Jasper Health is an early stage, fast-paced company with a noble mission to provide a digital experience to improve the lives of cancer patients and their caregivers throughout their treatment and remission journeys.  The company recently announced its official launch and was covered by high impact media outlets including USA Today, HIT Consultant, and MarketWatch.  The direct-to-consumer offering will always be made free to cancer patients and their caregivers, while business partners (health plans, health systems, employers, life sciences, etc.) are the primary source of revenue.  Jasper Health is funded and supported by Redesign Health, with a recent round of funding led by 7wire Ventures, known for such digital health stand outs as Livongo, which merged in an $18.5 billion transaction with Teladoc late last year.

As our Head of Engineering, you will lead all aspects of our technology design, structure and development.  It is a hands-on role that leads multiple teams to create the very best scalable technologies to provide a world class consumer interface for patients and superior analytics for partners.  This role reports directly to the Chief Product and Commercialization Officer.

What you'll do:

  • Partner with the Head of Product to architect, design and implement technology solutions that meet the ever-changing needs of users and partners.
  • Lead our small but growing internal development team including task planning and code reviews.
  • Oversee and approve all development performed by external development firms including plan designs and code reviews.
  • Maintain ownership of all of Jasper's architecture, codebase and cloud infrastructure.
  • Discover and implement technologies and 3rd party solutions that can accelerate our speed to market for new experiences and functionality.
  • Optimize development process synthesizing requirements into discreet iterations that can be implemented quickly and with tight feedback loops.
  • Ensure that proper levels of security are maintained across all systems in Jasper’s health-focused industry.
  • Use technical skills and judgment to solve problems and make decisions in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Partner with recruiting to grow the engineering organization (both internal and external) as we scale our product and business model.

What you'll need:

  • Background
    • 7+ years of software development experience
    • 1+ years of people management experience
  • Skills
    • Technical architecture experience 
    • Leadership experience to ensure to ensure success of complex technical projects
    • Action oriented 
    • Ability to build and motivate effective high-performance teams 
    • Collaborative and decisive in decision making
    • Effective and clear communication skills
    • Process optimization

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