Director, Engineering (Platform) at Abacus Insights

| Greater Boston Area
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Apply if you are…

  • An excellent team player, with strong collaboration skills and ability to influence cross-functional teams for results
  • Experienced with cloud computing, AWS, real time and batch data processing, and container-based technologies
  • Accustomed to a variety of development methodologies and have a mature understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of each; solid experience with agile methods is a plus
  • Familiar with budgeting, scheduling, contract and vendor management
  • Excited to work with a talented team that is motivated to move the needle on some of the most pressing challenges in healthcare
  • Passionate about understanding people and always striving to improve our products and services

You should expect to….

  • Help our clients to achieve their real goals by understanding the requirements and how it would help them in their business.
  • Define needs, develop plans, coordinate resources and implement action plans.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, resolve scheduling and other conflicts in order to meet all deadlines.
  • Coach a team of engineers both on technical and career development needs.
  • Focus on building an efficient and collaborative team environment.

Terrific if you have…   

  • Bachelor’s degree with 12+ years of experience, or a Master’s degree with 8+ years of experience, in Computer Science or a related field
  • 5+ years in a leadership and management role
  • A proven track record of responsibilities as a technical lead
  • Experience in enterprise application development
  • An understanding of architecture and operations of highly available and scalable applications
  • Experience in commercial software development on Unix/Linux environment
  • Background in architecting solutions with continuous integration and continuous delivery in mind
  • Superior verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • An amazing work ethic that will help us all work extremely well together
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Technology we use

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In the heart of Boston Financial District. 10/15 Minute walk from both South and North Station. Short walks to historic North End and Faneuil Hall.

An Insider's view of Abacus Insights

How does the company support your career growth?

Career growth is a focal point at Abacus and something that is always promoted at our all hands meetings. It has been tremendously supported at Abacus and preached by leadership through action. Abacus dedicates funds for each department to attend conferences/workshops and travel associated. I haven't seen that much our of earlier stage companies.

Dave Aquilino

Talent Acquisition Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

We are a small but growing company, located in 2 cities, have beads working remotely, and some travel a lot. Remaining connected to the team is critical and I use as many of the existing tools possible email, Slack, Zoom, confluence. Our offices are all open plan so accessing me is easy and it is more likely that I will access my team!

Minal Patel


What are Abacus Insights Perks + Benefits

Partners with Nonprofits
Participation in the Wonderfund. A non-profit focused on providing comfort and dignity to children in traumatic situations and enrich childhoods that have been impacted by abuse and neglect.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Abacus employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their Health Care FSA, and up to $5,000 annually to their Dependent Care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $12500 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
The Abacus office is located in a dog-friendly building.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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