deployed in autonomous vehicles on Lyft's network.


  • Build real-time 3D graphics experiences for Lyft on mobile platforms
  • Work closely with our design team to develop and iterate on 3D designs
  • Interpret and render data streaming from a variety of sensors
  • Work closely with engineering teams to specify requirements for data streams to be visualized
  • Select, implement and improve algorithms for 3D rendering of these data streams
  • Own the core 3D code baseTrain and mentor other engineers in 3D engineering


  • Experience developing real-time 3D graphics code for shipping products
  • Deep experience with Unity, C# and C++, particularly from a graphics standpoint
  • Experience in graphics rendering and mobile graphics pipelines
  • Knowledge of 3D models, shaders, lighting, particle systems, and post-processing techniques
  • Practical experience with performance optimizations
  • Passion for changing the world of transportation
  • Laughs at dumb jokes
Lyft is an EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce, and pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.Apply

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