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Engineering Manager, Data Platform

Job Description

Posted about 1 month ago

divvyDOSE is a rapidly growing healthcare startup headquartered in Chicago. Our vision is a life where medicine does what it's supposed to, and people get the attention and care they deserve. We strive to improve the quality of life through innovative design and compassionate customer service that allows medicine to get out of the way of our customers’ lives.

Vision / Mission

Our vision is to fix and reimagine healthcare for everyone. Our mission is to engage customers by fixing all the problems around getting and taking their medications. We've taken the first step by simplifying adherence.

We’re now part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, backed by the resources of a global health organization working to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone. Are you looking for a way to create next-level results with a human-level approach? Then look at opportunities with divvyDOSE, where changing the world is just one result of doing your life’s best work.SM

Job Description

divvyDOSE is seeking an experienced Software Engineering Manager to help lead and grow our Platform Engineering teams. As the manager of the Data Engineering team, you will work closely with leadership within the Platform organization, as well as across divvyDOSE Product Engineering, in order to understand stakeholder needs, set objectives for your team, as well as ensure that your team’s processes and growth strategies are well-defined and well-utilized. In this role, you also will have opportunities to make hands-on contributions to evolve divvyDOSE’s data platform, and enable DataOps practices throughout the organization.


  • Lead a team of engineers building and maintaining the infrastructure that supports our data warehouse, as well as the reference architecture leveraged by other technology teams.
  • Own vendor relationships and drive initiatives for investing in new technologies.
  • Act as the primary owner and point-of-contact for our Snowflake-based data warehouse and its adjacent ETL/ELT pipelines infrastructure.
  • Champion DevOps practices, such as infrastructure-as-code (IAC), within the data engineering space.
  • Collaborate with your manager and the Platform tech leads to turn technical objectives into a realistic and well-defined roadmap.
  • Create hiring strategies that serve your team’s roadmap.
  • Assist engineers in their performance, professional development and technical skills by providing regular feedback and mentorship.
  • Define, run, and evolve the day-to-day processes and activities that your team uses to be successful in meeting its goals. You will be the “master of ceremonies” for these key activities within your team’s SDLC and be responsible for championing their value to the larger organization.
  • Collaborate with other leaders to help foster an inclusive, collaborative culture and positive work environment.
  • Help build a transparent environment that enables respectful candor and promotes a culture of continuous improvement, accountability and self-organization.
  • Give/receive feedback effectively and coach others to do the same.
  • Use facilitation techniques to achieve alignment and uncover areas of confusion.
  • Ensure the team maintains focus on objectives, goals and scope for each sprint.
  • Track progress to plan for all sprints in order to proactively communicate and manage risk.
  • Address roadblocks faced by your team through advocacy and creative problem-solving.
  • Own vendor relationships and work with your manager to help set and keep budgets


Required Skills:

  • Experience managing software engineering teams, ideally with a strong focus on data engineering.
  • Experience with cloud-based platform environments, especially in AWS.
  • Proficient in one or more of the following: Python, Golang, Ruby, Java.
  • Expertise building/maintaining data warehouses in Snowflake, Redshift, or similar.
  • Expertise building/maintaining data lakes and ETL/ELT pipelines.
  • Excellent analytical, coaching, and communication skills.
  • Strong development background with experience in architecture design.
  • Management and mentorship skills to facilitate career growth and coaching of engineers and technical initiatives.
  • 5-7 years prior experience in software development and 2+ years managing high performance software teams.
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies (preferably Kanban).
  • Experience with Linux.
Desired experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Experience working in a platform/automation/devops-focused engineering environment.
  • Experience working with managed services in AWS.
  • Familiarity with engineering competencies in one or more of the following areas: site reliability, observability, security, release (CI/CD), data (pipelines, ETL, analysis, etc.).
  • Familiarity with various business intelligence (BI) reporting tools, such as Looker, Tableau, Domo, or similar.
  • Developing technical documentation and knowledge bases.
  • Tracking work and maintaining backlogs using JIRA.
Technologies we use:
  • Python and JavaScript
  • AWS
  • Serverless framework, CloudFormation, and Terraform
  • Snowflake and Looker
  • Datadog
  • JIRA
  • CircleCI and Jenkins


In addition to a competitive salary our company offers comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans and contributes to an HSA annually.

Our Engineering Culture:

We are a very collaborative group that is inclusive, fun, and hard-working. Currently, several of our engineers are based in Chicago but working from home during COVID (and flexibility to continue that once we open up the office), as well as fully-remote engineers throughout the country; we strive to create an environment where you can do your best work in the environment and location that is best suited for each individual. As a member of our team, you can expect to work with intelligent, curious, and motivated peers who value and respect your perspectives.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

Employment with divvyDOSE is AT WILL, and can be terminated at any time, for any reason, by either party.

We encourage individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. Applicants who require an accommodation related to the application and/or review process may reach out to us at: [email protected]


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