Director of Engineering

Santa Barbara, San Mateo or San Francisco, California Full-time

Evidation Health is a new kind of health and measurement company that provides the technology and guidance to understand how everyday behavior and health interact. The volumes of behavior data generated from wearables and smartphones has opened up new ways to analyze individuals’ behavior and health in real time. With a virtual pool of 2 million research participants, Evidation Health undertakes research for innovative biopharma and health care companies to transform how diseases are identified, treated, and monitored.

We are seeking a Director of Engineering (Consumer) to join our Achievement ( team. As a Director of Engineering you will be working on our consumer services, directing a team of native mobile and Ruby infrastructure engineers. The engineering team is redesigning our application as we scale to empower more than 2 million consumers with novel insights from billions of data points to improve health outcomes.


  • Manage a positive, proactive culture and help engineers achieve their best
  • Work cross-functionally with design, product, and business development to prioritize an informative, safe, and delightful consumer experience
  • Guide the team in designing a scalable, secure, and robust systems architecture
  • Recruit, retain, and motivate top engineering talent
  • Implement best practices and provide feedback to team members


Technical Qualifications:

  • 10+ years experience object oriented programming with Python /  Ruby on Rails / Objective C / Swift / Java
  • 5+ years experience managing high performing engineering teams (preferably in a consumer product organization)
  • Experience with SQL databases (e.g., Postgres, MySQL, Redshift) and Distributed Datastores (e.g., S3)

Professional Competencies:

  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Work effectively in a collaborative and cross-functional team environment
  • Take personal responsibility for driving initiatives forward and continually improving the product
  • Quality-focus, ensuring proper test coverage for all the code you write

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience mentoring engineers


  • Health, dental, and vision benefits for you and competitive coverage for your family
  • Relocation support
  • Equity
  • Flexible work hours
  • Open vacation policy - take time when you need it
  • Support for remote work when needed
  • Relaxed work environment
  • Your choice of computing equipment and gear
  • Lots of opportunities for growth
  • Opportunity to work on fascinating challenges that improve people’s lives
Evidation Health values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, political activity or affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex or gender.

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