51 - 100 employees
Public
B2B
Big Data & Analytics
IoT
Mobile

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

 
1 Jobs Listed
Boston
Skyhook, a leader in location technology and intelligence, is looking for a Sales Engineer to join our team. Skyhook's Sales Engineers listen to the needs of our audience and help them imagine how Skyhook's location technology fits into their software or service. Our SE's use a mix of creativity and technical skills to help bring our customers' and prospects' visions to life using our products. Working in conjunction with our Sales and Business Development teams, our Sales Engineer actively drives and manages the evaluation stage of our sales process, as well as the...
Software Engineering/QA
41 Farnsworth St
Boston, MA 02210

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

 

Blog

December 10, 2019
As 2020 ushers in the beginning of a new decade, Internet of Things (IoT) connected-devices are continuing to appear. The IoT ecosystem is rapidly increasing, with reports from Ericsson predicting that the number of connected devices is expected to reach 28 billion worldwide by 2021 .  ...
December 9, 2019
The Internet of Things is constantly around us. These devices are becoming increasingly popular - combining the I nternet with everything you do, what could be better? Wearables and IoT devices with location positioning capabilities are the perfect gift option for the modern, connected family.  ...
December 6, 2019
Black Friday is a retailer’s dream - for decades Black Friday deals have brought hordes of eager shoppers into malls across America at all hours of the day and night. But with the steady and unrelenting increase of online shopping - and even same day delivery - the state of retail is adjusting as traditional brick and mortar stores work to win back an online-focused consumer.  ...
December 3, 2019
The casino at Encore Boston Harbor has been a hot button topic of conversation for New England gamblers. Opening June 23, 2019 in Everett, MA, about 25 minutes from downtown Boston, Encore Boston Harbor is the newest attraction for those who like to place bets. The 2.6 billion dollar casino is placing pressure on other casinos in Massachusetts and the surrounding states, luring customers to the brightly lit, flower-adorned location.  ...
November 27, 2019
Black Friday is known as the busiest shopping day of the year in the United States. At Skyhook, we work with fascinating location data every day - so as we prepare for our own holiday shopping, we took a look at the historical data from Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday in 2018. We plan to follow this up with an analysis and comparison to Black Friday 2019 - so stay tuned!   ...