Akili Interactive Labs

Full Stack Unity Engineer

USD 150k - 200k
Java Objective-C Unity React AWS Kotlin API C# Scala Swift C++

About Akili 

Akili is pioneering the development of cognitive treatments through game-changing technologies. Akili’s approach of leveraging technologies designed to directly target the brain establishes a new category of medicine – medicine that is validated through clinical trials like a drug or medical device but experienced like entertainment. Akili’s platform is powered by proprietary therapeutic engines designed to target cognitive impairment at its source in the brain, informed by decades of research and validated through rigorous clinical programs. Driven by Akili’s belief that effective medicine can also be fun and engaging, Akili’s products are delivered through captivating action video game experiences. For more information, please visit www.akiliinteractive.com.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity and inclusion are incredibly important to all of us.​ ​Akili’s success is based on our ability to hire and retain diverse, uniquely qualified talent from incredibly diverse industries such as gaming, software, clinical research, biotechnology, and the pharmaceutical industry and we work together with a common mission; to challenge the status quo of medicine. 

We are committed to hearing all voices. Akili Interactive provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

The Role

We are seeking a talented and motivated Full Stack Engineer to join our dynamic Digital Therapeutics teams. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on groundbreaking digital therapeutics that combine the engaging mechanics of video games with the scientific rigor of the medical device industry. You will contribute to the development of innovative solutions that positively impact the lives of patients worldwide.


  • Design, develop, deploy, and maintain core technology, including tools, engine components, APIs, and backend services.
  • Champion high standards of code quality and functionality in the development of well-designed tools.
  • Collaborate with game development teams to provide technical solutions and tools that enhance the user experience and enable world-class game development.
  • Identify pipeline bottlenecks and automation opportunities to improve development efficiency.
  • Build and maintain CI/CD pipelines, ensuring smooth integration and deployment of software.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders, such as Data Science and Medical, to understand and address their technical needs.
  • Ensure the security of patient data by implementing best practices in API and backend development.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and industry trends, and apply them to improve development processes and products.


  • 10+ years of professional software engineering experience, including at least 3 years working on systems within or built around 3D games, visualization, or simulation.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithms, and data structures.
  • Proficiency in C#, Jenkins scripting, Java, Scala, Gradle, Objective-C, Swift, C++, and other relevant programming languages.
  • Backend and frontend development experience on AWS, including API design and security implementation.
  • Experience building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines, preferably with Jenkins and/or Gitlab.
  • Experience with Unity game engine development and Unity-based middleware components.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.

It's great if you also have

  • Knowledge of frontend development frameworks such as React and mobile app development platforms like Swift and Kotlin.
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements (HIPAA, GDPR, CCPA) and experience working in a regulated environment.

If you are passionate about revolutionizing the way we create immersive experiences that positively impact patients' lives, we would love to hear from you. Join our team and contribute to the development of cutting-edge digital therapeutics.

Don’t meet every single requirement?

Studies have shown that under-represented groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Akili we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this role or other opportunities at Akili Inc.


Cash Compensation: $150,000-$200,000 base salary plus additional incentive compensation

Benefits: Robust benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k + employer match, family/medical leave, group term life, Unlimited PTO and 20 paid holidays in 2023 and more. 

At Akili, we are committed to: 

  • Be Bold - We are pioneers.  We take risks, embrace discomfort, aim high, and act fearlessly.  We break down barriers for our patients.
  • Be Creative - We are inventors.  Our success is dependent upon thinking beyond the status quo.  We are extremely open-minded, take nothing for granted, and create unprecedented solutions for our patients.
  • Be Inclusive - We hear ALL voices.  We encourage all input, embracing our strengths and leveraging our differences, and treat each other (and our patients) with utmost respect.
  • Be Accountable - We own it.  We take responsibility for our own work and the success of our colleagues.  We make, and keep our commitments.  Our patients are counting on us to hold each other to the highest standard.
  • Be Well -We improve lives.  We are committed and obsessed with the health of our patients, employees, and ourselves.  All in service of improving the well being of the world.

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