8 Boston Companies Hiring Product Managers & Software Engineers Right Now!

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When you think of Boston, Harvard or Paul Revere likely come to mind before 'VC funding' or 'startup hub.' But Massachusetts' capital — founded in 1630, one of the oldest cities in all of the U.S. — has rapidly established itself as a hub for technological innovation, particularly in the analytics and mobile sectors. Just look at GrubHub, who just closed a $390M deal to acquire payments and loyalty company, LevelUP. Whether it's through strategic acquisitions such as this, or innovative partnerships such as the Salesforce x Apple partnership. Startups large and small are "defining a new era of mobile innovation" - Mark Benioff, chairman and co-CEO, Salesforce.

Here are 8 Boston companies with job openings looking for top software engineers to drive innovation in their products.


Analytics startup specializing in monitoring large environments that scale and change dynamically. They make developer's and data scientist's jobs easier. By solving hard data analysis and visualization problems for dev & ops teams, they make complex situations easy to comprehend. Love to solve problems? Datadog is your next step.

Funding stage: Series D
Engineer job opportunities: 
Software Engineer - Data Engineering, Open Source Software Engineer - Go

Cargurus team at Red Sox's Fenway Park.


Founded in 2006 by Langley Steinert (co-founder of TripAdvisor), CarGurus uses proprietary technology, search algorithms, and innovative data analytics to simplify the process of car shopping and selling. They're on the mission to build the most trusted and transparent automotive marketplace. They're flipping the script for car buying (and selling). Join Hired and get connected to CarGurus if you're looking to join a disruptor on a rocket-ship north.

Funding stage: Public (NASDAQ:CARG)
Engineer job opportunities: 
Senior Software Engineer, Java, JEE, Senior Software Engineer, Algorithmic Traffic Acquisition

LevelUp (Now a part of GrubHub)

They're the next-generation growth engine for restaurants, connecting restaurants and guests with a seamless customer experience that blends analytics, loyalty, and rewards. And now as part of the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company, LevelUp—together with Grubhub—is on the front lines creating an even more complete solution for restaurants.

Funding stage: Public (NYSE:GRUB)
Engineer job opportunities: 
Android Engineer, Senior Full Stack Developer (Ruby on Rails)


Circle is shaping the future of money. They're a global crypto finance company programming their way to connect everyone, everywhere so they can exchange just about anything of value. Their motto: More of us with more access means a more inclusive economy.

Funding stage: Series E
Engineer job opportunities: 
Software Engineer, Crypto Wallets, Senior Site Reliability Engineer


Put together an Academy-Award winning professor, a brilliant computer scientist at the world's most prestigious university, and a savvy business leader with a passion for data. Add in one of the most challenging problems in software - making databases and spreadsheets understandable to ordinary people. You have just recreated the fundamental ingredients for Tableau. At Tableau, they're a developer's dream - building smart software and the most powerful, secure, and flexible end-to-end analytics platform for your data. Love data? Check out these open roles.


Acquired in 2013 by Booking Holdings for $1.8B, Kayak is surely a financially established leader in the travel industry. They've built a state-of-the-art search engine and fare aggregator for hotel, flight, and travel accommodations. In an age of mobile, Kayak is building a mobile-first team, and they're looking for you.

Funding stage: Public (NASDAQ:BKNG)
Engineering job opportunities: Java Engineer, Product Manager - Mobile, Senior Front End Software Engineer

Kayak's sleek new Concord office.

SHYFT Analytics

SHYFT Analytics, Inc. provides cloud-based data, analytics, and mobile solutions to the life sciences industry. They build products that transform patient’s lives, stretch the imagination of what’s possible and create meaningful growth for their employees. Oh yeah, and they have fun doing it. After just $35M in two rounds of funding, Medidata acquired SHYFT Analytics for $195M in 2018.

Funding stage: Public (NASDAQ:MDSO)
Engineering job opportunities: Senior Product Manager - Business Intelligence, Senior Software Engineer - Mobile


Cengage is an educational content, technology, and services platform that designs higher education, K-12, professional studies and online courses for markets worldwide.

Funding stage: Private: Large Corporation
Engineering job opportunities: Senior CloudOps Engineer, Engineering Manager, Senior DevOps Engineer

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