Director of Engineering

    • New York, NY

HT Health is a startup with a simple mission: helping the elderly, our parents and grandparents - to continue living their lives at home and connected to their family and community. We monitor the home in real-time, identifying issues before they become health events, and helping connect those in need with those who can help.

Our technology platform includes home-based mobile applications, a clinical dashboard, and data analytics on data not previously available to health professionals.

We are disrupting a $109 billion industry and have just closed a Series A funding round - demonstrating investor excitement in our approach!



We are looking for a hands-on Director of Engineering to head the design and implementation of our new Clinical Services Innovation (CSI) platform. This multi-enterprise SaaS solution will become the foundation for our web and mobile applications, as well as our AI/analytics platform.

As a Director of Engineering of the CSI platform, you’ll be working with several teams to develop scalable applications that:

  • Support the workflow of clinicians, social workers, and care conveners
  • Leverage our unprecedented access to receive, transform, and analyze clinical data from many sources
  • Incorporate intelligence into clinical decision support 
  • Integrate services of 3rd party partners
  • Engage and delight end users (patients and their caregivers)

This position reports into the CTO.



Based either remote or in NYC. Remote requires monthly travel to NYC.



  • Support the design of the platform architecture as well as individual components 
  • Design and develop key components of the platform
  • Support and enhance unified development standards
  • Review code to ensure quality, maintainability, reusability, and Secure Programming Practices
  • Mentor engineers to develop good programming practices and a solid approach to technical problem solving
  • Evaluate technologies and build vs. buy
  • Lead a team of engineers in the delivery of platform capabilities



  • At least 7 years of software engineering experience (required)
  • Worked in a regulated industry such as Healthcare or FinTech (required)
  • Previously responsible for the design and delivery of one or more complex software components
  • Experience with multi-tenant, multi-enterprise architectures
  • Knowledge of the impact regulations such as HIPAA have on architectural design
  • Solid foundation in computer science, with competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design practices
  • Experience with secure programming practices
  • Developed using a modern framework (Java framework a plus), RESTful APIs, and relational DBs
  • Strong understanding of database schema design, caching, and scalability



  • Backend: Java with Dropwizard, Hibernate, Jetty, Jackson
  • Frontend: Javascript with React / React Native
  • Infrastructure: ECS, RDS, Lambda, Glue, Athena, Cloudformation, SNS and more 
  • Dev tools: Github, CircleCI, Swagger, Docker



  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible vacation & generous sick leave
  • Equity
  • 401(K) plan
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Free snacks, coffee, and tea
  • Monthly company lunches and bagel breakfasts
  • HT Health Culture Club sponsored events (nights out with colleagues)


HT Health is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. HT Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Candidates are selected without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.

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