Cogito: Senior Software Engineer- Platform Team

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 industry leading team that is making a real difference using the latest cloud technologies. 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.

As a Platform Team Senior Engineer you will leverage AWS and cloud computing, Java, Python and other tools to enhance Cogitos technology for the common data store, platform tools, authorization services, and the user management system. We are seeking a senior software engineer who loves learning, is experienced and fluent in backend programming in Java or Python, is excited about cloud computing and is able to drive projects forward and yield results. Your determination, skill and enthusiasm will make an impact on the success of Cogito.


  • Write tested, idiomatic, and documented code.
  • Develop products using agile methods and tools.
  • Utilize AWS technologies to solve business problems.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement efforts.
  • Support production issues both directly and indirectly with customers.
  • Interact and collaborate with colleagues in engineering, operations, product development, and sales to deliver world-class products and services to clients.
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.


  • Bachelor or advanced degree in engineering, computer science, or another relevant field.
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience with Java or Python.
  • 2+ Years in a High Performance, High scalability environment.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new tools and technologies.


  • Excellent programming skills in language like Java and/or Python.
  • Exposure to languages like Javascript, Groovy.
  • Experience/understanding of AWS and public cloud ecosystems.
  • Experience/exposure to SQL/NoSQL.
  • Experience building scalable, high performance services.
  • Good grasp of security and data protection principles.
  • Experience with authentication and authorization system is a big plus.
  • Experience with Test automation framework & tools (e.g. JUnit, Mockito/JMock etc).
  • Proficient in a source controll (e.g., Git, Subversion or CVS).
  • Excellent oral and written communication 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

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.