Software Engineer

Redwood City, CA
Aug 08, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Businesses & Consultants
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description


Equilar provides an industry-leading database and product suite for over 1,000 enterprise and professional service clients. Our approach is to never compromise on quality or integrity-an approach that has earned us the respect of the entire industry.

Over the past three years we have invested heavily in product development and are beginning to expand into adjacent markets. We're looking for an experienced developer to join our dedicated team and help us reach the aggressive goals we've set for over the next few years.

Responsibilities include:
  • Design, develop, data extraction, and data management software applications
  • Collaborate and coordinate with engineering, product management, and the leadership team to design systems and to obtain information on project limitations, capabilities, performance requirements, and interfaces
  • Effectively use technology to eloquently solve problems and meet product requirements


We are looking for an open, effective communicator who can work independently on a small team. Our ideal candidate will know the full development lifecycle and have an excellent foundation in computer science, a keen eye for data, and strong competencies in data structures, data algorithms, relational databases, and software design.

Lastly, we'll be looking for experience in the following areas:
  • Strong Java. Experience with Java/J2EE, and/or Spring/Hibernate.
  • Experience with database system architecture, relational database design, Oracle, and/or Postgres.
  • Experience with JSON, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, JQuery, AngularJs, and/or Python/Django Web Framework.

Education, Quality, Unity, Innovation, Leadership, Accountability, Results. These are the values we seek in everyone we hire.

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related technical discipline
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience
  • Start-up experience preferred

Company Description

Equilar is dedicated to the idea that better leaders make better companies. We help leaders and companies improve by providing information and tools that strengthen corporate governance, enable broader and deeper board searches and build bridges between people at the top.

Based in Redwood City, CA, with a satellite office in Nashville, TN, Equilar's award-winning suite of online databases is the first choice of companies seeking corporate governance and executive networking solutions. Equilar's clients include leading human-capital consulting firms, over 1,100 publicly traded corporations (including over half of the Fortune 500), law firms, private-equity investors, search firms executive associations and individual executives. These clients all rely on Equilar to provide insight into the top leadership of corporate America.

Equilar's work is featured regularly in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, on CNBC, and in other leading media outlets.


Financial Strength. Our business is built on a profitable, subscription-based model with high client retention rates. We've had 15 years of consecutive growth, with no down years or layoffs. We take pride in our disciplined fiscal approach and have consciously avoided the financial irresponsibility that has taken down many startups in Silicon Valley.

Performance-Driven Culture. We come from diverse backgrounds and top universities with proven track records of success. We seek top-quartile performers who strive to be the best at everything that they do. We are 100% employee-owned and reward our top performers with a unique profit sharing program.

Great Career Opportunities. As a rapidly growing market leader, we offer plenty of opportunities for those passionate about career advancement and developing a broad skill set.

In Summary. We offer the energy and ambition of a startup and the stability and benefits of a publicly traded company. We are growing rapidly and looking for exceptional talent who share our values to join our team and help take our business to the next level.

Redwood City, CA


Mon, 7 Aug 2017 11:26:52 PDT