Niantic’s Engineering Team is seeking a Site Reliability engineer to ensure the availability of server infrastructure that supports the hosted AR/Geo platform underpinning projects such as Pokémon GO, Ingress, and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. You will work on system monitoring and real-time root cause analysis of system anomalies at massive scales on servers hosting hundreds of millions of events per day.
Ensure the availability of high-performance, low-latency scalable systems that support Niantic’s products.
Design and implement monitoring and fault-tolerance systems for Java-based servers.
Collaborate with other engineers to ensure that new and upgraded deployed systems meet internal standards for reliability, availability, latency and cost.
Perform load testing, participate in code reviews and conduct troubleshooting to ensure uptime for live systems.
BS in Computer Science or other technical major with equivalent experience.
Experience monitoring or engineering a multi-server service with substantial traffic.
You have experience with real-time or asynchronous processing of large-scale datasets or on high QPS servers.
You have experience with a compiled server-side language, such as Java or C#.
You have experience with deployment on hosting providers, such as Google Cloud, Azure or AWS.
Join the Niantic team!
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 2010, we became an independent company in 2014 with a strong group of investors including Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, and Alsop Louie Partners. Our current titles include pioneering global-control game Ingress, and record-breaking AR game Pokémon GO. Our third title, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, is currently in development.
Niantic is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.
We're a hard-working, fun, and exciting group who value intellectual curiosity and a passion for problem-solving! We have growing offices located in San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Bellevue, Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Hamburg.