Cogito: Principal Software Engineer in Test

Cogito is seeking an experienced and technically proficient Principal Software Engineer in Test who will be the lead for all things automation within our software architecture. This person will be the focal point for QA team's automation strategy and collaboration with development team for continuous integration and Continuous delivery, to achieve faster time to the market and consistent, high quality releases.


  • Hands-on authoring, building and adopting large scale, cross-functional automation frameworks with balanced coverage across UI, back-end integration, database levels, etc
  • Co-author / architect a new Cogito Corp CI/CD process
  • Determine and devise the proper level of automated test coverage to incorporate into the CI/CD process
  • Define and implement test automation strategy including roadmap, tools, framework & approach across project teams
  • Oversee technological execution of the recommended automation solution roadmap across project teams
  • Define and publish key performance metrics for the automated testing
  • Provide leadership, guidance, training and mentoring to implement test automation across project teams


  • Deep understanding of different test automation approaches (keyword-driven, Data-driven, BDD, hybrid) and technology.
  • Understanding of web, mobile, API and database testing technologies
  • Ongoing knowledge of automated testing industry best practices and trends
  • Demonstrated experience in defining and implementing several test automation solutions leveraging one or more of the following: Selenium, Cucumber, Appium, SoapUI, Postman, Protractor, Jmeter, LoadRunner, Visual Studio Load Test, Grinder, Gatling
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment


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

Applicants for employment in the US must be authorized to work in the US.


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.