Job Opportunities

Cognii is a leading provider of Artificial Intelligence technology to the education industry. We are seeking bright and talented team members for engineering, business development and product marketing positions.


Cognii's award winning Virtual Learning Assistant provides scalable personalized learning environment with automated assessment of students' open-response answers and AI based virtual personalized tutoring that guides students towards conceptual mastery. As education moves online and the impact of AI is being felt across the industry, Cognii is already taking a leadership role:


  • 2017-2021 Leading vendor for AI market in education - Technavio
  • 2016 EdTech Innovation of the Year Award Winner
  • 2016 An AI personal assistant bot with traction - VentureBeat
  • 2015 Best Learning Assessment Innovation of the Year - Wharton/QS Reimagine Education

  • We are looking for entrepreneurial team members who are passionate about education and AI. You will have the opportunity to work with the experienced team towards developing compelling products and solutions for our growing customer demand.


    NLP Research Engineer (Junior/Senior)

    As a member of our research engineering team, you will have the following responsibilities:


  • Design and implement NLP algorithms for educational assessments
  • Semantic modeling of textual data
  • Write scripts and tools for performance analysis
  • Maintain and update the system
  • Contribute to technical documentation of system modules and results

  • You should have experience and background in following areas with a strong commitment to developing practical applications:


    • natural language understanding
    • statistical machine learning
    • syntactic and semantic analysis
    • textual entailment and assessment
    • large scale data modeling
    • information extraction and filtering
    • educational technology experience is a plus

    Cognii provides the opportunity for research and development of some of the most challenging problems in natural language processing and computer science. If you feel that writing programs to process a few words long input is boring and want the challenge of extracting meaning from a paragraph length input, then Cognii would love to talk to you, Desired Qualifications:


  • BS, MS or PhD in computer science or related discipline
  • Strong background in statistical modeling, NLP and machine learning
  • Proficiency with C/C++/Java, Ruby/Python, Matlab/Octave, Shell scripting
  • Familiarity with SQL, Git, AWS EC2
  • Experience in analyzing data using statistical/psychometric techniques
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and apply a wide range of technologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and work ethics

  • System Architect

    We are looking for a talented back-end engineer to design our scalable web services architecture for real-time natural language processing of data. Some of the responsibilities include:


  • Design and implement the scalable web system architecture
  • Data pipeline workflow optimization
  • Write different scripts and tools to analyze the usage data
  • Maintenance and bug-fixes of the systems
  • Contribute to technical documentation of data analysis systems, solutions and results

  • Desired Qualifications:


  • BS or MS in computer science or related discipline
  • 2+ Years of experience working in web scale system engineering
  • RESTful API design
  • Extensive experience programming in C/C++/Java, Rails, Sinatra
  • Proficiency with SQL, Ruby, Python, Shell scripting, Git, AWS EC2
  • Server design and configuration
  • Load balance and monitoring
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and apply a wide range of technologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with natural language processing or machine learning is a plus

  • UI/UX Designer

    We are looking for a talented UI/UX designer with front-end engineering skills to design our conversational EdTech products. Some of the responsibilities include:


  • Design the UI/UX for web platform
  • iOS/Android development
  • Maintenance and bug-fixes of the systems

  • Desired Qualifications:


  • BS in computer science or related discipline
  • 2+ Years of experience working in web/mobile app design
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, JS frameworks
  • Familiarity with Ruby, Shell scripting, Git, AWS EC2
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and apply a wide range of technologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Director of Sales and Marketing

    We are looking for senior executives to grow the K-12, Higher Ed and Corporate Training businesses of Cognii, the leading provider of Artificial Intelligence powered educational technologies.


    This position offers an opportunity to be in the driver's seat of scaling a rapidly growing business. You'll work directly with the company's founding management team to position, market and sell cutting edge edtech solutions to higher ed institutes and partners developing online programs. In addition to being responsible for selling activities, you'll develop sales and marketing materials, create and hone product offerings, refine pricing and design processes to scale the business. Responsibilities include:


  • Develop sales strategies and campaigns for different segments of the higher education market
  • Execute on all aspects of sales - from prospecting to ongoing relationship management
  • Develop strategic partnerships and close direct sales
  • Be a key member of team developing and testing new product and service offerings, positioning, marketing and sales collateral
  • Put the processes in place that enable sales team to scale

  • Requirements:


  • 3+ years experience in sales-related roles in edtech or AI
  • Knowledge of the education ecosystem and the problems in learning assessment
  • Familiarity with the K-12, higher ed, corporate training and professional education markets required, including knowledge of digital learning content and platform providers
  • Entrepreneurial – relish the challenge of taking an idea from concept to realization
  • Strong work ethics, track record of high productivity
  • Operate independently, attention to detail, strong follow-through
  • Creative, innovative, holistic thinker
  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred
  • Team player who is excited by collaborating with and motivated to build a great business

  • Product Manager

    We are looking for an experience product/project manager to take Cognii VLA to the next level.


    This position offers an opportunity to work with Company's leadership team to plan and execute on key products and solutions. The Product Manager determines product and market requirements, identifies market problems, conducts and analyzes market research, defines the product positioning and the overall product vision. This role also requires working with the customers, sales, content development, marketing, research, engineering and customer service to ensure solutions are market-driven, and customers are delighted. Some of the responsibilities include:


  • Develop product strategy, roadmap, and case studies
  • Customer interaction and market research
  • Curriculum content design and development for interactive and adaptive learning
  • Product QA testing and supporting developers and engineers
  • Sales and marketing support

  • Requirements:


  • Bachelor's/Master's degree
  • 1+ years experience in product ownership/management roles in edtech or AI
  • Knowledge of the education ecosystem and the problems in learning assessment
  • Must be comfortable planning and delivering high-stakes presentations and demos to customers
  • Strong work ethics, track record of high productivity
  • Team player who is excited by collaborating with and motivated to build a great business

  • How to apply

    Cognii is a multiple-award winning rapidly growing AI and EdTech company based in Boston, MA. As part of the early team, you will get a significant equity based market competitive compensation and a hands-on experience working in an innovative startup environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse meritocratic environment.


    Please send your application along with the CV or queries to jobs@cognii.com, Principals only.