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Job Description

The Head of Engineering will help lead Project Well’s transformative impact on the “food-as-medicine” market, driving the overall technical vision and execution of the company’s platform to build a technology solution that will ultimately impact hundreds of millions of at-risk Americans. With modern technology and a patent pending, Project Well is transforming the way health plans engage and treat targeted high risk individuals.


Reporting to the Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Lauren Driscoll, the Head of Engineering will be responsible for defining the engineering function within Project Well, launching and scaling the B2B2C platform from 0 to 1 and building the culture and structure of the technology team and recruiting early technical talent. 

Key responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Build and scale a marketplace product that is based on a validated business idea serving health plans, food vendors, consumers, and healthcare systems. 

  • Establish, execute, and achieve Project Well’s technical vision and scaling milestones in strategic alignment with business objectives, user and client experience. 

  • Develop and execute the technology roadmap for a comprehensive solution that addresses customer needs in a scalable and profitable manner. 

  • Identify, compare, select, and implement technology solutions to meet current and future needs.

  • Serve as Chief Architect and lead all solution architecture design decisions for Project Well’s digital platform. 

  • Work in tandem with the product team to identify and road map digital strategy, both to optimize services and to identify opportunities ripe for innovation. 

  • Encourage a data-driven and continuous improvement culture to improve the efficiency, scalability, stability, and security. 

  • Champion and ensure engineering and operational excellence, establishing metrics and processes for regular assessment and improvement. 

  • Build and manage a world-class, full stack development team by fostering a culture of excellence, mentoring and developing talent and recruiting strong, well-rounded software engineers.

  • Implement a rigorous Quality Assurance function from test-driven development through to User Acceptance Testing 

  • Ensure digital security and healthcare compliance of the platform for all members and patients 

Skills & Experience

  • A proven engineering leader with experience building multi-sided marketplaces or similar B2B2C technology solutions within a dynamic growth-stage environment. 

  • Strong understanding of or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience. 

  • Exceptional technical capability, with deep knowledge of and experience with modern software development practices and technologies. 

  • Player-coach engineering leader with the ability to commit production code. 

  • Experience with modern technology and the latest open source distributed systems and architecture; experience with AWS, Azure, Docker, continuous integration/deployment, data engineering/science and modern development languages such as Javascript, Python, ReactJS, Node.js. 

  • Passionate about building and scaling early stage start-ups and leading them through rapid growth.

  • Ability to make technical decisions with the lens of what is best for a fast-growing startup.

  • Experienced in building complex technical solutions with deep knowledge of key architectural principles found in highly scalable systems. 

  • Strong computer-science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, programming languages, distributed systems, and information retrieval.

  • Experience building technical strategy and understand technical tradeoffs and risks.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to create alignment with other leaders and decision makers in a fast-moving environment. 

Skills & Experience

  • You thrive in fast-paced, chaotic environments. Can cut through the noise to be effective. 

  • You inspire a culture of innovation, execution, collaboration, accountability, positivity, and fun. 

  • You’re an analytical thinker; someone who thrives in the use of data to drive decisions.

  • You’re passionate about developing positioning and redefining space for an industry-leading company. 

  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset, drive and skills necessary to build and scale a business. You see ambiguity as opportunity, and obstacles as chances to build. 

  • You’re adaptable, willing to take ownership and deal with ambiguity. 

  • You have a bias for action and takes a scrappy approach to getting things done, able to drive execution of big initiatives while navigating stakeholder concerns. 

Application Details

Submit a resume and LinkedIn profile to team@wellbetty.com


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Project Well provides highly personalized food solutions for health plan and providers' most vulnerable members -- those facing nutritionally sensitive chronic health conditions and who are often at risk of food insecurity. We deliver food from a wide assortment of high quality, healthy food vendors and customize each plan based on members' individual preferences and circumstances. Along with healthy food, we also provide education and encouragement to drive lasting behavior change. Our custom solutions deliver increased member engagement & satisfaction, improved clinical outcomes, and meaningful cost savings.
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