Blink Health is a well-funded healthcare technology company on a mission to make prescription drugs more accessible and affordable for everyone. We’re scaling up in a highly complex vertical to change the way Americans access the prescription drugs they need.

Our proprietary platform and supply chain allow us to offer everyone — whether they have insurance or not — amazingly inexpensive prices on their medications. Blink is providing a life-changing experience for people all over the country and fixing how opaque, unfair and overpriced healthcare has become. We are a highly collaborative team of builders and operators who invent new ways of working in an industry that historically has resisted innovation. Join us!

As Engineering Director at Blink Health you are respected by colleagues for your industry leadership experience, ability to inspire and attract key talent, passion for customers and track record of delivering high-quality products that delight customers.  
In this role, your team will own the platforms powering Blink’s Speciality Medication business. You will lead a team of software engineers to ensure Blink’s platform is The Easiest Way to Buy Prescription Meds, while evolving underlying platform systems to scale with Blink’s expected hyper growth. Your team is proud of what they ship because you’ve built a culture of quality and continuous improvement. You will define and drive a long-term roadmap for your team, and you will scale your leadership to multiple teams.
 
Success:
An engineering leader at Blink Health is respected by colleagues for your deep technical contributions to the industry, your ability to inspire and attract key talent, your passion for customers and the impact of your work, and your ability to deliver large scale engineering solutions with quality. You will be responsible for leading engineering teams to build industry-defining services and products, leveraging modern cloud technology, and data technologies, setting long term technical vision, and creating a culture of quality and continuous improvement. You will be managing multiple full stack teams, responsible for building our world class product suite.


At Blink Health You Will:

  • Provide technical leadership to build, develop and scale our platform that overhauls the healthcare space
  • Identify business opportunities and define technical vision for your team and the company
  • Be a domain expert on healthcare technology and products and an empathetic partner to our customers
  • Inspire, recruit and mentor a team of high performing engineers.
  • Develop a scalable engineering culture for top talent engineers


What We Look For:

  • Proven track record of building top talent and high-performance teams, directing multiple teams and engineering managers
  • Experience managing large scale systems in rapid growth environments
  • Experience with modern web frameworks (e.g. React/Redux), Django/Flask, public cloud platforms (e.g. AWS) and data pipelines. Tasked with building our patient experience from a frontend perspective.
  • Familiarity with containerization, microservices architecture, continuous integration and 
    delivery
  • Leadership on multiple well-known products throughout their life cycles, from idea conception to product release and maintenance
  • Proven success in working with product, marketing, business, and operations divisions
  • Examples of engineers for whom you’ve guided their technical and career progress
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience, MS/PhD preferred

How to achieve success/acumen:
You are a Director who, above all, is excited to build products that give our customers the best possible experience purchasing prescription medications. You have professional experience working on a team turning ideas into reliable, maintainable code.

  • Managed career development
  • Managed timelines
  • Allocated Engineering resources
  • Managed code reviews and career development
  • Built web applications professionally
  • Want to work in a highly collaborative environment: we believe a team can be stronger than its individual parts
  • Are independent and curious
  • Are comfortable owning features from design through delivery to production
  • Have experience with one or more modern programming languages
  • Are willing to dive into a large code base and contribute immediately
  • Enjoy writing code that is understandable, maintainable, and testable
  • Can communicate effectively with other engineers, designers, product managers, and anyone else at Blink
  • Are excited to both design scalable APIs and elegant front-end code
  • Good Execution - Do your best work
  • Perform peer code and architecture reviews
  • Build new features, write unit tests, and lead the release of these features to production.
  • You enjoy diving into the system designs, technical trade offs(speed vs. quality)

Good Owner - Be the CEO of your role 

  • Help the team ship new products and features successfully with the right skills, mentorship and organizational resources to deliver amazing experiences for our patients
  • Coach, mentor and develop engineers to reach individual goals while fostering cross- functional collaboration and product success 
  • Take responsibility for the long term success of product projects and people 

Good Learning - Learn something new every day 

  • Demonstrate curiosity and an interest in learning new techniques and improving upon best practices to stay up-to-date with current and emerging trends
  • Lead by example putting new ideas into action, failing fast and learning from each experience

Good Feedback - Consider the perspective of others 

  • Listen actively and respond effectively through a variety of channels
  • Give and receive candid and constructive feedback
  • Promote trust and encourage teamwork allow the engineering team to do their best work  

Desired experience:

  • 10+ years experience having worked in an engineering role 
  • Familiarity with cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc).
  • Want to work in a highly collaborative environment: we believe a team can be stronger than its individual parts
  • Experience with some of our tech stack: Python, AWS, MySQL, Redshift, Aurora, Linux,
  • Docker, Ansible, and/or nginx. Craft tools to help other teams achieve their goals and improve performance.
  • You have experience building micro services and workflows that scale
  • Can communicate effectively with other engineers, designers, product managers, and anyone else at Blink
  • Are excited to both design scalable APIs and elegant front-end code
  • Collaborative and Communicative - you love being part of a diverse team, building consensus, and establishing credibility. You are a Class-A communicator: curious, thoughtful, clear, and (mostly) correct.
  • BA/BS degree from top institution; MBA or CompSci degree preferred but not required.

Why join us:

At Blink, we put humans first. We want everyone at Blink to be able to do the best work of their lives. We are a relentlessly learning, constantly curious and aggressively collaborative cross-functional team dedicated to inventing new ways to improve the lives of our customers. We care about the future of healthcare and are looking for people who share our passion. 

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