Head of Engineering - Stealth Digital Healthcare startup

BCG Digital Ventures is an ever-growing global team of entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, venture architects, product experts and investors. We invent, build and invest in startups with the world’s most influential companies. The business ventures we create build strategic advantages for some of the most important global companies and help them own the next horizon of innovation.
This venture seeks to dramatically improve quality of life for patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) like Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.  We are building a digital platform that not only supports patients but also generates real world data to help IBD stakeholders make meaningful treatment advances.
 
We are looking for an exceptional technology leader who will work with the executive leadership team to best align business and technology strategy to drive the success of this disruptive startup.
 
As our Head of Engineering, you will:
 
DRIVE TECHNICAL STRATEGY
      Set the technical vision and build the technical product roadmap from launch to scale; including defining long-term goals and strategies
      Continue consistent development of the technical roadmap to remain ahead of the market
      Provide expert technical guidance to all functional areas, including strategy, operations, sales and product
      Work with Product and Design to ensure a unified strategy
 
DRIVE GROWTH
      Drive continuous product improvement
      Identify opportunities and challenges in the marketplace, with constant evaluation of technological advancements and innovation to mitigate impediments and drive success
      Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms to drive growth, profitability and company value
      Lead ecosystem partnerships and relationships as senior technical expert to drive growth
 
DRIVE EXCELLENCE
      Effectively align resources to achieve key business priorities, including appropriate scope, high quality and timely product releases
      Proactively mitigate business, operational and governance risks
      Ensure all internal processes and external services comply with security and privacy regulations
      Develop an enterprise-wide information security plan to ensure security of all company assets and data
      Establish enterprise-wide disaster recovery and continuity plan
      Build an efficient and agile end-to-end application infrastructure, with best practices in software delivery
      Define and implement a consistent and repeatable process for quality assurance across all areas of organization and product build
 
DRIVE TALENT & TEAMS
      Attract and retain a team of world-class engineers
      Cultivate a high performing, one-team engineering culture emphasizing innovation, growth, and development
      Evangelize technical vision and strategy internally and externally
 
As Head of Engineering, you will need:
      10+ years of software engineering experience, with at least half of that time at a high growth tech company using agile methods
      Experience leading and scaling a high growth start-up
      An entrepreneurial spirit that can operate independently with little direction
      Proven track record of demonstrating ability to scale and build large engineering teams from scratch
      Proven track record of bringing highly-rated mobile and web applications to market in a startup environment
      Experience managing engineering teams of 3 years or more, preferably at a high growth tech company
      Experience with software best practices in:
Continuous integration/continuous deployment
Middleware/ ESB/ software design patterns
Microservices architecture and design patterns 
 
Relevant technology experience:
    3+ years working with big data and analytics
    Working knowledge of :
 Java (Spring) and J2EE (JBoss or Tomcat)
 Cloud services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
 JavaScript web app framewords (Angular, React, Vue.js)
 TDD, cucumber, selenium
 SQL, mongo db, elastic search 

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