13 Hot Boston Startups With Dream Product & Engineering Job Openings

13 Hot Boston Startups With Dream Product & Engineering Job Openings

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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. — is rapidly emerging as a hub for technological innovation, particularly in the fintech and marketing analytics sectors. Just look to Apptopia, which just got funded by both Ashton Kutcher and Mark Cuban — or food tech startup Indigo, which secured both a Series B and a Series C in 2016 and boasts one of the highest Mattermark highest growth scores of all Boston companies. Here are 12 hot Boston startups with job openings worthy of top engineer and product management operators:

Indigo Agriculture
Agriculture technology startup focused on leveraging machine learning algorithms to increase plant health and crop yield. Currently building products to address water stress. Basically, do you want to build the future of farming in America? Work here. Case in point: their published manifesto, Our Commitment to Growers.
Funding stage:
Series C
Product job opportunities: 
Product Manager — Corn & Soy, Product Manager — Wheat & Seed

Salsify's engineering team convenes for weekly all hands.
Salsify’s engineering team convenes for weekly all hands.

Salsify
Product content management for manufacturers, distributors, and retailers to exchange high-quality content that drives online results. Salsify’s $30 million January 2017 Series C funding has already been allocated in part to hiring 80 new positions to its 120-person Boston-based team. No better time to join this rocket ship, seemingly.
Funding stage: Series C (just closed $30M in January 2017)
Engineering job opportunities: Senior Software Engineer, System Administrator, Full Stack Software Engineer
Perks: Unlimited PTO, fully stocked kitchen, work/life balance — and was just named one of The Best Places to Work in Boston!

HubSpot
All-in-one inbound marketing software platform.
Funding stage: IPO’d in October 2014
Engineering job opportunities: Senior Software Engineer — Data Infrastructure, Senior Software Engineer — Content Platform, Software Engineer — Integrations Platform, and many more
Product job opportunities: Product Program Manager, UX Research Lead
Perks: Unlimited vacations, flexible work hours, hack days.

LevelUp
LevelUp powers the mobile payment, ordering and loyalty apps for leading restaurant brands to help them engage their customers and drive sales.
Funding stage: Series B+
Engineering job opportunities: Android Developer, Senior iOS DeveloperIntegration Engineer, and more
Perks: Monthly LevelUp Credit, Commuter benefits, Communications benefits, Weekly game nights, Company-wide excursions, etc.

PillPack

A look inside Pillpack's open Boston HQ floorplan.
A look inside Pillpack’s open Boston HQ floorplan.

PillPack is a full service pharmacy that delivers a better, simpler experience through convenient packaging, modern technology, and personalized service.
Funding stage: Series B+
Engineering job opportunities: iOS Engineer, Platform Engineer, Senior Mobile Engineer, Full Stack Engineerand more
Perks: Flexible vacation and work schedules, fully stocked kitchen, an ownership culture, the chance to work on something that is meaningfully improving people’s lives.

Rue La La
Inspiring confidence through fashion and technology.
Funding stage: Major corporation
Engineering job opportunities: Senior iOS Developer, Business Intelligence Engineer, Software Engineer
Perks: Casual dress, Summer Fridays, Bagel Fridays, 3 weeks PTO, south Boston location

TripAdvisor
One of the world’s largest travel sites (competing with Expedia, Travelocity, etc), making some exciting moves into vacation rentals (see dream engineering job openings below). Interested in building the next vacation rental platform, or leading a team creating a best-in-class Android travel app? Look no further.

TripAdvisor's Boston HQ boasts an impressive game room.
TripAdvisor’s Boston HQ boasts an impressive game room.

Funding stage: Major corporation
Engineering job opportunities: Senior Software Engineer — Android Attractions, Native Operations iOS Engineer, Principal Software Engineer — Vacation Rentals, and more
Product job opportunities: Director of Product Management, Senior Director of Product — Vacation Rentals, Property Management
Perks: Free lunches, Short development cycles, Work on the full stack, Weekly tech-talks, Summer Fridays, Charitable donation matching, Game rooms, Fitness center, Health-club reimbursement

Apptopia
Market intelligence for mobile apps. Investors include Ashton Kutcher and Mark Cuban.
Of note: While Apptopia is HQ’d in Boston, the majority of the engineering team works out of Kiev, Ukraine.
Funding stage:
Series A ($4.1 raised in November 2016)
Engineering job opportunities:
R&D Engineer, Senior API Engineerand more

DataRobot
A machine learning platform for data scientists of all skill levels to build and deploy accurate predictive models in a fraction of the time it used to take.
Funding stage: Series B ($33M closed in July 2016)
Engineering job opportunities: Senior Backend Engineer, Data Science Engineer — Geospatial, Senior Backend Engineer, Senior Frontend Developer, Test Engineer
Perks: Flexible work hours.

DraftKings
Leading provider of daily fantasy sports. Also, three words: in-office massages.
Funding stage: Series B+
Engineering job opportunities: Software Engineer — New Media, Senior Software Engineer — Web (see all Engineering openings here)
Product job opportunities: Product Manager, Product Owner (see all Product openings here)
Perks: Unlimited vacation time, opportunity to attend exclusive professional sporting events, Kitchen stocked with snacks and drinks, In-office manicure/ pedicure/ haircuts/ massages, Huge upside in equity, Catered Friday snack, Commuter benefits, Gym membership benefits, Frequent holiday parties. 

Drizly
On-demand alcohol delivery.

Happy Drizly employees deliver the first-ever DC shipment (via Drizly).
Happy Drizly employees deliver the first-ever DC shipment.

Funding stage: Series B+ ($15M closed in August 2016)
Engineering job opportunities: Senior Software Engineer
Product job opportunities: Business Intelligence Manager, Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Perks: Flexible spending accounts, flexible work hours, team happy hours

ezCater
The preeminent online food-ordering portal that helps business professionals arrange for catering from local purveyors of cuisine to be delivered in almost every city and town in the nation.
Funding stage: Series B+
Engineering job opportunities: Senior iOS Engineer, Senior Full Stack Engineer
Product job opportunities: Director of Product Management
Perks: Competitive salary & stock options, Unlimited vacation, Flexible (no-burnout) work schedule, Pre-tax commuter benefit, Weekly happy hours, No politics, Brilliant & highly technical co-founders, Easy access via all forms of public transportation.

Writer Access
The leading marketplace for writing services connecting 16,000 customers with 10,000 freelance writers, all US based professionals with exceptional skills.
Funding stage: Seed
Engineering job opportunities: Senior Software Developer
Perks: Free Friday Lunch, Killer New Offices Across from the Boston Garden, and more.