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Senior Software Engineer at Location Labs, California!

Location Labs is the leader in mobile location-based services. Our CEO, a McGill alum, has found the best weather in North America, and is looking for strong software engineers to join our team!

Location Labs provides a dynamic work environment where you will be exposed to the latest software technologies, including platform and storage technologies, GIS and LBS technologies, identity and authorization, and the latest mobile handset technologies. We work closely with major device manufacturers, platform providers and network operators world-wide to provide cutting-edge solutions leveraging 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 Sr. Software Engineer you will contribute to all aspects of software engineering and development, from task specification and technical risk assessment to software architecture, coding and test integration. You will work on industry-leading solutions in the location services space, including our Family Management services deployed on over a dozen network operators worldwide, such as the AT&T FamilyMap and Sprint Family Locator services.

We are looking for:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Excellent problem-solving and algorithm skills
  • Experience with scalable system architectures and DBMS
  • Skill in Java, including server-side frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate
  • Experience in Python, Ruby, or similar scripting languages and frameworks a plus
  • Experience in iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, or other mobile development environments a plus

Location Labs is a well-funded leader in location-based services, providing mobile data services and applications to clients around the globe. We offer competitive salary and exceptional benefits.

The company operates the world’s most successful mobile location-based personal safety service, powering nearly a dozen products, including AT&T FamilyMap (, Sprint Family Locator (, and T-Mobile FamilyWhere.

The company's Location-as-a-Service Platform offers solutions to 2,000 developers and enterprises to leverage location capabilities. The company's Universal Location Service Platform can locate well over 300MM devices in the U.S., while Location Labs' smart phone SDKs enable advanced location features, like Geofencing, for smart phone application developers.

Recent accolades include: 2010 Inc. 500 list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies and San Francisco Business Journal’s “Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies”. The company has raised $26MM in venture financing from Draper Fisher Jurvetson, BlueRun Ventures (formerly Nokia Venture Partners), QUALCOMM Ventures, Intel Capital, and Mitsui Ventures. The company was previously operating as Wavemarket, Inc. More information: : To apply, send your resume as in-line text, attached text, or attached PDF to, and please put the job title (Sr. Software Engineer) in the subject.