Security Data Scientist

Niantic
San Francisco, California, United States
18 days ago

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Are you motivated by keeping products used by hundreds of millions of people safe and secure from abuse? Can you tame huge amounts of highly technical security data? Do you enjoy helping to connect people all over the world on a team securing the next generation of planet scale AR games through objective and deeply investigated analysis? We're looking for a game security data scientist to help improve Niantic's anti-cheat data analysis and fraud prevention capabilities as part of our broader game security team. You'll craft and communicate detailed analyses on specific security incidents and vectors as well as build scalable analysis workflows and dashboards for identifying suspicious behavior in our games. You'll accomplish this by working closely with our server and client game security data engineering teams to enable our product teams to deliver end-to-end solutions to catch bad actors and keep Niantic's products fun for everyone.

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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, record-breaking AR game Pokémon GO, and recently released third title, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.

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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