Technical Development Team Lead (VP/Director Level) Healthcare

  • Munich, Germany
  • Jun 05, 2018
Permanent Software Architect | Blockchain Cryptography | Blockchain CTO/Head Of IT | Blockchain

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced and awesome Team Lead to join our startup team in Munich (or remote for exceptional candidates), leading the development of our highly innovative Precision Medicine Platform. Shivom’s platform will combine state-of-the-art technologies, including blockchain, cryptography, genomics, IoT and artificial intelligence. As a core member of our startup you will be responsible to supervise and lead the architecture for the GDPR-compliant Shivom platform. You will design and implement novel algorithms, data structures, and infrastructure to enable the users of the product to quickly and effectively process, analyze, report, and manage their complex genomic and healthcare data. You will operate in an exciting collaborative, quality-driven, and agile environment with the focus on delivering high-impact software and services addressing customer needs. This is a hands-on role with a small team (initially), an interdisciplinary, multi-faceted position that offers an exciting opportunity to learn new technologies and to work with the world’s best experts in the fields of blockchain and AI.

This is a permanent position and offers a high level of interactivity and responsibility in a quickly growing startup, and the opportunity to work as part of a strong international team. You will have the unique chance to work and excel in a completely new area of digital health, turning the genomics and healthcare industry on its head, un-limit what users expect, and unleash your true potential. It requires flexible working hours to support global projects. Minimal travel might be required. An excellent salary and benefits package along with long term career prospects are part of the offer. You will be provided with unlimited coffee and a company e-Bike. This full-time position is based at our co-working office in Munich, Germany, conveniently located close to Beergardens and with the option to work from home for several days each week. Munich is a center for software and biotechnology and frequently voted as one of the best cities in the world in terms of quality of life and safety, located close to lakes and mountains.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build and develop a world-class team of new generation digital health and blockchain experts
  • Oversee and coordinate enterprise platform development projects
  • Supervise remote teams
  • Design system architecture and develop robust backend and microservices
  • Advise on system implementation, architecture, and integration strategies
  • Play an active role in the Scrum process
  • Work closely with a host of cross-functional partners from the AI, pharma, blockchain and cybersecurity field, to evaluate new or changing business requirements
  • Write high quality, reusable code, prevent vulnerabilities
  • Improve our continuous delivery processes by automated software validation capabilities
  • Enforce data management/lifecycle policies and ensure data governance on-premises
  • Design, execute and maintain IT SOPs for our hardware and software services
  • Ensure GDPR-compliance for all processes and platform features

Ideal Profile

  • MSc, or Ph.D. in computer science, mathematics, bioinformatics, physics or related fields is ideal
  • You have a successful track record of implementing and integrating enterprise software systems, preferably in the life science/healthcare industry
  • Professional Leadership Skills
  • Experienced in managing distributed teams
  • People Development
  • Sourcing of Development and Operations Activities
  • Financial Planning
  • Technical Expertise
  • Good understanding of cryptography and security concepts
  • Good knowledge of Blockchain highly desired
  • Privacy-preserving data storage, sharing and processing
  • IT Security
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Technology Development and Scaling
  • Architecture Design and Planning
  • Agile SW Development
  • Product Roadmap Planning and Development
  • DevOps
  • Micro-Services
  • You possess the ability to interact productively with scientists, managers, and IT experts both internally and externally
  • Experience in operating cloud environments such as AWS or Azure
  • Excellent English in verbal and written communication, German is a plus
  • Willingness to continuously learn and improve on new technologies and procedures
  • Startup mentality: willingness to wear many hats and strong desire to build the business from grounds up

Nice to have:

  • Advanced knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • A background in precision medicine, especially molecular biology and genetics
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical research and development process
  • Knowledge in Human Genome Data Processing & Bioinformatics
  • Smart contract and ERC20 Tokens experience

If you are interested in this position, please email to us your CV or LinkedIn information, your motivation letter, including current and expected salaries along with the reference number MU-01-18.

Shivom is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: €80,000.00 to €140,000.00 /year based on experience


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