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Senior Software Engineer, Data

Job Category:
Technology Provider
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
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Here at ZoomInfo, we employ cutting-edge NLP technologies to empower America's knowledge workers with in depth profiles on millions of business people and companies. ZoomInfo will find people you know and those you need to know. As a Senior Software Engineer on ZoomInfo’s Data Generation team, you will be responsible for improving the data thousands of customers see every day. 

In case you hadn’t noticed, we take a different approach than our competitors for how we get our data. Instead of relying exclusively on human editors, ZoomInfo leverages the power of NLP and Machine Learning to continually update our database of 50 million people and 5 million companies. As a Zoomer, you’ll get to work with cutting-edge technologies and a tremendously large (and fantastically rich) data set. If you like working on tough problems, whether that’s how to build systems that handle millions of customer requests per day or how to make sense of over a billion pieces of potentially correlated data, ZoomInfo’s the right place for you!

We are only considering candidates local to the greater Boston, MA area or candidates that are willing to relocate on their own to the Boston area 

We are truly passionate and excited about what we do! See interviews with team members on our Careers Page

The Opportunity 

  • Be a major player in a company that's on the cutting-edge of semantic technology
  • Work with cutting-edge technology like EC2, Hadoop, Solr, JBoss, and Hibernate
  • Work with enormous data sets. Our database has over 10 billion records extracted from the Web
  • Learn NLP & Machine Learning techniques, such as data mining and Bayesian classifiers
  • Solve interesting and challenging problems alongside a great team of engineers
  • Develop new skills as you push your knowledge - and our technology - to new levels
  • Work for a profitable, growing company that works with an impressive Fortune 500 client list


  • Native English speaker strongly preferred
  • A strong knowledge of Java
  • Experience with: Java EE, JMS, Hibernate, Spring, Junit
  • Eager to learn new technologies such as Hadoop, Cassandra, Solr, Jenkins, etc.   
  • Interested in NLP & Machine Learning technologies/techniques like OWL/ontologies, RDF, SPARQL, naive Bayesian classifiers, data mining, machine learning, clustering/tag clouds, etc.
  • Experience with big data and data analysis
  • A mindset that research should lead to actionable results 
  • Able to look at lots of data to see patterns, draw conclusions and take actions
  • Excited to tell us why you want to work here and what kinds of challenges you're looking for
  • Can talk intelligently and passionately about the interesting challenges your projects presented
  • A sense of humor and perspective
  • 3+ years industry experience, B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent

At ZoomInfo we encourage creativity, value innovation, demand teamwork, expect accountability and cherish results. If you are a take charge, take initiative, get stuff done individual we want to talk to you! We have high aspirations for the company and are looking for the right people to help fulfill the dream. We strive to continually improve every aspect of the company and use cutting edge technologies and processes to delight our customers and rapidly increase revenues.

ZoomInfo™ is a leading business information provider that offers real-time, in-depth profiles of millions of businesses and employees as well as the market's most powerful tools for searching and targeting. The ZoomInfo™ Database currently spans seven million businesses and 95 million employees. It is available through the free ZoomInfo™ Directory; the award-winning SaaS tool, ZoomInfo™ ProZoomInfo™ Community Edition, a program where members share business contacts for free access to ZoomInfo; and ZoomInfo™ Enterprise Solutions, which include custom list creation and integration of data with customers' software applications. Follow ZoomInfo on FacebookLinkedInTwitter and the ZoomInfo blog. For more information, go to