Head of Software Development, Berlin/Munich/FFM

Location Germany West,Germany East,Germany North,Germany Central,Germany South
Discipline Software
Job reference 8831
Salary Competitive salary and company shares
Consultant name Eric Hacker
Consultant email eric@projectusconsulting.com
My client is a digital health start up transforming care for patients with cardiovascular disease.

We develop and deliver services which are based on research data and insights to improve outcomes for patients at lower cost. Their algorithms use big data analyses and AI/ML to provide individualized treatments for cardiovascular disease.

The Head of Engineering grows the engineering team and reports to the CTO. He collaborates closely with the Head of Product and the Head of Data Science.

The main focus areas are:
  • building and manage a team of around ten internal and external engineers
  • guiding the system architecture and deciding for the tech stack and the tools landscape

We are looking for a Head of Engineering to
  • Build a world class engineering team, zero compromise on engineering excellence
  • Drive all engineering decisions and work execution, working hands on
  • Manage a team of ten development staff (internal/external), including system architect, data-base, front/back end, API and deployment engineers
  • Decide on the tech stack, balancing attractiveness to engineers with current and future company needs
  • Decide on tools and coding standards and ensure their implementation
  • Lead in an agile work environment in close partnership with the Product organization
  • Ensure compliance with data privacy and security regulations, HIPAA, DIGA, DSGVO
  • Provide for adequate and proper documentation of all engineering work
  • Lead the performance management of all engineering staff in close collaboration with the CTO and HR
  • Prepare and manage the engineering department’s budget
  • Coordinate with external stakeholders for new integrations and tools
  • Lead in a positive collaborative spirit, soliciting high performance and creativity
  • Actively promote diversity for sustainable excellence Head of Engineering (m/f/d)
  • Ability and willingness to work in a highly agile, entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to translate strategy and design into IT solutions
  • Ability to manage and deliver IT projects according to timeline and budgets
  • Ability to communicate with different stakeholders, partners and team members on all levels
  • Strong collaborative mindset
  • Understanding of health care specific requirements
  • Understanding of and adherence to high ethic and data protection rules
  • To develop and implement products which positively impacts lives of patients
  • To work in an international, experienced founder team with a global mindset and ambition
  • • MSc in Engineering, Computer Science or relevant field from a leading technical university or PhD in natural sciences (mathematics/physics)
  • Proficiency in Typescript, React, Nest SJ, Gitlab, AWS, and alternative/complementary tech stack
  • Hands-on experience in back-end development, Frontend is a plus
  • Working level understanding of API development and implementation
  • Extensive experience in agile methodologies and their application in a pragmatic way
  • Strong leadership abilities with a strategic mind
  • A true people leader, a natural go to person for engineering staff
  • Excellent communication skills, especially in bridging to Product Management and Data Science
  • Experience in b2b, health care and US work environment is a plus as is experience in a highly regulated industry
  • To work and grow with a transformative, agile digital health start up in Frankfurt or Berlin
  • To develop and implement products which positively impacts lifes of patients
  • To be a member of the international, experienced founder team with a global mindset and ambition
  • Competitive salary plus equity