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Software Development Manager, Web Applications

Engineering | Remote | Full Time

Job Description

Spokeo is a people search engine that both enlightens and empowers our customers. With over 12 billion records and 18 million visitors per month, we reconnect friends, reunite families, prevent fraud, and more.

Spokeo is seeking a Software Development Manager, Web Application to join us in Pasadena, CA. Your leadership, communication, and full-stack development skills will be exercised as Scrum Master and technical lead of a cross-functional team. You will ensure that the team is self-organizing, efficient, and continuously improving. More broadly, based on interest, you can help define and champion best practices for functional areas such as CSS, JavaScript, Ruby, continuous integration, automation, and general coding standards. The ultimate goal is to bring more value to Spokeo customers through engineering and team excellence.


  • Direct management of a handful of engineers with opportunities to grow
  • A supportive management structure with minimal politics where delegation and autonomy are valued (all managers were engineers at one point)
  • Ownership of an area of code and ability to set architectural direction
  • Immediate team impact on and its millions of visitors (we release every two weeks and are looking towards continuous deployment)
  • Opportunity to shape our development process and code quality
  • Daily interaction with technologies such as Ruby on Rails, React, Node.js, CSS, Rspec, Elasticsearch, and SQL


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 1+ years managing web application development teams
  • 1+ years of guiding scrum-based teams (e.g., scrum master, technical lead, etc.)
  • 5+ years of full-stack development experience (i.e. HTML, CSS, Javascript/React, Node.js, MVC/Rails, MySQL, NoSQL, RESTful APIs).
  • Passion for and experience with building collaborative teams and high-quality software
  • A team-first leadership style 
  • Excellent project management and communication skills

Privacy Notice for Candidates:

Spokeo is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Spokeo fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best products and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Recruiters or staffing agencies: Spokeo is not obligated to compensate any external recruiter or search firm who presents a candidate or their resume or profile to a Spokeo employee without 1) a current, fully-executed agreement on file and 2) being assigned to the open position (as a search) via our applicant tracking solution.