Head of Engineering - Stealth MedTech Startup

BCG Digital Ventures is an ever-growing global team of entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, product experts and investors. We invent, build and launch startups with the world’s most influential companies. The business ventures we create build strategic advantages for the most important global companies enabling them to own the next horizon of innovation.

We are getting ready to launch and scale a stealth startup, ready to transform the medical remote monitoring space. We are building an AI-powered device-agnostic platform, supported by a robust protocol and algorithm. With funding already in place, this startup is well positioned to disrupt the multi-billion dollar US home monitoring industry, with a readiness to transform patient care through convenience, better patient outcomes and reduced costs to the overall HC system.    

We are looking for an exceptional leader who will own the engineering effort of this disruptive startup.

As the Head of Engineering, you will:

Drive Technical Side of the Business

  • Define, articulate, and execute engineering strategy from launch to scale
  • Define technical requirements and systems architecture with clarity on feasibility, time, cost, and impact
  • Build the systems required to for testing, trials, commercial launch, and beyond
  • Work closely with the product team to ensure a unified strategy
  • Constantly evaluate technological advancements and innovative solutions to drive continuous product improvement
  • Implement best practice coding methodologies and tools
  • Design and implement testing frameworks 
  • Gain and share insights with other leadership team members to continue improving the product and the business

Drive Excellence

  • Effectively align resources to achieve key business priorities, including appropriate scope, and high quality / timely product releases
  • Ensure all processes, services, and software comply with security and privacy regulations
  • Manage a multidisciplinary engineering team in a fast-paced environment to deliver reliable, high-performing solutions
  • Continuously rebalance product / service features which maximize value and minimize effort to focus on the highest-returning initiatives
  • Define and implement a consistent and repeatable process for quality assurance across all areas of organization and product build
  • Collaborate with product and design teams to make UX decisions that align with the mission of the business

Drive Talent & Teams

  • Hire and retain a multidisciplinary, world-class engineering team
  • Cultivate a high-performing, engineering-empowered culture
  • Evangelize technical vision and strategy both internally and externally

Desired Expertise & Experience

  • 7+ years architecting and building products from pre-launch through maturity
  • 7+ years building consumer-facing digital product experiences
  • Startup experience in key engineering leadership positions at multiple high-growth technology companies
  • Experience building AI-powered platforms
  • Preference for a background in medical devices incorporating remote monitoring/diagnostics
  • Experience in FDA Design Controls for a Class II device
  • Ability to stand up an organization and hire engineering talent
  • An entrepreneurial spirit that is flexible, experimental, and resourceful
  • Strong analytical skills with an emphasis on data-driven decision-making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with the following is a plus:
  • Signal processing background
  • Continuous vital signs monitoring
  • Cloud development
  • Cloud repository storage and retrieval

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