Software Engineer

  • Emeryville, California, United States
  • Engineering
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Location Labs provides a dynamic work environment where you will be exposed to the latest in software and mobile handset technologies. We work closely with major device manufacturers, platform providers and network operators world-wide to provide cutting-edge solutions leveraging remote mobile device management and mobile device location. We have a crack team of software engineers that lead the industry in coming up with what’s possible in this rapidly evolving space.

As a Software Engineer, you will contribute to all aspects of software engineering and development, from task specification and technical risk assessment to technology choice assessment, software architecture and coding. You will work with an extremely bright, hard-working, creative team of software professionals dedicated to moving the mobile technology space forward.  You will work on innovative, disruptive products and software technologies that are redefining the way in which mobile devices are managed and the ways in which location can create and enhance new opportunities.  Our customers and partners include the largest names in the telecommunications industry, including AT&T Wireless, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and Telefonica. This is an excellent opportunity for Software Engineers who are looking for a company that promotes growth from within and encourages creativity and innovation.


We are looking for:
* BS in Computer Science or equivalent

* 3+ yrs of experience in software development

* Experience with OOP programming (Java is preferred)

* Experience with Linux is a plus

About Location Labs:

Location Labs is the leader in mobile consumer products that enhance the personal safety of millions of users. We are a profitable, rapidly growing company that just made the Inc 500|5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the US--for the fourth straight year. Our engineers work closely with major device manufacturers, platform providers and network operators worldwide to provide cutting-edge solutions leveraging remote mobile device locator and management tools. Our company is redefining the market with a refreshing take on location services and the way in which mobile devices are managed.

So, why work at Location Labs?

Our Engineers are smart, talented, and passionate about solving challenging problems. We have millions of paying customers who use our Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and web apps, with a carrier-grade backend that processes hundreds of millions of events every day in real time.

We offer an excellent benefit package, in addition to plenty of perks to keep you going throughout the day: you can make your own espresso with our onsite espresso machines. And when you need a little break, we provide weekly off-site yoga, group rock-climbing at a nearby climbing gym, pick-up basketball, a softball team, and an on-site gym for times when you just need to do a few push-ups while your code is compiling. Another great perk is our bi-weekly on-site massages. And, who doesn’t love to eat?! Our 2 kitchens are generously stocked with organic produce, treats, and refreshments. We also provide free catered lunch on Fridays from local eateries.

It’s important to get out when attacking real-world problems, so we also have plenty of off-site company events and parties, which include family and friends (dinners, dancing, A’s games, picnics in the park, happy hours, potlucks, weekday excursions/field trips, such as white-water rafting…you name it!)

Our HQ, located in Emeryville, is easily accessible via car, bike, BART, or the Amtrak station across the street (there’s a free shuttle to and from BART, which drops off in front of our building).

So, if you’re hard-working and want to join a team making a difference, please submit your resume. We look forward to hearing from you!

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