Cogito: Senior Full-Stack Engineer

We are searching for a Senior Full-Stack Engineer to join the Office of the CTO to help develop the future of real-time behavioral guidance. The ideal candidate is a polyglot programmer with hands on experience at all levels of the software stack from DevOps automation to front end web development with experience taking new products from design to production.

As a Senior Full-Stack Engineer on the Office of the CTO team, you will work closely with the CTO to assess new technologies, rapidly prototype new designs, and build novel integrations with strategic partners. You will help set the strategic technology direction of the company and help guide architectural decision making.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has built up a wide range of software development skills and is eager to stay on the cutting edge of software technologies.


  • Evaluate new technologies by rapidly developing proof-of-concepts and prototypes
  • Guide architectural decisions with careful research and clearly written proposals
  • Operationalize software for pilots and trials with Enterprise customers
  • Work closely with Engineering teams to fully productize strategic plans


  • Bachelors or greater degree in Computer Science, Math, Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • Recent experience delivering scalable cloud-based services to production
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Detail oriented and able to meet commitments in a rapidly changing environment
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies


  • Fluency in multiple programming languages such as Java, Python, Go etc.
  • Experience with cloud providers (AWS preferred) and infrastructure-as-code (Terraform, Cloudformation)
  • Experience with multiple platforms and frameworks
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external technology and business partners
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal 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.