Careers

CHALLENGE. INNOVATE. INSPIRE. GROW.

We’re the team that reveals the truth about locations. On stage, we build complex data to help our customers answer complex questions about place.

Honored by the Worcester Business Journal as one of the top companies for employee rewards and recognition, Location, Inc. is comprised of a close-knit team developing cutting-edge technologies while working towards a goal that we’re proud of.

If you enjoy creating unique, market-disrupting SaaS products and love a good challenge, check out our open positions below. You can also learn more about Location, Inc. on Boston ABC-TV’s Chronicle!

 

OUR LOCATION, OUR PEOPLE, OUR CULTURE.

We are in a modern office building in the heart of the financial district in downtown Worcester, MA, New England’s second largest city. The office is near the commuter rail station and I-290, with garage parking paid for by the company and walking distance to numerous restaurants, banks, and other services. Go five miles in any direction and you are in quaint New England towns with nationally-ranked schools, historic charm, skiing, biking, swimming, and great housing options (and we would know, we're the experts!).Our staff is creative, talented, and enthusiastic about building products that serve our customers' needs. We work hard, but make room for fun. When we need a break from the workday, we take one! Be it a walk to the park, relaxing in the lounge, or taking a field trip to a new art exhibit, enjoying life is a priority and a perk at Location, Inc. Here are some other perks:

Fridge is always stocked with craft beers

Dog-friendly

We take-out or go-out to lunch as a bunch, regularly

If we're not here, you can find us at Happy Hour!

OPEN POSITIONS

We are a growing, profitable, venture-backed, big data company looking to expand our fun and talented team by hiring similarly fun and talented people. If you're excited to be a part of something big, are a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit, and love to work in a creative, start-up environment, we want to hear from you!

Senior Account Executive

We are a fun and fast-growing location-based data and risk prediction company with industry leading products. In order to meet an ever-increasing demand, we are looking to hire a Senior Account Executive to sell our data products to the P&C insurance industry.

The Senior Account Executive is an independent role with a focus on closing data licensing deals through both inbound and outbound selling. If you are a hard-working, entrepreneurial hunter, with a 4-year degree in a STEM field, and/or an interest in geography and location-based data, you may be a great fit.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Sell into a nationwide account focused territory in the Insurance industry
  • Identify opportunities where our RiskSuite™ solutions will help solve insurance company underwriting and rate making challenges
  • Execute on outbound sales (75% warm/25% cold calling, plus qualifying, testing, proposing, and closing)
  • Execute on inbound sales (qualifying, testing, proposing, closing)
  • Give product presentations (primarily remote, with some onsite as needed, including tradeshows, conferences, and industry events)
  • Gain and maintain technical knowledge and understanding of Location, Inc. products and those of competitors
  • Build relationships and create a strong client portfolio consisting of senior management contacts
  • Provide superior customer follow up and support
  • Act as a conduit to our product team with customer feedback on how to improve our offerings to solve customer pain points

What’s in it For You:

  • Sell some of the most ground-breaking predictive products in the market today as part of a rapidly growing company with a great culture
  • Help both commercial and personal lines P&C insurers, MGAs and brokers make informed decisions by taking advantage of products that predict the probability of claims and losses at any location – for crime, fire, wind/hail, plumbing and appliance failure water damage, and more
  • Be part of a team that ‘swarms’ and brainstorms to adjust data products to delight customers
  • Competitive salary and great benefits (medical coverage, dental, vision, life, 401(k), 5 weeks paid personal time each year)
  • Long-term stability with a venture-backed company that is profitable and experiencing strong growth
  • Investors include the founders of MapQuest and CoreLogic

Required Skills & Experience:

  • B2B sales success in data licensing or technology sales environment
  • Dyed-in-the-wool entrepreneurial hunter and a passionate learner
  • Consistent overachievement of sales revenue goals
  • BA/BS in geography, engineering, math, statistics, biology or any related field
  • Proven ability to identify and get to the right buyer in a company
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to be self-disciplined in regular customer contact, and manage sales activity
  • Highly competent at handling complexities and problems, and at understanding Big Data products
  • Proficiency with Salesforce and MS Office applications
  • Experience with SharpSpring a plus

Our Company:

Location, Inc. is a rapidly growing, high-end geospatial analysis company born of university research, specializing in location-based decision-making tools: analytics, information and data. We license geospatial risk analytics as a suite of SaaS products for a host of business to business applications, and run NeighborhoodScout.com, the largest neighborhood search engine in the world, and “the most trusted source for choosing a neighborhood,” according to Money® Magazine.

See Location, Inc. interviewed on Boston ABC-TV’s Chronicle!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5qCwPl-Rq4

Location, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:

This is an excellent opportunity to play a critical role on a growing team. If you meet the position’s qualifications and wish to apply, please send the following: 1) Resume that indicates relevant experience and proven track record in sales; 2) Cover letter stating how you would be a good fit for the company and position.

Account Executive

We are a fun and fast-growing location-based data and risk prediction company with industry leading products. In order to meet an ever-increasing demand, we are looking to hire an Account Executive to sell our data products to the P&C insurance industry.

The Account Executive is an independent role with a focus on closing data licensing deals through both inbound and outbound selling. If you are a hard-working, entrepreneurial hunter, with a 4-year degree in a STEM field, and/or an interest in geography and location-based data, you may be a great fit.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Sell into a nationwide account focused territory in the Insurance industry
  • Identify opportunities where our RiskSuite™ solutions will help solve insurance company underwriting and rate making challenges
  • Execute on outbound sales (75% warm/25% cold calling, plus qualifying, testing, proposing, and closing)
  • Execute on inbound sales (qualifying, testing, proposing, closing)
  • Give product presentations (primarily remote, with some onsite as needed, including tradeshows, conferences, and industry events)
  • Gain and maintain technical knowledge and understanding of Location, Inc. products and those of competitors
  • Build relationships and create a strong client portfolio consisting of senior management contacts
  • Provide superior customer follow up and support
  • Act as a conduit to our product team with customer feedback on how to improve our offerings to solve customer pain points

What’s in it For You:

  • Sell some of the most ground-breaking predictive products in the market today as part of a rapidly growing company with a great culture
  • Help both commercial and personal lines P&C insurers, MGAs and brokers make informed decisions by taking advantage of products that predict the probability of claims and losses at any location – for crime, fire, wind/hail, plumbing and appliance failure water damage, and more
  • Be part of a team that ‘swarms’ and brainstorms to adjust data products to delight customers.
  • Competitive salary and great benefits (medical coverage, dental, vision, life, 401(k), 5 weeks paid personal time each year)
  • Long-term stability with a venture-backed company that is profitable and experiencing strong growth
  • Investors include the founders of MapQuest and CoreLogic

Required Skills & Experience:

  • B2B sales success in data licensing or technology sales environment
  • Dyed-in-the-wool entrepreneurial hunter and a passionate learner
  • Consistent overachievement of sales revenue goals
  • BA/BS in geography, engineering, math, statistics, biology or any related field
  • Proven ability to identify and get to the right buyer in a company
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to be self-disciplined in regular customer contact, and manage sales activity
  • Highly competent at handling complexities and problems, and at understanding Big Data products
  • Proficiency with Salesforce and MS Office applications
  • Experience with SharpSpring a plus

Our Company:

Location, Inc. is a rapidly growing, high-end geospatial analysis company born of university research, specializing in location-based decision-making tools: analytics, information and data. We license geospatial risk analytics as a suite of SaaS products for a host of business to business applications, and run NeighborhoodScout.com, the largest neighborhood search engine in the world, and “the most trusted source for choosing a neighborhood,” according to Money® Magazine.

See Location, Inc. interviewed on Boston ABC-TV’s Chronicle!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5qCwPl-Rq4

Location, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:

This is an excellent opportunity to play a critical role on a growing team. If you meet the position’s qualifications and wish to apply, please send the following: 1) Resume that indicates relevant experience and proven track record in sales; 2) Cover letter stating how you would be a good fit for the company and position.

AWS/DevOps Engineer

We are a fun and exciting web application and Big Data company. In order to meet an ever-increasing public demand, we are looking to hire a AWS/DevOps Engineer to join our Ruby on Rails product development hosted on AWS. This is an exceptional opportunity to join our small, growing and profitable, venture-backed company.

This position will work from our offices in downtown Worcester, MA (read further about our location, below). Relocation assistance will be offered for the right out-of-area candidate.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Contribute to the development and release of NeighborhoodScout and SecurityGauge
  • Support IT functions hosting services on AWS, continuous integration, test automation
  • Help our team support APIs for external clients
  • Use modern infrastructure tools and platforms to automate our systems
  • Solve challenging problems working with massive datasets that include crime statistics, schools, predicting real estate values years into the future, predict fire and water damage, and more
  • Collaborate with PhD Geographers and Statisticians to create new, disruptive products

What’s in it For You?

  • Help large and small businesses of all stripes make informed decisions by predicting future opportunities and risks at any location – crime, fires, investing futures, and more
  • A casual, fun working environment, solving some of the most exhilarating Big Data problems in the industry, alongside a team that’s as passionate as you are about this stuff
  • Competitive salary and great benefits (401(k), medical coverage, 5 weeks paid personal time each year)
  • Great work/life balance, with 40-45 hour work weeks the norm
  • Long-term stability with a venture backed start up that is already profitable and growing
  • Investors include the Founders of MapQuest and CoreLogic

Requirements:

  • 2+ years professional work experience
  • Proficient with Amazon Web Services (EC2, RDS, SQS, CloudFront, Auto Scaling Groups), Route53, ELB
  • Familiarity with Terraform
  • DB: PostgreSQL, PostGIS, Redis, MySQL
  • Experience with Apache, NGINX
  • Expertise with Linux
  • Tools: JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, HipChat, Github, Chef, Puppet
  • Continuous integration, Version Control Systems (Semaphore, Jenkins), Test Automation
  • Experience or exposure to Agile/SCRUM is ideal
  • Excellent communication skills

Familiarity with the following is a strong plus:

  • MVC frameworks (Ruby on Rails) a strong plus
  • HTML/JS frameworks (jQuery, Bootstrap, Foundation)
  • Frameworks: Ruby on Rails, Bootstrap, etc.
  • Strong programming and scripting fundamentals (Bash)
  • Containers such as Docker
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent analytical capabilities
  • A desire to write tools and applications to automate work rather than do everything by hand
  • Self-motivated, pro-active and solution-oriented individual
  • Passionate about Continuous Build, Integration, Test, and Delivery systems

Our Environment

  • Hand coded Rails 4 & 5, Ruby 2.3, 2.4, ReactJS, HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery
  • OpenStreetMap, Google/Mapbox Maps API, Engine Yard, Amazon AWS, PostgreSQL/PostGIS
  • We use all of your favorite tools: GitHub, Basecamp, Pivotal Tracker, etc.

Our Location:

Yards away from commuter rail hub, highway, pubs, restaurants and coffee shops. Five miles in any direction and you are in quaint New England towns with nationally ranked schools, historic charm, and great housing options (and we would know, we’re the experts!).

Company Description

We are a small, high-end geospatial analysis Company born of university research, specializing in location-based decision-making tools:  analytics, information and data.  We license geospatial risk analytics and SaaS products for a host of business to business applications and run the largest neighborhood search engine in the world, and “the most trusted source for choosing a neighborhood,” according to Money® Magazine.

See Location, Inc. interviewed on Boston ABC-TV’s Chronicle!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5qCwPl-Rq4

Location, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:

This is an excellent opportunity to play a critical role on a growing team. If you meet the position’s qualifications and wish to apply, please send the following: 1) Resume that indicates relevant experience; 2) (Optional) Cover letter stating how you would be a good fit for the company and position.

Business Development Representative

We are a fun and exciting risk prediction and data company. In order to meet an ever-increasing demand, we are looking to hire a Business Development Representative.

This position will work from our offices in Worcester, MA (read more about our fabulous location, below). Relocation assistance will be offered for the right out-of-area candidate.

The Business Development Representative (BDR) is responsible for placing and receiving calls from prospects while communicating key product information. This includes obtaining prospects operational and financial data with a qualification questionnaire. Through the qualification process the representative must use sound judgment to determine the probability of success between product capabilities and prospects needs. It is essential for the person in this position to become map and data savvy and understand the small to mid-sized business market.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Respond quickly and accurately to incoming inbound sales leads through phone calls, click-to-call requests and live web chat requests
  • Qualify and grade all inbound lead sales inquiries
  • Research all web leads for further qualification
  • Call all web leads and qualify/grade
  • Call/respond to all email leads
  • Conduct outbound/proactive calling coupled with campaigns and meet required call per day targets
  • Handle all special campaign related lead tracking processes
  • Enter Event generated leads into the Marketing and Sales CRM systems
  • Conduct proactive visitor outreach for web visitors
  • Conduct lead re-qualification or data/contact updates
  • Hot transfer or set appointments for qualified leads
  • Find creative ways to push past rejection to engage potential prospects
  • Inside Sales for company SaaS applications

What’s in it For You:

  • A casual, fun working environment, where you can be part of bringing some of the most ground-breaking predictive products to market, alongside a team that’s as passionate as you are about this stuff
  • Help large and small businesses of all stripes make informed decisions by taking advantage of products that predict future opportunities and risks at any location – crime, fire, hail, water damage, investing futures, and more
  • Be part of a team that ‘swarms’ and brainstorms to adjust data products to delight customers.
  • Great work/life balance, with 40-45-hour work weeks the norm
  • Competitive salary and great benefits (medical coverage, dental, vision, life, 401(k), 5 weeks paid personal time each year)
  • Long-term stability with a venture-backed company that is profitable and experiencing strong growing
  • Investors include the founders of MapQuest and CoreLogic

Expected Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate good decision-making ability
  • Ability to build and maintain trust with customers through open, honest and timely responses in the interest of long term partnerships
  • Ability to listen to customer expectations and initiate product requirements
  • Excellent understanding regarding product capabilities and customers requirements
  • Exceptional customer service and account management capabilities
  • Ability to work differential hours based on regional customer business hours and requirements of a specific transaction
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications, CRM applications
  • Experience with Salesforce and SharpSpring is a plus
  • Committed team player

Our Location:

  • Overlooking the beautiful historic Common in the center of Worcester, New England’s second largest city, in a modern office building. Office space is awash in views and light
  • National Public Radio recently said: “forget Oakland. Worcester, MA is the new ‘It’ location!”
  • Yards away from commuter rail hub, highway, pubs, restaurants and coffee shops
  • 34,000 college students attend institutions in the city
  • 5 miles in any direction and you are in quaint New England towns with nationally-ranked schools, historic charm, and great housing options (and we would know, we’re the experts!)
  • Covered garage parking paid by our Company

Our Company:

Location, Inc. is a small, high-end geospatial analysis company born of university research, specializing in location-based decision-making tools: analytics, information and data. We license geospatial risk analytics as a suite of SaaS products for a host of business to business applications, and run NeighborhoodScout.com, the largest neighborhood search engine in the world, and “the most trusted source for choosing a neighborhood,” according to Money® Magazine.

See Location, Inc. interviewed on Boston ABC-TV’s Chronicle!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5qCwPl-Rq4

Location, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:

This is an excellent opportunity to play a critical role on a growing team. If you meet the position’s qualifications and wish to apply, please send the following: 1) Resume that indicates relevant experience and proven track record in sales; 2) Cover letter stating how you would be a good fit for the company and position.

Geographical Statistician

If you are a talented stats geek with experience in spatial data and seeking to play a critical role in the Big Data world, are on top of your game with advanced predictive statistics, and you have an impressive academic record — consider applying to join our team!

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Collect, analyze and update geographic and real estate data with statistics — schools, crime, demographics, and more
  • Build the data into usable information products for businesses and consumers, including our nationally renowned website for home buyers, NeighborhoodScout.com

What’s in it For You:

  • A casual, fun working environment, where you can be part of bringing some of the most ground-breaking predictive products to market, alongside a team that’s as passionate as you are about this stuff
  • Help large and small businesses of all stripes make informed decisions by taking advantage of products that predict future opportunities and risks at any location – crime, fire, hail, water damage, investing futures, and more
  • Be part of a team that ‘swarms’ and brainstorms to adjust data products to delight customers.
  • Great work/life balance, with 40-45-hour work weeks the norm
  • Competitive salary and great benefits (medical coverage, dental, vision, life, 401(k), 5 weeks paid personal time each year)
  • Long-term stability with a venture-backed company that is profitable and experiencing strong growing
  • Investors include the founders of MapQuest and CoreLogic

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Masters Degree in related field (Ph.D. preferred)
  • Strong experience with data manipulation, multivariate statistical models, regression, factor, cluster, and other predictive statistical methods
  • Expert SPSS syntax programming skills
  • Experience with US Census Data and other geographic data
  • Adept at managing data in Excel, Access (or other spreadsheets/databases)
  • Proven ability to quickly research and find very esoteric sources for data
  • At least 1 year private sector experience, post-graduation
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, and solid interpersonal skills
  • Emotionally mature, dependable Excited about using geographic data to create powerful, enterprise-changing products that reveal the truth about our world

An Ideal Candidate Would Also Possess:

  • Experience using ArGIS
  • Innovation, resourcefulness and initiative
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently

Our Location:

  • Overlooking the beautiful historic Common in the center of Worcester, New England’s second largest city, in a modern office building. Office space is awash in views and light
  • National Public Radio recently said: “forget Oakland. Worcester, MA is the new ‘It’ location!”
  • Yards away from commuter rail hub, highway, pubs, restaurants and coffee shops
  • 34,000 college students attend institutions in the city
  • 5 miles in any direction and you are in quaint New England towns with nationally-ranked schools, historic charm, and great housing options (and we would know, we’re the experts!)
  • Covered garage parking paid by our Company

Our Company:

Location, Inc. is a small, high-end geospatial analysis company born of university research, specializing in location-based decision-making tools: analytics, information and data. We license geospatial risk analytics as a suite of SaaS products for a host of business to business applications, and run NeighborhoodScout.com, the largest neighborhood search engine in the world, and “the most trusted source for choosing a neighborhood,” according to Money® Magazine.

See Location, Inc. interviewed on Boston ABC-TV’s Chronicle!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5qCwPl-Rq4

Location, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:

This is an excellent opportunity to play a critical role on a growing team. If you meet the position’s qualifications and wish to apply, please send the following: 1) Resume that indicates relevant experience; 2) Cover letter stating how you would be a good fit for the company and position.