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Engineering Manager

Company: Sana
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Our health system is broken, and it's a huge problem. Costs are rising out of control while the patient experience gets worse. At Sana, we're passionate about fixing this problem by bringing accessible and affordable health plans to small and medium businesses. We've built an innovative team with top talent from across the health insurance and tech industries to create engaging, modern plans for our clients. This allows our customers to offer competitive benefits packages while paying an average of 20% less than traditional plans.
To do this, we have built a new kind of health plan from scratch for employers and their employees. Our customers can offer rich benefits to attract and retain top talent while paying less than traditional plans. Sana uses proprietary technology to cut out waste and a novel financing structure that gives companies money back when claims are low, saving up to 20% on total costs.
Sana is looking for an Engineering Manager to join our growing team. As a successful candidate, you have demonstrated the ability to build and level up teams of engineers while fostering a culture of transparency, ownership, and teamwork. You will also excel at working cross-functionally with product managers, designers, and key stakeholders to help guide the overall strategy, design, and delivery of new and existing products. In this position, Sana is looking for individuals who have succeeded at increasing the throughput of their team while continuously seeking ways for them to add more value with a sharp eye on continuous improvement.
We are building a distributed engineering team and encourage all applicants to apply, regardless of location.
What you will do

  • Work with cross-functional teams including engineering, product, and design to translate high-level business outcomes into clearly defined projects.
  • Manage engineers and conduct weekly 1:1's providing clear objectives and feedback.
  • Work with engineers on career planning, coaching, and promotions using 30/60/90 plans, performance reviews, and other tools.
  • Drive the execution of goals through team planning and delivery.
  • Partner with engineering teams to enact best practices that improve delivery of value to our stakeholders.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, trust, teamwork, and accountability that is rewarding and engaging for software engineers.
  • Focus on team building, creating safe environments, and encouraging work/life balance.
  • Help recruit and retain top talent in highly competitive markets .
    About you
    • 3+ years of experience in engineering management or technical leadership role
    • A deep understanding of the tradeoffs between scrum, kanban, waterfall, and other product development processes
    • You love metrics and are skilled at leveraging them to dive deep into understanding where improvements can be made
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Broad technical expertise
    • Experience working in Agile teams
      Benefits
      • Stock options in rapidly scaling startup
      • Flexible vacation
      • Medical, dental, and vision Insurance
      • 401(k) and HSA plans
      • Parental leave
      • Remote worker stipend
      • Wellness program
      • Opportunity for career growth
      • Dynamic start-up environment
        About Sana
        • Sana is a modern health plan solution for small and medium businesses. We use a more efficient financing structure and integrated technology solutions to cut out wasteful spending and get members access to better quality care at lower cost. Founded in 2017, we are an experienced team of engineers, designers and health system operators. We have the financial backing of Silicon Valley venture firms and innovative reinsurance partners. If you are excited about building something new and being a part of fixing our broken healthcare system from the inside, please reach out!

Keywords: Sana, Austin , Engineering Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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