We’re looking for a seasoned and passionate engineering leader interested in joining our early-stage venture as full-time Head / VP of Engineering.
In this role, you will manage and grow our engineering team responsible for our global health tech mobile platform.
Elfie has the ambitious mission to save millions of people every year. Our vision is to provide a holistic and gamified solution to chronic diseases, the silent killers of our generation.
25% of all people die from a chronic disease (hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol). The good part is that it could be avoided if people followed their doctor's prescription and lifestyle recommendations.
The sad part is that they don't due to lack of awareness of danger, unwillingness to change lifestyle, and costs to follow treatment (lifelong).
Elfie is a chronic disease management application that gamifies self-monitoring and supports patients across the world. It is promoted by 10,000s doctors and endorsed by healthcare leaders.
You can access the Elfie app here (geofenced) : make architecture choices, lead and contribute to the front-end and back-end development, do code / peer reviews, provide technical support to team members, ensure security compliance;
Delivery : manage the delivery of the product (sprint planning, daily meetings, tasks management) to meet project deadlines;
People : source, recruit, onboard, develop, and retain the necessary software engineering talents;
DevOps : define, implement and operate the necessary DevOps flows (CI / CD, testing, release);
Identify new tech solutions or 3rd party tools that can enhance the product;
Here is Tech Stack that we use at Elfie :
Front-end : Flutter, Firebase suite (Authentication, Firestore, Storage, Messaging, )
Back-end : Node.js (NestJS / TypeScript), GCP (PubSub, Cloud Tasks, Functions, )
Testing : Jest, Appium, Cucumber
DevOps : GitHub, Cloud Build, Cloud Run, Docker
Analytics : DataStudio, BigQuery, Google Analytics, UXcam, Adjust
Tech Expertise required to be successful :
Familiar with multiple technologies (front, back, devops ) : able to support the team whenever needed on any technical tasks
Proven experience with mobile apps projects, and their specificities (offline, push, permissions, OS diversity, )
Experience in B2C health startup (mhealth, telemedicine, DTx) is a strong plus
Experience with Google Cloud Platform is a strong plus
Team management :
Experience in leading and mentoring a team of software engineers ( 10 people)
Sourcing, assessing, onboarding, and succession planning.
Excellent English level with concise communication.
Growth ambition : early-stage ventures like Elfie require a VP of Engineering with the ambition to grow and succeed;
Hands-on mentality : explore new tools, contribute to development, set up CI / CD pipelines, ability to jump in and etc.
Resilience and speed : young products move with high velocity and demand efforts to meet deadlines and adjust to a fast-moving user / client environment;
Accountability : as part of the leadership team, the VP of Engineering is personally involved in the company strategy and make decisions critical to the company’s success;
Role-modelling : as part of the C-suite, the VP of Engineering must set an example for the whole team in terms of work ethics, internal and external communication.
What's great about this role?
Work with a team of talented and committed software engineers to deliver products that you can be proud of,
Use modern technologies, with full autonomy on technical orientations and decisions
Deliver a product that has a positive impact on people's health, worldwide, and is backed by large healthcare corporations and institutions,
Global footprint (Latin America, Southeast Asia) with roll-out plan in Europe for 2022
Senior leadership team with successful previous exits,
Direct coaching by former Youtube and Slack Global Engineering Leads,
Flexible working location (engineering team timezone is GMT+7),
Global job contract and competitive compensation & benefits with ESOP plan.
What's difficult about the role?
You will be fully visible and accountable for your work and team.
You will directly work with experts who expect you to be excellent in your field.
Global product and standards to ensure quality, security, scalability.