Ruth Health

Telehealth for pregnant people 🧡

Head of Engineering (Full-Time) at Ruth Health

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1+ years
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Alison Greenberg
Alison Greenberg

About the role


About Ruth Ruth Health is a digital and at-home clinic for pregnant people. With our chatbot and biometric data, we aim to create the most diverse, longitudinal database on maternal health in the US.

Ruth Health is in the current YC S21 batch and is fully venture-backed.

We’re looking for a Head of Engineering to help Ruth Health move into the next stage of growth. You’ll influence, strategize, and lead by example across teams with a focus on simplicity, scalability, problem solving and successful delivery. You thrive in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment, ready to make an impact while leading with empathy along the way.

At Ruth Health you will have the opportunity to do much more than just write code -- you’ll be an integral part of the entire product development process, from ideation through delivery and iteration. Your work can impact the lives of our patients around the world.

What you'll do: Design and build efficient, accessible, scalable, and well-tested web interfaces Iterate on ideas quickly from brainstorming sessions, through proof of concept towards delivering the final version Become deeply familiar with the challenges we’re solving for patients and the technical approaches we’ve taken Mentor engineers from both technical and career lenses Steer process improvements and technical best practices as we continue to grow our distributed team

What you'll bring: 4+ years experience leading frontend projects and working closely with cross-functional teams to build high quality and delightful user experiences A solid background in writing understandable, testable, and efficient code Complete understanding of JavaScript, CSS, and HTML Must know Node.js, Python, Mysql/Mariadb, (or Postgres), Redis Frontend UI libraries like React/Vue/Angular Experience designing and utilizing best practices with RESTful APIs and an API-first mentality Proven experience building and deploying web applications at scale A solid background in writing understandable, testable, and efficient code Clear communication around technical concepts and ideas to other engineers and the ability to talk to other parts of the organization Quick to adapt and focus on prioritizing needs and problem solving (both technical and non-technical) Track record of success in designing, implementing, and executing scalable engineering teams

Bonus points: Experience with HIPAA and the security protocols and mindset needed to build a patient focused experience Experience at a high-growth startup Experience related to Conversational AI/Chatbots

Ruth Health is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Work Hours & Benefits

-Full-time salaried position with competitive compensation -Bonus based on aligned KPIs & Targets -Guaranteed year-end bonus -Performance-based bonus opportunities at every 6-month anniversary -Robust, fully-paid parental leave policy -Health, vision,dental -25 days PTO -Flexible work options (remote) -All Major Holidays and 2 floating holidays -Winter Break -First month of a brand new hobby is on us -Subsidies available for online learning, including graduate degrees -Free lunch First Fridays (every 1st of the month) -Conferences with living expenses paid (Up to 2x/year) -Team Building -$100/month stipend for health & wellness, including access to mental health resources (Modern Health?)

Why you should join Ruth Health

Ruth Health delivers 30-minute, online physical therapy sessions to help the 83% of womxn who pee in their pants post-pregnancy. With our postpartum Pelvic Training + Recovery Sessions, moms around the globe with pelvic floor prolapse can get back to work, sex, and normal life 5x faster. Using conversational data + biometric readings, Ruth Health is accumulating the largest, most diverse maternal health database on Earth—which will help us improve health outcomes for mom + baby.

Since joining the YCombinator S'21 batch in June 2021, we accelerated to a revenue-generating global Postpartum Pilot with 40% WoW growth, 70% retention rate, urgent demand to hire several new clinicians + a team of engineers, and been accepted into the prestigious United Healthcare Techstars Accelerator.