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Senior Manager, Engineering [Platform, Data & Infra]

Alto Pharmacy

Alto Pharmacy

Posted on Saturday, August 26, 2023

Alto Pharmacy is a full-service, digitally-powered pharmacy that makes it simple to live your healthiest life by providing an easier, more supportive and more affordable pharmacy experience. We’re redefining what a pharmacy can do, with fast and reliable prescription delivery, tools like treatment reminders and medication bundling, direct access to care specialists, and support with insurance and cost savings. By focusing on the person behind the prescription, our model boosts adherence, improves health outcomes, and keeps our customers returning month after month. Learn more at

We are looking for a Senior Engineering Manager to lead our Foundation team. The Foundation team's mission is to deliver and support a reliable and secure infrastructure, platform and data warehouse. We partner with the rest of Alto's engineering team to establish the needs of our technical foundation and define a shared vision, and we help teams to enable ownership of development practices, architecture, and reliability. Additionally, we assist our product engineering teams with roadmap acceleration.

Accelerate Your Career as You

  • Partner with Product, Engineering, Data, and Security peers to plan and execute on high impact roadmaps
  • Grow and build the team through recruiting and team-member career development
  • Drive technical innovation by helping define and advance our architecture and frameworks
  • Collaborate closely with product engineering teams to uncover and address barriers to high quality product development
  • Drive technical innovation by solving our organization’s hardest technical problems

A Bit About You

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or similar applicable field
  • 8+ years of progressive software development engineering experience
  • 5+ years of experience building and supporting cloud infrastructure or technical platforms
  • 3+ years of engineering management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to engage a senior engineering team around a common goal
  • Clear communication and ability to frame infrastructure and platform investments in terms of business value
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with Product Engineering teams to accelerate their roadmaps.
  • Successfully recruited senior engineers, on your own and with a recruiting team
  • Backend or Full Stack technical background.
    • The team works primarily in Rails, with some React, Go and React Native
  • Successful track record of Product Engineering leadership in direct-to-consumer experiences
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with cross-functional peers to drive metrics-based results
  • Demonstrated ability building and communicating a vision for a mission-oriented team
  • Demonstrated ability coaching and mentoring senior engineers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters or PhD inEngineering, Mathematics, or similar applicable field
  • Healthcare company experience
  • Derives satisfaction from mentorship and elevating team members
  • Passionate about Alto’s mission and our company values
  • Experience leading teams that drive technical vision and innovation for the larger engineering organization.
  • Experience 2 or more facets of foundations engineering: Security, Data Engineering, Infrastructure , Backend Platform, Frontend Platform
  • Experience managing high-growth, rapidly maturing code bases

Additional Physical Job Requirements

  • Read English, comprehend, and follow simple oral and written instructions. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading. Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.
  • Communicating with others to exchange information. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Frequent repeating motions required to operate a computer that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
  • Sedentary work: Sitting most of the time, exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Walking and standing are required only occasionally.

Salary and Benefits

Salary Range: $131,000 - $175,000

Commission Eligible: No

Equity Eligible: Yes

Travel: Yes. Up to 15% of the time.

Benefits: Full-time: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Group Life, AD&D, Employer paid STD/LTD, generous PTO and parental leave.

Alto Pharmacy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. We are an E-Verify company.