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Technical Program Manager at Niantic
San Francisco, CA, US / Sunnyvale, CA, US

Niantic’s Engineering team seeks a technical program manager (TPM) to setup efficient processes, and handle 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 craft and maintain the development schedule, which outlines feature tasks, landmarks, dates, status, and allocation of resources for partners. You will be an integral part of the team as you track technical issues and implement solutions in a prompt manner and lead the release process. Niantic Engineering is responsible for the advancement of AR and other immersive technologies while building engaging apps for a user base in the billions.

Responsibilities

  • You will run daily stand-ups, sprint planning meetings, and handle project execution as the scrum master.
  • You will prioritize bug fixes and tasks to ensure a smooth release cycle, based on high-level priorities set by producers.
  • You will coordinate with external vendors on technical integrations.
  • You will serve as the main day-to-day technical point of contact with development partners on schedules, planning, and project status.
  • You will update launch calendar and anticipated feature launch dates to ensure transparency of engineering processes to senior management.
  • You will act as an active source of communication on technical task status between multi-functional teams.

Qualifications

  • You have 2-5 years of software industry experience.
  • You have experience with bug tracking systems.
  • You have experience building roadmaps, project/release plans with a deep understanding of dependency management.
  • You have experience communicating multi-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. 

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, and Hamburg.