Company Description

The future of healthcare will be amazing. Technology will transform everything for the better, making care patient-centric and truly connected, so that information can be accessed and shared easily and seamlessly - and everyone can get high-quality care. At Klara, we believe healthcare is a service that fundamentally relies on communication with and around the patient. Klara’s mission is to transform communication in healthcare, so every patient can receive great care.

Klara offers an entrepreneurial environment where personal growth and interesting challenges are part of your regular day. You can tackle those opportunities independently while also taking responsibility for individual projects on your team.
We trust in the power of talent and value commitment. Together, we want to change how patients and doctors communicate. The best way to do this is with a strong international team that is dedicated to improving healthcare and how it is delivered globally.

About the Role

Klara is seeking an innovative individual who is passionate about quality, technology and empowering others.

This person will be responsible for the technical leadership of the core Klara platform/services, with a tremendous opportunity to impact the growth and development of the business. This job, based in Berlin, Germany, entails working directly with engineering teams across Europe and collaborating with a US-based Product and Customer Success team.

Ready to join our team? Here’s what we are looking for

Responsibilities

  • Be a technical leader within the teams you work with
  • Drive high impact architectural decisions and hands-on development, delivering high-quality, scalable services with effective system boundaries that will support our long term vision & strategy
  • Lead your teammates by example, as an senior member of the team you will let your code and system designs demonstrate the path the teams should follow
  • Obsessively focus on production readiness for the teams including testing, monitoring, deployment, documentation and proactive troubleshooting
  • Identify risks and gaps in technical approaches and propose solutions to meet team and project goals
  • Leverage your future deep understanding of the Klara platform and drive changes to support our technology strategy, enabling engineers across teams to deliver value efficiently
  • Lead technical debate and decision making ensuring no-regret decisions with appreciation for trade-offs
  • Nurture collaborative ways of working that grow the team, its members and the product: testing practices, pairing/mobbing, continuous deployment, domain-driven design
  • Influence and contribute to the technical and product strategy and roadmap
  • Help grow other engineers technically by mentoring, pairing, and developing other opportunities for education
  • Continuously rethink and reevaluate the status quo, even when it argues with your/our past ideas

Key Skills

  • Experienced in architecting and building large-scale, cloud-based and event-driven systems across various projects
  • Several years of experience with multiple mainstream web technologies (i.e. Ruby / Python / React / Typescript / JavaScript) that would allow you make confident strategic decisions on choosing the right tech for the job
  • A deep understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms
  • Experience with Monolith, SOA and Microservice architectures that served as business and/or technical platforms
  • Proven successes in mentoring engineers to improve standards and reduce defects in dynamic environments
  • Capability to collaborate across the wider organization, influence even without direct authority with an inclusive, adaptable and persuasive communication style
  • A proven track record of delivering value in increments and learning as you go
  • An interest in complicated problems and working with many different teams identifying architectural boundaries and platform interfaces
  • Track record in working with best practices such as design patterns, BDD and CI/CD
  • Capability to collaborate across the wider organization, influence even without direct authority with an inclusive, adaptable and persuasive communication style
  • An interest in challenging problems and the ability to work with many different teams identifying architectural boundaries and platform interfaces
  • Excellent communication and proven ability to influence decisions

We offer

  • Extensive career and growth opportunities in a fast-growing technology and health care area
  • The opportunity to work cross-functionally and closely with senior leadership, not only in the Berlin office but also with New York
  • The ability to tap into our investor network (i.e. FirstMark / Google gradient / Project A) to consult with and learn from industry pioneers
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Amazing culture
  • Personal education budget
  • Monthly budget for team events (team building, lunches, happy hours...)
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Remote work opportunities
  • SWAG

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