51 - 100 employees
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Big Data & Analytics
IoT

Skyhook Company Overview

Skyhook, a Liberty Broadband company, is a pioneer in location technology and intelligence. The company was founded in 2003 at the outset of the mobile revolution and powered location on all of the early iPhones. We strive for continuous innovation as evidenced by our 650+ patents and the fact that our technology provides the foundation for mobile location services in the global smartphone market. We provide our customers with real-time services and analytical insights via a combination of precise device location and actionable venues. Our products are built on the pillars of trust and respect for individual privacy.

Skyhook is a global location network with more than 4.5 billion Wi-Fi access points and millions of venues. The massive amount of data collected powers all of our products, providing the best location for any app or device - and delivering it with unmatched context.

We are changing the world through behavioral analytics, creating a way for companies and agencies to gather data on consumers’ mobile behavior, improving customer experience and allowing advertisers to reach their audiences in new and relevant ways.

Jobs at Skyhook

 
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As the Office Manager / HR Coordinator at Skyhook, you will play a key role in ensuring the efficient operation of our Boston office while also acting as the primary coordinator of company HR and benefits administration. A successful candidate will be a self-starter, with a high-energy, positive attitude, and a track record of effective, credible office administration in a mid-sized organization.  This position reports to the Executive Vice President & General Counsel in our Boston office. Office Manager Responsibilities: Overseeing general office operations,...
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DevOps Engineer Skyhook Boston, MA  DEVOPS ENGINEER Skyhook’s DevOps team is dedicated to building, evolving and operating dynamic, secure and resilient systems at scale.  Our team members participate in the entire service lifecycle -- from design through the development and testing process to production support and operations.  Our goal is to leverage best-in-class development techniques to operational tasks. Responsibilities Serve as an advocate for quality practices including the development of automated testing to improve business processes Act as a...
IT/Systems/Networking
Boston
As a Server Engineer, you will lead development of software systems and services with a high level of autonomy. You will also support software design, implementation, debugging, troubleshooting, installation and operations. A SE is able to design and build a wide variety of software subsystems and components efficiently and effectively, given only requirements specifications and constraints. A SE is able to develop and sustain these subsystems and software components in complex, multi-vendor, multi-platform environments. Job Duties Develop software systems and...
Software Engineering/QA
12 Thompson
Boston, MA 02110

The Skyhook team is fueled by creativity, passion, intelligence and drive. Location is in our DNA and we are focused on solving difficult problems for our high-profile customers and partners.

Our Boston, MA office is located in the ever-expanding Seaport District and is filled with Ideapaint, standing desks, bean bag chairs, crowd-controlled Sonos radio, games and a kitchen full of snacks. Our Wayne, PA office is located in the Philadelphia suburbs (easily accessible from New Jersey and Delaware), and features free parking, an on-site exercise facility, shuffle board and a fully stocked kitchen. Our offices are linked via video conferencing, allowing all of our teams to create, build and innovate together.

If you love scaling and analyzing billions and billions of locations samples, understanding complex interactions and dealing with noisy data then come talk to us! If you are fanatical about building technology that drastically improves user experiences we want to hear from you.
 

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Blog

February 13, 2020
Indoor positioning refers to the ability to locate connected devices in indoor locations where GPS and other satellites cannot detect them, in places such as multi-store buildings, parking garages, or airports. Have you ever gone inside a grocery store or a mall, and suddenly your phone couldn’t figure out where you were? When traveling outside with a clear view of the sky and satellites, GPS is reliable, but once the device enters a building- the walls, roofs and other infrastruct...
February 4, 2020
There have been massive advances in the location technology industry over the past decade. Skyhook opened its doors 17 years ago at the outset of the mobile revolution, pioneering the use of Wi-Fi as a means of locating connected devices . Skyhook initially employed drivers to tra verse every passable street in major cities all over the world to gather Wi-Fi access points that would eventually power location on all of the early iPhones. Since then, loca...
January 23, 2020
Unless you live in an area with no internet access or mobile phone coverage, you have no doubt heard the term “Geofencing”.  Geofences help marketers, advertisers and enterprises gain insights and take action to interact with, issue alerts, or collect data concerning the millions of mobile devices in today’s increasingly mobile society. According to reports, the average American is expected to spend 3.7 hours on their phone each day, creating a valuable avenue for communic...
January 10, 2020
A ccurate location services are essential for companies building micromobility vehicles - even past the location itself.  ...
January 2, 2020
If you’re anything like us - you are constantly seeking out the latest location technology and updates on the industry. We’ve identified four books that belong on your bookshelf if you’re interested in all things location! ...