Android Engineer

Kaia Health

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Data-driven Health
  • Post Date: 06/08/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 134 N 4th Street, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY, 11249

About Kaia Health

Founded in 2016, Kaia Health is a leading digital therapeutics company that creates evidence-based treatments for a range of disorders including musculoskeletal conditions and COPD. Kaia Health uses innovative technology, including artificial intelligence and computer vision, and works with medical experts to create an interdisciplinary digital approach.

Job Description

Kaia is a mission-focused health technology company.

Our story began in 2016, when our founders, Konstantin Mehl and Manuel Thurner, created a mission to bring affordable and accessible relief to millions of people with chronic conditions.  No strangers to chronic pain themselves, they decided to innovate ways to remove the obstacles many people experience in getting the leading-edge care they need.

How do Kaia apps work? Kaia uses a dynamic AI-powered algorithm. Our programs are based on multimodal rehabilitation, a holistic approach to managing chronic conditions. Our users have easy access via smartphone and tablet to our programs for back/hip/knee pain and COPD using this evidence-based approach.

Five years into our story, we are a leader in digital therapeutics, with 500,000+ users worldwide. Having raised $125 million from investors like Optum Ventures, idInvest, and Balderton Capital, to name a selected few, we are poised to create a global footprint in digital self-care. Kaia is patient empowerment made easy.

The regulatory landscape is quickly adapting to the digital ecosystem. Therefore, our mission and strategy bring new opportunities for determined talent to join our journey. With over 100 “Kaianeers” spread across the US and Europe, we now need more specialized talent to help take our mission further.

This role is open to candidates in New York or remote anywhere in the contiguous US.

The role encompasses:

        You will join one of our cross-functional, product-focused engineering teams. All of our teams build user facing features for our patients and you will directly see the positive impact that your work has on their health.
        You will learn about the needs of our users, actively contribute ideas on what to build next, and collaborate with a PM, UX designer, analyst and clinical experts on designs.
        You will prototype and build new features, evaluate and update existing ones, do code reviews, fix bugs, and write tests.
        You will work closely with experienced engineers, learn from them, and grow both as an engineer and a person.

Your profile:

        You are a strong coder with deep technical knowledge of Android mobile application development using Java or Kotlin (we use Kotlin).
        You are interested in learning about our users’ needs and willing to work cross-functionally with PMs, designers, and stakeholders to design what to build next.
        You know what great code looks like, know your design patterns, and you apply engineering best practices.
        You are willing to learn new languages and technologies (such as Kotlin Multiplatform) and ideally have a high-level conceptual understanding of machine learning.
        You have an eye for design and thrive on great UX.
        You have strong written and oral communication skills and you are a good listener.

Some of the benefits of being a Kaianeer:

You can directly influence the future of digital health in a team of industry experts and digital shapers.

You will work alongside serial entrepreneurs (previously founded and scaled another startup, Foodora).

You’ll enjoy flat hierarchies, a hybrid work from home/office environment, and flexible vacation and working times.

We support your professional development and have a budget set aside for you just for that!

Happy hours, team events, and knowledge-sharing sessions galore!

Join us if you’re looking for an entrepreneurial adventure and an exciting place to grow personally and professionally.

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