Cogito: DevOps Engineer, Data Team

Cogito is searching for a DevOps Engineer to join our organization.

You possess a strong desire to jump into action when needed, and love being the expert in the room. You learn fast and love new challenges, especially on tasks you may have never done before. You have a strong dislike for manual repetitive tasks, so you take pride in automating as much of your work as possible so that next time it can be a push of a button. You are great at documenting what you do, so that other team members can take work off your hands any time.


  • Develop and manage the automated build system, automated deployment system, continuous integration environment
  • Automate monitoring tools to monitor system health and reliability to support high uptime requirements
  • Troubleshoot software and infrastructure issues as needed
  • Efficiently manage AWS resources to control costs
  • Communication complex technical solutions to a broad range of stakeholders within the business
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities


  • Bachelors degree in a CS/IS/IT/System Administration related field or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years in a DevOps or equivalent role
  • Ability and willingness to learn new tools and technologies
  • Demonstrate a history of working in environments with any of the following compliance standards: PCI, HIPAA etc


  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as bash and Python. Ruby and Java are a plus
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
  • Experience with automating deployment using DevOps tools like Ansible, Cloudformation, Terraform, Jenkins etc
  • Working knowledge of container technologies including Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experienced in AWS Services such as CloudWatch, Route 53, Cloudformation, Elastic Search, AWS Directory Services, ECR/ECS, AWS SAM
  • Experience with a CI/Job management tool such as Jenkins.
  • Strong skills in troubleshooting and debugging application related network issues
  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


Your choice of comprehensive benefits for you and your familys health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance

Frequent catered lunch and live product demos

401(k) retirement plan options

Ongoing professional development and cross-training

20 days vacation time, 5 days sick time, 2 floating holidays and 11 company holidays (yes, Patriots Day is a holiday)

2 "Be Gentle" personal days

Company paid parental leave upon hire

Competitive pay, stock options, and annual bonus eligibility

Casual dress and fun office atmosphere

Pre-tax commuter benefits

Stocked groceries in the kitchen

Office location in the heart of Boston with convenience to the MBTA lines

Equal Opportunity Employer

Cogito is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fair hiring practices and to creating a welcoming environment for all team members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, familial status or veteran status.

Authorization to Work

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Employee Testimonials

Joel Makhluf
Joel Makhluf
Director of Demand Generation

Cogito is a game changer, blending artificial intelligence, machine learning and behavioral science to elevate the human ability to recognize non-verbal social cues and be more emotionally intelligent. I am impressed with all facets of Cogito and knew I was making the right decision to join their team.

Martha Sager
Martha Sager
Business Development Manager

I work for Cogito because serving behemoth companies whose goals are to be customer-centered by empowering agents with tools that provide for more positive outcomes, benefiting all involved, is work that I am privileged to do.  

Derek Popek
Derek Popek
Talent Manager

I know Cogito is the place for me because it hits everything I look for in a company and in an opportunity. I want to be around brilliant, driven and nice people tackling big challenges and that is exactly what we’re doing at Cogito.