Senior Business Operations Manager at Unity Technologies

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Develop the tools for creators to build incredible things

Developing the Unity platform means designing, building, testing, and maintaining new features and products that enable artists, modellers and developers to create rich and interactive content. We are driving the future of how content is created and experienced.

The opportunity

The Senior Business Operations Partner is accountable for driving alignment across day-to-day operations and handling change management to support new programs, products, or infrastructure. As the heart of the Create Leadership Team, this role will champion bringing Create’s Priorities and Plans to life. We are looking for someone who will be comfortable operating globally in a highly matrixed multinational organization and exhibit strong communication, judgment, influencing skills and excellent cross-team collaboration, and a strong customer and compliance focus.

In this role, you will increase your executive’s influence and reach, and act as an advisor, often aiding as a sounding board for business ideas and decisions. You thrive in high-velocity, unstructured environments and maintain binding business judgment and communication skills to collaborate with various people and job functions. You're astonishingly organized and thorough, anticipating potential issues before they become a problem.

What you’ll be doing:
  • Partner and support our SVP & GM of Create Solutions for organization-wide communications, goal-setting/OKR’s, and process improvement strategy in coordination with yearly OpEx (dollars & headcount) budgeting, compensation structure and planning activities tracking of performance against budget, in partnership with Finance (Create—Field Sales; R&D), Recruiting and HR partners.
  • Lead Special projects in service of Create’s annual strategic plan and priorities
  • Support decision-making through research, analysis of information, and clear presentation of considerations.
  • Represent a singular thread to align leadership teams to ensure communication, projects, and action items running through Unity R&D are executed in togetherness, ultimately serving as a “force-multiplier” among Unity's leadership.
  • Drive and expedite conversations of the decision-making process for business and engineering/development inquiries, help structure and develop action plans to address them, and assist with preparing and disseminating strategic communication.
  • Supervise daily operations by collaborating with senior management and department leaders by performing various administrative and operational tasks, including generating correspondence and planning documentation.
  • Facilitate quarterly and annual planning of delivery, business, and product strategy for the Create division.
  • Facilitate in the development of content for all hands, staff meetings, Board of Directors briefings, Press releases, Customer engagement materials.
  • You’ll facilitate weekly meetings, all-hands and off-sites to improve our skills and the way we work together.
  • Facilitate Organizational Communications and serve as a point of continuity on leadership messaging and voice
What we’re looking for:
  • Experience in business, operations, or program/project management roles
  • Extraordinarily organized and specialized in planning key initiatives and communicating cross-functionally among Leadership Team members, business units, departments, groups, and teams.
  • Exceptional authoring and communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, high ambiguity environment.
  • Authentic executive presence and comfortable working with senior leaders.
  • Previous experience with product development or supporting product development organizations is strongly desired.
  • Previous experience working with technical engineering groups strongly desired
Life at Unity

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 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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Location

Our office is located in the heart of downtown Bellevue, where we are surrounded by a variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment.

An Insider's view of Unity Technologies

What are some social events your company does?

I think everybody loves the annual holiday party, and this past summer we had a company picnic that was a huge hit. My team is developing a robust events program of not only regular social functions, but also events that encourage wellness and community involvement! One of my personal favorites is the office yoga.

Casey

Workplace Experience

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Since joining Unity, the freedom and independence offered here has helped me grow tremendously. I’ve been able to work on the technologies that interest me, and work with those that have a lot of knowledge and background in the field.

Tom

XR Developer

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I've found that creativity requires autonomy, trust, and clarity. Autonomy to define a problem and collaborate to find the best solution. Trust or "psychological safety" to ensure diverse perspectives are openly shared and considered. And clarity, so everyone knows at a high-level what success looks like and are working towards shared goals.

Brandi

Head of Product Management, Cloud Services

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

One significant challenge we face is working with multiple web frameworks within the same website. Being a product of geographical separation as well as multiple acquisitions, our dashboard isn't as integrated as we would like. We work to maintain a balance between rewriting code and ensuring that we continue to deliver a high quality experience.

Rohit

Sr. Software Engineer, Cloud Services

What are Unity Technologies Perks + Benefits

Unity Technologies Benefits Overview

Unity provides a complete benefits package for each of our regions; including medical and dental coverage, vision care and a health care spending account for use on services of your choosing. Many of our packages also include wellness coverage with local partners including gyms and boutiques in your area.
In addition to our health benefits, Unity offers a work-from-home budget that allows employees to cover expenses which make their remote working conditions as comfortable as possible during the pandemic. While in the office, employees can enjoy an array of food and beverage, and an awesome workplace with top rated spaces for work and entertainment!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
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
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
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
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Unity provides daily lunches and occasionally provides treats & smoothies for breakfast!
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
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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