Director of Engineering (Permanent Remote, US)



Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 30, 2023
As the Director of Engineering, you will lead by being a highly technical leader who delivers high business impact on multiple projects of increasing dependencies and ambiguity. You will lead the development of technology that saves lives and improves mental and physical health for millions of people. At Aledade, we empower primary care physicians with technology to keep their patients healthy, preventing unnecessary hospitalizations.
At Aledade, you will sit at the intersection of:
A huge problem; amounting to trillions of dollars of waste in U.S. Healthcare spending.
An approach that moves the needle; In the U.S., we wait until someone has a stroke, then are hospitalized. From there, no expense is spared. Using technology, Aledade changes that by enabling doctors to intervene with the proper preventive care, like blood pressure control, before it becomes a stroke.
A platform that works at scale; last year 11,000 physicians across 36 states served ~1.7M patients, saving 24,000 unnecessary hospitalizations and 120,000 visits to the emergency room using Aledade’s technology.
But the journey is only 1% done, come join us to build a world-class team that will not quit till it addresses the trillions of dollars of suffering in U.S. healthcare spending.


  • BS/BTech (or higher) in Computer Science or a related field required
  • 6+ years of building and leading highly complex, technical engineering teams
  • 12+ years of production-level experience as an engineer building highly scalable and reliable software.
  • Developing and delivering a multi-year vision and strategy with incremental quarterly deliverables with cross-functional efforts that span multiple teams
  • Demonstrated proficiency in attracting, hiring, and coaching world-class engineers
  • Demonstrated experience in taking ownership of the technology decisions, while delegating and empowering team members.
  • Excellent teamwork, communication, and project management skills
  • Align with product and organization objectives, and coordinate with cross-regional teams on delivering key results
  • Proficiency in communicating analysis and establishing confidence among audiences who do not share your disciplinary background or training.
  • Domain-specific experience
  • Data Infra: Experience managing an ML, SaaS, or data-focused platform.
  • Web App: Experience leading a full stack team which delivered best in class customer value and impact.
  • AI Research: Experience in designing machine learning algorithms, model training, evaluation, and benchmarking with examples of well-conceived and well-executed long-term machine learning bets.
  • Bonus
  • Working knowledge of health-tech systems, like Electronic Health Records, Clinical data, etc.


  • Impact: Balance short and long-term business impact by developing a decisive yet principled build-buy-partner strategy.
  • People: Develop outstanding teams using a combination of world-class-hiring and direct-timely-actionable feedback to develop engineering talent
  • Execution: Set aggressive yet clear goals and remove all roadblocks for the team to achieve them.
  • Collaboration: Develop strong relationships and work cross-functionally with many partners across organizations and functions, and as a result, increase the impact of the team’s work
  • Company: Work closely with company-wide engineering leaders to drive engineering excellence in our processes and systems.
Who We Are:
Aledade, a public benefit corporation, exists to empower the most transformational part of our health care landscape - independent primary care. We were founded in 2014, and since then, we've become the largest network of independent primary care in the country - helping practices, health centers and clinics deliver better care to their patients and thrive in value-based care. Additionally, by creating value-based contracts across a wide variety of payers, we aim to flip the script on the traditional fee-for-service model. Our work strengthens continuity of care, aligns incentives, and ensures primary care physicians are paid for what they do best - keeping patients healthy. If you want to help create a health care system that is good for patients, good for practices and good for society - and if you're eager to join a collaborative, inclusive and remote-first culture - you've come to the right place.
What Does This Mean for You?
At Aledade, you will be part of a creative culture that is driven by a passion for tackling complex issues with respect, open-mindedness and a desire to learn. You will collaborate with team members who bring a wide range of experiences, interests, backgrounds, beliefs and achievements to their work - and who are all united by a shared passion for public health and a commitment to the Aledade mission.
In addition to time off to support work-life balance and enjoyment, we offer the following comprehensive benefits package designed for the overall well-being of our team members:
Flexible work schedules and the ability to work remotely are available for many roles
Health, dental and vision insurance paid up to 80% for employees, dependents, and domestic partners Robust time off plan 21 days of PTO in your first year 2 Paid Volunteer Days & 11 paid holidays
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for all new parents
6 weeks paid sabbatical after 6 years of service
Educational Assistant Program & Clinical Employee Reimbursement Program
401(K) with up to 4% match
Stock options
And much more!
At Aledade, we don’t just accept differences, we celebrate them! We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly qualified individuals representing the diverse communities where we live and work. Aledade is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment policies and decisions at Aledade are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
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