Niantic's Ingress team is seeking a Unity focused Software Engineer to help build and extend our live game.

Can you implement compelling gameplay mechanics for a diverse and passionate player base? Can you turn vision into reality in an efficient and scalable way? You will tackle a wide variety of technical challenges while creating and engaging and fun real-world gameplay experiences.


  • BS in Computer Science or other technical major, or equivalent experience.

  • 2+ years of proven experience.

  • You have 3D game engine experience, particularly in Unity3D.

  • You can work in C#.

  • Ability to communicate effectively through written and verbal communications, including synchronous interactions with others.

  • Experience working on cross-functional teams with effective communication.

Plus If...

  • You have at least two years of work experience developing in a multi-person game studio.

  • You already enjoy Ingress.

The total compensation package for this position includes a new hire offer base salary range of $136,000 - $151,000 + bonus + equity + benefits.

Individual pay within this salary range is determined by work location and additional factors, including assessed job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can answer any questions about new hire total compensation during the hiring process. An overview of benefit offerings for your location can be found on the careers page.

Join the Niantic team!

Niantic's global-scale augmented reality platform and digital map powers spatial computing experiences in the real world. Incubated out of the Maps team at Google, Niantic first created Ingress and then Pokémon GO, a cultural phenomenon and hit game played by tens of millions of people each month. Niantic’s Lightship platform, which powers Pokémon GO, also supports the company's other games including Pikmin Bloom, Peridot and Monster Hunter Now. Developers use Niantic’s platform to build their own AR applications and experiences, either with the Lightship Platform or directly through the web with 8th Wall.

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.

Niantic is a hybrid first company. We believe that in person interaction and collaboration fosters creativity, a sense of community, and is critical to our future success as a company. Our hybrid work schedules allow for a mix of remote and in-office work.

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, Palo Alto, Bellevue, Kansas, London, Tokyo, Hamburg, Hyderabad, and Zurich.