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Career Investment

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Enjoy free, catered lunch every day, and power up with the snacks and beverages of your choice.

Team Collaboration

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Spokeo & Technology

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Job Openings

In addition to the positions below, we're always looking to create new openings for smart people that want to join our team. If you believe you're one of these people, contact us at jobs@spokeo.com.

Back End Developer
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is searching for a supremely talented, extremely passionate programmers to help us usher in the next phase of our development. We've spent years agonizing over the best way to construct an elegant, simplistic, yet highly powerful people search engine, the fruits of which have only recently become very real and very relevant to the way public data is surfaced on the web. In order to perfect our suite of products and take Spokeo to the next level, we need you, assuming you're an awesome back-end web developer. On the Spokeo backend, engineers get a chance to work with very large data sets, with hundreds of millions of records each. Not only that, but we're collecting data from a wide range of public sources, so merging, organizing, and querying these data sets becomes a major challenge. Needless to say, Spokeo deals with problems of ginormous scale, so a strong understanding and appreciation for algorithms and efficiency is desired.  These are tasks that you generally won't see on a day-to-day basis, so get excited. 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • At least 2+ years of experience
  • Experience with high performance, high traffic web systems
  • Expert knowledge of NoSQL, MySql, Oracle or other RDBMS and its performance issues
  • A solid understanding of OO design and all Computer Science fundamentals

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Chief of Staff/Executive Assistant
Pasadena, CA

The Chief of Staff/Executive Assistant reports to the CEO and provides primary support to the CEO and CTO. He or she will be the right-hand, trusted partner of the CEO/CTO. 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Program Management: Weekly, monthly and quarterly responsibilities to support CEO/CTO's goals. 
  • Strategic Initiatives: Overseeing and managing highly prioritized projects on behalf of the CEO and CTO. 
  • Supports the CEO by arranging routine and complex appointments, schedules, and travel itineraries. Ensures prompt and precise expense reimbursement. Interacts positively and efficiently with all levels of staff and corporate partners, demonstrating tact, diplomacy and a facilitator mindset.
  • Composes and prepares correspondence, reports, Powerpoint presentations, and other complex and sometimes confidential documents. Responds to routine external correspondence on behalf of the CEO.
  • Interfaces with CEO's affiliates, customers of the company, candidates and vendors at a variety of levels in an approachable, professional manner.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all corporate, personnel and research matters.
  • Performs special projects and assignments as requested. Demonstrates the ability to prioritize and handle multiple responsibilities with precision and with little to no supervision, providing status updates as appropriate.
  • Organizes programs, events, meetings and conferences.
  • Provides support and assistance regarding travel policies and arrangements for CEO as requested.
  • Provides back-up support as appropriate and requested for other administrative team members to ensure the efficient daily operation of the Company and to accomplish organizational goals.
  • Is the team lead for planning and scheduling Company events.
  • Personal tasks (i.e. errands such as dry cleaning drop off and pick up for the CEO and CTO)

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year university. Evidence of continuous learning a plus.
  • Graduate degree a plus. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • 5+ years professional experience in a high-tech or life science environment required.
  • 2+ years supporting a C-Level executive also required.
  • Visio skills desirable. Desktop publishing or experience with creation and editing of large, multi-format MS Word documents also highly desirable. ADP HRB and HTML experience optimal.
  • Superior writing, composition, English grammar and proofreading skills a must.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills necessary. At ease approaching and interacting with highly educated, sophisticated professionals.
  • Possesses a critical eye for both form and function.
  • Demonstrated ability and aptitude working with numbers (math), databases and spreadsheets.
  • Prior experience developing and following systems for organizing and maintaining large volumes of records, data, materials, etc. required.
  • Superior problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability identifying and resolving problems in a timely and appropriate manner, and when necessary enlisting the support of management and appropriate resources while maintaining confidentiality.
  • A proven record of consistently following through on commitments. Maintains and communicates realistic schedules and meets or beats deadlines.
  • Service oriented approach, flexible and proactive towards changing needs. Exceptionally team focused and actively contributes to a positive and innovative work environment.
  • Proven ability to work on assignments that are complex and sensitive in nature where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required in resolving problems and developing recommendations.
  • Works precisely according to procedures, rules and regulations, has a passion for continuous improvement and quality.
  • Demonstrates the highest ethical standards, actively promotes trust, respect and integrity in all dealings both inside and outside the Company.
  • Ability to work overtime including evenings on occasion.

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Cloud Engineer
Pasadena, CA

We are looking for a Cloud Engineer, who understands and embraces the devops philosophy, can work closely with dev teams in an agile workflow and is comfortable with cloud based infrastructure. If you're excited about building big data architectures and creating a PaaS then you should talk to us.

Day-to-Day Tasks of the Position Include: 

  • effectively prioritize work and encourage best practices in others.
  • evaluate and implement technologies that improve efficiency, performance and reliability
  • develop and deliver creative solutions that automate systems engineer functions
  • analyze, design, implement and validate strategies for CI/CD workflows
  • design and implement automated dynamic environments to support the needs of delivery teams
  • collaborate with other engineers to develop deployment strategies for existing and new services
  • experience with building reliable systems at scale

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to write quality code to solve automation/glue problems in one or more of these languages: Python, Ruby, Perl, or Go
  • Expert-level knowledge of at least one configuration management system. Chef, Ansible, Puppet or CFEngine
  • Familiar with a general SDLC workflow
  • Expert-level knowledge of cloud-based infrastructures (AWS, Google App Engineer, etc)
  • Understands a Continous Deployment/Continous Delivery model and is able to architect the workflow
  • Experience with gathering metrics and making informed decisions about performance, etc
  • Expert-level knowledge of one or more Linux distributions
  • MySQL experience is a plus
  • Experience with architecting big data platforms, including Spark, Hadoop, Elastic Search, etc 
  • Knows devops tools of the trade: "jenkins, rundeck, Netflix OSS, etc"
  • Team lead experience is a plus
  • Experience in a microservice environment

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Content Manager
Pasadena, CA

As a Content Manager at Spokeo, you will own content strategy and be responsible for creating communication content for company initiatives; must be self-driven in understanding objectives, identifying approaches, and coming up with unique content that addresses business goals; produce creative, relevant and timely content that effectively tells our brand story with consistent style, quality and tone of voice; and this position will be an integral part of the Product team, collaborating closely across multiple departments.

The ideal Content Manager candidate must be self-directed, developing content for websites, social media, marketing campaigns, press releases, infographics and sales collateral. Qualified candidates will be able to evaluate communication strategies, identifying relevant and compelling content across multiple audiences to promote the brand. We are looking for candidates who offer more than the standard marketing copywriter - adapting content style to educate, instruct, persuade or compel the audience as appropriate. We encourage enthusiastic individuals who are comfortable working in a highly collaborative and dynamic work environment to apply.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Marketing, Journalism or related discipline
  • 5+ years experience
  • Experience developing content across multiple platforms and channels
  • Proficient writing and editing skills with acute attention to quality and style
  • Analyze user flows and understand the psychology that drives user behavior
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory and strategies for motivating desired actions
  • Ability to research topics and provide unique, compelling content
  • Evidence of excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • Demonstrated mastery of AP Stylebook guidelines
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with word processing applications
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative in a fast-moving environment
  • Deadline-oriented with the ability to manage multiple, complex assignments
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to relate and interact with diverse stakeholders
  • Excellent work ethic, with a passion for contributing to Spokeo’s success

Please provide a cover letter and portfolio with samples of your writing.

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Customer Care Representative
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is looking for a few awesome individuals to join our Customer Care team. This position demands versatility, as we are a fast-paced environment. We are searching for people who are not just going to get the job 'done' but also go beyond the call of duty. There are often opportunities for promotion and for that reason, we look for people who show a special quality to take our department and company to the next level.

Day-to-Day Tasks Of The Position Include:

  • Accurately, quickly, and efficiently handle customer contacts via phone (for billing and retention, technical troubleshooting, content questions, etc.)
  • Translate technological jargon in a way that users like your parents or grandparents could easily understand.
  • Take key user feedback, and quickly and concisely pass it to the appropriate department (so we can keep improving the user experience).

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A college degree or some college experience
  • Retention/Sales background preferred
  • Communicate pleasantly and effectively over the phone
  • Work both independently and with others at a high level
  • Display dedication to the company and your team
  • Is flexible and available to work shifts outside of normal business hours
  • Stays current with all things tech

 We Provide:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Free Catered Lunch
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
  • 40 hours per week (May include weekend hours)

**Please draft responses to the following two customer service scenarios marked 1 and 2. Respond in the form of a formal email.

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Customer Care Representative - Email
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is looking for another awesome individual to join our Customer Care team. This position demands versatility, as we are a fast-paced environment. We are searching for people who are not just going to get the job 'done' but also go beyond the call of duty. There are often opportunities for promotion and for that reason, we look for people who show a special quality to potentially take our department and company to the next level.

Day-to-Day Tasks Of The Position Include:

  • Accurately, quickly, and efficiently handle customer contacts via email (for billing and retention, technical troubleshooting, content questions, etc.)
  • Translate technological jargon in a way that users like your parents or grandparents could easily understand.
  • Take key user feedback, and quickly and concisely pass it to the appropriate department (so we can keep improving the user experience).

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A college degree or some college experience
  • Retention/Sales background preferred
  • Communicate pleasantly and effectively through email 
  • Work both independently and with others at a high level
  • Display dedication to the company and your team
  • Are flexible and available to work shifts outside of normal business hours
  • Insist on staying current with all things tech

 We Provide:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Free Catered Lunch
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
  • 40 hours per week (May include weekend hours)

**Please draft responses to the following two customer service scenarios marked 1 and 2. Respond in the form of a formal email.

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Customer Care Representative - Night Shift
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is looking for a few awesome individuals to join our night shift Customer Care team. This position demands versatility, as we are a fast-paced environment. We are searching for people who are not just going to get the job 'done' but also go beyond the call of duty. There are often opportunities for promotion and for that reason, we look for people who show a special quality to take our department and company to the next level.

Day-to-Day Tasks Of The Position Include:

  • Accurately, quickly, and efficiently handle customer contacts via phone (for billing and retention, technical troubleshooting, content questions, etc.)
  • Translate technological jargon in a way that users like your parents or grandparents could easily understand.
  • Take key user feedback, and quickly and concisely pass it to the appropriate department (so we can keep improving the user experience).

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A college degree or some college experience
  • Retention/Sales background preferred
  • Communicate pleasantly and effectively over the phone, email, and online chat
  • Work both independently and with others at a high level
  • Display dedication to the company and your team
  • Is flexible and available to work shifts outside of normal business hours
  • Stays current with all things tech

 We Provide:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Free Catered Lunch
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
  • 40 hours per week (May include weekend hours; potential shifts: 3pm-12:00am, 10pm-7am, 6pm-5am)

**Please draft responses to the following two customer service scenarios marked 1 and 2. Respond in the form of a formal email.

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Data Scientist – Data/Product Analytics
Pasadena, CA

This role will focus on collaborating with data engineers to build and enhance our analytics capability and building quantitative models to improve customer experience and data intensive products. In this role, you would leverage the growing number of data sources, evaluate data worthiness and team up with technology and business teams to extracts insights on customer behavior and product effectiveness. You would also provide planning and design requirements to improve our analytics systems. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on technical savvy person with strong quantitative background and business acumen. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Product, Analytics, Technology and Backend Development teams to explore potential use of new data, evaluate proper design/ requirements to improve our analytics platform
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and make prioritization recommendations and meaningful improvements.
  • Brainstorm ideas with other teams and be able to transform business problems to practical quantitative models and processes
  • Collaborate with developers to understand new tools, generate ideas and solve tough business challenges while building inertia to ensure full implementation.
  • Perform algorithm research and mathematical models to optimize data intensive processes
  • Contribute to project discussions and practical project developments
  • Ability to propose practical and scalable models to describe the logic and implication of quantitative processes to business/technical partners 

 Required Skills:

  • MS or PhD in Mathematics, Engineering, or Computer Science
  • Experience with leveraging data and analytics to drive significant business impacts
  • Good background in machine learning and data mining with broad understanding of the different methods and constantly expanding your knowledge on newer approaches
  • Past experience in recommendation and search systems would be a plus
  • Experience with both traditional and distributed data storage systems
  • Proficiency working with database query languages (SQL), scripting language (such as Python) and good understanding of data warehouse infrastructure (ETL, metrics, reporting) and some statistical tools
  • Comfortable dealing with wide range of audience and educating members on complex subjects
  • Some experience in project management and strong interest in the business
  • Familiarity with project management tools (such as Jira). Microsoft excel, power point and MS project would be a plus
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Data Warehouse Engineer
Pasadena, CA

In this role, he/she would have high visibility and opportunity to analyze and extract insights to help strategize and optimize business channels (marketing, product, customer service). You would perform in depth analysis, design tests and provide recommendation and insights base on thoughtful data-driven analysis. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on individual with strong analytical background and proven quantitative skills to help improve business process and initiatives. He/she should be comfortable working with cross-functional teams and eager to be a strategic partner in analytics assignments.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Product, Marketing, and Customer Care teams to uncover complex issues, understand business challenges, design scientific analytical process, improve functional efficiency and assist in infrastructure definition, data strategy and analytics roadmaps
  • Perform data analytics, statistical/mathematical modeling and prototype designs
  • Data exploration, design of experiments (A/B and multivariate tests) and hypothesis validation to deliver meaningful insights and recommendations for better process and experience
  • Engage in independent research and experimentation of new methodologies to discover new insights, improvements and/or problems. Deliver findings and interpretation of results to management team through data visualization, presentation, or training sessions
  • Guide and educate analysts on best analytical practices during projects
  • Not afraid of ambiguity and understand pragmatic vs. good to know. Willing to utilize analytics to tell the truth and propose improvements to the business. 

Required Skills:

  • MS or PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Econometrics or Psychology
  • 4+ years experience utilizing quantitative research and analytics to drive significant business impact with some experience in increasing customer satisfaction, engagement and/or improving marketing/product efficiency. Strong experience working with business teams a plus
  • Solid understanding experimentation, predictive analytics and/or machine learning
  • Good algorithmic thinking, strong interpersonal skills with business acumen and ability to translate business objectives to analytical framework and action items
  • Comfortable training and dealing with wide range of audience
  • Proficiency working with statistical tools (such as R, SAS), database query languages (SQL) and some scripting language (such as Python)

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool

 

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DevOps Manager
Pasadena, CA
The DevOps manager will be in charge of managing the DevOps team at Spokeo. This role requires a strong people manager who will have oversight of the entire infrastructure for running the Spokeo website, as well as providing support for any projects being worked on. 

DevOps is responsible for all the production environments as well as test and internal environments, as well as facilities and office operations. The DevOps manager is responsible for hiring sysadmins and effectively coordinating and managing work schedules for all of his/her staff members.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years of DevOps system administration experience. 
  • Significant experience with AWS and other cloud services. 
  • Strong people management experience: having managed at least 5-10 individuals. 
  • Articulate: eloquent in working with many personalities and in cross functional teams. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with *NIX system administration, Java, Ruby, Perl, Python.
  • Strong technical and business vision.
  • Experience in an internet customer-facing environment.
  • Ability to work cross organizational boundaries with people of different perspectives and experiences.
  • Ability to recognize technical needs and recommend suitable technologies.
  • Willingness to tackle any challenge, even if not directly relevant to core competencies.
 

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Development Manager - Backend
Pasadena, CA
Spokeo is looking for a Development Manager to help oversee the day to day of our backend middleware team. 
 
Day-to-Day Tasks of the Position Include:
  • This person will manage 4 backend middleware developers (1 Junior and 3 Mid) to begin with
  • Make sure the delivery of product : Data Service/API is the road to access all spokeo data
  • Data Service (DSL) and API have their own development cycle
  • Review project spec and estimate time for completion 
  • Assign projects to developers
  • Hands on development and code reviews to produce good quality of code
  • Testing (Stress, Load, Unit, ...)
  •      Make sure any feature addition / modification performs same or better
  •      Integration with external services
  •      Automation
  • Deployment
  •      Jenkins
  •      Planning / Retrospective
  • Environment
  •     Maintain 3 git repo
  •     Maintain DSL/API servers (prod, staging, beta, test)
  • Track, report, and fix bugs
  • The person will work closely with other team leads, QA, and product 
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Tech Lead who wants to start managing a team
  • Management experience but not required
  • 5+ years of industrial experience as an engineer/developer
  • Experience as a team lead to provide technical and architectural guidance are required
  • Experience as a team lead to mentor developers and hold code reviews are required
  • Agile development and testing methodologies
  • Technically : Experience with SOA, REST, database, git, webserver, cache, JSON, AWS (plus), Big Data (plus), Rails (plus)
  • Computer Science or related background

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
 
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Development Operations Engineer
Pasadena, CA

We are looking for a Development Operations Engineer , who understands and embraces the devops philosophy, can work closely with dev teams in an agile workflow and is comfortable with cloud based infrastructure. If you're excited about building big data architectures and creating a PaaS then you should talk to us.

Day-to-Day Tasks of the Position Include: 

  • effectively prioritize work and encourage best practices in others.
  • evaluate and implement technologies that improve efficiency, performance and reliability
  • develop and deliver creative solutions that automate systems engineer functions
  • analyze, design, implement and validate strategies for CI/CD workflows
  • design and implement automated dynamic environments to support the needs of delivery teams
  • collaborate with other engineers to develop deployment strategies for existing and new services
  • experience with building reliable systems at scale

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to write quality code to solve automation/glue problems in one or more of these languages: Python, Ruby, Perl, or Go
  • Expert-level knowledge of at least one configuration management system. Chef, Ansible, Puppet or CFEngine
  • Familiar with a general SDLC workflow
  • Expert-level knowledge of cloud-based infrastructures (AWS, Google App Engineer, etc)
  • Understands a Continous Deployment/Continous Delivery model and is able to architect the workflow
  • Experience with gathering metrics and making informed decisions about performance, etc
  • Expert-level knowledge of one or more Linux distributions
  • MySQL experience is a plus
  • Experience with architecting big data platforms, including Spark, Hadoop, Elastic Search, etc 
  • Knows devops tools of the trade: "jenkins, rundeck, Netflix OSS, etc"
  • Team lead experience is a plus
  • Experience in a microservice environment
 We Provide:
  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Director, SEO
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is seeking a leading SEO expert to drive, develop, and grow SEO strategy and initiatives.  The individual will be responsible for developing and growing organic marketing strategies, such as content marketing, organic link building, and social media.  Moreover, the individual will be responsible for developing and managing technical SEO projects, such as keyword strategy, schema.org structures, and site performance.

Day to Day Responsibilities 

  • Recommend SEO best practices about website architecture, UI/UX, content, linking, and other factors to improve SEO positions for relevant keywords
  • Develop content marketing and link building strategies to improve brand and site authority
  • Leverage various internal and external analytics tools to monitor and improve SEO metrics such as crawl rate, indexation, and SERP rankings for relevant keywords
  • Gather and draw insights from data that can help define areas of improvement and optimization
  • Develop and evangelize SEO specifications as part of the holistic marketing and product strategy
  • Work cross-functionally with product, marketing, engineering, and analytics teams to develop and manage A/B test optimizations, technical projects, and other SEO initiatives
  • Improve conversions on organic marketing channels

 Desired Skills & Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in driving SEO, preferably in-house
  • Proven track record of helping websites achieve rapid and sustained long-term growth
  • Experience managing content teams and firms focused on distributing high quality content on high authority sites that is relevant and on brand
  • Specific experience with e-commerce preferred, but not required
  • A strong understanding of all SEO best practices such as user content optimization, meta-data optimization, SEO-friendly site architecture
  • Broad experience with various analysis/SEO tools
  • Self-motivated and independent, well-organized, able to do hands-on work and analysis with minimum supervision and works well with all staff levels
  • Have strong time management, communication, project management, and presentation skills
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced team environment, managing multiple conflicting priorities
  • Bachelor’s degree required with an MBA preferred

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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ETL Engineer
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is searching for a supremely talented, extremely passionate programmers to help us usher in the next phase of our development. We've spent years agonizing over the best way to construct an elegant, simplistic, yet highly powerful people search engine, the fruits of which have only recently become very real and very relevant to the way public data is surfaced on the web. In order to perfect our suite of products and take Spokeo to the next level, we need you, assuming you're an awesome back-end web developer.  On the Spokeo backend, engineers get a chance to work with very large data sets, with hundreds of millions of records each. Not only that, but we're collecting data from a wide range of public sources, so merging, organizing, and querying these data sets becomes a major challenge. Needless to say, Spokeo deals with problems of ginormous scale, so a strong understanding and appreciation for algorithms and efficiency is desired. These are tasks that you generally won't see on a day-to-day basis, so get excited. 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Extract, transform and load experience required
  • 5-10 years of relevant work experience 
  • Experience with high performance, high traffic web systems
  • Experience with modern "big data" technology such as ElasticSearch, Hadoop, NoSQL, etc
  • A solid understanding of OO design and all Computer Science fundamentals

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Front Desk/Administrative Assistant
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is looking for a Front Desk/Administrative Assistant. This person will serve as Spokeo’s dedicated front-desk ambassador, providing a positive and lasting impression that accurately reflects our passion and culture to all visitors that come through the door. He or she will provide administrative support to the Facilities team and more.

Day-to-Day Tasks of the Position Include:

  • Greet visitors warmly and ensure they are comfortable while waiting;
  • Call on person waiting for visitor and book conference rooms when necessary;
  • Hand out employee applications to interviewees and ensure they have the best possible experience;
  • Ensure that the reception area and conference rooms booked for guests are always professional looking, safe and clean, coordinating other facilities team members or office manager when needed;
  • Coordinate mail flow in office, signing for packages and setting up pick-ups as needed;
  • Coordinate parking needs for all visitors, collecting parking slips and providing instructions as needed;
  • Forward incoming faxes and voice messages routed to Business Inquiries accordingly;
  • Coordinate with lunch team to ensure daily catered lunches are delivered on time;
  • Book travel/accommodation arrangements for employees going on conferences, business trips, etc;
  • Manage inventory of parking passes, key cards and various other office/employee supplies by ensuring they are always in stock, logged, organized and distributed as needed;
  • Support Culture team and any other teams in setting up for events/meetings;
  • Provide administrative support to Culture, Facilities and other teams as necessary.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Professional, warm and friendly personality to give the best possible impression to all guests;
  • Excellent and quick communicator;
  • Organized and detail oriented;
  • Extremely resourceful and quick on your feet;
  • Able to establish and maintain a great, friendly relationships with everyone in the office;
  • Ability to work under stress and time crunch;
  • Computer savvy and fast typer; can navigate various calendaring and purchasing sites, and IM application to inform employees of guest arrivals;
  • Respond to sensitive matters and/or situations with discretion, tact, and confidentiality.
  • Worked in tech space and understand the culture and its fast pace;
  • Prior experience in similar capacity.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Front End Web Developer
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is looking for a front end web developer to build robust, UI/UX focused functionalities for our website. Collaborate with back end developers, product manager, and marketing to build web pages with cutting edge technologies.

Day-to-Day Tasks of the Position Include:

  • Building responsive, cross-browser compliant web pages using HTML5, CSS3 on a Ruby on Rails platform.
  • Keeping assets organized and optimized.
  • Triaging visual and cross-browser/device defects.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Strong design & UX experience.
  • Writes standards-compliant, cross-browser, cross-device code.
  • Knowledge of responsive design and development.
  • Knowledge of front-end performance issues & asset compression.
  • Experience using Git or other version tracking software.
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Coffeescript.
  • Experience with a Javascript framework (angular.js, backbone.js, etc) a plus.
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, or other MVC architectures is a plus.
  • Computer Science knowledge and/or a CS (or related) degree is a plus.

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Middleware Developer
Pasadena , CA

Spokeo is searching for a supremely talented, extremely passionate programmer to help us usher in the next phase of our development. We've spent years agonizing over the best way to construct an elegant, simplistic, yet highly powerful people search engine, the fruits of which have only recently become very real and very relevant to the way public data is surfaced on the web. In order to perfect our suite of products and take Spokeo to the next level, we need you, assuming you're an awesome web app developer. You will be responsible for building features based on product specs from product managers and/or designers. Those features might involve any of our products, from the universal people search interface and functionality to the construction of family trees to a portal that connects customers to employees and employer data. You will work closely with your team to iterate on these and other features,  the end goal being--we hope--a beautiful, usable product that connects people to information without hassle. Note: most of this work will be performed in Ruby on Rails.   

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Web application development experience in Ruby on Rails (or other modern MVC framework)
  • Knowledge of XHTML, JavaScript and CSS
  • A solid understanding of OO design, all Computer Science fundamentals and NoSQL and SQL database concepts and performance

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Office Maintenance Coordinator
Pasadena, CA

The office maintenance coordinator will ensure all office areas on multiple floors are clean, tidy, safe and well-maintained for Spokeo employees and visitors. Maintain all of Spokeo’s non-computer office assets such as furniture, trash cans, etc - repairing/replacing as needed. Clean all areas routinely, tracking inventory, processing the ordering of and stocking  up all snacks and beverages across all suites.

Day-to-Day Tasks of the Position Include:

  • Stock up snacks and beverages in all break areas in the morning
  • Ordering of stock from grocery vendors for beverages and snacks
  • Inventory and put away groceries/supplies upon deliveries
  • Perform minor maintenance and repairs, such as painting, tightening screws, gluing/nailing broken furniture
  • Assemble furniture and install office equipment as needed - and if special assembly is required, to coordinate and be point of contact for external assembly crew
  • Perform planned, regular preventative maintenance routines as laid out by manager
  • Report building-related issues to Office Manager and be point of contact for external service providers or building management staff
  • Break down boxes, take out trash and recycling as needed
  • Set up and clean up lunch
  • Coordinate with office coordinator on notes related to lunch leftovers and level of stock
  • Support Culture team in setting up for events/meetings by moving furniture and equipment, clean up lunch area, etc;
  • Inventory and bring furniture/equipment in/out of storage units as needed
  • Check common areas based on routine planned by Manager for cleanliness and refill supplies as needed
  • Work in cooperation with current office coordinator on shared duties as laid out by manager

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum two (2) years prior experience working in maintenance position preferably in a retail warehouse setting
  • Able to lift heavy items such as big water jugs, boxes of copy paper, furniture, etc;
  • Extremely comfortable with power tools to repair or assemble furniture, mount frames, etc as needed;
  • Has a natural ability or equivalent experience to understand what furniture parts or hardware to purchase in case part is broken or missing;
  • Comfortable using at times hazardous equipment/chemicals to remove stains, repair asset, etc;
  • Organized, good communicator and able to use the computer to ensure issues are logged/reported/escalated properly;
  • Effective ability to make appropriate judgments and decisions, and change priorities that considers the big picture and overall context, not just the basic task at hand;
  • Be creative and adaptable in finding a solution to solve evolving issues;
  • Able to establish and maintain a great, friendly relationships with everyone at Spokeo;
  • Ability to work under a great amount of stress and time crunch;
  • Respond to sensitive matters and/or situations with discretion, tact, and confidentiality;
  • Understand Spokeo’s culture and its unique make-up to make decisions that would best fit our core values and never disrupt productivity and collaboration.
  • Worked in tech space and understand the culture;
  • Able to understand basic terminologies associated with HVAC, plumbing, etc commonly referred to in maintenance realm;
  • Savvy/Creative when it comes to “Macgyver-ing” a temporary/better solution, and able to see a different/creative use for broken assets

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool

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Senior Back End Developer
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is searching for a handful of supremely talented, extremely passionate programmers to help us usher in the next phase of our development. We've spent years agonizing over the best way to construct an elegant, simplistic, yet highly powerful people search engine, the fruits of which have only recently become very real and very relevant to the way public data is surfaced on the web. In order to perfect our suite of products and take Spokeo to the next level, we need you, assuming you're an awesome back-end web developer.  On the Spokeo backend, engineers get a chance to work with very large data sets, with hundreds of millions of records each. Not only that, but we're collecting data from a wide range of public sources, so merging, organizing, and querying these data sets becomes a major challenge. Needless to say, Spokeo deals with problems of ginormous scale, so a strong understanding and appreciation for algorithms and efficiency is desired. These are tasks that you generally won't see on a day-to-day basis, so get excited. 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • 5-10 years of relevant work experience 
  • Experience with high performance, high traffic web systems
  • Experience with modern "big data" technology such as ElasticSearch, Hadoop, NoSQL, etc
  • A solid understanding of OO design and all Computer Science fundamentals

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Senior Data Scientist - Business Analytics and Experimentation
Pasadena, CA

In this role, he/she would have high visibility and opportunity to analyze and extract insights to help strategize and optimize business channels (marketing, product, customer service). You would perform in depth analysis, design tests and provide recommendation and insights base on thoughtful data-driven analysis. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on individual with strong analytical background and proven quantitative skills to help improve business process and initiatives. He/she should be comfortable working with cross-functional teams and eager to be a strategic partner in analytics assignments.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Product, Marketing, and Customer Care teams to uncover complex issues, understand business challenges, design scientific analytical process, improve functional efficiency and assist in infrastructure definition, data strategy and analytics roadmaps
  • Perform data analytics, statistical/mathematical modeling and prototype designs
  • Data exploration, design of experiments (A/B and multivariate tests) and hypothesis validation to deliver meaningful insights and recommendations for better process and experience
  • Engage in independent research and experimentation of new methodologies to discover new insights, improvements and/or problems. Deliver findings and interpretation of results to management team through data visualization, presentation, or training sessions
  • Guide and educate analysts on best analytical practices during projects
  • Not afraid of ambiguity and understand pragmatic vs. good to know. Willing to utilize analytics to tell the truth and propose improvements to the business. 

Required Skills:

  • MS or PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Econometrics or Psychology
  • 4+ years experience utilizing quantitative research and analytics to drive significant business impact with some experience in increasing customer satisfaction, engagement and/or improving marketing/product efficiency. Strong experience working with business teams a plus
  • Solid understanding experimentation, predictive analytics and/or machine learning
  • Good algorithmic thinking, strong interpersonal skills with business acumen and ability to translate business objectives to analytical framework and action items
  • Comfortable training and dealing with wide range of audience
  • Proficiency working with statistical tools (such as R, SAS), database query languages (SQL) and some scripting language (such as Python)

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool

 

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Senior Interaction Designer
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is on the lookout for one top-notch (senior) interaction designer. We want somebody who can create and define intuitive and compelling user experiences across our product lines. In other words, if you’re interested in developing some awesome career points, this could be a great opportunity.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Proficient in Sketch and InVision
  • Have the ability to organize information simply and elegantly
  • Are interested developing and enhancing product designs and user flows
  • Obsess over the little things: use cases, UI states, interactions
  • Are conscientious of current UX trends
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Have a hunger and passion to learn all things related to design
  • Can collaborate and work seamlessly with a team of highly skilled designers and developers
  • A degree in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 3-7 years of relevant experience
  • Local candidates only / no relocation included

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Senior Product Manager
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo’s Product team is looking for a Senior Product Manager to join us in Pasadena, CA. Spokeo is at a transformative inflection point, creating breakthrough solutions that simplify the lives of consumers and businesses. The ways in which people search and connect using technology are rapidly evolving, and Spokeo is building new products to stimulate change and amplify these trends. We encourage enthusiastic individuals who are comfortable working in a highly collaborative and dynamic work environment to apply.

As a Senior Product Manager at Spokeo, you will combine market savvy, analytics experience, and a consumer-product sensibility to innovate features that will improve our bottom line. Our product managers identify and prioritize features, define product requirements and the metrics for success, and guide projects through the product development lifecycle to ship high quality products. You will be responsible for monitoring the competitive landscape, market trends, and threats to keep Spokeo in a leadership position, making decision tradeoffs between features and speed-to-market. You will be an integral part of a cross-functional team, collaborating closely with Design, Engineering, Marketing, Legal, and Executive Management. You should be open to new challenges, extremely good at multi-tasking, innovative, creative, self-directed, and a great team player.

Day-to-Day Tasks of the Position Include:

  • Ideate new product concepts and updates, prioritizing based on opportunity, cost, and confidence
  • Understand and synthesize customer needs from market research, competitive insights, and customer analytics in order to better inform product decisions
  • Outline detailed requirements, coordinating with developers and designers to clearly define and visually articulate product ideas
  • Focus product design efforts on data visualization, simplicity, and consistency
  • Manage the product backlog as the product owner within the agile development teams
  • Review developed products for quality: identifying issues, modifying requirements, and providing stakeholder signoff as necessary
  • Deep-dive into database tables and analytics tools for evaluating customer behavior and product performance, and sharing insights with the team
  • Evaluate product execution on a regular basis, finding opportunities for improving the process

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar technical degree, MBA a plus
  • 5+ years in Product Management, especially in companies with subscription business models
  • Complementary mix of product innovation, design skills, and applied technical knowledge
  • Ability to outline comprehensive requirements using documents, spreadsheets, and diagrams
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis skills, providing metrics that support business decisions
  • Experience with big data, and the product considerations involved with such environments
  • Ability to analyze user flows and understand the psychology that drives user behavior
  • Prior experience with SCRUM and agile development methodology
  • Experience guiding cross-functional teams, with the ability to relate and interact with various stakeholders
  • Demonstrated history in managing complex projects, with an acute attention to quality
  • Self-driven in keeping projects moving forward, even in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge
  • Quick learner and self-motivated, launching product changes with minimal guidance
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated work ethic, with a passion for contributing to Spokeo’s success

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Senior SDET - Backend
Pasadena, CA

The Senior SDET - Backend will be responsible for defining, reviewing, and executing test protocols. They will also provide frontline support for identifying and debugging software defects. The Senior SDET - Backend will investigate complex issues and provide analysis, potentially including fix recommendations. The primary responsibility of this position is to help engineers and maintain test infrastructure for backend team products.

Day-to-Day Tasks of the Position Include:

  • Gather and document test case requirements.
  • Clearly log defects, maintain test data, and monitor test performance over time.
  • Design, develop, and execute automated unit tests, integration tests, and user-acceptance tests, both black-box and white-box test cases.
  • Develop and maintain test jobs on continuous integration tools, such as Jenkins.
  • Develop, execute and maintain performance tests and reports.
  • Investigate incoming bug reports by reproducing issues and investigating logs.
  • Work collaboratively with software developers.
  • Mentor Junior team members.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information technology or related field and five years of software development experience (or alternatively, a Master's degree and three years of experience)
  • Strong Linux background.
  • Strong SQL experience.
  • In-Depth experience in API testing, ETL testing, performance testing tools, such as Gatling, Siege, or Grinder.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills are required.
  • Must possess excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Be highly self-motivated and ready to learn new concepts and technologies.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, writing, and communication skills, as well as a dedication to software quality.
  • NoSQL experience is preferred.

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
  • Mental and Spiritual Fulfillment



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Senior SDET - Web Applications
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is looking for a Senior SDET - Web Applications who will be responsible for defining, reviewing, and executing test protocols. He/she will also provide frontline support for identifying and debugging software defects. The ideal candidate will also investigate complex issues and provide analysis, potentially including fix recommendations. The primary responsibility of this position is to help engineers and maintain test infrastructure for backend team products.

Day-to-Day Tasks of the Position Include:

  • Gather and document test case requirements
  • Clearly log defects, maintain test data, and monitor test performance over time
  • Design, develop, and execute automated unit tests, integration tests, and user-acceptance tests, both black-box and white-box test cases
  • Develop and maintain test jobs on continuous integration tools, such as Jenkins
  • Set up and maintain test environments and test infrastructure on Amazon Web Services
  • Develop, execute and maintain performance tests and reports
  • Investigate incoming bug reports by reproducing issues and investigating logs
  • Work collaboratively with software developers
  • Mentor Junior team members

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information technology or related field and five years of software development experience (or alternatively, a Master's degree and three years of experience)
  • Strong Web testing and automation skills, in-depth knowledge with Selenium WebDriver, familiar with one or more modern test frameworks, such as RSpec.
  • Strong Linux background
  • In-Depth infrastructure knowledge, Amazon Web Services preferred
  • In-Depth SQL experience
  • In-Depth experience in API testing, performance testing, familiar with one or more performance testing tools, such as Gatling, Siege, JMeter, or Grinder
  • In-Depth QA Methodologies
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills are required
  • Must possess excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Be highly self-motivated and ready to learn new concepts and technologies
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, writing, and communication skills, as well as a dedication to software quality

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool



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Senior Search Engine Marketing Manager
Pasadena, CA

We are looking for a talented and experienced full-time in-house Senior Search Engine Marketing Manager.

Day-to-Day Tasks of the Position Include:

  • Hands-on management of Spokeo’s Search Engine Marketing accounts to drive new paid signups for Spokeo’s name, phone, and email lookup tools
  • Handle bid management, ad creative testing, keyword testing, competitive research, and all related SEM management aspects to maximize potential revenue and profit
  • Work with product team on innovating new products, offers, and landing pages. Help to identify strategic opportunities

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • MINIMUM 4 years of hands-on direct-response Search Engine Marketing experience with
  • Major SEM agencies OR high-traffic consumer websites
  • Expert knowledge of Google AdWords, Bing Ads and Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Experience managing ad spend in excess of $2M / year
  • Proven and demonstrable results with growing Search and Contextual ads
  • 100% proficiency in the English language
  • This is a hands-on, in-the-weeds position. 

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool

 

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Senior Software Developer - Web Applications
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is searching for a supremely talented, extremely passionate programmer to help us usher in the next phase of our development. We've spent years agonizing over the best way to construct an elegant, simplistic, yet highly powerful people search engine, the fruits of which have only recently become very real and very relevant to the way public data is surfaced on the web. In order to perfect our suite of products and take Spokeo to the next level, we need you, assuming you're an awesome web app developer. You will be responsible for building features based on product specs from product managers and/or designers. Those features might involve any of our products, from the universal people search interface and functionality to the construction of family trees to a portal that connects customers to employees and employer data. You will work closely with your team to iterate on these and other features,  the end goal being--we hope--a beautiful, usable product that connects people to information without hassle. Note: most of this work will be performed in Ruby on Rails.   

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Web application development experience in Ruby on Rails (or other modern MVC framework)
  • Knowledge of XHTML, JavaScript and CSS
  • A solid understanding of OO design, all Computer Science fundamentals and NoSQL and SQL database concepts and performance

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Senior Systems Engineer (DevOps)
Pasadena, CA

We are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer, who understands and embraces the devops philosophy, can work closely with dev teams in an agile workflow and is comfortable with cloud based infrastructure. If you're excited about building big data architectures and creating a PaaS then you should talk to us.

Day-to-Day Tasks of the Position Include: 

  • effectively prioritize work and encourage best practices in others.
  • evaluate and implement technologies that improve efficiency, performance and reliability
  • develop and deliver creative solutions that automate systems engineer functions
  • analyze, design, implement and validate strategies for CI/CD workflows
  • design and implement automated dynamic environments to support the needs of delivery teams
  • collaborate with other engineers to develop deployment strategies for existing and new services
  • experience with building reliable systems at scale

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to write quality code to solve automation/glue problems in one or more of these languages: Python, Ruby, Perl,    or Go
  • Expert-level knowledge of at least one configuration management system. Chef, Ansible, Puppet or CFEngine
  • Familiar with a general SDLC workflow
  • Expert-level knowledge of cloud-based infrastructures (AWS, Google App Engineer, etc)
  • Understands a Continous Deployment/Continous Delivery model and is able to architect the workflow
  • Experience with gathering metrics and making informed decisions about performance, etc
  • Expert-level knowledge of one or more Linux distributions
  • MySQL experience is a plus
  • Experience with architecting big data platforms, including Spark, Hadoop, Elastic Search, etc 
  • Knows devops tools of the trade: "jenkins, rundeck, Netflix OSS, etc"
  • Team lead experience is a plus
  • Experience in a microservice environment
 

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Senior UI Designer
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is on the lookout for one top-notch (senior) UI designer. We want a visual designer who can build magnificent user interfaces and create beautiful, compelling illustrations across our product lines. In other words, if you're interested in developing some awesome career points, this could be a great opportunity.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Possess expert knowledge of Sketch, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Have the ability to organize information simply and elegantly.
  • Are interested developing and enhancing product designs and user flows.
  • Obsess over the little things: pixel placement, color selection, and type styles.
  • Are conscientious of current design trends and understand image optimization.
  • Have a hunger and passion to learn all things related to design
  • Can collaborate and work seamlessly with a team of highly skilled designers and developers.
  • A design degree or equivalent work experience
  • Illustration and icon design skills
  • Shots on dribbble
  • A basic understanding of HTML/ CSS 
  • 3-7 years of relevant experience
  • Local candidates only / no relocation included

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Senior UX Designer
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is on the lookout for one top-notch (senior) UX Designer. We want somebody who can create and define intuitive and compelling user experiences across our product lines. In other words, if you’re interested in developing some awesome career points, this could be a great opportunity.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Proficient in Sketch and InVision
  • Have the ability to organize information simply and elegantly
  • Are interested developing and enhancing product designs and user flows
  • Obsess over the little things: use cases, UI states, interactions
  • Are conscientious of current UX trends
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Have a hunger and passion to learn all things related to design
  • Can collaborate and work seamlessly with a team of highly skilled designers and developers
  • A degree in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 3-7 years of relevant experience
  • Local candidates only / no relocation included

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Senior Vice President of Marketing / Head of Marke
Pasadena, CA

We are looking for an experienced marketing leader with a proven track record of measurable results to join Spokeo's leadership team.  The candidate needs to know how to lead a sizable team of talented professionals, collaborate with various teams to formulate company-wide strategies, and work with a wide range of relevant technologies.  The candidate needs to be analytically driven, resourceful, creative, communicative, and not afraid of leading a fast growing technology business.  Lastly, the candidate will establish the road map, goals and objectives for all product marketing efforts to achieve aggressive traffic, revenue, and other financial goals.

He or she will be responsible for overseeing all consumer marketing and customer acquisition initiatives, as well as consumer product marketing strategy, brand development, PR, social media, revenue growth, cost optimization, and risk identification.  Will work to develop areas such as search marketing, email marketing, customer acquisition, SEO, PR, product development, A/B testing, price optimization, revenue forecasts, and brand communications.  Will work with the CEO to develop product strategies and company goals.  Will work  closely with the enterprise team to develop and implement marketing, product, and online strategies to leverage synergies between consumer and enterprise products and solutions.

Execute marketing and product strategy.  The candidate will assume the final responsibility for all marketing dollars, as well as the measurement of qualitative and quantitative targets.  Will work with the CEO to define the overarching product strategies.  Ultimately, the candidate will need to drive profitable growth from search marketing, SEO, display, email, social, grass roots, and other customer acquisition channels.

Generate demand.  The candidate will be responsible for generating demand and leads for both our Consumer and Enterprise businesses via paid search, SEM, SEO, display, email marketing, webinar events, and content marketing.  Demand generation also encompasses re-marketing and other retention marketing to existing customers.  The candidate should have experience developing  collateral materials and, creating and implementing trade show, press and PR strategies for enterprise.

Product marketing.  The candidate will be responsible for market and product research functions for both our Consumer and Enterprise businesses, as well as ROI analysis to manage product roadmaps to meet customer needs and corporate objectives.  Uncover and champion applicable customer experiences to expand the reach of our platform.  Create and implement price-point tests to increase the customer lifetime value for every marketing channel. 

Be accountable for P&L of the Marketing and Product departments. The candidate will manage the Profit/Loss departmental budget and will report results regularly to other leaders.  Deep understanding of metrics and analytics is required.

Understand analytics and subscription business model.  The candidate must create an analytical process to capture and interpret data, including a thorough testing approach to identify the most effective messaging of products and price points for different customers and stages in their life cycle. The strategy includes customer segmentation, understanding the needs of each segment, application of current and future products to each segment, and the movement of customers through the life cycle (brand awareness, ads, on-boarding, conversion, and retention)  The analytically-driven strategy will lead to better sales conversions, improved profit margins, higher customer engagement and retention, differentiated marketing messages, and innovative new products.  

Define the Spokeo brand and marketing messages.  The candidate will develop an overall understanding of the business risks, competitive landscape, and industry opportunities and contribute to the executive conversations pertaining to the direction and strategy of the company.  Will evaluate and confirm the company’s market position, product messaging, and brand voice on a regular basis.  Will improve Spokeo's brand and reputation through selective public relations campaigns, targeted advertising on social networks and online communities, discussion group engagement, and interaction with key review sites.  Will serve as one of the key media spokespeople representing the company.

Requirements:

12+ years experience or
7+ years experience with MBA or advanced degree

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, Air Hockey and Pool

 

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Systems/Platform Engineer
Pasadena, CA

We are looking for a Systems/Platform Engineer, who understands and embraces the devops philosophy, can work closely with dev teams in an agile workflow and is comfortable with cloud based infrastructure. If you're excited about building big data architectures and creating a PaaS then you should talk to us.

Day-to-Day Tasks of the Position Include: 

  • effectively prioritize work and encourage best practices in others.
  • evaluate and implement technologies that improve efficiency, performance and reliability
  • develop and deliver creative solutions that automate systems engineer functions
  • analyze, design, implement and validate strategies for CI/CD workflows
  • design and implement automated dynamic environments to support the needs of delivery teams
  • collaborate with other engineers to develop deployment strategies for existing and new services
  • experience with building reliable systems at scale

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to write quality code to solve automation/glue problems in one or more of these languages: Python, Ruby, Perl, or Go
  • Expert-level knowledge of at least one configuration management system. Chef, Ansible, Puppet or CFEngine
  • Familiar with a general SDLC workflow
  • Expert-level knowledge of cloud-based infrastructures (AWS, Google App Engineer, etc)
  • Understands a Continous Deployment/Continous Delivery model and is able to architect the workflow
  • Experience with gathering metrics and making informed decisions about performance, etc
  • Expert-level knowledge of one or more Linux distributions
  • MySQL experience is a plus
  • Experience with architecting big data platforms, including Spark, Hadoop, Elastic Search, etc 
  • Knows devops tools of the trade: "jenkins, rundeck, Netflix OSS, etc"
  • Team lead experience is a plus
  • Experience in a microservice environment
We Provide:
  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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Technical Lead QA Engineer
Pasadena, CA

Spokeo is looking for a Technical Lead QA Engineer who will be responsible for leading a SDET team, set up and maintain test environments, drive functional test automation and performance testing. He/she will also provide frontline support for identifying and debugging software defects. The ideal candidate will also investigate complex issues and provide analysis, potentially including fix recommendations.

Day-to-Day Tasks of the Position Include:

  • Lead a small team of SDET on everyday work activities; mentor team members
  • Design and implement functional test automation framework
  • Develop and maintain automated acceptance tests
  • Develop and maintain test jobs on continuous integration tools, such as Jenkins
  • Design and implement performance test framework
  • Set up and maintain test environments and test infrastructure on Amazon Web Services
  • Clearly log defects, maintain test data, and monitor test performance over time
  • Work collaboratively with software developers and technical leads

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information technology or related field and seven years of software development/QA experience (or alternatively, a Master's degree and five years of experience)
  • Two years of hands on experience leading a team of QA resources
  • Strong hands on experience in developing test automation frameworks
  • Strong Web testing and automation skills, in-depth knowledge with Selenium WebDriver
  • Strong Linux background
  • In-Depth infrastructure knowledge, Amazon Web Services preferred
  • In-Depth Experience in API testing
  • Experience in SQL experience
  • Experience in performance testing, familiar with one or more performance testing tools, such as Gatling, Siege, JMeter, or Grinder
  • In-Depth QA Methodologies
  • Hands on Release Engineering experience prefered
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills are required
  • Must possess excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Be highly self-motivated and ready to learn new concepts and technologies
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, writing, and communication skills, as well as a dedication to software quality

We Provide:

  • Top Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Stock Options
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Nerf Gun Armory
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool
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