VP OF ENGINEERING

San Francisco, CA
Engineering
Karuna is an early-stage venture-backed digital therapeutics company. Karuna Labs builds immersive virtual reality technology designed to treat chronic pain by retraining the brain. Karuna’s evidence-based approach to chronic pain leverages physical therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and cognitive neuroscience to treat neuropathic pain conditions by resolving sensory motor incongruences and helping patients to overcome fear-avoidant behavior.

Karuna’s mission is to become a first line defense for chronic pain. We’re looking for deep generalists who are adept at building creative solutions to complex problems.

Responsibilities

    • Define and execute on product strategy and roadmap for digital therapeutic software addressing chronic pain
    • Establish a metrics based organization, develop key operational metrics and push for continuous improvement
    • Participate in code and design reviews, quality assurance and sprint releases
    • Explore and innovate new technologies, features, and tools
    • Aggressively build and grow a team of talented engineers to achieve our company’s vision
    • Work across key stakeholders of clinicians, patients, engineers, game designers, and 3D modelers to deliver therapeutic virtual reality applications
    • Build and maintain quality management system for programming audits for FDA
    • Perform product management functions including functional specs, roadmap, project management, issue/risk management, and cross-division coordination
    • Establish data pipeline for analyzing complex motion capture data
    • Define, track and deliver key productivity metrics and continually work towards improving team efficiency and engineering capacity

Qualifications

    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
    • Self starter and team builder
    • 8+ years experience managing technical teams
    • Demonstrated coding ability in one of the following areas: Java, C#, Python, Javascript
    • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
    • Demonstrated experience building medical software
    • Demonstrated experience leading multidisciplinary teams
    • Knowledge in agile methodologies and software development lifecycle
Seniority Level
Mid-Senior level

Industry
Computer Software Information Technology & Services Computer Hardware

Employment Type
Full-time

Job Functions
Design, Engineering, Information Technology