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Cambridge Mobile Telematics Senior Software Engineer (Cloud/Backend/IoT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Join us in making roads safer by making drivers better!

Consider a career with Cambridge Mobile Telematics! We are looking for a strong senior software engineer with design, architecture and implementation experience to join the IoT team and help shape and build the next cloud infrastructure for new IoT products. In this role, you will define requirements and take the lead on operational and technical projects, from architecting data ingestion and processing pipelines to defining RESTful APIs and creating dashboards for customers and fellow developers. You should be able to work independently with little supervision, demonstrate creativity and have excellent organization and problem-solving skills.


  • Design and implement efficient pipelines for processing large volume of data

  • Design and create dashboards for developers, testers and management

  • Design and implement RESTful APIs

  • Conduct complex data analysis and report on results

  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting

  • Design client-side and server-side architecture

  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system

  • Collaborate with diverse development teams and product managers to ideate software solutions

  • Develop high-quality software design and architecture

  • Troubleshoot, debug and improve new and existing systems

  • Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle


  • 7+ years of relevant work experience

  • Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge with Python

  • Hands-on experience with AWS (EC2, Lambda, S3, SQS, etc.)

  • Proven ability of design and implementation of software systems

  • Design and implement RESTful APIs

  • Hands-on experience with databases (mostly relational databases)

  • Experience with Linux/Unix operating systems

  • Good understanding of how web applications work

  • Demonstrated knowledge of web applications, cybersecurity and open source technologies

  • Experience designing secure software systems based upon industry-specific specifications

  • Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude

  • Strong troubleshooting ability; capable of diagnosing complex issues

  • Professional experience analyzing code for weaknesses and errors, and overseeing plans to improve them

  • Have strong communication skills, a growth mindset, and the ability to work independently and adapt and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience (Master's degree preferable)

"Nice to have"

  • Familiar with web development - Django, JavaScript, PHP and modern HTML/CSS/jQuery

  • Familiarity with working with embedded systems (C, C++)

  • Strong knowledge in web security and session management

  • Experience working within Agile environment

  • Familiar with source control systems

  • Familiar with software development life cycle


Cambridge Mobile Telematics' (CMT) mission is to make the world’s roads and drivers safer. Since its first product launch in 2012 that pioneered mobile usage-based insurance, CMT has become the world’s leading telematics and analytics provider for insurers, rideshares, and fleets. CMT’s DriveWell platform uses mobile sensing and behavioral science to measure driving risk and incentivize safer driving, while its Claims Studio reduces the claims cycle time with real-time crash detection, crash reconstruction, and damage assessment using telematics and artificial intelligence. CMT has over 50 active programs with insurers and other partners, improving safety for millions of drivers every day around the world. Started based on research at MIT and backed by the SoftBank Vision Fund to fuel its rapid growth, CMT is headquartered in Cambridge MA. To learn more, visit and follow CMT on Twitter @cmtelematics.

Our Benefits Include:

Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)

Retirement Plan (401k match)

Life Insurance (Basic & AD&D)

Unlimited Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

Parental Leave

Short Term & Long Term Disability

Flexible Scheduling Options