Director of Core Engineering


Boston, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/03/2021
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  • Company Address: 265 Franklin Street, Suite 1101, Boston, MA 02110 (781) 290-0808

About Panalgo

Using patient clinical data to help pharmaceutical companies understand effectiveness of their drugs

Job Description

Panalgo is a pioneer and leader in life sciences and healthcare analytics. Our market-leading platform, Instant Health Data (IHD), transforms the way analysts from diverse disciplines answer complex and critical questions and make insight predictions from large, complex databases.

Our engineering team is looking for a Director of Core Platform Engineering to be a player-coach for our engineering team. Reporting to the CTO, this new position will manage a team of software engineers, conduct code reviews, and mentor and coach the team in technologies, languages, and agile methodology.

Our engineers work in a fast-paced, rapid-learning environment with leaders in software development, working with massive data sets, and healthcare data analytics.  In our environment, everyone is encouraged to make a difference without experiencing the fixed ways of doing business in larger, bureaucratic organizations.   


    Manage/mentor the Core Platform Engineering Team and workflow
    Outline and delegate large projects with sparse requirements to the team
    Coordinate with other teams to source requirements, complete QA and release updates
    Triage and resolve bugs across the codebase, get up to speed quickly in areas they are less familiar with
    Provide mentorship to other developers, including working sessions and code reviews
    Communicate status and update to high level stakeholders across the organization as well as within engineering
    Proactively monitor system health and take action to ensure the stability of the product
    Integrate new technologies and tools into existing platform
    Be intimately involved in the hiring and onboarding process for new engineers
    Provide feedback to team members regularly, working with Engineers on career development plans, and driving a regularly conducted employee review process


    Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or other technical/quantitative degree
    7+ years of engineering high performance SaaS platforms
    5+ years in a Linux based environment
    Experience managing software development teams with responsibility for driving delivery
    Advanced SQL and intermediate-advanced NoSQL experience
    Proficient in multiple general-purpose programming and scripting languages
    Exceptional attention to detail
    Ability to manage time and prioritize tasks


    Significant experience with Apache Spark
    Significant experience with Ruby and Java

Panalgo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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