Pokémon GO is looking for a skilled staff software engineer. This role drives backend architecture, ensuring that the studio meets engineering commitments of quality and efficiency.
We are seeking an individual to develop the architecture of backend services for Pokémon GO and help define and execute technical processes across all of engineering at Niantic. You will work closely with engineers to ensure solutions are high quality and scalable while helping level up the Niantic engineering organization through guiding best practices, documentation, and mentor engineers on technical solutions. You will represent the Pokémon GO team to vendors and development partners, as well as to internal teams and operate directly with studio engineering director and managers.
Pokémon GO is a 1st party development studio within Niantic. This role will help define the strategy and architecture integration with respect to the Niantic Lightship platform. Specifically, you will help determine how engineering uses and intersects with supporting, shared service technology teams including AR, Social, Geo, Identity, Security, etc.
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Niantic is the world’s leading AR technology company, sparking creative and engaging journeys in the real world. Our products inspire outdoor exploration, exercise, and meaningful social interaction.
Originally formed at Google in 2011, we became an independent company in 2015 with a strong group of investors including Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, and Alsop Louie Partners. Our current titles include pioneering global-control game Ingress, record-breaking AR game Pokémon GO, and recently released third title, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.
Niantic is an Equal Opportunity employer. We believe that cultivating a workplace where our people are supported and included is essential to creating great products our community will love. Our mission emphasizes seeking and hiring diverse voices, including those who are traditionally underrepresented in the technology industry, and we consider this to be one of the most important values we hold close.
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