Senior Software Engineer Java Boston


Cogito is seeking an experienced and skilled software engineer with expertise in modern voice technologies. The Telephony Team is responsible for designing, developing, and implementing software for audio call capture from enterprise telephony systems. The team develops software for cloud-based and virtualized environments and virtual servers ensuring call centers of all sizes have secure, reliable, and low-latency integration with Cogito behavioral analytics on all their calls. 

You are an experienced Java developer who has worked with unified communications platforms such as Twilio. You are comfortable in a mix of languages and tech stacks while coding primarily in Java.  You believe in automated testing and know how to simulate production environments to test for reliability and scale.  You are comfortable with using the Linux command line and have deployed software on physical servers and virtualized instances in public and private clouds.  You bring enthusiasm to your job and love tackling new and challenging problems.  You are a collaborator who thrives on a focused, dedicated tech team. 

  • Microservice design specification for capturing audio from third-party systems
  • RESTful and/or AMQP-based services for efficiently processing signaling and media
  • Reliable operation of audio call capture services in production
  • 5-10 years of experience developing production-grade software
  • Advanced knowledge and expertise in Java, including design patterns and mastery of standard libraries
  • Working knowledge of Python and/or C/C++ is a plus 
  • Experience with the full software development cycle
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Passionate about building scalable software in a fast growing tech company
  • A strong desire to learn new technologies and apply them to advancing the software stack
  • Ability to develop software solutions to support customers and prospects
  • Experience with agile development methodologies
  • A self starter, willing to invest time and effort to learn new skills and techniques
  • Detail oriented and able to meet objectives in a rapidly changing environment
  • Interest in real-time audio and voice technologies
  • Knowledge of SIP/RTP
  • Experience working with telephony systems such as Avaya CM, Asterisk PBX, Cisco UCM, - Acme Packet SBC, Verint Impact 360, etc. is a plus
  • Experienced and proficient working on a Linux/UNIX OS
  • Proficient in computer networking and security principals
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Prometheus or other Cloud Native Computing - Foundation (CNCF) software is a big plus


  • Your choice of comprehensive benefits for you and your - dependents effective on date of hire; health, dental, vision, flexible spending, life insurance, disability, additional voluntary supplemental life insurance
  • Pet Insurance 
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) 
  • 20 days vacation time, 5 days sick time, 2 floating holidays and 11 company holidays
  • 2 "Be Gentle" personal days
  • 401(k) retirement plan options -  Competitive pay and bonus eligibility
  • Stock options via equity grants
  • Ongoing professional development and cross-training
  • Company-paid parental leave upon hire
  • Office Optional policy where Cogician’s choose where they work either primarily remote, primarily in office or hybrid 
  • Ability to support Cogician’s anywhere in the US through our Office Optional policy
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Employee Resource Groups 


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.

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