Director of Technology, Digital Healthcare transformation

Medullan - Somerville, MA

Full-timeEstimated: $140,000 - $180,000 a year
We have an exceptional opportunity in today’s most vibrant technology market; Digital Healthcare Transformation. With 90 passionate people and unique competitive advantages, we’re winning contracts over competitors 1000x our size. To succeed we need to be agile and lean. To grow we need to scale our people, processes and methodologies during this inflection point.

We are looking for people who recognize and are prepared to seize the incredible opportunity to impact peoples’ lives through healthcare innovation

Why Medullan?


Market overview: Healthcare, a $4T/year spend, is the new frontier of technology and business transformation. Legislative mandates are causing some of the largest companies in the world to rethink their business models. Technology companies are building wearable devices and smart phone technology to generate and collect data. To make that data useful, highly interactive web and mobile applications are being created to engage people, understand their behavior and educate and motivate them to make good decisions. That’s where we come in.


Our Company: Medullan assists healthcare companies with digital transformation; business and customer engagement strategy that results in developing web, mobile, and multi-channel solutions. These human centered solutions are used to increase member or customer engagement, expand direct-to-consumer offerings, promote wellness and disease management, and raise healthcare quality and cost transparency. Our goal is to improve our customers' ability to serve their customers, and increase revenue and profitability.

We work across the healthcare spectrum of companies (e.g. Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Payers and IT Services) and domains (e.g. genetic testing and analysis, wellness, nutrition, chronic disease management including diabetes, COPD, cancer, etc). Our customers’ customer base approaches 100 million. After years as a boutique Strategy/UX/Technology consulting firm, we’ve grown by people and offerings. We announced our first products (analytics platforms) this year.

Position: Director of Technology. We are looking for a highly adaptable technical leader with experience developing large scale consumer facing applications using Agile and Lean methodologies and tools. It is important that candidate have experience working with a blend of both junior and senior team members. It is also important that candidate have a strong client-facing presence in both sales and delivery situations.


Role and Responsibilities:
Requirements definition and selection of technologies to meet functional requirements

Defining and governing the design and implementation of requirements that will include modeling of the components and the activities that make up the solution and document systems requirements like scalability, extensibility, accessibility, privacy, security etc

Defining and designing the domain and data models for solutions

Defining the work breakdown structures for what is required to deliver the solution

Defining quality benchmarks and team strategies for meeting those benchmarks and regularly measuring those benchmarks

Building prototypes and/or proof of concepts to better inform estimations, work breakdown and feasibility

Solution estimation, risk identification and dependency analysis

Oversight of the procurement and deployment of resources required to support the delivery of the technology of the project

You will be required to work closely with our clients to identify the highest value solutions to the most painful problems our clients have and then turn those into reqs that you will design and implement for

Desired Skills and Experience:
For a Director, 10 to 15 years of proven experience leading enterprise solutioning

Experience working with modern web technologies - Spring, Ruby on Rails, Grails, Django Enterprise Development platforms - Java or .NET Rich Application Development Technologies Jquery, Dojo, GWT, HTML5 etc

Front end exposure: Javascript, CSS, Recursive design

Thorough knowledge of RDBMS, Design patterns, OOAD, UML

Fabulous communication and client facing skills

Ability to be credible with teams of developers who will be looking to this person for leadership

Desire & ability to mentor colleagues

Ability to estimate and plan Agile & fixed scope technologies

Demonstrable success in leading teams in the delivery of technology projects

If you meet the qualifications but not actively looking for a new position, please send a brief background summary (Linked-In OK) and availability for a 20 minute exploratory chat.