Engineering Manager, Pokémon GO


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/23/2021
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  • Company Address: , San Francisco, CA

About Niantic

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.

Job Description

Are you ready to lead a team building the world’s most popular AR game? We’re looking for an Engineering Manager to lead and run an elite team developing Pokémon GO. If you are an experienced manager who has led a team of highly skilled game devs in a large multi-functional environment and you're ready to rethink how mobile games work with AR, you should join us. Niantic values managers who are respectful, empathetic and who embrace the values of servant leadership and a diverse and inclusive workforce.


    Recruit, hire, lead and mentor engineers through active coaching and setting measurable goals that help the engineer grow and create maximum impact for the company.
    Promote a culture of multi-functional collaboration with product management, design, marketing and operations.
    Play an active role in attracting, interviewing, and recruiting engineers.
    Lead usage of standard methodologies in software development, including code reviews, automated testing, scheduling.
    Team up with technical leads to maintain a high quality bar for code, unit tests, and technical architecture.


    You have a BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science, or a related technical field, or equivalent experience.
    You have 2+ years of experience directly leading software engineers and 8+ years of experience in software engineering.
    Proven experience recruiting and leading technical teams, including performance management.

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