Cogito: Senior Systems Engineer
100 Summer St.
Boston 02110

Employee Testimonials

Joel Makhluf
Martha Sager
Derek Popek


Cogito is searching for Senior Systems Engineer to join our Production Operations team. The ideal candidate has a mix of customer-facing skills, production support experience, and Systems/IT know-how.

You possess a strong desire to support internal and external customers manage your own destiny by creating tools to automate tasks and improve efficiency. You are an individual where OK is never good enough. You have a drive to make things better, discover root causes, and never stop delivering value to your customers. Conversant with a large variety of subjects, you have the ability to triage and manage a broad range of issues.

You will assist in the implementation of customers and the deployment of software to these environments. You will work closely with Sales and Customer Success teams to address customer concerns in a timely manner. You will create tools and processes to automate repetitive tasks, improve efficiency, and improve the monitoring and metrics of the Cogito service. This role reports to the Director of Cloud Operations.


  • Delight customers, both internal and external, due to your team meeting deadlines and delivering value
  • Timely resolution to customer concerns
  • Willingness to work on a rotating shift basis
  • Willingness to work on-call rotation for emergency support
  • Formal experience with SaaS application troubleshooting
  • Experience with ticket triage and Root Cause Analysis


  • Some education in computer science, information security, information technology, or relevant field
  • 5+ years in production support environment or equivalent


  • Experience in a SaaS environment
  • Excellent verbal communication and documentation skills
  • Experience working in a company that practices both an Agile and DevOps mentality
  • Deep understanding of Linux
  • Experience with Cloudwatch, Sumo Logic or another monitoring platforms
  • Understanding of basic network troubleshooting for Application Support purposes
  • Familiarity with an automated configuration platform, Puppet preferred
  • Scripting experience using bash and/or Python
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with other public or private cloud providers are a plus


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.

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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.