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Technical Program Manager, AR at Niantic
Sunnyvale, CA, US

Niantic’s AR Engineering team seeks a technical program manager (TPM) to setup efficient processes, and manage the execution of high-quality new features and maintenance of live products. TPMs are in charge of handling scheduling and planning technical projects for Niantic products, including games. They create and maintain the development schedule, which outlines feature tasks, milestone dates, status, and allocation of resources for producers and stakeholders. You will be an integral part of the team as you track technical issues and implement solutions in a prompt manner and own the release process. Niantic Engineering leads the advancement of AR and other immersive technologies while creating engaging apps for a user base in the billions.

Responsibilities

  • Run daily stand-ups, sprint planning meetings, and supervise project execution as the scrum master.
  • Prioritize bug fixes and tasks to ensure a smooth release cycle, based on high-level priorities set by producers.
  • Coordinate with external vendors on technical integrations.
  • Serve as the main day-to-day technical point of contact with development partners on schedules, planning, and project status.
  • Update launch calendar and anticipated feature launch dates to ensure visibility of engineering processes to senior management.
  • Act as an active source of communication on technical task status between cross functional teams.

Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of software industry experience.
  • Experience with bug tracking systems.
  • Experience building roadmaps, project/release plans with a strong understanding of dependency management.
  • Experience communicating cross-functionally with producers, engineers, development partners, marketing, legal, and executive teams.

Plus If...

  • You have experience/interest in managing build deployments.
  • You have the ability to identify and act on opportunities for process improvement.
  • You have a bachelor's degree in an engineering or technical field.

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 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.