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Technical Lead, Data Platform

Burlingame, California · Technology · Full-time
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About Lyra Health
Lyra is transforming mental health care through technology with a human touch to help people feel emotionally healthy at work and at home. We work with industry leaders, such as Morgan Stanley, Uber, Amgen, and other Fortune 500 companies, to improve access to effective, high-quality mental health care for their employees and their families. With our innovative digital care platform and global provider network, 10 million people can receive the best care and feel better, faster. Founded by David Ebersman, former CFO of Facebook and Genentech, Lyra has raised more than $900 million.

About the Role
At Lyra, we believe that data-driven technology and decision making are a critical part of solving the thorny, complex challenges of provider quality and accessibility in a broken system. We are looking for a technical lead who cares about impact, ownership, cross-functional projects, and mentorship. 

This is a full-time role that can be located in the headquarters in the SF Bay Area (Burlingame, California), or remote. 

Lyra is for you if you:

  • Want to work with brilliant people solving hard problems
  • Have a passion for social impact and helping people when they are most vulnerable
  • Like to collaborate across teams with physicians, therapists, data scientists, and product managers


  • Be part of the data platform team – a team of innovative engineers working on core pieces of serving our ML models, data APIs, and ML infrastructure
  • Participate, contribute and lead designing of systems for building foundational pieces of the data platform
  • Lead a team of engineers, assist and lead scrum planning to deliver high quality, impactful software
  • Work with multiple stakeholders on requirements, project management and solutions for data APIs
  • Drive efficiency in systems through automation, documentation and following software engineering best practices
  • Demonstrate high degree of ownership in all facets – design to productionizing to iterative improvements
  • Lead and contribute to team’s roadmap, project planning and prioritization


  • 6+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in CS or a related technical field.
  • Ability to write high-quality code in Java (Kotlin a plus) with a track record of shipping impactful data APIs
  • Experience implementing, designing, and scaling production-level data APIs in AWS using Kubernetes
  • Experience working with highly sensitive data in a healthcare environment
  • A track record of making quality vs. deadline tradeoffs in fast-paced environments
  • Ability to lead a team of engineers and perform project planning, management and execution 
  • Strong communication skills and ability to generate consensus and buy-in within the team
  • Organizational skills and the ability to simplify complex problems and prioritize what matters most for the sake of the team and the business

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability,  genetic information or any other category protected by law.

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