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Adversarial Planning Lead, Trust & Safety

San Francisco, California, United States
3 months ago

The Trust & Safety team at Niantic and the broader Operations department serves a critically important role in defining, implementing, and scaling outstanding policies and processes in service of our player, advertiser, and emerging development needs. Are you excited about the opportunity to drive the core values of the rapidly approaching next generation of computing? Do you have a passion for user privacy, responsible use and inclusive development processes? Do you want to help proactively identify and mitigate the potential negative impacts of AR technology on societies? If so, this role may be a great fit.

As Adversarial Planning Lead, you will design and conduct threat assessments with our game and product teams, lead red team exercises and other threat ideation work to ensure we address potential harms to our users. The right leader will bring creative thinking to identify and proactively mitigate socio-technical harms. You will enable Niantic to lead in the new field of XR safety and reduce the likelihood that our platforms will be used to cause harm. You will help the team develop and deploy a vigorous, innovative, foresighted approach to Trust & Safety and platform integrity.



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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 consumer titles include pioneering global-control game Ingress, record-breaking AR game Pokémon GO, and Pikmin Bloom. In November 2021, we launched our developer platform, Lightship, enabling creators to build immersive AR experiences around the globe.

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, New York, London, Tokyo, Hamburg, and Zurich.


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