Careers

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Do you want to be part of a team backed by leading VCs that is transforming health care delivery for decades to come?

We are building an incredible track record of enabling health care providers to deliver higher quality and more cost-effective care. We love working with one another, and are looking for people who share these beliefs and values to join us:

  • Mission Driven: You are excited to improve how health care is delivered across the world

  • See Things As They Could Be: You love to create the future and are not going to be limited by how things are done today

  • Together We Go Further: You believe that while we each have individual responsibilities, we’re all in this together and our collective success is the most important

  • Friendly: You like making people smile

  • Action Oriented: You are a self-starter who sees an opportunity and pursues it

  • Confident: You are not afraid to speak up, and you believe in yourself when presented with a new challenge 

 
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Open Positions

Advisor, Customer Success

Lead ETL / Reporting Engineer

Full Stack Engineer

 

Location: We are located at Workbar Back Bay at 399 Boylston Street in Boston. We are primarily looking for people who will be based at our office, but are open to considering extraordinary people based elsewhere.

To Apply: E-mail us with the position title in the subject line. Include a description of your background, why this opportunity specifically excites you, and attach your resume. E-mail: info@avantgardehealth.com.


Advisor, Customer Success

Avant-garde Health works closely with hospitals to identify and pursue opportunities for delivering higher quality, more cost-effective health care. Our Advisors serve as the face of the company and are viewed as trusted partners, working together with clients at every stage of the process – from client onboarding and training, to opportunity discovery, action planning and implementation. Under the direction of the VP of Customer Success, Advisors work with clients to leverage Avant-garde’s proprietary analytics software, pinpoint inefficiencies and translate insights into action. They deliver exceptional service, drive engagement, guide impact and build client relationships.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leverage Avant-garde’s core analytics platform to unearth client-hospital specific insights that help them understand where they have opportunities for improving care or reducing spend

  • Create and present compelling presentations materials to help communicate opportunities to hospital leaders and physicians and motivate client action

  • Manage and build long-term relationships with multiple stakeholders within each client organization. Serve as a trusted advisor and resource to answer questions or assist with ad-hoc analytics reporting

  • Participate in new client onboarding and training

  • Monitor client engagement with Avant-garde’s through various approaches, including tracking platform usage, survey feedback, and value creation dictated by improvements in cost and quality metrics

  • Help build a learning community among Avant-garde’s client base, bring clients together by organizing webinars and discussions on improvement topics, and participate in organizing in Avant-garde’s annual client-focused Value Improvement Summit

  • Coordinate logistics for virtual and in-person meetings with clients

  • Work cross functionally with Avant-garde’s product team to provide valuable product feedback and with sales team to support client growth.

Qualifications  

  • 2-4 years in a health care delivery/operations, management consulting, or other management-related field with a focus on data an analytics

  • Demonstrated collaboration, project management, and problem-solving skills

  • Strong critical thinking skills; ability to develop analyses that address client needs

  • Comfort manipulating and synthesizing large amounts of data

  • Intermediate/advanced proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint

  • Enjoys a fast paced, start-up culture and working on multiple projects in parallel

  • Ability to travel to client sites as necessary (roughly 10-25% travel, commensurate with experience)


Lead ETL/ Reporting Engineer

We’re in the market for an experienced Lead ETL/Reporting Engineer to help design – and execute on – every aspect of our software platform while driving the broader build out of our engineering team. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive standardization software solutions being implemented for data storage for all ETL processing.

  • Lead effort for the creation of ETL to integrate disparate data sources into AWS processes and then into Mysql.

  • Architect the proper data model for Application performance and reporting visualization

  • Work tightly with the broader data science and software teams to identify the path to a successful product

  • Identify poorly running SQL and made changes to SQL or business process to correct issues

  • Create custom monitoring jobs to keep ETL & reporting performance statistics and project future growth.

  • Establish KPIS that drive proactive monitoring across all systems

  • Troubleshoot and root cause all data delays and inaccuracies to provide proactive monitoring and automation is in place

  • Manage the backup and recovery procedures for all systems to protect client information

Qualifications  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Data Engineering.

  • 3-5 years experience in back-end Python programming, with Django experience preferred

  • Strong AWS skills: S3, Lambda, SQS, EC2, ECS, CloudWatch, AWS CLI, Boto3

  • Experience with micro services with containers (Docker or Kubernetes) strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge of software team management philosophies (e.g. Agile, Scrum) and various product management/software development tools (e.g., JIRA, GitHub, PyUnit, etc.) are pluses

  • Experience with software development for health care products (esp. FHIR or HL7) as well as familiarity with common clinical scenarios, regulatory and quality standards, payer and provider considerations, are beneficial but not necessary

  • Strong analytical, planning, and time management skills with a strong attention to detail


Full Stack Engineer

We’re in the market for an experienced Full Stack Engineer to help design – and execute on – every aspect of our software platform while driving the broader build out of our engineering team.  You must be a strategic thinker, with endless amounts of energy. Must be willing to have fun.... but also charge hard toward a collective goal with the founders of the company.  When responding, please include your skills, expertise and relevant qualifications. We look forward to meeting you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Expand our health care analytics visualization tools, used by surgeons and hospital CFOs to identify cost reduction and outcomes improvements.

  • Implement new feature requests as well as fixes to our customer and contractor facing applications

  • Build highly-available services and REST APIs that provide the backbone of the product

  • Aggregate, analyze, and visualize large data sets

  • Pitch in with the team when a component of our applications demand immediate attention

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Data Engineering.

  • 2-4 years experience in SaaS, or platform delivery environment, on the AWS Cloud platform.

  • Mastery of modern backend web programming standards, including object-oriented design and application architecture. Experience with the leading frameworks in backend languages like React, and Python3 highly preferred

  • Front-end engineering chops, using modern (ES6/Next) JavaScript languages and frameworks, particularly in a React/Redux stack. Familiarity with modern JS developer tooling such as Webpack

  • Strong AWS skills: S3, Lambda, SQS, EC2, ECS, CloudWatch, AWS CLI, Boto3

  • Experience with micro services with containers (Docker or Kubernetes) strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge of software team management philosophies (e.g. Agile, Scrum) and various product management/software development tools (e.g., JIRA, GitHub, PyUnit, etc.) are pluses

  • Passion for delivering and scaling business critical systems, and a strong understanding of the core tenets and practices of micro-services architecture

  • Expertise in containerized systems, particularly with Docker, and knowledge of best practices for designing, building, and deploying containerized applications

Bonus Skills

  • Start-up experience or entrepreneurial background

  • Health care industry: experience building applications within a HIPAA compliant framework.

  • Data Visualization: Power BI or Tableau.

Interested in learning more? 

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