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Senior/Staff Software Engineer
Game Server Development
Posted on 10/29/2022
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Microsoft Azure
Software Testing
  • BS in Computer Science or other technical major, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • Fluent in Java
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced hybrid environment and handle stress appropriately and/or ability to solve practical problems and be sufficiently adaptable to handle dynamic situations with little advance notice
  • Experience working on cross-functional teams with ability to communicate effectively through written and verbal communications, including synchronous interactions with others
  • Previous experience in the gaming industry - mobile and/or games-as-a-service
  • You have experience with deployment on hosting providers, such as Google Cloud, Azure or AWS
  • Work with a small team of engineers, designers, artists, and producers to execute on a creative vision and deliver robust, efficient, and modular back-end systems and services
  • Create robust, low-latency, scalable systems that support Niantic's products
  • Work with team members to architect and integrate multiple complex systems to together in a collaborative way
  • Perform load testing, participate in code reviews, write unit tests, and conduct troubleshooting to ensure uptime for live systems
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members and stakeholders to cultivate strong working relationships with project team members, including regular and reliable attendance and participation in meetings

501-1,000 employees

Augmented reality platform
Company Overview
Niantic's mission is to use emerging technology to enrich our experiences as human beings in the physical world. The company builds products that inspire movement, exploration, and face-to-face social interaction.
Company Core Values
  • Start with a worthy goal
  • Invite everyone on board
  • Lead from the front
  • Set waypoints, and then stay on course
  • Speak the truth, to serve the mission
  • See it through
  • Weather storms
  • Summit mountains