Network Connectivity Engineer, Live Events
Company: Niantic, Inc
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Live events are at the core of Niantic products and highlight
our real-world social experience at its best. Niantic is looking
for a Live Events Network Connectivity Engineer to work on global
events across all Niantic's products. These include major worldwide
location specific events such as Pok--mon GO Festival, Tour and
Safari Zones. The ideal candidate will be able to prioritize work
streams, communicate clearly, and have a consistent track record of
delivery. They are proactive in identify risks, issues and
bottlenecks while managing delivery of event network systems across
multiple teams and regions. As our network connectivity engineer,
you will be working on building solutions for wireless technologies
and ensuring outstanding, end-to-end reliable wireless network at
our live Events. This includes 4G LTE, 5G NR as well as WiFi
networks. This role requires travel to support our events onsite,
working closely with our events team and vendors to build and
deploy temporary networks and manage them for the duration of the
- Assess network connectivity needs for major Niantic live event
initiatives around the world and develop deployment plans for
- Manage relationships with cellular network partners globally to
ensure sufficient support is provided at Niantic live events.
- Oversee on-site execution, recommending and evaluating the
impact of new cells. Implementing various system performance
improvement plans. Monitor and troubleshoot system problems.
- Partner with internal marketing and engineering teams to
understand product roadmaps, anticipate technical needs and develop
capacity plans for Niantic live events.
- Manage delivery of third-party services and products, including
measuring individual vendor performance and holding teams
- Analyze metrics and performance of event networks to drive
players experience improvements.
- Frequent domestic and international travel. Qualifications
- Minimum 5-7 years of relevant work experience years experience
in cellular network design, capacity planning and performance
- In-depth knowledge of cellular radio standards GSM, UMTS, LTE,
- Understanding of temporary network deployments, including
trends, challenges, top technology solutions and workloads, leading
technology vendors and partners, etc
- Knowledge of antenna characteristics or antenna system design
- Knowledge of frequency planning constraints and
- Experience with RF propagation tools and radio test equipment,
as well as hands-on experience with end to end System Performance
- Strong communication skills with an aptitude for relationship
- Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including weekends as
- Strong understanding of 802.11 technologies and IP protocols.
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 consumer titles include pioneering global-control game
Ingress, record-breaking AR game Pok--mon GO, and Harry
Potter:Wizards Unite. Our developer platform, Lightship, launches
soon. Niantic is an Equal Opportunity 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.
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