Director of Engineering, Applications

Cohere Health

Cohere Health

Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Company Overview:

Cohere Health is illuminating healthcare for patients, their doctors, and all those who are important in a patient’s healthcare experience, both in and out of the doctor's office. Founded in August 2019, we are obsessed with eliminating wasteful friction patients and doctors experience in areas that have nothing to do with health and treatment, particularly for diagnoses that require expensive procedures or medications. To that end, we build software designed to ensure the appropriate care plan is understood and expeditiously approved so patients and doctors can focus on health rather than payment or administrative hassles.

Opportunity Overview:

You will lead a high-caliber software engineering team that is central to our value proposition and crucial to the success of our company. Product engineering teams at Cohere work with a high degree of autonomy to solve complex problems across the business, partnering closely with product and design.

Last but not least, People who succeed here are empathetic, candid, kind, caring teammates who embody our core values and principles. We believe that diverse, inclusive teams make the most impactful work. Cohere is deeply invested in ensuring that we have a supportive, growth-oriented environment that works for everyone.

What you will do:

  • Develops and executes technical educational training
  • Clear pattern-matching ability when it comes to recognizing talent
  • Able to explain what teams are working on and why to anyone in the company
  • Maximizes delivered value within budgetary constraints
  • Develop and deploy productivity systems to help teams grow in capability
  • Implement performance management programs to identify and promote talent
  • Grow and contract teams as business opportunities change and emerge
  • Foster a culture where teams feel stimulated by their work and passionate about their role
  • Achieve inspiring outcomes sustainably, maximizing retention
  • Promote Cohere as a premier employer and engineering powerhouse
  • Leadership and Management:
    • Lead and manage engineering teams, including recruitment, mentorship, and performance evaluation.
    • Foster a collaborative and innovative culture within the engineering department.
    • Develop and implement strategic plans for the engineering department in alignment with the company’s goals.
  • Project Management:
    • Oversee multiple engineering projects, ensuring they are completed on time and within budget.
    • Set project timelines, priorities, and deliverables.
    • Coordinate with other departments, such as product management and marketing, to ensure project success.
  • Technical Expertise:
    • Provide technical guidance and support to engineering teams.
    • Stay updated with the latest industry trends and technologies.
    • Ensure the implementation of best practices and standards in software development and engineering processes.
  • Product Development:
    • Work closely with product management to define product requirements and specifications.
    • Oversee the design, development, and deployment of products and features.
    • Ensure the scalability, security, and performance of products.
  • Quality Assurance:
    • Establish and maintain quality assurance processes and standards.
    • Ensure that products meet quality and regulatory standards before release.
    • Implement and monitor testing procedures and protocols.
  • Strategic Planning:
    • Contribute to the company’s overall strategy and business planning.
    • Identify opportunities for technological advancements and innovation.
    • Develop long-term plans for technology development and deployment.
  • Stakeholder Communication:
    • Communicate effectively with stakeholders, including executives, customers, and team members.
    • Provide regular updates on project status, technical challenges, and departmental performance.
    • Address and resolve any issues or concerns raised by stakeholders.
  • Compliance and Security:
    • Ensure compliance with industry standards, regulations, and company policies.
    • Implement and maintain robust security protocols to protect company data and intellectual property.
    • Conduct regular security audits and risk assessments.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Promote a culture of continuous improvement within the engineering department.
    • Implement processes to collect and analyze feedback to improve product quality and team performance.
    • Encourage professional development and training for engineering staff.

Your background & requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience managing software engineering teams in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality software on time and within budget
  • Experience with Java, React & AWS
  • Previous experience as a product-oriented team lead with expertise in one or more programming languages and frameworks
  • Prior experience building a team and coaching it to success
  • Prior experience in healthcare or life sciences

We can’t wait to learn more about you and meet you at Cohere Health!

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Cohere Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all. To us, it’s personal.

The salary range for this position is $180,000 to $215,000 annually; as part of a total benefits package which includes health insurance, 401k and bonus. In accordance with state applicable laws, Cohere is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. Individual pay decisions are ultimately based on a number of factors, including but not limited to qualifications for the role, experience level, skillset, and internal alignment.