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Qventus

Director of DataUnited States

Director of Data

United States

Want to unlock insights from data to help doctors and nurses?

Apply to be on our data science team!

Have you ever found yourself or a loved one waiting hours and hours in a hospital Emergency Room to get care? Did you ever feel there weren't enough nurses to take care of all the patients in your area of the hospital? Or have you ever had a surgery scheduled for months in the future that needed to happen sooner? Unfortunately our healthcare system is full of these types of operational problems. Qventus is looking for an inspirational, operationally excellent, driven engineering leader who can help drive our data strategy and implementation. Our work saves lives and helps hospitals cut tens of millions of dollars in operational costs, while improving the quality of care they're able to deliver.

What we're looking for in a leader
    • Passionate about growing people and teams.
    • Clearly articulates and drives team mission.
    • Acts as a thought leader, translating business needs into technical requirements and oversee the implementation of associated solutions.
    • Able to act as an ambassador within in and outside of engineering across the company.
    • Values and relentlessly drives objective decision making.
    • Maintains exceptionally high integrity and intellectual honesty.


Requirements
    • 8+ years building and managing engineering teams.
    • Can get into the weeds and work your team leads and our CTO to drive technical decisions when necessary, but is comfortable taking a back seat and facilitating to arrive at the optimal decision. Understands how to distinguish between these two scenarios AND when to make that switch.
    • Has a strong philosophy regarding operational excellence as it relates to predictable, efficient software delivery (Agile Scrum, Kanban, etc.).
    • Mastery level understanding of the software development lifecycle and knows how to run a team to drive it efficiently.
    • Knows how to effectively resource plan and forecast based on product, team, and broader company needs.
    • Has a track record of hiring efficiently and effectively.
    • Good understanding of and experience working with machine learning algorithms and libraries, statistical modeling experience.
    • Excellent understanding of and experience working with big data/ETL and distributed systems.
    • Experience working with best of breed big data and ML technologies such as Spark, Hive, Kafka, MLib, H2O, Cassandra, etc.


The role is a full-time position and will be based out of Mountain View. We all deeply care about improving healthcare for patients across the country while having fun working with each other. As such to be a good fit for the company we will look for:
    • Passion to use your skills to solve real and hard problems.
    • Ready to 'step outside' your role to help teammates.
    • Highly dependable.
    • Excellent time management skills.
    • Mature and an excellent listener.


What you'll be doing:
    • Lead a team of data scientists tasked with building and scaling up our machine learning strategy to solve some of the most complex problems in health care.
    • Lead a team of data platform engineers on a mission to take complex, dirty, and inconsistent data and transform it with measurable quality guarantees, store it on a manner that makes it highly scalable/secure/available, and ultimately creates the world's premier source of clean, complete medical data.
    • Work with non-technical partners (including customers) to translate complex technical challenges, projects, and outcomes into easily understood, digestible information.
    • Work with product management to distill requirements and challenges into technical requirements for the team.
    • Work within the team and the broader engineering organization to curate, distill, and drive economies of scale that can drive the team forward and enable the organization to scale efficiently.


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