51 - 100 employees
Public
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

 

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.
 

Skyhook Culture and Benefits

 

12 Thompson
Boston, MA 02110

Blog

October 20, 2020
Skyhook Wireless, Inc. (“Skyhook”), the pioneer in the development of Wi-Fi positioning technology, and Unwired Labs Pvt Ltd (“Unwired”), a leading provider of location, mapping and geocoding services, today are announcing that they have entered into a Strategic Collaboration Agreement. Pursuant to the Agreement, Unwired, with limited exceptions, will no longer sell or offer its own Wi-Fi positioning services. Instead, Unwired will become a reseller and collaborative partner ...
October 19, 2020
On October 16th, Skyhook celebrated Customer Appreciation Day. Our customers are the common denominator across all of our teams. We wanted to send an extra thank you to our customers to let them know how much we appreciate them working with us over these past 17 years and especially during this difficult time in 2020.   ...
October 15, 2020
‘Location is everything’ is a saying we’ve all heard before, but for the logistics industry that couldn’t be more true. When considering a location for a warehouse or distribution center , logistics companies need to look at many different factors to make sure the new location they choose will positively affect their supply chain. Location analytics can help these logistics businesses make informed decisions based on local customer base, access to resources, and...
October 7, 2020
COVID-19 has impacted the lives of Americans in many ways, and with limitations on indoor and large gatherings, people have been looking for new , safe forms of entertainment. One particular trend we noticed was the resurgence of attendance at drive-in movie theaters , and the increase of ‘pop-up’ drive-ins. Skyhook’s team of data analysts took a look at what the summer of 2020 looked like at some of these drive-ins. ...
September 29, 2020
Skyhook brings advanced location technology to smart feature phone providers on a global level, providing access to location in hard-to-locate areas of the world....