Company Description:

Sync Computing is a venture backed company spun out of MIT, aiming to optimize the resources at the heart of every cloud computation. We seek to revolutionize the existing cloud computing paradigm, with applications in big data, distributed computing, machine learning and high-performance computing. We work closely with bleeding edge startups, fortune 500 companies, and government agencies to develop industry-defining software solutions.

Job Description:

Sync Computing is searching for a full-time back-end software engineer located in Cambridge, MA. Remote work within the United States will be considered depending on applicant experience.

As a software engineer, you will be part of a growing interdisciplinary team and will work closely with other top-tier engineers to build, test, and deploy cutting-edge distributed software packages. We are looking for someone who loves diving into code and working with large datasets. The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Automate code testing and data collection
  • Analyze data and communicate results
  • Work with our team on a common code set in a cloud environment (e.g. AWS)
  • Work with big-data frameworks (e.g. Spark) (previous experience not required)
  • Learn new distributed computing frameworks


A technical background in electrical engineering, computer science, applied math, physics, or related fields is required, with a B.S., or M.S.,degree. The candidate must be familiar with basic programming languages (e.g. Python) and Linux operating systems. Experience with AWS is preferred and familiarity with Apache Spark would be advantageous, but not required. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, a strong desire to learn, be self-directed, and be motivated to work in a fast paced start-up environment. All levels of previous experience are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

To learn more, please send us a CV at careers@synccomputing.com

To apply for this job email your details to careers@synccomputing.com