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Software Engineer/Developer

| Greater Boston Area

Software Engineer (Seaport District, Boston MA)

World-class products for safety and life sciences applications: Do you want to make a real difference in keeping the world safer by developing ground breaking detection systems -- directly impacting first responders and the opioid crisis?   Perhaps you are exploring new opportunities, or just interested in learning what’s out there.  Either way we want to hear from you.

Our startup is growing at 30% and customers include many state and federal agencies as well as the top 10 pharma companies. 908 Devices is the leader in High Pressure Mass Spectroscopy.

We are growing the Software Engineering department as 908 Devices continues to release world-class products for safety and life sciences applications. Our portable MX908 is making a real difference; keeping first responders safe as they save lives dealing with the opioid crisis.  Our advanced ZipChip technology enables highly sensitive detection of contamination in the production of biopharmaceuticals.

CULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT: Join a talented team of engineers that recognize and reward great ideas. Valued for your creativity and enthusiasm, you will be working in a multi-disciplinary team alongside members from electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry and algorithm design, you’ll be critical in bringing new products to life in ways that delight our users. We strongly value collaboration but also seek candidates with the vision to lead the work toward long term goals with minimal supervision. 

At 908 Devices, we offer the opportunity to work with exciting and relevant new technologies, a collaborative work environment (~ 100 employees); competitive compensation/benefits all within our new world class facility on Boston’s waterfront in the Seaport/Innovation District. You will join a talented team of scientists and software engineers that enjoy diverse responsibilities.


Expand your technical skills in a creative and fun environment.   Due to our growth and success, 908 Devices is seeking several Software Engineers to contribute to our full cycle object-oriented design/development in a real-time embedded environment. In this role you will be critical in bringing new products to life.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Top-notch practical object-oriented design experience
  • A voracious appetite for learning new technology
  • 4+ Years of C++, BS/MS in CS or equivalent
  • Experience working with real time products containing custom electronics
  • A positive, collaborative attitude and an interest in working at start-up pace
  • Life cycle experiences spanning requirements, release management and maintenance
  • A keen sense for user interaction & user experience considerations
  • Ability to identify with internal and external customers and deliver transparent software solutions
  • Knowledge of QT is a plus

Please note: We do not currently provide employment sponsorship

We are located at the Seaport/Innovation district in Boston

Contact Information:

For consideration, please forward a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to [email protected]



908 Devices is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Veteran Commitment: 908 Devices commits to hiring returning veterans.


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