Head of Product Engineering

New York, New York /
Engineering /
Full Time
Torch is a Bessemer Venture Partners backed healthcare tech start up that is targeting the $30+ billion dental supply chain as its first market. As an engineer at Torch, you’ll help build a billion dollar logistics and fulfillment system from the ground up. We’re building search and data infrastructure, workflow management systems, and delightful product experiences that simplify the complex.

You will lead Product Engineering at Torch, encompassing all user-facing product development as well as certain foundational work that is important to the user experience. Reporting directly to the CTO, you will have a substantial role in setting company vision and direction for years to come. 

As our Head of Product Engineering, you will:

• Manage a talented team of engineers, helping them maximize their impact 
• Work with product, design, and business stakeholders to define the engineering vision and long-term roadmap
• Aid in tactical execution, giving team members the support they need to achieve their personal and team goals
• Recruit engineers, tech leads, and managers as necessary to help scale the team
• Help us build on the most positive aspects of our culture as we continue to grow

We expect that successful candidates will have:

• At least five years experience as a software engineer
• At least three years experience managing engineering teams
• A strategic mindset, with experience defining long-term roadmaps and strategy
• Enthusiasm for cross-functional collaboration with business, product, and design
• A hands-on and empathetic attitude towards developing talent
• A track record of attracting, developing, and retaining talented engineers

Extra credit if:

• You have managed managers
• You have experience or interest in the healthcare space
• You have experience or interest in marketplaces