Why work at Cogito?

Cogito is a fast growing, venture-backed software company located in the heart of Boston.
Here, you will be surrounded by smart, innovative, caring people who are proud of the difference our technology makes.

Role Description:

Cogito is seeking a talented and experienced leader for its Signal Processing and Data Science team. The role is to lead and develop the team’s research and development activities, and to outline research visions to help build best-in-class speech, language and behavioral processing technologies. The ideal candidate has a proven track record in leading the development of customer-facing machine learning powered product features and has excellent team building and communication skills. In this position, you will further develop an established enterprise-level product by exploiting large and extremely unique datasets including vast amounts of annotated audio and mobile-trace data from call-center and healthcare contexts.


  • State-of-the-art behavioral, conversational and emotional inference models
  • Research vision for our speech signal processing and machine learning
  • Continuous model training and deployment architecture
  • Agile processes for model/algorithm R&D
  • Roadmaps for models which align with company roadmap


  • Bachelor or Master degree in a relevant field.
  • Senior level experience, including a proven track record of developing machine learning capabilities for production
  • Experience managing teams of scientists and engineers


  • Experience with modern deep learning frameworks
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with agile development methodology
  • Collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Ability and willingness to learn new tools


  • Your choice of comprehensive benefits for you and your family’s health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance.
  • Bi-weekly catered lunch and live product demos.
  • 401(k) retirement plan options
  • Ongoing professional development and cross-training.
  • Vacation time and 11 company holidays (yes, Patriot’s Day is a holiday).
  • Company paid parental leave upon hire.
  • Competitive pay, stock options, and annual bonus eligibility.
  • Casual dress and fun office atmosphere.
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits.
  • Weekly groceries stocked in the kitchen.
  • Office location in the heart of Boston with convenience to the MBTA lines.
  • Work at the cutting edge of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Ready to apply? Please email cover letter and resume/CV:

Subject: Director of  Machine Learning

Cogito is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.