Director, Web Engineering

| Playa Vista

Science 37 is accelerating the research and development of breakthrough biomedical treatments by bringing clinical trials to patients' homes. Backed by venture investors such as Glynn Capital, Google Ventures, Redmile Group, dRx Capital and Lux Capital. The Director of Web Engineering is razor-sharp and eager to make an impact within a mission-driven organization. The Director of Web Engineering will play a central role in developing and monitoring our web engineering team and also being responsible for the long-term strategy of the web architecture for our flagship product NORA.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and mentor a team of web engineers and be the guardian of our architecture
  • Be a combination of technical hands-on software engineer and a leader who has the ability to influence, guide, and inspire those around you
  • Empower the team to achieve a high level of productivity, reliability and simplicity
  • Hire and retain a team of high-performing engineers and managers
  • Understand the market and our end customers
  • Foster and maintain a work environment that supports being kind, useful, and awesome
  • Stays current on leading industry trends
  • Conduct performance reviews, calibration sessions and feedback discussions for direct reports.
  • Perform competency assessments across his/her team, and implement and monitor development plans with direct reports
  • Oversee and mentor and/or assist in coaching and training departmental team members
  • Works collaboratively with other department heads

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 8+ years of experience in developing enterprise Javascript-based web applications
  • 5+ years of experience in a management role
  • Confidence in building applications using React.js and Angular
  • Experience with high uptime SaaS environments
  • Medical and scientific knowledge strongly preferred
  • Highly proficient in computing and technology skills

Skills/Competencies

  • Strong leadership and professional skills, including ability to effectively communicate with and motivate large teams of employees
  • Strong personal drive to want to be a great leader, coach and teammate
  • Strong desire to make a concrete impact in improving the lives of patients
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • A passion to stay current with new technologies and engineering concepts
  • Commitment to results and high quality
  • Action oriented and innovative; able to translate broad goals into achievable steps
  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses
  • Understands interpersonal and group dynamics and reacts in an effective and tactful manner; has a range of interpersonal skills and approaches with ability to select a best-fit approach

Capabilities

  • Up to 20% travel, for project team meetings, client presentations and other professional meetings/conferences, as needed
  • Ability to communicate in English (both verbal and written)

Science 37 values the well-being of its employees and aims to provide team members with everything they need to succeed. Enjoy daily healthy catered lunches, snacks and beverages, and top-notch equipment such as the latest Macbook Pro, 4k monitors, and adjustable standing desks. Submit your resume to apply!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • JSFFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks

Location

Our office is located on an amazing campus in sunny Southern California with several restaurants, coffee shops, and food trucks in walking distance.
12121 Bluff Creek Drive, Playa Vista, CA 90094

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401(K) Matching
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Pet Friendly Office
Remote Work Program
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