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Software Engineer

Company: Equilar
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

LOCATION: Redwood City, CA


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 over the next few years.


  • Modifying software to add features, fix errors, improve performance, and upgrade interfaces.
  • Testing software for defects and documenting the defects and solutions.
  • Documenting software and API services for internal reference.
  • Consulting with teams, departments, and customers on project status.
  • Working with customers or departments on technical issues including software system design and maintenance.
  • Analyzing information to recommend and plan the deployment of new software solutions or modifications of an existing solution.
  • Consulting with engineering staff to evaluate APIs and develop specifications and performance requirements.
  • Conferring with project managers to obtain information on limitations and capabilities.


We are looking for an open, effective communicator who enjoys working in teams. Our ideal candidate will 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 key areas:

  • Java. Ex: experience with Java, Eclipse RCP, and/or Spring/Hibernate.
  • Database. Ex: experience with database system architecture, relational database design, Postgres, Search engines like ElasticSearch, and Document databases like Mongo.
  • Web development. Ex: experience with JSON, HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, AngularJs, Spring, and/or Python/Django Web Framework.
  • Experience deploying an application with Docker and Kubernetes Engine.

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


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


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.

With offices in the Bay Area, Chicago, and New York City, 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.


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. We also offer paid time off and a stipend through our Learn Grow Lead program for employees to participate in seminars and classes outside of the workplace.

Financial Strength. Our business is built on a profitable, subscription-based model with high client retention rates. We take pride in our disciplined fiscal approach and have consciously avoided the financial irresponsibility that has taken down many startups in Silicon Valley.

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.

Keywords: Equilar, Redwood City , Software Engineer, Other , Redwood City, California

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