VP of Engineering

Remote - US /
Engineering /
Full Time
/ Remote
Our Mission
Big Health’s mission is to help millions back to good mental health. Our digital therapeutics are safe and effective non-drug alternatives for sleep & mental health, backed by over 60 peer-reviewed clinical papers and reimbursed across over 10 million members. In pursuit of our mission we’ve pioneered the first at-scale digital therapeutic business model, in partnership with some of the most prominent global healthcare organizations, including CVS Health and the UK’s NHS. Through product innovation, robust clinical evaluation and a commitment to equity at scale, we are designing the next generation of medicine, and the future of mental health care. Join us.

About the role
We are seeking a VP of Engineering to ensure that the product vision is realized through excellence in execution. As a key member of the engineering organization and product development leadership team, you will have the opportunity to shape our team’s practices and culture. We are looking for a candidate that possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and is excited by the challenges that come along with building a category creating business. 

What you'll do:

    • Recruit, develop and manage top engineering talent capable of delivering high quality, reliable and effective technology
    • Coach our engineers and engineering managers to become better versions of themselves. Help develop their careers, and ensure they are working on projects which engage them, challenge them and keep them excited to come into work at Big Health every day
    • Develop and drive standards to ensure quality standards are met throughout the stack
    • Help your teams understand product vision and walk in the user’s and customer’s shoes, delivering features that make experiences with Big Health programs seamless, effective, and efficient
    • Work closely with your peers on the leadership team to define and communicate the company’s direction, and to help tackle the company’s biggest problems
    • Design, implement, and monitor all operations and key performance metrics/operational efficiency for the engineering team
    • Understand and collaborate on the complete product lifecycle from concept to execution
    • Recommend new technology and ideas to improve sprints and efficiency

What you bring:

    • Significant experience as a technology leader in a growth-minded corporation, with at least 8 years in an engineering management role
    • Exceptional people leader - proven track record of attracting, hiring, managing, developing and aligning an Engineering department of at least 20 to 100 engineers, including managing through engineering managers and directors
    • Can build, deliver and maintain a multi-year technology roadmap that supports the company vision and product roadmap
    • Consistent track record of working across team boundaries to deliver fabulous user experiences across the full stack
    • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses
    • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
    • Strong communication, negotiation and influence skills
    • Commitment to results; is focused and results driven
    • Action oriented and innovative; able to translate broad goals into achievable steps
    • A commitment to quality that incorporates not only the immediate requirements of a result to deliver high-quality products that meet customer needs and function flawlessly

Life at Big Health:

    • Be part of a team that includes clinical psychologists, software engineers, business leaders and even a former karaoke entrepreneur [shh… it’s a secret]
    • Surround yourself with the smartest, most enthusiastic and dedicated people you’ll ever meet, but who listen well, learn from their mistakes and when things go wrong, generously pull together to help each other out
    • Check out our values - they’re a living, breathing part of our culture
    • Enjoy benefits including a generous vacation policy, professional development fund, flexible working locations and more
    • Competitive salary packages including stock options
Because we are on a mission to bring millions back to good mental health, we believe it’s essential to reflect the diversity of those we intend to serve. We’re an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a culturally and experientially diverse team that leads with empathy and respect.

Additionally, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Big Health participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with Form I-9 information from all new employees to confirm that they are authorized to work in the U.S. Big Health does not use E-Verify to pre-screen applicants.