Senior Software Engineer

| Greater Boston Area

Catalant’s technology platform and programs enable companies to get mission critical work done faster. Forward-looking executives partner with Catalant to transition to an agile operating model and access the skills and expertise they need to rapidly innovate and stay ahead of disruption.

More than 30 percent of the Fortune 100 use Catalant’s best practices and platform to frictionlessly access and deploy talent, ranging from employees to over 50,000 independent consultants and 1,000 boutique firms in Catalant’s Expert Marketplace. Anonymized data from leading companies train Catalant’s AI-powered skills matching and recommendation engine, inform its best practices, and surface intelligent insights that get smarter over time.

Our investors include General Catalyst, Highland Capital, and Greylock Partners. We're on a mission to build the absolute best team, and are looking for talented, scrappy, fun, and competitive folks to redefine the way work gets done!

We are pragmatic. Our team is responsible for creating and supporting a platform that enables our customers to engage the right people, inside or outside their company, at the right time. We try not to overbuild: we value shipped code over perfect code. Time to market is important, as is time to fix. We value excellence and teamwork. 

We’re a python shop on the Flask framework. We use docker. We do continuous deployment. We work in 4-6 person scrum teams, writing new features and customized business logic for our clients. We limit meetings, so you’re focused on the stuff that matters. New developers to the team typically deploy their first production code on their second day in the office. If you get stuck on a problem, your team is right there to help you out and get you moving again. Our office has plenty of space to explore. Feel like you need a change of perspective? Go work in our garden, or the cafe or the library. 

What challenges you’ll help us address

  • How do we deliver customized solutions to our clients in a scalable way?
  • How do we make it easier for our clients to find the right person for the job every time?
  • What tools do businesses need to power the transition to an agile workforce?

What you’ll bring

  • You make technical trade-offs, considering both the technical and the business needs
  • You focus on delivering solutions that meet the customer need
  • You write code that results in a consistent Catalant codebase
  • You partner with Product Managers on features
  • You enthusiastically adapt to the needs of the business
  • You offer new ideas, but don’t expect that every idea will be adopted
  • You work with a sense of urgency
  • You enjoy working with a dynamically-typed language
  • You have 5+ years of professional programming experience
  • Start-up experience a plus

What we offer

  • Feedback from our CTO/CIO on improving your coding practices
  • An agile team that is always looking to improve and to effectively meet the needs of the business
  • The ability to have impact every day by creating value for our customers and stakeholders
  • Free Friday lunches
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Our Boston HQ is in the Fort Point neighborhood — an area with a dynamic food scene and many of Boston's emerging tech companies.

An Insider's view of Catalant Technologies

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We collaborate informally every day via tools like Slack & Google Docs. We also hold monthly sprint reviews, so the whole Catalant team can gain insight into what the product team is doing. Here we celebrate cross-functional wins & shout out individuals & teams involved in launching new features.

Adrya

Product Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Catalant has been fundamental in my professional development. I was empowered to take ownership over a market segment & help CT grow into the rapid-growth company it is today. I’ve been fortunate enough to take challenges on with a group of highly intelligent, driven, interesting, & fun people.

Madison Klein

Manager, Venture & Growth Stage Business

What are Catalant Technologies Perks + Benefits

Catalant Technologies Benefits Overview

Catalant provides unlimited time off, full coverage of medical plans & generous coverage of dental and vision plans, commuter benefits, and fitness subsidies. We also provide unlimited snacks and free lunch every Friday!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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