Backend Developer

Spokeo, Pasadena

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Spokeo is searching for a Backend Developer to join us in Pasadena, CA. Spokeo builds innovative products that make your world more transparent. We help you know the people around you better so you can be more connected, more protected, and trust a little easier.

Spokeo reconnects friends, reunites families, uncovers catfishers, prevents fraud, stops criminals, and more. With over 12 billion records and 18 million monthly visitors, our team of only 200 tackles Facebook-sized challenges and pushes the limit of Amazon's cloud.

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. 


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • At least 3+ 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 The Following Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Stock Options
  • 401(k)

We Provide The Following Perks:

  • Flexible Hours
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Free Lunch Catering Every Day
  • Wellness Classes
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Fully Stocked Fridge and Snacks
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, and Pool Table

About Spokeo

What can you do with Spokeo? Research Whether you're looking up an unknown caller, looking to learn more about your date, or wanting to research a new neighborhood you are moving to, a quick search on Spokeo gives you access to billions of records in an instant. Reconnect Spokeo makes it easy to reunite with family, friends and love interests. Simply search a name, phone number, or other details and easily find the most recent information we have available. What Spokeo doesn't do Credit, Insurance or Employee Screening Spokeo does not have access to secure or private financial information. You may not use Spokeo for credit, tenant or insurance screening purposes. Utilizing Spokeo's platform for purposes of employee screening is strictly prohibited. Any Purpose Specified in the FCRA Spokeo is not a credit reporting agency and does not offer consumer reports. We work hard to ensure that all of the data on our site is within established guidelines.

Want to learn more about Spokeo? Visit Spokeo's website.