R&D Software Engineering Intern(Non-Publishing)

Niantic, Inc.
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Job Description

Niantic's Research and Development team is seeking a final year Masters or PhD-student with strong software engineering skills. Join us for a 3 or 4 month internship that will involve computer vision and machine learning. You will collaborate closely with our growing team of researchers and engineers in London (UK) on a project that is paramount to Niantic’s roadmap. The aim is not to publish an academic paper, but to help ship technology that will be enjoyed by millions of our players.

The projects you will work on fit under the broad umbrella of augmented reality, including machine learning, mapping & relocalization, tracking, and 3D reconstruction. We invite you to explore the best AR problems with us!


  • Work alongside our engineers and researchers to build and solve problems collaboratively.
  • Participate in the design, development and implementation of software solutions.
  • Adhere to software engineering best practices and contribute to code reviews.
  • Dig into a fun engineering challenge in a computer vision & machine learning topic such as 3D Reconstruction, SLAM, and build automatic data pipelines
  • Required in-office 2 days on Tuesday and Thursday.


  • Enrolled as a Master’s or PhD student in Computer Science or related field
  • Previous experience working collaboratively in a professional software development team
  • You have built your own software systems in Python or C++, wrangling 2D and/or 3D data
  • You are highly curious and don’t shy away from picking up new technologies and learning about new technologies
  • Proven understanding of computer science fundamentals with excellent coding, problem solving, and debugging skills

Plus If…

  • You have used cloud computing platforms such as GCP or AWS before.
  • You have experience designing your own architectures within a deep learning framework (e.g. PyTorch, Tensorflow, or similar).
  • You have made data structures or other design choices to optimize pipeline speed
  • You have had 1+ papers accepted to CVPR / ICCV / NeurIPS / IROS / ISMAR / SIGGRAPH / CHI type conferences.

The pay range for this internship is GBP 6200 to GBP 7200 per Month. 

Company Info.

Niantic, Inc.

Niantic, Inc. is an American software development company based in San Francisco. Niantic is best known for developing the augmented reality mobile games Ingress and Pokémon Go. The company was formed as Niantic Labs in 2010 as an internal startup within Google. The company became an independent entity in October 2015 when Google restructured under Alphabet Inc.Niantic has additional offices in Bellevue and Los Angeles.

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    Information Technology,Video games
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    San Francisco, CA, USA
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