51 - 100 employees
No outside funding
Development & Interactive Agencies
IoT

Cantina Company Overview

Cantina Consulting is a strategic design and development agency in Boston, MA that helps organizations harness the power of design and technology to create experiences that matter. With expertise in product and service design, experience strategy, mobile and web development, and delivery enablement, Cantina is a trusted partner for Fortune 500 companies and high-growth startups in all major industries. Cantina works with some of the largest and most innovative companies on the planet, collaborating on projects in health & life science, Fintech, sports innovation, AR/VR, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Cantina will help you find opportunities for innovation and growth, as well as design, develop, and deliver digital products and services that improve people's lives and enhance the human experience.

Jobs at Cantina

 
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What are you about? You’re an established technical leader who still writes code every day. You have deep expertise in iOS, Android or React Native, but you thrive on variety. You’re eager to work in emerging technologies like AR, VR and artificial intelligence. You enjoy solving challenging problems alongside smart coworkers. You’re a pragmatic expert and an inspiring teacher with a reputation for making those around you successful. We are looking for iOS and Android architects who can design and implement software systems that reach beyond phones and tablets.   What we’re about: ...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Location: Cantina’s office is in the Innovation District in downtown Boston, near South Station. Sometimes, our teams work from our clients’ locations. In those scenarios, you may work up to 3 days per week with your teammates from client offices within the greater Boston area. Skills: Proficiency in Swift and Xcode are required. You should be well-versed in git, understand branching strategies, and be generally familiar with scrum. Experience with connected app development and Bluetooth LE is a big plus. Web standards-based development skills, including...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
What we’re about Cantina is an award-winning strategic design and development agency based in Boston with expertise in digital design, mobile app and web development, IoT, connected devices, and experience strategy. We work with companies in all major industry sectors ranging from the Fortune 500 to high growth startups. Our clients include some of the largest and most innovative companies on the planet, and we are actively exploring and doing work with clients in a variety of exciting areas including health tech, fintech, sports tech, mixed reality, machine learning,...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
What we’re about Cantina is an award-winning strategic design and development agency based in Boston with expertise in digital design, custom mobile app and web development, IoT, connected devices, and experience strategy. We work with companies in all major industry sectors ranging from the Fortune 500 to high growth startups. Our clients include some of the largest and most innovative companies on the planet, and we are actively exploring and doing work with clients in a variety of exciting areas including health tech, fintech, sports tech, AR, VR, machine learning,...
Sales & Business Development
Boston
What we’re about Cantina is an award-winning strategic design and development agency based in Boston with expertise in digital design, mobile app and web development, IoT, connected devices, and experience strategy. We work with companies in all major industry sectors ranging from the Fortune 500 to high growth startups. Our clients include some of the largest and most innovative companies on the planet, and we are actively exploring and doing work in a variety of exciting areas including health & wellness, financial services, sports tech, AR & VR, and machine...
UX & Design
Boston
What are you about? You’re an established technical leader who still writes code every day. You have deep expertise in iOS, Android or React Native, but you thrive on variety. You’re eager to work in emerging technologies like AR, VR and artificial intelligence. You enjoy solving challenging problems alongside smart coworkers. You’re a pragmatic expert and an inspiring teacher with a reputation for making those around you successful. We are looking for iOS and Android architects who can design and implement software systems that reach beyond phones and tablets. What we’re about: Cantina...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Skills: Java 8+, JUnit, Spring, Hibernate, microservices, REST.   Desirable Skills: Docker, Spring Boot, Dropwizard   What are you about? You love learning new programming languages and paradigms. You’re eager to experiment with emerging technologies like artificial intelligence. You’re a seasoned Java engineer who is also willing to branch out into other realms like native mobile development. You thrive on variety and seek out new technical challenges often. You’ve led project teams, and you enjoy mentoring. You hack on personal...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Desirable Skills: Docker, Spring Boot, Hibernate, Dropwizard   What are you about? You love learning new programming languages and paradigms. You’re eager to experiment with emerging technologies like artificial intelligence. You’re a solid Java engineer who would love to branch out into other realms like native mobile development. You thrive on variety and seek out new technical challenges often. You like having fun while solving difficult problems alongside smart coworkers. You hack on video games or contribute to...
Software Engineering/QA
100 Summer St.
Boston, MA 02110

WHAT WE'RE ABOUT

At Cantina we’re more than coworkers; we’re a community. We frequently organize events and gatherings, from our TechBark dog-friendly event to our hands-on Spark meetups where we learn about connected devices together.

Many Cantinistas bring their hobbies and outside interests to work with them. We love to share our interests with each other, including photography, cooking, sound engineering, woodworking, and more. We believe that loving where we work is core to designing and building great products and services for our clients.

WHAT WE BELIEVE

Cantina is all about its people. To come up with game-changing ideas for our clients, we hire bright, talented, and enthusiastic people. We support them by providing competitive pay and benefits, an inclusive and affirming culture, and opportunities for accelerated career growth in a stimulating environment. We also get out of our peoples’ way so they can do their best work by limiting bureaucracy and a formal management structure; and fostering a rich learning environment where anyone can take the lead. Cantina encourages collaboration across the company and strives to make everyone feel included in its success.

QUALITY OF LIFE

We work hard and enjoy what we do. We also enjoy spending time with family and friends, and for this reason, we encourage all of our employees to live full and meaningful lives outside of work.

CANTINA VALUES

  • Be Humble
  • Ask Questions
  • Experiment Often
  • Fight Mediocrity
  • Help Others
  • Listen Carefully

Blog

January 15, 2020
Consumer and business spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to reach $1.3 trillion in 2020, and 1.9 billion smart home devices are expected to be shipped by the end of 2019. The IoT business is booming, and connected technologies are becoming more and more ubiquitous. As businesses look to capitalize on this growth, it’s important to remember that IoT is more than the “Thing” or “the Internet”. IoT describes systems of devices interconnected to deliver greater value ...
January 8, 2020
“We need all our disciplines in order to understand this.” - Matt Chisholm, Cantina Co-Founder, CEO To build a sturdy foundation for the next decade, Cantina’s Artificial Intelligence working group analyzed the multifaceted world of AI, and outlined a general approach to it. Key Terms The meaning of artificial intelligence (AI) is precisely the sum of its two parts. Something artificial is of unnatural origin, while intelligence is the ability to acquire, retain, and apply information...
December 30, 2019
As we close the door on Cantina’s 12th year in business, we wanted to take the time to reflect and share the most popular articles that our team wrote in 2019. From building augmented reality apps to lessons on privacy and security, here are the posts that made a big splash with our readers this year. 1 — BUILDING AN AUGMENTED REALITY APP WITHOUT CODE This post from March guides you through setting up your first AR app using AR Foundation, ARKit, and custom components, all without writing a...
December 18, 2019
Education institutions have always had a vested interest in protecting data privacy. Whether it’s test scores, health records, IEPs or financial aid, protecting personal data is critical to the integrity and trust an education institution has with its constituents. On January 1, 2020, California codifies a practice that public education institutions have long coveted— protection from for-profit entities that seek to collect personal data— with the implementation of the California Consumer ...
December 4, 2019
Higher education is under increasing social and economic pressure to enact transformational changes. Enrollment is expected to drop precipitously after 2025 due to a “birth dearth” brought on by the 2008 financial crisis. The value of the traditional institution is being called into question as families face unsustainable student loan debt. And the connection between a degree and a good job is under strain. Institutions need to adapt quickly and comprehensively in order to maintain their va...