SanFranRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for San Francisco jobs

Engineering Manager, Games

Company: Niantic
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: August 24, 2019

Job Description:

Are you interested in coaching and developing software engineers to craft popular global games with real-time scalability challenges? Niantic is seeking an Engineering Manager to run a game engineering team that comprises between 7 to 12 engineers. You'll be working on a real-world Augmented Reality game, which may include Pok--mon GO, Ingress, or Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. During a portion of your time, you will also perform hands-on coding on non-time-critical components.

You will be paired with a Technical Lead, who will be responsible for the team's technical architecture while you handle the people-management aspect of the engineering team.Responsibilities

  • Lead an engineering team to deliver high-quality products and software.
  • Perform career development, conflict resolution, and team building. Mentor engineers to expand their skills.
  • Lead usage of standard methodologies in software development, including code reviews, automated testing, build deployment, scheduling.
  • As part of your role, write code for non-time-critical software components.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with product management, design, marketing and operations, to ensure error-free launches in a timely manner.


    • You have a BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science, or a related technical field.
    • You have 2+ years of experience directly managing software engineers, and ensuring high productivity, morale, and growth.
    • You have a demonstrated track record at creating a diverse, inclusive work environment that empowers every person.
    • You know how to take a strategic goal, define features and eng scope, delegate work, collaborate cross-functionally, and deliver a product.

      Plus If...

      • You have professional experience working on a consumer mobile application.

        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 2011, we became an independent company in 2015 with a strong group of investors including Nintendo, The Pok--mon Company, and Alsop Louie Partners. Our current titles include pioneering global-control game Ingress, and record-breaking AR game Pok--mon GO. Our third title, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, is currently in development.

        Niantic is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action 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.

        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, London, Tokyo, Hamburg, and Zurich.

Keywords: Niantic, San Francisco , Engineering Manager, Games, Executive , Sunnyvale, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Executive Jobs

Program Manager - Talent Acquisition
Description: DescriptionSeeking a detailed and focused Program Manager. As a Program Manager, you will be responsible for managing complex, standard and non-standard Talent Acquisition programs initiatives including (more...)
Company: SlingShot connectionS
Location: San Jose
Posted on: 09/16/2019

Senior Product Line Manager - Packet Networking Products
Description: DASAN Zhone Solutions, Inc. - NASDAQ: DZSI DASAN Zhone Solutions DZS is focused on creating solutions that truly enable ultra-broadband access across any media, whether it be fiber, copper and / or (more...)
Company: Dasan Zhone Solutions
Location: Oakland
Posted on: 09/16/2019

Account Manager - Field Sales
Description: Account Manager - Field Sales Overview You're not just in it to win it. You want to crush it every time. Because that's what high-performing, driven, Direct-Writing Sales force professionals do. At least (more...)
Company: Sentry Insurance
Location: Stockton
Posted on: 09/16/2019

Outside Sales/Route Sales Manager - Full Training
Description: Build a Great Career and a Great Life. br br Sales job title: Outside Sales/Route Sales Manager - Full Training br br Feel the freedom independence of managing your own protected route selling (more...)
Company: Mac Tools
Location: Salinas
Posted on: 09/16/2019

RN Manager Hospital Case Management
Description: A Northern California non-profit acute care hospital system is seeking an Inpatient Nurse Manager Care Coordination to join their tight-knit nursing administration team. br This state of the art hospital (more...)
Company: Nurse Management
Location: Oakland
Posted on: 09/16/2019

Director Surgical Services (will consider managers ready for Director level)
Description: San Francisco, in northern California, is a hilly city on the tip of a peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. It's known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable (more...)
Company: S & S Consulting, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: 09/16/2019

Director of Global Logistics
Description: Kateeva is looking a Director of Global Logistics to be based in Newark, California, to support the business of Kateevas proprietarily manufactured equipment for fabricating the next generation of flat (more...)
Company: Kateeva, Inc
Location: San Jose
Posted on: 09/16/2019

Product Manager
Description: Product ManagerEquinix is one of the fastest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide. That's why we're always looking for creative and forward thinking people who (more...)
Company: Equinix
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: 09/16/2019

Homeless Services Manager
Description: ABOUT US Fremont is a well-managed innovative city located in the heart of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley. Fremont prides itself on green technology, a low crime rate, great schools and parks, open space, (more...)
Company: City of Fremont
Location: San Jose
Posted on: 09/16/2019

Client Experience Manager - Personal Training Manager (65)
Description: In-Shape Health Clubs are seeking Client Experience Manager Personal Training Manager Location: 065 - In-Shape: Stockton March LaneAddress: 4555 N. Pershing Ave Ste 1 Stockton, California 95204Position (more...)
Company: In-Shape Health Clubs
Location: Stockton
Posted on: 09/16/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

San Francisco RSS job feeds