41 Boston startups hiring software engineers like crazy right now

Written by Justine Hofherr
Published on Sep. 14, 2016
41 Boston startups hiring software engineers like crazy right now
Boston Software Engineer Jobs

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.

formlabs software engineer jobs boston
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Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 20+

Industry: 3D Printing

What they do: Formlabs is the creator of the Form 2, an innovative, affordable desktop 3D printer. The company has made high resolution 3D printing accessible to independent and small business designers, engineers and artists.

Cool Perks: Flexible working hours, comprehensive health benefits, unlimited PTO, pet-friendly office and plenty of after work activities.


peapod ecommerce company boston
Ahold Delhaize USA​​​

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 10+

Industry: E-commerce, Food

What they do: Ahold Delhaize USA helps to create a better customer experience for the company’s online grocery ordering store. The team is behind the innovations made to both the ordering and customer experience aspects of the e-commerce grocery site.

Cool Perks: Unlimited vacation policy, flexible work schedule, commuter benefits and casual dress.


Nuance software engineer jobs Boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 15+ 

Industry: AI, Software

What they do: Nuance seeks to make the workplace and the world smarter by integrating conversational AI software into everyday operations. The company offers a suite of voice, AI and natural language technologies to empower the functionality of healthcare and enterprise organizations

Cool Perks: Onsite gym, flexible work schedule, and pet insurance.


cargurus ecommerce company boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 30+

Industry: Automotive, Consumer Web

What they do: CarGurus uses proprietary algorithms in order to easily and effectively connect car buyers with reputable sellers. The Cambridge-based company rates car deals based on the quality of the deal and produces results that feature qualities such as dealer reputation and vehicle history.

Cool Perks: Commuter benefits, generous PTO, and daily meals provided.


Chewy software engineering jobs Boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 14

Industry: E-commerce

What they do: Chewy is an online pet product destination, offering a wide variety of food, treats and supplies for numerous animal companions. Ranging from parrots to horses, Chewy ensures pets receive the best brands and products available.

Cool Perks: Comprehensive health benefits, happy hours and 401(K).


Markforged software engineer jobs boston
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Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 5+

Industry: 3D Printing

What they do: Markforged is the creator of the first carbon fiber composite printer for manufacturers. Since launching in 2014, Markforged has developed multiple printers using materials like nylon, fiberglass, onyx and kevlar, among others, to create custom tools, functional parts and prototypes.

Cool Perks: Parking, flexible work hours, unlimited PTO, paid parental leave, game room, company happy hours and outings, stocked kitchen, and health benefits.


toast software engineer jobs boston
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Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 20+

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.


Tamr software engineering jobs Boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 4 

Industry: Big Data + Machine Learning

What they do: Tamr is a data unification company transforming how companies get value from their data. The company’s platform uses machine learning supplemented by human expertise to unify and prepare data to deliver previously unavailable business-changing insights.

Cool Perks: Open office floor plan, child care benefits, generous parental leave, unlimited vacation policy, casual dress and commuter benefits.


massmutual software engineering jobs boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 20

Industry: Finance

What they do: With over 160 years of experience providing its clients with insurance, retirement, investment and financial wellness services, MassMutual’s network of finance professionals possess the expertise to drive big financial goals. The institution produces a variety of digital tools to allow individuals and families to plan for the future, continually making the process of money management simpler.

Cool Perks: Generous PTO, paid volunteer time, generous parental leave, adoption assistance, wellness programs and 401(k) matching.


vestmark software company boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 5

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.


rapid7 software company boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 5

Industry: Cybersecurity, Software

What they do: The Rapid7 Insight Cloud gives IT teams full visibility, analytics and automation of their cybersecurity protocols. The company’s data helps security teams do everything from assessing security vulnerabilities to identifying malicious actors in a system. NVIDIA, Boeing, Netflix, American Express and Chipotle are just a few of the global brands using Rapid7 as their go-to cybersecurity analytics platform.

Cool Perks: An onsite gym, employee stock purchase plan, performance bonuses, flexible work schedule, unlimited vacation policy, a casual dress code and they promote from within.


levelup software engineer jobs boston
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Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 10+

Industry: Fintech

What they do: LevelUp is a mobile app that makes ordering and paying for meals from thousands of restaurants faster and easier. The company’s mobile payment network is used by millions of customers and thousands of businesses.

Cool Perks: Unlimited vacation, regular happy hours, office pups, 100 percent covered health benefits, commuter benefits and partial 401(k) matching.


acquia software engineer jobs boston
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Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 8

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.


agero software jobs boston
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Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 3

Industry: Automotive, Big Data

What they do: Agero is changing the way we drive with the combination of technology and human-powered solutions. Agero provides roadside assistance, information services and management of claims, making it the trusted service to 80 million drivers.  

Cool Perks: Flexible work hours, game room, commuter benefits, happy hours and tuition reimbursement.


crunchtime software engineer jobs boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 3

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.


klaviyo software engineer jobs boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 10+

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.


3play media software company boston
3Play MEdia

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 2

Industry: Software

What they do: 3Play Media provides transcription, captioning and translations to customers in education, media, enterprise and government. The company has created integrations, tools and plugins for world-renown institutions like the University of Wisconsin, P&G and MIT.

Cool Perks: Company equity, performance bonus, generous PTO, some meals provided and casual dress code.


cogo labs accelerator company boston
Cogo Labs

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 11

Industry: Startup Accelerator

What they do: Cogo Labs is a business venture accelerator that creates companies from their own internal experiments. The company combines employee ideas, a network of entrepreneurs, data science and analytics to build ideas into actual ventures. To date, Cogo has launched six businesses (including EverQuote and hopjump) and has three more in the pre-launch stage.

Cool Perks: Lots of company outings (including group spin classes, harbor cruises and karaoke), a fully-stocked kitchen, 401(k) matching and three weeks of paid vacation.


asics digital software company boston
ASICS Digital

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 6

Industry: Software

What they do: Smarter workouts are possible with ASICS Digital. The ASICS Runkeeper can track workouts, set goals and even develop personalized plans to achieve those goals. The app even features the ability to connect with friends so you can celebrate crushing your fitness goals together.  

Cool Perks: Unlimited time off, stipend to spend on workout gear, gym memberships and comprehensive health benefits.


drift adtech company boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 7

Industry: Ad Tech, Sales

What they do: Drift is a sales communication platform helping teams generate more leads. The integrated chat and sales funnel database helps marketing and sales teams to work in harmony to close their big deals.

Cool Perks: Matching 401(K) and stock options.


ellevation education software engineering jobs boston
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Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 2

Industry: Education

What they do: Ellevation is the only web-based software built for English-language learners and their educators. The platform provides a comprehensive view of learning data and enables more effective collaboration between teachers.  

Cool Perks: Onsite gym, remote work program, generous PTO, game room and commuter benefits.


bookbub software engineer jobs boston
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Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 3

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.


smartsheet software engineering jobs boston
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Engineering/Developer Jobs open: 6

Industry: Software

What they do: Smartsheet simplifies collaboration and decision making for companies and organizations. The platform has a variety of solutions from collecting team data to managing customer onboarding services.

Cool Perks: Versatile workstations with standing desks, a friendly office environment, flexible work hours and working with a team who genuinely loves what they do.


panorama education software jobs boston
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Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 2

Industry: Edtech

What they do: Panorama Education makes data software for tracking academics and behaviors across entire school districts. The platform goes beyond just education, the software aggregates data from outside the classroom like family engagement, safety and social-emotional learning skills.

Cool Perks: Flexible work environment, generous parental leave, meal provided daily, company equity and unlimited PTO.


tripadvisor software engineer jobs boston
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Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 25+

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.


wellframe healthtech company boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 2

Industry: HealthTech, Mobile

What they do: Wellframe creates a mobile platform for both healthcare teams and patients. The Care Team Dashboard allows for real-time patient insights and communication channels, while the Patient Mobile app features a daily health checklist and constant communication with medical professionals. Healthcare professionals use the data collected by the software to better predict patient health.

Cool Perks: Weekly in-office lunches, flexible work hours, health benefits and Hubway membership.


bondlink software engineering jobs boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 4

Industry: Fintech

What they do: Bondlink offers products and solutions to the Municipal Bond Market. Their platform enables issuers to create customized websites and connect quickly with investors across multiple devices.

Cool Perks: Commuter benefits, unlimited vacation, fitness subsidy and happy hours.


veo robotics software engineer jobs boston
veo robotics

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 4

Industry: Robotics

What they do: Veo makes products that incorporate 3D sensing and AI for robots in the manufacturing industry. Their technology makes robots more productive, flexible and collaborative with people.

Cool Perks: Flexible work hours, parking, unlimited vacation and generous parental leave.


mimecast software engineering jobs boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 3

Industry: Security/Software

What they do: Mimecast provides an integrated suite of cloud security tools for a variety of email systems.  Whether a business is using Office 365 or Google Apps for their communication needs, Mimecast offers threat protection and defense against data leaks amongst other services. 

Cool Perks: Comprehensive healthcare coverage and career development opportunities.


hopper software engineering jobs boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 8

Industry: Travel

What they do: Hopper analyzes data on billions of flights to predict the lowest booking prices. Hopper users enter their preferred flight dates and destination, and the app will alert them to a dip in price and will nudge them to purchase when they believe it is the lowest price possible.

Cool Perks: Flexible work schedule, remote work program, casual dress, beer on tap, a parking stipend and unlimited vacation policy.


plastiq fintech company boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 4

Industry: Fintech, Payments

What they do: Plastiq gives business owners a platform to pay virtually all payments on credit card, helping them build up points and better manage cash flows. Owners simply fill out payment information, and the platform will relay the payment to the correct party via a credit card transaction. With this platform, everything from leases, freelancers and insurance can all be paid and well-documented with a credit card.   

Cool Perks: Casual dress code, tuition reimbursement, unlimited vacation policy, remote work program and company equity.


sessionm big data company boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 8

Industry: Big Data + Marketing Tech

What they do: SessionM’s platform helps companies gain insights on their audiences that create deeper connections. Platform users are able to provide smarter offers for customers, like single-use coupons and product recommendations, through the granular customer insights on behaviors and preferences. 

Cool Perks: Unlimited vacation policy, casual dress, company equity, some meals provided and a remote work program.


cogito software company boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 10

Industry: AI + Software

What they do: Cogito’s software detects human signals and provides live behavioral guidance for sales and customer service team calls. The platform analyzes energy and empathy levels, as well as interruptions to make sure that every call is optimized to fit the customer’s personality.

Cool Perks: Casual dress, commuter benefits, generous PTO, company equity and a remote work program.


tvision adtech company boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 3

Industry: Adtech, Big Data

What they do: TVision uses big data and computer vision tracking to give brands, agencies and television networks insights into the value of their content. By tracking consumers’ eye movements, TVision is able to show brands (like McDonald’s, ESPN and Mars) what content is resonating with audiences and what content needs to be optimized for full consumer engagement.

Cool Perks: Employee stock purchasing plan, performance bonus, flexible work schedule, unlimited vacation policy, casual dress, a stocked kitchen, fitness subsidies and a monthly phone reimbursement.


medtouch healthcare company boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 2

Industry: Healthtech

What they do: MedTouch is a digital agency for the healthcare industry. The company helps hospitals digitize their experiences by doing everything from installing enterprise CMS to personalizing patient portals and implementing digital and UX design.

Cool Perks: Generous PTO, some meals provided, adoption assistance, fitness subsidies and tuition reimbursement.


witricity greentech company boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 3

Industry: Greentech, Automotive

What they do: WiTricity develops wireless charging stations for cars. The company’s magnetic resonance technology makes charging your electric vehicle as simple as just parking it in a WiTricity designated charging spot.

Cool Perks: Wellness programs company equity, generous PTO, meals provided and regular on-site happy hours.


shyft analytics big data company boston
SHYFT Analytics

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 2

Industry: Big Data, Healthtech

What they do: SHYFT Analytics provides data integration solutions for life science companies like Johnson & Johnson, Janssen and Shire.

Cool Perks: Flexible working hours, onsite gym, stocked kitchen, parental leave, happy hours, beer on tap and company outings.


draftkings sports company boston

Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 10+

Industry: Sports

What they do: DraftKings is the leading online fantasy sports provider. Players are able to play either season-long or one-day fantasy tournaments in order to win real cash prizes. DraftKings offers competitions in a wide variety of sports, like baseball and golf, and has over 20,000 daily tournaments.

Cool Perks: Tuition reimbursement, flexible time off policy and massages.


data robot software engineering jobs boston
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Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 15+

Industry: Big Data

What they do: DataRobot is a machine learning platform for data scientists to build their own predictive models. The product automates the model life cycle, allowing teams to build and deploy highly-accurate models in a fraction of the time.

Cool Perks: Working with true visionaries in the industry and a team spanning the globe.


digitalocean software engineer jobs nyc
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Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 10

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

What they do: DigitalOcean's cloud-based infrastructure management software helps engineering teams build, deploy and scale their projects. Headquartered in New York, the company's local office is based in Cambridge.

Cool Perks: Custom work stations, free meals, commuter benefits, full health coverage and team events like ski trips and wine tastings are just a few of the perks offered at DigitalOcean. 


charles river analytics software jobs boston
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Engineering/Developer Jobs Open: 9

Industry: Big Data

What they do: Charles River Analytics (CRA) delivers a wide range of research and development solutions to commercial and government customers. CRA provides tools to address issues in human systems integration, cyber security, image processing and even human-robot interaction.

Cool Perks: Shared equity (CRA is 100% employee-owned), generous PTO, education assistance plans, gym membership, free parking and a casual work environment.


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