Director, Engineering

| Remote
Kyruus is dedicated to its mission to make healthcare work better for everyone by connecting people to the care they need. This role will be in our HealthSparq team as we work on simplifying the complex healthcare landscape. Together, we’ll improve the lives of our users by helping them to make better healthcare choices.

As the Director of Engineering, you’ll lead teams to develop, deliver, operate and maintain systems and services that operate at scale to support our growing business.

In this role, you will:

  • Define team and department objectives and collaborate with executive team in coming up with company objectives.
  • Organize and motivate teams that are potentially in multiple locations across to deliver high-quality, high-availability services. 
  • Be responsible for instilling and reinforcing a strong sense of ownership, empowerment, and accountability throughout all levels of the organization. 
  • Come up with broad visions to problems that affect the entire company.
  • Make department decisions that affect the entire company.
  • Create a culture that is customer focused
  • Deal directly with the executive leadership team and also their own team and other department heads. 
  • Has industry contacts and uses those to affect department decisions and outcomes. May deal with the executives of our customers and be able to influence decisions.
  • Coordinate with third-party vendors, consultants, and contractors as necessary.
  • Establish appropriate working relationships with existing and new strategic vendors, deriving the maximum value from negotiated contracts for technology services and products. 
  • Participate appropriately in contract negotiations with existing strategic vendors.
  • Participate in the formulation of the company business systems and technology roadmap, assessing cost and feasibility of system requests and ensuring the plan supports both strategic and near-term needs. 
  • Gain the trust and respect of customers, co-workers, and direct reports by demonstrating a high level of integrity, innovation, courage, and dependability.
  • Actively participate and provide leadership to a variety of steering committees and leadership teams throughout the organization.
  • Hold employees accountable for achieving their departmental goals and meeting performance objectives.

Requirements:

  • Deep experience in DevOps Engineering, site reliability, business continuity monitoring and other related functional areas.
  • Experience building and leading multi-discipline teams in SaaS environment.
  • A track record of building and supporting complex SaaS/web platform and infrastructure at scale with high uptime in a dynamic business environment.
  • Experience working across organizational boundaries to deliver on cross-team initiatives, projects, and/or processes.
  • Hands on experience with project management for software development projects.
  • Has performed the software development leadership skill at a very high level and is the expert that drives the engineering skill development of multiple teams. 
  • Demonstrated success developing and leading a department including setting the direction for hiring, goal setting, coaching and development. 
  • Skilled in mentoring and delegating to managers to ensure high functioning teams.
  • Defines department needs, staffing and process strategies.
  • Strong customer service mentality.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience to apply the right methodology to every work effort to get the job done.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Kyruus is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information. We will not discriminate, in any employment decision, against any individual or group on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veterans/national guard/military reserve status. This shall be done in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws in every location in which Kyruus has facilities. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • FlaskLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • GoodDataAnalytics
    • InVisionDesign
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

18 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02108

An Insider's view of Kyruus

What's something quirky about your company?

We Kyruuvians add k’s and “:u”s to commonly used words, tools, APIs, pretty much anything that contributes to our own growing lingo. For example, we have an employee recognition program that’s called Ku:udos, Kamunda is Kyruus API wrapper for Camunda (a workflow engine), Downloadu:ur is a tool to deliver reports to clients, and you get the idea!

Nausheen

Vice President, Engineering

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our platform ingests, parses and organizes data from health systems' provider and scheduling data, providing customers with a platform to make finding a doctor and booking an appointment as easy as booking a seat on a flight. Scaling our match capabilities with new sources of data, algorithms and presenting it simply are current areas of focus.

Chris

CTO

What are Kyruus Perks + Benefits

Kyruus Benefits Overview

We have free snacks/food/drinks, awesome health/dental/vision benefits, Wellness + Commuter reimbursement, performance bonus, unlimited vacation, and more.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Resilient Coders, Cradles to Crayons, Greater Boston Food Bank, United Way, Breakthrough Greater Boston, RAINN
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
D+I Group, Women in Product Development, Book Club
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
You betcha! Healthy = Happy. 300$ a quarter to spend on things that make you a better you!
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Share in our success!
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Annual/Quarterly Launch Parties, Trivia/Game/Movie Nights, Ice Cream Socials, Scavenger Hunts just to name a few and, of course, just good ol' fashions drinks and/or food after work.
Game Room
More boardgames than you'll ever be able to play in a lifetime! Videogames too. Favorites - SmashBro's, RocketLeague, Halo 1 (pistols), MarioKart / Diddy Kong, 007, Conquers BFD, any N64 game really.
Stocked Kitchen
Of course. Seltzers (salsa?), candy, snacks, chips, all the things.
Some Meals Provided
Catered lunch on Fridays.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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