Director of Engineering at HealthTap
Palo Alto, CA, US
HealthTap is taking off!
As a Director of Engineering with unique problem-solving capabilities, you have a deep passion for quality, and the drive to build out a world-class team of exceptional engineers. If this sounds like you, please read on!

Who You Are
Your vision is clear and far-seeing
You believe that brevity is the soul of wit
You know how to read between the lines
You can see both the forest and the trees
You know how to reconcile seemingly contradictory requirements
You know how to communicate in a way that everyone understands
You understand how to smooth ruffled feathers
You take delight in mentoring promising newbies
You have a backbone
You stand up for your people
You listen carefully
You give credit where credit is due
You never micro manage
You take risks when appropriate
You create an atmosphere of collaboration and cooperation
You know how to spot amazing people
You know when to get out of the way
You protect your team from trivia
You’re not afraid to ask for advice

What you want from your next career move
To use your leadership and technical skills to build a team of extraordinary engineers. To truly make a difference in the lives of millions of people.

Why we need you
HealthTap is a company that saves lives. A company that is going to change the face of health care for good. We want to identify and hire a director of engineering capable of building a world-class engineering team that will attract talent for years to come.

We need you to:
Foster and support a culture of innovation and excellence within our engineering organization
Define critical architectures to deliver on the product while working closely with the CTO and head of product to jointly define product milestones and deliver on them
Track and analyze metrics to inform your efforts

How You’ll Change Global Healthcare
Your engineering leadership will foster and support a culture of innovation and excellence that will help HealthTap revolutionize medicine and transform the doctor-patient relationship.

What You’ve Achieved
BS / MS in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
Extensive professional experience as a technology leader at a consumer-facing software/mobile company
Strong experience in: data modeling, data collection and aggregation, data mining and analytics, and Ruby on Rails and/or Java based web application development
An entrepreneurial nature with a strong passion for solving difficult problems
Exceptional product and project management skills with a proven ability to synthesize feedback and input from product management, engineering, and marketing
Startup or equivalent experience (preferred) and the drive to live the dream (required)