Jobs at Factual

Hard problems. Diverse technology. Amazing culture.

Solve Hard Problems

Working at Factual means working together with fellow puzzle-addicts on projects that excite, deconstruct, explode, and reshape our thinking. We're here to solve real problems that take serious applied and theoretical skills because the data we deal with is noisy, contradictory, and there are petabytes of it.

Here are a few thought experiments to give you an idea of the types of problems that come with keeping up the world’s best place data...

Work with Diverse Technology

At Factual, we pride ourselves on applying the right tools to the right tasks. Consequently, we use a wide variety of technologies ranging from those that are well established to some that are new and cutting edge.

Check out a small sample of the typical technologies and languages used by our different engineering groups below:

Web Stack

  • Node.js
  • Redis
  • MySQL
  • AngularJS
  • Rails


  • Mesos
  • Docker
  • Marathon
  • Chronos
  • AWS

Data Stack

  • Hadoop
  • HBase
  • Cascalog
  • Parquet
  • Parkour
  • Impala
  • Yarn
  • Solr
  • Lucene
  • PostgreSQL
  • Spark

Data Science & Machine Learning

  • Drake
  • Ensemble Methods
  • Neural Networks
  • Random Forests

Share in Amazing Culture

Our Mission

Our mission is to make data accessible to every developer, entrepreneur, business, or organization - anyone who needs data to build a better app, provide a better search result, make smarter software - anyone who needs data to make a better decision or help others make better decisions.

Our Values

Factual is a place that brings together smart, talented, and diverse people; a place where you can bring your whole self to work. We believe in transparency and are open among ourselves and with our customers. We go so far as to make a complete view of the data available to anyone at any time. We also believe that trust and wellness beget productivity and happiness, and reflect this in our benefits. Here’s the not so secret sauce to our benefits and perks: It’s all about removing barriers so we can focus on the things we love. We are constantly searching for unique ways to improve the health and happiness of our team. Our hope is that we become better people by working here.

Our People

In our heart of hearts, we all love data. So much so, that we think it’s the best way to tell you about who we are and what we do.

Great Benefits

Flexible Hours and Vacation

Factual offers a responsible vacation policy — we don’t have rigid limitations on PTO, so employees can take time off in the way that works best for them and their team.

Location Location Location

We’re headquartered in beautiful, sunny Los Angeles. We also have great offices in New York City, San Francisco, and Shanghai.

Insurance and Retirement

We offer our full-time employees a diverse platform of medical, dental, and vision options, along with a 401k plan, flexible spending and dependent care accounts, life insurance, and discount programs.

Employee Wellness

Take a break and do some lunchtime yoga or afternoon pilates in the office. Factual brings in weekly instructors and offers discounted memberships to local gyms. We also provide organic fruit and healthy snacks in our kitchen.

Office Perks

Aside from wrangling with data, we enjoy pool and ping pong tournaments, piles of board games for board game night, a kitchen full of meals and snacks, catered lunch on Fridays, and 360° views of LA from the Hollywood sign to the Pacific ocean. Our New York, San Francisco, and Shanghai offices each have their own local flavor. We are active in the local community and frequently host technology meetups at our offices.

Share Your Passion

Whether you’re new to the area or just want to share your favorite things, we have groups for everything from beer enthusiasts to board gamers, hikers, surfers, movie lovers, soccer players, basketball players, trivia aficionados, and more.