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Engineering Manager, User Events

Job ID: 578 | Type: Full-time

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Engineering Manager, User Events

  • 578
  • Engineering
  • Full-time
About Lark
Lark is the world's largest A.I. healthcare provider, servicing nearly 2 million patients living with or at risk of a chronic disease. Lark is a companion app on the user’s phone providing real-time coaching, guidance, and health insights to users. We are on a mission to disrupt the healthcare industry and make the world a healthier, happier place. Come join our team!
The Role
Lark is seeking a talented hands-on Engineering Manager to join our growing team that is responsible for the real-time data ingestion pipeline that powers our conversations. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background, strong leadership skills to manage all aspects of the team to include: hiring, mentoring, planning & working collaboratively across the organization. You will need to perform code reviews, be familiar with the latest best practices, proposing & reviewing technical designs.

As an example, the team will evaluate the data showing the user on a walk, recording a blood glucose reading. The next conversation they have with the app might include those data points. These events would be used to trigger other flows in real-time, or asynchronously, and sent to our data engineering team / data-lake for reporting.
What You'll Do
  • Work collaboratively across engineering, product, and project management teams to ensure projects are well communicated, aligned, and managed
  • Participate in the Agile development process, including scoping, technical design, estimation effort, coding, testing, debugging, code reviews, maintenance, and support
  • Own the deployments, oncall, monitor reliability and performance of all your services, ensure that we have comprehensive dashboards 
  • Collaborate with engineering technical program managers, product managers to ensure the services are developed according to specifications and needed timelines
  • Responsible for quality and testing for your services, making sure that everything is developed to the highest standards of quality with fully automated testing
  • Responsible for growing the team, hiring, mentoring, and coaching

What You'll Need

  • Be a strong technical collaborative leader with experience in building both backend services and applications dealing with real-time processing of data
  • Strong project management skills and experience with agile/scrum
  • Experience with real-time events processing at scale, such as Kafka and related technologies
  • Prior experience in Big Data streaming technologies such as Apache Kafka, Apache Flink, Apache Spark, or similar
  • Experiences with Apache Pinot, Apache Druid, ElasticSearch are also highly desirable
  • Extensive hands-on experience and ability to code and review code from your team
  • Experience working with an agile process
  • Experience with Java / Scala / Javascript / Typescript / Python
  • Expert knowledge of Go is a plus
  • Prior experience in AWS and Kubernetes is a big plus
  • B.S., M.S., or PhD. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 12+ years of experience in engineering 
  • 7+ years of specific experience with backend services 
  • 5+ years of experience as a lead or manager of a team
Working at Lark 
Lark offers the option to work remotely in the United States.  For Colorado Applicants only: minimum annual salary is $181,000 (minimum salary varies for other geographies). You may also be offered a bonus, stock options and/or benefits.  The company is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.
Lark is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that diverse teams foster innovation and add to our mission-driven culture. We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.



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Affirmative Action: Applicant Invitation to Self-Identify

Lark Technologies, Inc. (“Lark”) is an equal opportunity employer. As required by law, we must record certain information to be made a part of our affirmative action program.

Applicants for employment are invited to participate in the affirmative action program by reporting their status as indicated below. In extending this invitation, we advise you that: (a) workers (applicants) are under no obligation to respond but may do so in the future if they choose; (b) responses will remain confidential within the human resource department; and (c) responses will be used only for the necessary information to include in our affirmative action program. We are a company that values diversity. We actively encourage women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

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