Starling

AI enabling digital urine diagnostics in the home

Director Of Product Development

$135 - $175 / 1.00% - 3.00%
Location
Houston, TX
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
6+ years
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Alex Arevalos
Alex Arevalos
Founder

About the role

Starling is a Y-combinator and strategic backed digital health startup bringing the future of a proactive and predictive home-based healthcare system to patients today.

We do this by continuously and passively tracking at home changes in a patient's urine over time with our hardware, software, and diagnostic technology that seamlessly integrates into anyone’s bathroom routine and into current clinical pathways.

Our aim to improve patient outcomes and lower hospitalization rates for numerous chronic conditions such as recurrent UTIs or diabetes.

At Starling, you will get to work at the intersection of AI/ML, embedded firmware, enterprise digital health tools, and mobile applications with the opportunity to improve the loves of millions of patients. If this challenge sounds exciting to you, then you will love working here.

POSITION SUMMARY

We are seeking a Head of Hardware Development that will be a catalyst to our current team as we continue our growth trajectory to revolutionize the lives of the patients we aim to serve.

What You'll Do:

→ Lead all day to day hardware team development and innovation based activities within the company under a ISO 13485 QMS system → Collaborate with software, data science, regulatory, and quality teams for an integrated product development approach → Contribute to hands on design, assembly, and testing of products in a bench, pre-clinical, and clinical settings Recruit, train, and inspire your team as we continue to grow into the future → Collaborate with the Starling leadership team on defining and executing the company growth strategy

What You'll Have:

→ 10+ years of progressive and diverse experience in Product Development (R&D/NPD). From either start-ups or multinational organizations focusing on either low cost - high volume electronics devices, consumer facing products/medical devices, optics based diagnostics, AWS connected IoT devices, or AI integrating healthcare technology → Exceptional track record of developing medical devices at rapid pace while complying with US FDA regulations 21 CFR part 820 / Design Controls, ISO 14971, cGMP and ISO 13485. → Experienced in developing strategy for clinical trials for 510K or Class 1 submissions and safety certifications for fast product launch. → Strong leadership abilities in leading global cross-functional teams of internal and external engineers: Mechanical, Optics, Electrical, FPGA, Software / Firmware, Manufacturing, Quality and Industrial Design. → Extensive experience in complete product development lifecycle: from feasibility / POC, prototyping, DFM, V&V, NPI, commercial launch to supply chain management. → Extensive experience partnering and communicating with executives and departmental leads: Marketing / Product, Quality, Regulatory, Finance / BD, HR, Operations, Manufacturing. Including founders & BODs.

Why You’ll Like Working with Starling:

→ Execution focused, driven team on a mission to improve the world while not taking things too seriously along the way → Timing: You'll have the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a rocket ship taking off while still early enough in the process to have a significant effect on guiding our trajectory and the rewards that come with it Technology Focus: Work on exciting next generation technology at the intersection of consumer hardware, software, and artificial intelligence → Strong Backing: Recently finished up one of the largest seed raises in the industry with backing by some the largest names in the space → Mission Driven: We are changing the way healthcare is provided, bringing it directly to the people who need it with technology-enabled solutions

Why you should join Starling

At Starling we're bringing the future of a proactive and predictive home based healthcare system to patients today.

In our vision, we will identify and predict chronic health exacerbations of patients earlier at home so we can activate preventive care measures in an non-emergent setting vastly improving outcomes and costs for the whole system.

Our team of serial entrepreneurs, engineers, and clinicians are building the next generation of medical products at the intersection of hardware, software, and artificial intelligence. We develop these next generation products to improve the lives of chronic care patients by passively monitoring changes in their urine over time with our AI and care team infrastructure.

Starling
Founded:2019
Team Size:5
Location:Houston, TX
Founders
Alex Arevalos
Alex Arevalos
Founder
Drew Hendricks
Drew Hendricks
Founder
Hannah McKenney
Hannah McKenney
Founder