9 Boston startups hiring software engineers like crazy right now

Justine  Hofherr

Are you a talented software engineer or web developer in the Boston area looking for a new gig? These companies are in the market for everything from frontend developers to systems engineers to big data programmers. All of the companies on our list have multiple engineering/developer jobs open now and combined these nine companies have more than 50 positions available.

Editor's Note: This article is updated monthly. The last update occurred on 4/18/17.


klaviyo software engineer jobs boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 5+

Industry: Adtech

What they do: Klaviyo helps companies use data and a custom email platform to make more personalized and effective marketing campaigns. According to co-founder Andrew Bialecki, the company is looking to add between 40 and 50 new hires by the end of the year, particularly in engineering.

Cool Perks: The Klaviyo team is all about learning and their office culture revolves around growing in new ways and having the passion to do the best work of their careers.


EdX Boston Edtech

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 4

Industry: Edtech

What they do: EdX is a non-profit, open-source company that provides free online courses from universities around the world.

Cool Perks: Employees at edX get free lunch every day from great local restaurants, a comprehensive benefits package, and an awesome working experience where everyone cares and wants to change the world (no, they’re not kidding).


Toast Boston Foodtech

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 4

Industry: Point of Sale/Food

What they do: Toast is a tablet point-of-sale app for restaurants, cafes, bars, clubs, and other businesses in the food service and hospitality industry.

Cool Perks: In addition to unlimited vacation and flexible work hours, Toast employees have a variety of social clubs to choose from: running, yoga, reading, basketball, and women in tech are just a few.


Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 5

Industry: Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

What they do: Acquia provides a leading cloud platform for building, delivering, and optimizing digital experiences.

Cool Perks: Acquia offers competitive maternity and paternity leave packages, and up to $10,000 referral bonuses. Workers can also enjoy free espresso and coffee, happy hours, beer on tap, and tons of snacks.


Crunchtime Boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 5+

Industry: Software/Restaurants/Hospitality

What they do: CrunchTime! is a back office solution for restaurants that’s highly customizable based on feedback from customers.

Cool Perks: CrunchTime workers can stay trim with subsidized gym memberships and can earn extra bucks with the company’s employee referral bonus. Other perks include desk treadmills, massage chairs, and catered lunches every Friday.


Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 10+

Industry: Automotive/Price Comparison

What they do: CarGurus helps car shoppers contact local sellers and compare local listings for new and used cars.

Cool Perks: CarGurus offers workers catered lunches, commuter benefits, stock options and flexible hours. But with its fun game room, you might not want to go home.


Vestmark Boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 4

Industry: Fintech/SaaS

What they do: Headquartered in Wakefield, Vestmark is a leading technology platform provider delivering wealth management and investment to its users.

Cool Perks: Vestmark boasts tons of fun company activities — many of which are held in the kitchen: there’s a Cinco de Mayo chili-off, international food days, and beer and wine tastings. Employees can also play jeopardy weekly.


Bookbub Boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 2

Industry: Media/Retail

What they do: BookBub is a free service that helps millions of readers find limited-time deals on acclaimed ebooks.

Cool Perks: BookBub employees get flexible work hours, comprehensive health and dental benefits, and plenty of team gatherings such as happy hours, trivia nights, sports leagues, and of course, book clubs.


Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 20

Industry: Travel

What they do: TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip.

Cool Perks: Employees at TripAdvisor get 15 vacation days annually (increases to 20 days starting the third year of employment) plus 10 paid holidays per year. There are also free lunches, ZipCar discounts, travel reimbursements, and summer Friday’s to brag about.


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