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Software Engineer

About Celect

Celect is a venture-backed company based in Boston with the mission of bringing science to the art of retail.  Celect has built a SaaS cloud-based predictive platform that provides actionable insights to retailers by understanding how their customers choose.  Founded by MIT professors and based on award winning science on choice modeling, Celect has built an experienced team of data scientists and retail experts, and a development team that is changing the way retailers make decisions.  We are looking for smart, hard-working, and fun colleagues ready to join us for the ride of their career.

About the Job

Our engineering team is passionate about bringing truly innovative products to the market, to build something, which solves a big problem in a way never done before. As a software engineer at Celect, you will be a technical owner of a product segment, and collaborate with a talented and agile team of engineers building the next generation of retail optimization based on machine learning and customer choice modeling. Our technology stack is comprised of a mix of open source and industry standard development tools and truly innovative proprietary components, which give us a considerable competitive advantage in the market. 


  • Design and develop core computation / data processing / components of the Celect Choice Engine
  • Develop statistical / machine learning approaches to real world, large scale problems
  • Work with high scale retail data sets to derive statistical insights and develop innovative algorithms to productize these insights
  • Build out tools and infrastructure for data analysis 


  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or related (PhD a plus)
  • Experience with developing scalable machine learning in an industry or research environment
  • Proficiency with at least one programming language (Python, Java, Scala, Ruby on Rails or Node.JS)
  • Ability to understand and deliver in the presence of a rapidly evolving product, customer, and business needs
  • Team player with a positive attitude who is interested in building a truly innovative product and great company

Location: Boston, MA


Interested? Send your resume to jobs@celect.com.

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