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Senior Software Engineer - Android/iOS
320 Congress Street, First Floor
Boston, MA 02210

This position will be onsite with a client in Framingham, MA for 3 to 4 days per week. Cantina’s office is in downtown Boston near South Station. Candidates will need to be responsible for their own transportation to Framingham and Boston.


Mobile UX design/development for iOS, including native development (e.g. Objective-C and Swift) and cross-platform mobile development (e.g. React Native or Xamarin). We won’t be unhappy if you also have experience with other mobile platforms such as Android. Experience with connected app development with Bluetooth hardware, in particular Bluetooth LE/Smart, is a plus. Web standards-based development skills, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript a plus, as well. Familiarity with Web services architectures, RESTful web services, PubSub, push notifications, realtime messaging, data architecture and on-device storage engines. What are you about? Solving interesting problems. Having fun with great coworkers in a flexible environment. Making connected stuff that really matters.

Here’s what we’re about.

Cantina is a strategic design and technology agency. We accelerate an organization's ability to innovate, grow and deliver better digital products and services. We love mobile development and we are even more excited about the role mobile can play in bringing connected devices and IoT to life. We are doing really cool work on connected dog collars, consumer electronics, and medical devices. Much of that work focuses on companion apps that go with hardware, so we are looking for mobile developers who want to expand beyond phones and tablets. We enjoy working with our clients directly. We believe that integrating with client teams at all levels is vital to success. The work will vary, but our typical day to day is working directly with client teams on the development and delivery of their core products. This means being both a developer and a consultant matter to us: your soft skills will be as important as you software skills at Cantina.

About you:

We are looking for someone who can develop quality software at a fast pace while following best practices and can interact with a variety of clients on strategic, high-impact projects. You should enjoy working with small, tight-knit teams of developers as well as enjoy using “the right tool for the right job.” We are not tied to any specific technology, but rather use the best tools at hand. You should be a passionate developer with a broad range of programming skills who is ready to lead and inspire small project teams. You should have recent experience with the latest best of breed web-based technologies, especially in the areas of mobile development (Swift 3/4, React Native) and cutting-edge web standards (HTML5, CSS3, ES6). You should enjoy switching between various programming projects, ramping up quickly, regardless of the chosen technology, and delivering. In addition, we are often faced with tasks that go beyond technical discipline to involve much broader aspects of consulting. You should be well versed in project and client relationship management, project scoping and direct client interaction.


  • Strong foundational knowledge of mobile UX design/development (iOS apps for iPhone and iPad)
  • Ready and willing to ramp up on the “right tool for the right job”
  • Thrive in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Be motivated to work independently and over deliver
  • Know how to identify project issues Nice-to-have
  • App development to support Bluetooth hardware integration, in particular Bluetooth Smart/BLE
  • Github with relevant projects to showcase
  • Open source contributions
  • Backend / web service experience / expertise


  • Base salary of $95,000 - $115,000 based upon experience
  • Eligible for target bonus of up to 20% of base salary

Benefits and Perks

  • 100% employer-paid insurance premiums for health, dental, vision and disability
  • Paid parental leave up to 6 weeks
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • Vacation time accrued to 20 days per year
  •  Dog-friendly workplace
  • Free beverages and snacks
Category: Software Engineering/QA

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