Senior Director of Engineering

GoodRx - Santa Monica, CA

Posted a month ago

We are a 200+ person team funded by top-tier firms, based in Santa Monica, CA with a satellite office in San Francisco. We are a low-key but tight-knit group of hard-working people working to fix America's broken healthcare system. Americans spend over $400 billion per year on prescriptions and too many people simply can't afford the medications they desperately need. Join GoodRx and help us solve meaningful problems that help us make people’s lives better every day.
About the Role
GoodRx is looking for an experienced, detail-oriented Director of Engineering to join our growing team. In this position, you will play a key role in the overall success of our organization by planning, managing, and monitoring software engineering functions. You will be responsible for overseeing various software engineering projects, processes, budgets, and timelines and making any necessary adjustments in order to ensure successful completion, reporting directly to our CTO.

  • Serve as an engineering leader and technical expert

  • Answer questions and resolve issues brought forth by the engineering team members

  • Create detailed engineering plans, processes, and procedures for engineering staff to use and abide by

  • Propose and oversee budgets and timelines for engineering projects

  • Check and confirm the accuracy of the work performed and the methods used by engineering staff

  • Conduct various tests and quality assurance checks, in tandem with our QA Team, to verify the quality of completed projects

  • Monitor and determine various staffing and training needs

  • Hire, train, and supervise engineering staff members

  • Spearhead various research and development initiatives to identify opportunities for new projects and improved processes

  • Communicate and collaborate with other managers, suppliers, and contractors

  • Prepare and deliver various engineering-related presentations, both internally and externally

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering Management or Business Administration preferred

  • 8+ years as an engineering manager

  • Analytical and mathematical mind, capable of evaluating and solving various complex problems

  • Experience managing a highly trafficked consumer website

  • Leadership skills necessary to manage and develop several teams

  • Organizational competencies and project management skills to keep projects, processes, and your engineering teams on track

  • Self-motivated attitude with the ability to multitask and thrive in a timeline-driven environment

  • Interpersonal communication skills with expertise in distilling complicated topics to a broader audience

  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team

  • Strong knowledge of application design, development and testing techniques

  • Experience of prioritization including control recommendation and documentation

  • Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses

About GoodRx
GoodRx is America’s leading prescription price transparency platform. More than 7 million people use GoodRx’s website and popular mobile apps each month. GoodRx helps consumers save up to 80% on their medications by delivering prices and available discounts at nearly every pharmacy in the U.S. Thousands of physicians and employees use GoodRx, and its services have been positively reviewed by Good Morning America, the American Heart Association, The New York Times, ABC News, AARP, Forbes and many others.
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