Head of Engineering

Healint is looking for a Head of Engineering, a committed individual to lead talented teams composed of software engineers. The main stream of your role is to build the technical infrastructure powering our mobile applications, improve existing mobile applications, as well as launch the new ones. Healint is the developer of the MigraineBuddy App with more than 100 million tracked migraine days and 1.6 million registered users.

You are passionate about technology and you are able to use your technical experience to mentor and inspire engineers, while keeping in mind that technology creates great user experiences.

You enjoy building great interfaces and user experiences and can meaningfully interact with Product Managers to achieve that goal.


  • Lead the backend and mobile engineers’ teams. This requires strong technical expertise in addition to good leadership skills: be able to motivate, mentor and retain the engineers.

  • Continuously ship and iterate on our mobile applications and their backends while maintaining high reliability with focus on great user experience.

  • Work closely with the HODs, COO, CTO and CEO and strive to influence the product and technology strategy.

  • Convert high level product and customer requirements to high quality, reusable and scalable code in fast-paced environments.

  • Identify talented engineering candidates and participate in the recruitment process.


  • Expertise in cloud infrastructure like AWS, micro services architecture, iOS & Android mobile development.

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of Java - Play framework is a plus.

  • Proven experience of developing Mobile backends.

  • Experience with relational databases like Postgres and non-relational databases like DynamoDB.

  • Experience with caching, queuing, RPC frameworks and other building blocks of a large scale distributed systems.

  • Have a track record of leading productive engineering teams.

  • Lead by example, by setting the right context, and guiding the Team members in achieving their best performance.

  • Thrive on a high level of autonomy and responsibility.

  • Encourage a healthy work environment that's both supportive and challenging.

  • Experience in mentoring & managing engineering teams and developing productive engineering processes and culture.

  • Experienced in Agile/Scrum methodology.

  • Experience in CI/CD tool (e.g. jenkins) is a bonus.

*Candidates who require work passes need not apply*

Who are we?

Healint is a leading maker of healthcare technology used all over the world. Healint leverages innovative techniques in software, data science and user experience design to empower people to manage their chronic conditions and diseases.

Healint’s first global program - the Migraine Buddy platform and its apps - helps a thriving community of users manage and track their migraines. To date, Migraine Buddy has recorded terabytes of data that helps patients, doctors and researchers better understand the real-world causes and effects of neurological disorders.

We're committed to revolutionizing healthcare technology, and are continually looking to add talented people to the Healint team. We promise challenging problems, an opportunity to have real impact on people's lives, and an environment where you'll learn rapidly from one of the best teams in Singapore.