VP of Engineering

VP of Engineering

Who you are.

You are a technical wizard and natural leader. You have a proven track record of leading and scaling engineering teams. You are comfortable leading distributed teams, and hiring talented engineers to help achieve the mission and vision of the company. You find excitement providing technical guidance and mentoring junior, mid-level, and senior engineers. And in doing so you are empathetic, resourceful, and constantly think outside of the box.

You are a player-coach and find happiness scaling an Engineering team, but also enjoy getting into the details when needed to lead your team to success. You can create and execute a powerful strategic vision, while also ideating with your peers and direct reports in front of a whiteboard. You can effectively assess multiple priorities to determine quick wins and strategic initiatives. You are committed to setting and achieving audacious goals and leading cross-functional team members along for the journey.

What you'll do.

Since our founding in 2019, the Kamana team has grown exponentially to help more than 125,000 healthcare professionals and hundreds of healthcare employers more effectively navigate the world of healthcare staffing.

As the VP of Engineering and primary leader of the Engineering team, you will work directly with our co-founder/President and will be a part of the executive team leading the way in delivering a world-class healthcare staffing platform.

You will be at the forefront of innovation and achieving business objectives. You will be managing high expectations from key stakeholders and communicating effectively to achieve alignment as you evaluate many competing priorities. To accomplish this, you will do things like:

  • Establish, execute, and achieve Kamana’s technical vision by hitting milestones in strategic alignment with business objectives and growth goals
  • Collaborate closely with Product, Design, Customer Experience, Marketing, and Sales (and Kamana’s customers and end users) to define development priorities and manage delivery timelines
  • Lead, hire, and manage a passionate Engineering team by providing clear direction, removing obstacles, facilitating cross-functional collaboration and providing strong management and technical leadership
  • Establish a technical roadmap while balancing the needs and priorities of internal and external stakeholders including balancing feature development and technical debt
  • Oversee and be responsible for DevOps, Architecture, and Infrastructure across all of Kamana’s products and platforms along with platform security
  • Drive data-centric engineering culture by defining clear KPIs for your team, tracking them, and measuring success

Experimentation is frequent at Kamana. Comfortability with being uncomfortable is a must.

What you've done before.

You have proven experience as an engineering leader in a successful fast-moving company building SaaS platforms where the company has grown rapidly and successfully as a result of your contribution. Along the way, you have:

  • gained extensive experience building complex technical solutions using Elixir and Phoenix across a variety of different architectures
  • developed strong stakeholder management skills, with experience as a member of a senior Executive Management team as well as interacting with C-level customers
  • been hands on with recruiting, managing, structuring, and up-skilling software engineers and engineering teams
  • become comfortable overseeing multiple engineering teams and conceptualizing new product features while weighing the customer, business, and engineering needs

It'd be cool if you've done this.

Experience in healthcare SaaS and/or the HealthTech industry will get you to the top of the list. Having been on the ground floor of a fast-growing startup, with a desire to repeat this journey, may also set you apart from other candidates, but is not required as long as you are up for the challenge!

Salary, benefits, & how we work.

This is a full time exempt position with an expected salary of $200,000+/year.


Learn more About Kamana and How We Work

How can I apply?

Click here to apply. Be sure to tell us a bit about yourself and share some links to help us learn more about you and your work (LinkedIn, personal website, online resume, etc.).


Open to US based applicants only.


Kamana is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental handicaps or disabilities, marital status, Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity nor any other basis prohibited by law.