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Director of Engineering


Posted on 6/27/2024

Cohere Health

Cohere Health

501-1,000 employees

AI-driven healthcare prior authorization platform

AI & Machine Learning

Compensation Overview

$180k - $215kAnnually

+ Bonus

Senior, Expert

Remote in USA

Backend Engineering
Web Development
Software QA & Testing
Software Engineering
Required Skills
  • 4+ years of experience managing software engineering teams in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality software on time and within budget
  • Experience with Java, React & AWS
  • Previous experience as a product-oriented team lead with expertise in one or more programming languages and frameworks
  • Prior experience building a team and coaching it to success
  • Prior experience in healthcare or life sciences
  • Develops and executes technical educational training
  • Clear pattern-matching ability when it comes to recognizing talent
  • Able to explain what teams are working on and why to anyone in the company
  • Maximizes delivered value within budgetary constraints
  • Develop and deploy productivity systems to help teams grow in capability
  • Implement performance management programs to identify and promote talent
  • Grow and contract teams as business opportunities change and emerge
  • Foster a culture where teams feel stimulated by their work and passionate about their role
  • Achieve inspiring outcomes sustainably, maximizing retention
  • Promote Cohere as a premier employer and engineering powerhouse
  • Lead and manage engineering teams, including recruitment, mentorship, and performance evaluation
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative culture within the engineering department
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the engineering department in alignment with the company’s goals
  • Oversee multiple engineering projects, ensuring they are completed on time and within budget
  • Set project timelines, priorities, and deliverables
  • Coordinate with other departments, such as product management and marketing, to ensure project success
  • Provide technical guidance and support to engineering teams
  • Stay updated with the latest industry trends and technologies
  • Ensure the implementation of best practices and standards in software development and engineering processes
  • Work closely with product management to define product requirements and specifications
  • Oversee the design, development, and deployment of products and features
  • Ensure the scalability, security, and performance of products
  • Establish and maintain quality assurance processes and standards
  • Ensure that products meet quality and regulatory standards before release
  • Implement and monitor testing procedures and protocols
  • Contribute to the company’s overall strategy and business planning
  • Identify opportunities for technological advancements and innovation
  • Develop long-term plans for technology development and deployment
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders, including executives, customers, and team members
  • Provide regular updates on project status, technical challenges, and departmental performance
  • Address and resolve any issues or concerns raised by stakeholders
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards, regulations, and company policies
  • Implement and maintain robust security protocols to protect company data and intellectual property
  • Conduct regular security audits and risk assessments
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement within the engineering department
  • Implement processes to collect and analyze feedback to improve product quality and team performance
  • Encourage professional development and training for engineering staff

Cohere Health offers an excellent place to work for those interested in healthcare technology and AI-driven solutions. The company focuses on improving healthcare processes through advanced analytics and machine learning, aimed at streamlining prior authorizations. This not only shows commitment to industry leadership in healthcare efficiency but also fosters a culture of innovation and improvement, making it a nurturing environment for technology professionals looking to impact the healthcare industry positively.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



Boston, Massachusetts



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth