Why Employees Love Modo

Do you want to be part of the next big thing and have fun doing it? Our employees believe in the power of mobile to improve the way people live and work. At Modo Labs, we hire exceptional, self-motivated people who are determined to grow and contribute to our success. If this sounds good to you, come talk to us.

  • Chief Financial Officer

    As a key member of the Executive Management team, the Chief Financial Officer will report to the CEO and assume a strategic role in the overall management of the company.

    The CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. This will include direct management of Modo’s accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic yearly financial planning activities, and performance to plan. Other key roles include leadership of Modo’s human resource department, legal, property management, deal analysis and negotiations, company KPIs and KPI progress, investor relationships and reports, quarterly board presentations and reports, and private and institutional financing.


    • Provides leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
    • Ensure credibility of Finance/Accounting by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
    • Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization.
    • Evaluates and advises on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies and regulatory action.
    • Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.
    • Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities.
    • Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Company
    • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
    • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
    • Head Human Resources

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • BS in Accounting or Finance, MBA and/or CPA highly desirable
    • 10+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles, preferably in high tech/SaaS Industry, including ‘Big Four’ Public Accountant experience and/or extensive applicable experience in private industry.

    Personal Attributes:

    • Exceptional interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations essential.
    • Outstanding communication skills and a personal style that will facilitate open dialogue and engagement with both external and internal constituencies is a requirement.
    • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
    • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
    • Strong organizational skills and experience related to cross-functional processes
    • Attention to detail and ability to present data in a comprehensive and articulate manner

    Other Skills & Abilities:

    • PC proficiency is essential (Windows environment, although Mac is acceptable) and strong working knowledge of IntAcct and Excel is preferred.
  • Sales Development Representative

    Based out of Cincinnati, OH the Sales Development Representative will be responsible for being part of a national sales team that both manages current business and hunt for new business within their territories. Ideal candidates should see this position as an entry point to the national sales team and be motivated by growth.

    Do you want to be part of the future in Mobile? Are you passionate about personal and professional development? If so, let’s talk!

    At Modo Labs, we accelerate the path to a unified and unique mobile strategy for institutions, companies and hospitals. Many of the world’s leading companies and universities depend on Modo Labs technology as their strategic Mobile platform.

    It is our vision, technology and drive that set us apart from others when it comes to communicating and engaging with employees or students in the most modern mobile apps possible. We harness mobile technology to transform digital campuses and workplaces, enhancing experiences, and deepening the connections between students, employees and their community.

    • What will you get out of your career at Modo Labs?
    • Learn about leading edge Mobile technology, in depth
    • Be part of a collaborative and creative team who have strong backgrounds in company growth, strategy and are passionate about what they do
    • Make an impact on the future of mobile
    • Vacation time
    • Full Medical Benefits

    We have multiple openings for high energy and innovative Sales Development Reps (SDR)

    Day-to-Day Duties

    • Generate new business to increase company pipeline and revenue
    • Connect and qualify incoming web and phone leads, and generate sales opportunities
    • Provide a strong initial impression to prospects, by understanding the prospects requirements, and communicating Modo’s mobile vision
    • Partner with marketing and sales on a daily basis to drive pipeline and revenue growth
    • Network from contacts to uncover all possible opportunities at an institution or company
    • Learn and demonstrate Modo’s product


    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 1-3 years sales or lead generation experience (SaaS a plus)
    • Strong Communication skills and a Team Player
    • Motivated, fast-paced, multi-tasker, detail oriented and a problem solver
    • SFDC experience a plus


  • Senior UX Designer

    Modo Labs, a leading mobile-software startup based in Cambridge, MA is looking for a Senior UX Designer to work on improving the user experience across the breadth of our product offering.

    While your focus will be on the mobile-first end-user experience, you’ll have also have the opportunity to contribute to the authoring, messaging, and analytics tools that our customers user to create and manage those end-user experiences.

    This is a rare opportunity to have an outsized impact as a design leader. You’ll be a key part of a small design team working on high-visibility initiatives in a successful, well-funded, growing startup. You’ll work in a multidisciplinary environment where you’ll be challenged to learn a lot, embrace complexity, think holistically, share and contribute on many levels, and play an important role in building something amazing.

    What will you get out of your career at Modo Labs?

    • Learn about leading edge Mobile technology, in depth
    • Be part of a collaborative and creative team who have strong backgrounds in company growth, strategy and are passionate about what they do
    • Make an impact on the future of mobile
    • Vacation time
    • Full Medical Benefits


    • Synthesize requirements from existing functionality, customer input, brainstormed ideas, and direction from senior management
    • Develop user flows, wireframes, specifications/documentation, and prototypes
    • Conduct user testing and accessibility testing
    • Work closely with our engineering team through implementation, testing, documentation, and release
    • Help promote best practices in design, usability, and accessibility within the design and engineering teams and across the company


    • 6+ years of experience as a professional designer
    • Experience leading UX and UI design for highly functional mobile apps and web applications
    • A portfolio demonstrating intelligent pattern- and system-based approaches to complex design challenges
    • Strong understanding of usability and accessibility principles
    • Good working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript, and familiarity with software development concepts and processes (e.g., version control, ticketing systems, Agile methodology). We don’t want you to moonlight as a front-end developer, but you need to know enough to design honestly and work effectively with software engineers.

    You may be right for this role if:

    • You’re undaunted by steep learning curves and unfazed by complexity.
    • You can work efficiently on your own but love to collaborate. You’re a team player whom people trust.
    • You’re a great verbal, written, and visual communicator.
    • You want to be part of a diverse, collegial, multidisciplinary team.

    Company description

    Trusted by hundreds of Universities and Companies in over 30 countries, Modo Labs develops and markets an enterprise-scale mobile engagement and communication platform. Regardless of technical skill set, Modo users can quickly create a powerful and sophisticated mobile app experience that connects audiences with essential information when they need it, where they need it.

    Job Type: Full-time
    Job Location: Cambridge, MA
    Required education: Bachelor’s+
    Required experience: UX design: 6+ years

  • Ruby on Rails Application Engineer

    Modo Labs has built a variety of cloud hosted Software as a Service (SaaS) applications to support and complement our existing Mobile Campus products. They are built primarily on Ruby on Rails using RESTful APIs and a service-oriented architecture, and we are looking for an experienced engineer to join the team that designs, builds, and maintains this architecture.

    We value design skills, programming ability, and teamwork. Being able to design applications from top to bottom, troubleshooting and debugging tough problems, and brainstorming new ideas are important to this role. You will be working primarily with Ruby, Javascript, HTML, and CSS, but our general approach is to choose the best language for the job. We utilize PostgreSQL for storage, and we use RabbitMQ and RESTful APIs for communication between our various services. We employ continuous integration for testing and deployment.

    About You
    You value open collaboration, have a strong desire to learn, and are excited to pick up new skills and technologies. You like to share your knowledge with others and are willing to ask for help in return. You enjoy solving difficult problems, and make use of metrics, monitoring, and testing to help you understand the inner workings of a system. You’re excited to work closely with people throughout the organization, from close teammates to members of ops, UX designers, and service team members.


    • Significant experience (4 years or more) building scalable web applications in commercial production environments with Ruby on Rails
    • Strong understanding of distributed service architecture
    • SQL and general database knowledge
    • Experience with RESTful API design
    • Solid knowledge of testing principles
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills
    • Experience troubleshooting in production environments
    • Eligible to work in the United States

    We offer competitive salaries, a great benefits package, and provide a new MacBook Pro for you to use. We believe in creating a good work/life balance, and offer an open, collaborative, and happy workplace. Several food truck options are available every day of the week.

    About Modo Labs
    Modo Labs, a venture backed company, is looking for an awesome, experienced Ruby on Rails engineer to join our incredibly talented, hard working, xkcd-loving development team to work with our Kurogo platform to deliver mobile web, iOS and Android apps. Our Kurogo platform allows non-developers to produce rich engagement apps for organizations such as Fortune 500 enterprises, universities and hospitals.

    Modo Labs is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. We require that you work on-site, in our newly designed office space complete with multiple break out spaces, lounge area, games, snacks, and fitness center.

Interested in working at Modo Labs?

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