Engineering Manager - Health Journeys (f/m/x)

Ada Health

Ada Health

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Germany · Berlin, Germany · United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023


At Ada, we envision a world where everyone has access to the healthcare they need. In one of the biggest challenges facing the world, we pioneered a new form of artificial intelligence, combining medical knowledge with intelligent technology to empower millions of people to better understand their health. We’re proud to support medical doctors and work with leading health systems and global non-profit organizations. We’re a diversely skilled team representing 55 nationalities, and we’re growing rapidly to achieve our global ambitions for the future of health. This is just the beginning.


Are you an engineering leader who can make a substantial impact on a dynamic, fast-moving business? Are you equally comfortable digging into product requirements as drilling into architecture and design with development teams? Are you passionate about bringing the best experience to our users and customers? Do you relish supporting and growing people through management? If so, this could be the opportunity for you. We are looking for an Engineering Manager to lead and support our Care Journeys team.

The Care Journeys team enables users to get the best outcome by delivering care journeys powered by capabilities created by Ada and strategic partners. The solutions built by the team connect the user with appropriate care options to help them manage their health in the US and the EU.

This role requires working closely with product managers, designers, medical experts, and architects to analyze requirements, define technical strategy, and deliver robust, scalable, and seamless experiences for our customers. You'll be empowered to independently make judgment calls to keep the team moving and find elegant solutions to hard problems. You'll directly own the architecture, engineering quality, and technical roadmap of your services. Successful candidates will have a track record delivering complex systems, in a regulated healthcare environment with excellent people and project management skills, solid communication skills, and a strong technical aptitude.


  • Manage, lead, and grow a team of engineers and quality engineers to ensure the delivery of high-quality, scalable software solutions

  • Partner with product managers, solution architects, and other cross-functional teams to define and implement technical concepts and designs

  • Assess technical risks and identify system design flaws to ensure the reliability of our products

  • Contribute to architectural and code review discussions to keep our codebase maintainable and high-quality

  • Foster a collaborative and innovative engineering culture that promotes continuous improvement

  • Drive the adoption of best practices in software development, quality, and operational excellence

  • Guarantee the quality of deliveries and compliance by contributing to our standards and processes and helping document these

  • Interview and recruit top talent to support our engineering team’s growth

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless collaboration and project success

  • Having a servant-leadership mindset, you will lead by example and actively contribute to a positive engineering culture at Ada.


  • You bring several years of experience contributing to scalable platforms and software architectures, ideally at least 3 years in a similar role leading Engineers

  • Experience in Healthcare or another regulated industry is a big plus

  • You have a track record of delivering and owning projects end-to-end

  • You are proficient in software architecture including best-practice design principles

  • You have contributed to engineering guidelines and processes and have experience in developing or integrating healthcare solutions

  • You have a very strong background either in backend development, being experienced in the JVM ecosystem making use of Kotlin or Java’s functional abilities, or with our frontend tech stack with experience in component-based frontend architectures (eg. micro frontends)

  • You know and care about engineering practices like continuous delivery, shared code ownership, automated testing, and operational excellence

  • You are used to working in an environment where you design, build, and run it

  • You have good knowledge of our tech stack: Kotlin, Spring Boot, JVM, MongoDB, Redis, Docker, Kubernetes, Node.js, Typescript, and common cloud platforms

  • You have expertise in agile development (Scrum or Kanban) and have an agile mindset

  • Excellent communication, influence, and interpersonal skills.


  • Join our global health mission to improve the health of billions of people around the world

  • Work in an international environment (55+ nationalities) and with medical doctors & and experts

  • Work with cross-functional & and diverse teams of smart, purpose-driven peers

  • Work wherever you feel most comfortable – home, office, or a bit of both

  • Receive financial support to help set up your home office space

  • Enjoy your country-specific vacation days to unplug, rest and recharge

  • Maintain a healthy work-life balance with our flexible working hours and locations

  • Meet and collaborate with colleagues via community days, virtual coffee chats, company parties, and team celebrations.


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