Cogito: Tech Lead, Web Team

Cogito is seeking an experienced and technically proficient Tech Lead who can contribute to a small web-app development team. The team is responsible for building a variety of web interfaces for our innovative enterprise software products, including novel true-real-time interfaces.


Although both back-end and front-end experience is necessary, we are looking primarily for a front-end expert with deep and current JavaScript experience and a strong understanding of React/Redux or Angular.


The ideal candidate is a fast learner, who thrives on finding the right tool for the job, including learning new technologies and adapting to meet the needs of our rapid growth and evolving business. You have a fearless bias towards action and you believe that speed and quality are not mutually exclusive. You show good judgement about shipping fast while maintaining a sustainable and principled architecture.


You have a strong sense of design and know how to build modular, scalable, secure, fault-tolerant systems. You understand requirements beyond the written word and anticipate future evolution with strategic architecture. Because you love what you do, you bring infectious enthusiasm to all your endeavors. You see new challenges as an opportunity to contribute, make an impact, and grow.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to development of highly interactive enterprise-customer-facing web applications built on the framework, including all aspects of design, implementation, testing, and maintenance.
  • Work with the software and product development teams to maintain a prioritized engineering backlog. Plan, estimate, and deliver on-time according to agreed-upon estimates.
  • Interact and collaborate with colleagues in engineering, operations, product development, and sales to deliver world-class products and services to clients.

Requirements:

  • Some education in engineering, computer science, or another relevant field
  • 8+ years of professional software development experience with 5+ years of web software development experience with focus on UI
  • Strong and current experience with JavaScript, including ES6
  • Current experience/strong understanding of React / Redux or single page application frameworks
  • Familiarity with principles of good user experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Ability and willingness to learn new tools and technologies

Skills:

  • Web development technologies and methodologies
  • JavaScript (ES6)
  • React / Redux
  • Experience/understanding of AWS and public cloud ecosystem
  • Experience/exposure to programming languages like Java, Python or equivalent and ability to learn new languages as required
  • Experience/exposure to SQL/NoSQL
  • Technical diagramming and communication of software architecture and design
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies
  • Fluency with Unix / Linux operating system and development environment
  • Fluency with revision control, including distributed revision control and Git in particular


Benefits

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.

Full-time

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.