Whitepages is hiring a

Software Engineer - Full Stack

Seattle, United States
Full-Time

Whitepages Inc. is a global leader in digital identity verification. Our solutions include Whitepages Premium for consumers and Whitepages Pro for businesses. Whitepages Premium provides subscribers access to U.S. public records to verify contact details, mobile numbers, bankruptcy history, criminal records, and more to facilitate trusting interactions in today’s sharing economy. Whitepages Pro provides businesses with global identity verification solutions via enterprise-scale APIs and web tools to help companies identify the legitimate customers from the fraudulent ones.

Our foundation is data at massive scale. Our open search web properties serve 55 million visitors per month and account for more than 90% of free people searches in North America. To support these users, Whitepages has developed its own fully-integrated, high-availability Identity Graph database which houses more than 5 billion global identity records. These records have been curated and corroborated from hundreds of different sources and made available to our users to deliver unparalleled coverage, accuracy, and performance.  Whether you are looking up an old friend, checking out someone you’ve met online, or powering a fraud solution for your enterprise, Whitepages can help you verify identities worldwide.

If your passion is web development for one of the top trafficked sites on the web or providing premium data to businesses, as well as the tools to get the most out of that data, we have a place for you! We're a small company with a big vision and we work as a cohesive team to make that vision a reality. We also believe in taking risks, working hard and having lots of fun.

What you will do:

  • Write performant, maintainable code that is easy to read and well-documented
  • Write automated tests to thoroughly validate the correctness of your code
  • Deploy large-scale web applications
  • Maintain our existing mobile applications
  • Have a focus on quality and fix structure in real-time
  • Come ready to learn from some of the best and brightest in the industry
  • Work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic and fast moving team
  • Be effective in a team environment working with fellow engineers and product management

What you should have:

  • 3+ years coding experience
  • 2+ years experience with Ruby on Rails or similar web frameworks (i.e. Django)
  • Experience with deployment systems (i.e. Docker or Chef)
  • Experience with iOS and/or Android mobile application development
  • Fluency in one or more languages such as Ruby, Scala, Python
  • Understanding of OO design, algorithms, and data structures
  • Aptitude to quickly learn new languages and technologies as necessary
  • Computer Science or related degree
Combine all this with a dynamic, can-do culture, and Whitepages is a pretty awesome place to work for folks who want to have impact.  We are a small team with a passion for what we do, and we keep our employees at the center of our mission.  We host weekly events, including catered lunches and happy hours, enjoy unlimited vacation, keep a fully stocked kitchen, and work in some great cities, with headquarters in downtown Seattle, and offices in New York City and Budapest, Hungary.  If this sounds like the kind of place you want to spend your days, then visit us at: http://about.whitepages.com/. Whitepages Inc. prides itself on being an equal-opportunity employer.

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