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.
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 evolve the architecture and standards of our Ruby platform, make architectural decisions, and align them with Ruby engineers on other teams.
You will contribute ideas on how to evolve our engineering organization, platform architecture, best practices, and coding standards. We value opinionated people who are constantly pushing the status quo!
You will mentor more junior engineers and help them grow.
Willingness and ability to work in a cross-functional, product-focused team, and the ability to actively participate in the conceptualization of future features
Strong coder with deep technical knowledge of software development using Ruby on Rails
Strong software architecture & data modelling skills and ability to base engineering decisions on product vision
Strong knowledge of data structures, design patterns, and software engineering best practices
Academic degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent practical experience
Ability to speak and write in English fluently and idiomatically
You'll fit in with our company culture if you
Are user centric and view technology as a tool to improve a user’s life
Have a bias for action; the world is complex and unpredictable place so starting, releasing, and getting feedback iteratively is the only possible path to success
Strive to be articulate and humble, make the complex simple, present ideas openly, accepting that being wrong is part of the process
Are not afraid of tackling problems that others deem impossible
Thrive in an entrepreneurial team, adapt easily to change, and enjoy a fast-paced environment
Have worked in a fast-growing organization before (preferred)
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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