Strona główna Rekrutacja VP of Engineering

VP of Engineering

25 000 – 35 000 net B2B
Dla specjalistów IT Kraków Warszawa
kontrakt B2B

uPacjenta is one of the fastest-growing Polish medtech startups offering a marketplace where patients order blood tests to their house. We aim to facilitate proactive healthcare by enabling at-home blood tests in an uber-like formula. So far, by heading in the direction: HEALTH, we grew by 3x! Our mission is to transform preventive healthcare to extend people’s lifespan. The mission is supported by top investors, thanks to which we have recently closed the last seed round and gained over 21 millions PLN for expansion to Europe.

We’re excited to launch new projects, but to truly succeed, we need one more hand on board. Hence, we are looking for a VP of Engineering with strong tech skills for system architecture management and planning, who can figure out HOW to build and maintain highly motivated, empowered Dev teams that effectively deliver value for customers and business. The ideal candidate is a natural leader and has knowledge of the software development life-cycle. 

As VPoE you’ll manage the engineering part of the uPacjenta Product team supporting our folks both strategically and tactically in solving hard problems like:

  • optimizing, scheduling and routing for a fleet of mobile clinicians at national scale;
  • tracking and managing a bevy of medical supplies and health data over time;
  • designing systems that ensure our clinicians are kept safe at all times;
  • preparing our infrastructure for international scaling;
  • integrating with lab and insurance operators in different countries; 
  • ensuring an appropriate level of data security;
  • creating automated health reports based on data;
  • and more … 

VPoE role is not only about technical challenges like organizing and executing security audits and making sure our system architecture is properly structured and secure. It also requires a leadership mindset to encourage teamwork and its organization. As a VP of Engineering, you ensure team members have clear common goals, and share the same values. Moreover, you will be responsible for good communication flow between those teams, whose input is necessary for a great code development. 

We’ll give you lots of freedom and trust, so you can really spread your wings. We believe a person performing such an important role acts like a founder, and thus, ESOP plan is a part of the offer. Thanks to this, you will have your share in the common success.

Do you want to create products having real value and impact on enhancing people’s health – both in Poland and in the whole world? Join us!

Our offer for you:

  • Profound impact on the development of uPacjenta’s product;
  • Close cooperation with top management and experienced, ambitious team;
  • Organizational culture full of mutual respect, trust, and big potential for development and work autonomy;
  • Salary: 25 000 – 35 000 net;
  • ESOP plan;  
  • Equipment tailored to your preferences (MacOS, Windows, Linux);
  • Private health care;
  • Multisport card;
  • Training budget;
  • In the case of B2B contract: 26 paid days off;
  • Flexible working hours, hybrid at one of our offices – in Zabłocie in Cracow or at Jutrzenki 100 st. in Warsaw;
  • Discounts on blood tests in uPacjenta.

VP of Engineering responsibilities:

  • Planning and recruiting an IT team;
  • Supervising and planning the work of a team of programmers, testers and IT administrators;
  • Planning and supervising the implementation of processes and best practices related to software development;
  • Cooperating with external contractors, subcontractors and clients;
  • Organizing security audits and executing on them;
  • Growing both people and teams to scale along with the growth of the company;
  • Empowering people to execute against their goals;
  • Taking care of on-time software delivery;
  • Supporting senior engineers in making technical decisions;
  • Technology stack planning;
  • System architecture managing and planning;
  • Managing IT budget.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience in carrying out IT projects, preferably with an emphasis on software development and implementation;
  • 1+ years of experience in leading a team of developers (at least 4 team members);
  • Experience in recruiting and building empowered IT teams;
  • Extensive experience in IT risk management;
  • Knowledge in technical Web Development panels, security of IT systems and services based on cloud;
  • Communication and leadership skills;
  • Analytical skills enabling data-driven decision-making;
  • Written & verbal English proficiency.

Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge of the Ruby programming language;
  • Experience in working in an agile environment, startup.


  • uPacjenta ecosystems is based on Ruby on Rails monolith application (Ruby 2.7.x, Rails 5.2.x) with React.js components on UI, supplemented with Sinatra / Ruby services. Website utilizes Next.js and WordPress.
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Zniżki na badania

Prywatna opieka medyczna

Elastyczne godziny pracy

Budżet szkoleniowy

Możliwość pracy zdalnej

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