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!

SALES REPRESENTATIVE - INSURANCE PRODUCTS

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 Sales Representative to sell our data products to the P&C insurance industry.

The Sales Representative 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, 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, non-weather 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 engineering, math, statistics, biology or a related STEM 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, go to www.locationinc.com/careers and 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.

Product Owner

We are a fun and exciting location-based data and risk prediction company. In order to meet an ever-increasing demand, we are looking to hire a Product Owner with outstanding knowledge of web design standards and usability experience.

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.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Create Market Requirement Documentation (MRDs) and Product Requirement Documentation (PRDs)
  • Plan and prioritize feature backlog and development for multiple products
  • Assess value, develop use cases, prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those tasks with maximum business value and are aligned with product and company strategy
  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Lead the planning for product release plans and setting expectations for delivery of new functionalities
  • Mitigate impediments to successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Explore and analyze the market, the users, and the roadmap for the product

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

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Previous working experience as a Product Owner
  • Strong organizational skills, can shift gears quickly, aptitude for technology
  • Good interpersonal skills, truly enjoy working with others in a small company
  • Knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and organizational skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills; knows how to ask good questions
  • Creative thinker with a vision
  • Attention to details
  • Understanding of UX workflow design, best practices for UX/UI
  • Understanding of front-end basic engineering technologies
  • Experience with Geographic or location data products a real plus

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!).

Our Company:

Location, Inc. is a small and 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.

Interested?

Tell us about yourself and why you would like to work with us with a nice cover letter along with your resume!

Senior/Principal Ruby On Rails Full Stack 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 Senior/Principal Ruby On Rails Full Stack Engineer with outstanding web development and leadership experience. This is an exceptional opportunity for a great developer to become the senior engineer of a small, growing and profitable, venture-backed company.

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

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Leading the incorporation of new features to our newly rearchitected and most popular product
  • Serving as the Sr. Developer and Team Lead in the technical development of our other real estate and map-based information products
  • Solving challenging problems working with massive datasets that include crime statistics, schools, lifestyles, neighborhoods and more
  • Working in an Agile environment writing code and tests you can be proud of
  • Keeping existing products up-to-date with the latest technologies, architectures, and standards
  • Advising other parts of the business on technical capabilities and options
  • Working alongside a nimble, cohesive engineering team
  • Collaborating with PhD Geographers and Statisticians to create new, disruptive products

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

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years designing and implementing complex, data-heavy web applications
  • 5+ years’ experience with Ruby on Rails and PostgreSQL / relational databases, AWS
  • 3+ years’ front end development experience with JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, CSS
  • Experience with design and building Web API development
  • Experience as a small team leader, tech-lead or similar role
  • Self-directed time management, documentation and communication skills
  • Proven, effective ability to work with others
  • Be passionate about your craft and entrepreneurial in thinking about how engineering can solve business problems

An Ideal Candidate Would Also Possess:

  • Experience with HAML, SASS
  • DevOps experience, particularly with Chef and Engine Yard
  • Data mining experience
  • Scaling and performance tuning of high-traffic, data-heavy sites; Google Maps JavaScript APIs

Our Environment:

  • Hand coded Rails 4 & 5, Ruby 2.2, HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery
  • OpenStreetMap, Google Maps API, Engine Yard, Amazon AWS, PostgreSQL/PostGIS
  • We use all of your favorite tools: JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, HipChat, GitHub, Chef, Puppet, Basecamp, Pivotal Tracker, etc.

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.

Interested?

Tell us about yourself and why you would like to work with us! Email careers at locationinc dot com and include a link to your website / portfolio / GitHub / LinkedIn.

Quality Assurance 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 driven Quality Assurance 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 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:

  • Creating and maintaining test plans for new and existing features
  • Testing browser based applications from UX/UI as well functional testing
  • Ability to triage issues as they arise from customer support, management or your teammates.
  • Leading and supporting efforts to automate testing
  • Keeping all departments updated on status of release and communicate obstacles and testing risk
  • Contributing to the development and release of NeighborhoodScout and SecurityGauge
  • Supporting IT functions hosting services on AWS, continuous integration, test automation and manual testing
  • Using modern infrastructure tools and platforms to automate our systems
  • Solving 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
  • Collaborating with PhD Geographers and Statisticians to deliver new, disruptive products

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

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ years professional work experience
  • Proficient with Amazon Web Services (EC2, RDS, SQS, CloudFront), Route53, ELB
  • 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
  • RSpec, Capabara, Selenium, Code coverage tools
  • Experience with API testing
  • Passion for breaking things!

An Ideal Candidate Would Have Familiarity With:

  • MVC frameworks (Ruby on Rails, Symfony, Spring, Grails) a strong plus
  • HTML/JS frameworks (jQuery, Bootstrap, Foundation)
  • Frameworks: Ruby on Rails, Bootstrap, etc.
  • Jira for Bug Tracking and Reporting

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.

Interested?

Tell us about yourself and why you would like to work with us! Email careers at locationinc dot com and include a link to your website / portfolio / GitHub / LinkedIn.

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.

Interested?

Tell us about yourself and why you would like to work with us!

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.

Interested?

Tell us about yourself and why you would like to work with us!