Software Development Leader (Stealth Mode Digital Therapeutics Startup) Jobs in Bellevue, WA at Intellectual Ventures Lab

Title: Software Development Leader (Stealth Mode Digital Therapeutics Startup)

Company: Intellectual Ventures Lab

Location: Bellevue, WA

Salary: $100K – $150K*

Category: Finance & Insurance

Job Description

Job Description


As a subsidiary of the Invention Science Fund at Intellectual Ventures, we are developing an ambitious digital therapeutics platform to fundamentally change how care is delivered to patients for one of the most expensive chronic conditions. Backed by world class organizations and building on our core innovation in nutritional biochemistry and behavioral health, we are leveraging data science, telemedicine, and digital tools to design a care delivery platform to continuously treat and monitor patients. Validated by years of clinical practice at one of Seattle’s leading hospitals, the opportunity to move this groundbreaking care into a scalable treatment offering will dramatically change the outcomes for patients, healthcare providers, and insurance companies.


We are looking for an experienced Software Development Leader to build and lead our technology development team, set the technology vision and architecture, and define and execute on our product roadmap. Reporting to the CEO, you will be a key driving force of the company at its early stage, working closely with our Chief Medical Officer, UX/Product Management, Clinical team, and business partners.

You should have exceptional leadership skills combined with current hands-on experience in building information-rich, intuitive, user-centered applications. Our expectation is that in the early phase of the company, you will also be contributing code alongside the people you hire. You think in terms of architecture, and love to integrate all elements of the solution to delight end users while also working iteratively, shipping often and measuring results. You do whatever it takes to deliver great software products with world class user experience, security, and reliability. Most importantly, you are passionate about making a positive impact in patient’s lives.


Partner with Product Management and UX Design to drive the technical vision, strategy and roadmap for features and solutions that manage the entire patient experience, from initial contact to their latest status

Build and ship complex new features in our cloud, web, and mobile apps at high velocity with world class quality, security, and reliability

Recruit, manage and retain developers that are among the best in the industry

Ensure the engineering team achieves a high level of technical excellence and stability by coaching and mentoring, and by defining best practices and processes


BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent

5+ years of experience in an Agile software development environment, including architecture and implementation of high availability mobile and cloud-based applications

3+ years of demonstrated leadership ability as a software development manager with a track record of shipping mission critical software on time

Strong understanding of latest technologies, development frameworks, and cloud infrastructures in order to make to make the necessary platform decisions for the company

Experience recruiting, hiring, and managing high performing teams – you attract great people

You understand what makes teams successful and lead by example, setting the right context and helping teammates do their best work

You encourage a healthy work environment that’s both supportive and challenging, and are excited to mentor engineers to develop new skills to advance their careers


About Intellectual Ventures Lab

Intellectual Ventures is a private company that centers on the development and licensing of intellectual property. Intellectual Ventures is one of the top-five owners of U.S. patents, as of 2011. Its business model has a focus on buying patents and aggregating them into a large patent portfolio and licensing these patents to third parties. In 2009, Intellectual Ventures launched a prototyping and research laboratory called Intellectual Ventures Lab which attracted media controversy when the book SuperFreakonomics described its ideas for reducing global climate change. Intellectual Ventures also collaborates on humanitarian projects through its Global Good program. In 2000, Intellectual Ventures was founded as a private partnership by Nathan Myhrvold and Edward Jung of Microsoft, later joined by co-founders Peter Detkin of Intel, and Gregory Gorder of Perkins Coie. The Intellectual Ventures Management Company is owned 40% Nathan Myhrvold, 20% Peter Detkin, 20% Gregory Gorder and 20% Edward Jung. They reportedly have raised over $5.5 billion from many large companies including Microsoft, Intel, Sony, Nokia, Apple, Google, Yahoo, American Express, Adobe, SAP, Nvidia, and eBay, plus investment firms such as Stanford, Hewlett Foundation, Mayo Clinic, and Charles River Ventures. In December 2013, Intellectual Ventures released a list of approximately 33,000 of the nearly 40,000 assets in their monetization program. Licenses to patents are obtained through investment and royalties. In March 2009, Intellectual Ventures announced expansion into China, India, Japan, Korea and Singapore to build partnerships with prominent scientists and institutions in Asia to create and market inventions.