Software Development Manager, Web Applications

Published on January 17, 2024

Spokeo is a people intelligence service that helps you search, connect, and know who you are dealing with. You can use it to find old friends, identify unknown callers, or research your date. Professionals use it to find new customers or to prevent fraud. Knowledge is a quick search away.

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.
We’re looking for a technical Software Development Manager, Web Applications to join our engineering-fueled team. You’ll work with the latest versions of React and Node.js, scrum teams, and 4B pages to impact! You can also help further define and promote best practices for functional areas, continuous integration, automation, and coding standards.
What You’ll Do - This includes an estimate of where time will be spent. This is subject to change:

  • 20% - Direct management of a handful of engineers with opportunities to grow
  • 20% - A supportive management structure with minimal politics where delegation and autonomy are valued (all managers were engineers at one point)
  • 20% - Ownership of an area of code and ability to set architectural direction
  • 20% - Immediate team impact on and its millions of visitors (we release every two weeks and are looking towards continuous deployment)
  • 10% - Opportunity to shape our development process and code quality
  • 10% - 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 head, 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

Spokeo offers a bonus program, equity plans, and 401K matching for qualified roles. Twice a year, we do discretionary, merit-based salary increases. Additional benefits include 100% medical/dental/vision coverage and unlimited PTO for all employees.

Spokeo extends written offers to candidates who successfully complete their selection process. Spokeo’s offers include a base salary, participation in a company bonus program, stock options, and comprehensive benefits. A final offer will depend on several factors, including, but not limited to, marketplace competition, job leveling, the candidate’s experience, skills, etc.

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.