Lead Engineer at Elektra Health
New York City, NY
Senior +1 · Full time
Posted a year ago

Lead Engineer at Elektra Health

$195k – $205k • 1.0% – 2.0%

Elektra Health is a digital health company on a mission to smash the menopause taboo. We're empowering the 50M women currently navigating menopause with evidence-based education, care & community. We’re bringing women’s health into the 21st century.

Founded by experienced operators with deep consumer, healthtech & clinical expertise, Elektra is backed by leading firms including Alexis Ohanian's 776 fund and Flare Capital, as well as angel investors and industry advisors from SoulCycle, Conde Nast, One Medical, and beyond. We've been featured in the New York Times, Fast Company, Forbes, Pitchbook, the Financial Times and Crunchbase, and by both Katie Couric and Maria Shriver.

About the role

Elektra is looking for a seasoned full-stack founding Lead Engineer to join our founding team and build our next-generation menopause digital solution. If you are a user-centric, mission-oriented engineering leader who thrives in an early-stage startup environment, this is the perfect role for you.

As the founding engineer, you will:

  • Work directly with the CEO alongside a mission-obsessed, tight-knit team to guide the engineering strategy for the company
  • Partner with the Director of Product to define and deliver the end-to-end experience
  • Lead the architecture, design and development of our new digital platform, from system design and vendor assessments to writing code
  • Define the engineering culture and introduce software development practices
  • Recruit, develop and retain top engineering talent
  • Mentor and manage best in class full-stack, front-end and mobile engineers

You will report directly to the CEO, and work closely with our product, marketing & growth and clinical operations teams. Join us to make an impact on women throughout this time in their lives by empowering members through menopause education, care and community!

About you

  • 7-10 years of engineering experience with at least 2 years in a lead role managing others’ work output
  • Demonstrated track record of architecting and developing full-stack code for scale, performance, availability and security on both web and mobile
  • Experience at a high-growth, fast-paced startup
  • Has an entrepreneurial, user-centric and mission-driven mindset; excited by Elektra’s values and motivated by the opportunity to build and scale a successful commercial venture in the women’s health space
  • Excited to think broadly and strategically coupled with the desire to directly implement projects and tasks
  • Being a self-starter and fast learner who is comfortable with ambiguity and breaking down complex issues into manageable plans
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Nice to have: HIPAA or equivalent compliance experience

Preferred tech stack experience

  • Experience with React, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Node.js
  • Experience building relational databases
  • Experience with AWS and/or Google Cloud
  • Able to establish and apply software engineering best practices, QA, etc.
  • If you're interested in this role, but don't have these exact qualifications, we encourage you to apply. We’d love to hear from you!

Important Details

  • Location: NYC preferred as that’s where the founding team is based, but we’re open to remote for the right candidate.
  • Compensation: Competitive salary, equity & benefits (including WFH, medical stipend, unlimited PTO (including your birthday!) and more)

Elektra prides itself on its inclusive culture and welcoming work environment. We respect and appreciate the differences among us, whether that be age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, sexual identity, education, national origin, or any other distinguishing characteristic or trait.

Interested? Send your resume and/or website to Alessandra Henderson (alessandra@elektrahealth.com) + careers@elektrahealth.com.

Remote • New York City
Job typeFull Time
Visa sponsorshipNot Available
Hires remotely
Remote work policyOnsite or remote
Experience7+ years
Elektra Health
Smashing the menopause taboo.
Size:  1-10 employees
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