: Senior Manager - Front End Engineering (copy)

Cogito is advancing the way people communicate by applying machine learning to enhance conversations in real time. This is your chance to be a part of a trailblazing organization that is making a real difference using the latest cloud technologies for building highly-scalable products. Cogito performs in-call voice analysis and delivers real time guidance to agents and unprecedented insights to managers to an impressive portfolio of Fortune 500 clients.

We are looking for a Senior Manager for our Front End Engineering team. As a Leader at Cogito you will help us scale for our continued growth. You will be working to keep our software technology aligned with the businesss strategic vision and will work across multiple engineering teams to ensure the development of maintainable and scalable products.

Cogito embraces an office optional workspace where Cogicians can work remotely, in office or a hybrid of the two. This position can be done from anywhere.


  • Work in a distributed company and grow our Front End Engineering team as Cogito scales on a hyper-growth trajectoryIn collaboration with the office of the CTO, formulate and document a vision for Front End architecture and approaches.
  • Work with stakeholders to understand and prioritize competing needs, applying the teams capacity to the most important projects that ensure organizational growth and sustainability.
  • Institute compelling performance measurements that continually drive transparency, improved performance, and deadline achievement.
  • Proactively identify technical debt and product areas that require attention or improvement at the architecture level.
  • Consult with the engineering team with ongoing projects. Help them align solutions with the architecture vision and industry best practices. Make software design (application-level) decisions with the team.


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in engineering, computer science, or another relevant field strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in JavaScript and React
  • 10+ of software development experience
  • 7+ years leading and mentoring or managing multiple teams of developers


  • Demonstrated ability to build teams, develop talent, lead by example and have passion and discipline on operational excellence.
  • Previous experience working with multiple remote engineering teams both within and outside of the US, India would be a plus.
  • Deep sense of ownership. You take responsibility for the success of the engineering team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to apply these skills in written, verbal and visual (eg video calls) modes of communication.


- 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

- Stock options via equity grants

- Eligibility for annual bonus for all non commissioned employees

- Casual and inclusive office atmosphere

- Office Optional policy where Cogicians choose where they work either primarily remote, primarily in office or hybrid

- Ability to support Cogicians anywhere in the US through our Office Optional policy

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.