Engineering Manager, Data

Remote-first - with co-working space

A little flex time

Engineering Manager - Data

POSITION: Full Time (min 80%)

LOCATION: Remote - occasional trips to the office in London (4-8 times a year)

SALARY: Competitive, depending on experience


Founded in 2013, Healios is a leading specialist digital healthcare company working to empower patients and families affected by mental health, autism and ADHD conditions to support long-term outcomes and wellbeing. Our mission is to bring exceptional healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere.

Healios is pioneering the world’s first digitalisation of NHS Mental Health Trust outpatient services, covering multiple complex specialist assessment and psychological intervention services. By digitising entire clinical pathways, we enable children, adults and their family members to receive and seamlessly transition between clinical services from the comfort of their home.

You can find out more about us by clicking here!


To be successful in this role, below is what we need from you:

  • Manage a team of talented engineers, ensuring they are operating in an environment that enables them to be their best. You should care deeply about the satisfaction and engagement across the team, and wherever possible, you are creating opportunities for people to grow.
  • Lead the development of data pipelines and enable the development of data powered products that empower stakeholders across the business, inform clinical decision making and enable us to continuously improve the care provided by Healios.
  • Work closely with product managers, clinical researchers and stakeholders within a cross functional team to ensure the team is focused on the right goals and challenges which improve the lives of clinicians at Healios and beyond.
  • Ensure effective technical decision making. You will make sure we have the right structure to enable autonomy and quality of decisions and direction
  • Enable consistent, high quality and high velocity software delivery
  • Improve data quality and flow through proactive identification of underutilised, inconsistent or incomplete datasets.
  • Contribute to the systematic improvements of the wider engineering team. They may be related to people management, development processes, technical standards and implementation, or anything else that helps us build great software
  • Liaise with other engineering managers and peers across the organisation, ensuring effective alignment and collaboration
  • Join a startup that ultimately aims to improve lives for children and families


  • Broad understanding of modern Data Engineering practices and paradigms
  • Experience in quickly scaling the flow of data across an organisation through the rapid development of high velocity data products using the appropriate platform/tooling to meet business requirements.
  • Approach data as a product, with an understanding of the importance of incorporating product thinking into the design of outputs
  • A keen understanding of different approaches and toolsets used to create data products and an openness to try new things.
  • Ability to lead change and shift the data architectural paradigm as and when required
  • A deep desire to develop and grow people , and a strong understanding of how to do this. Previous management experience would be nice to have, but is not essential
  • An understanding of how to automatically test data pipelines and enable trust in our data products
  • A desire to become part of a collaborative environment and share knowledge and learning for the benefit of all
  • A curious mind-set that underpins your continuous drive to challenge the status quo for achieving better outcomes
  • A strong ability to communicate effectively with peers, managers, direct reports and stakeholders across the business in both written and oral form. This will include technical and non-technical audiences
  • A strong conviction of the importance of data security and knowledge of best practice in processing personal data
  • A commitment to ethical practice, the highest standards of safeguarding of adults/children and requirements set out by our regulatory frameworks.


  • You have built strong relationships with everyone in your team, peers and key stakeholders across the organisation. You have a good understanding of their needs and pain points.
  • You have a strong grasp of the product, tech stack, and development processes related to your team.
  • You have developed and agreed with key stakeholders a set of prioritises for data ingestion and processing that ensure we are able to meet and monitor our key results and objectives. You’ll have ensured the team have started working towards these priorities.
  • You have identified key datasets that are underutilised, inconsistent or incomplete and have begun addressing these data quality challenges.


  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays and closure days)
  • Birthday & Life Leave days
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Fully personalised flexible benefits package
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • Flexible, home based role
  • Company laptop, monitor and keyboard, plus an allowance to purchase additional equipment
  • CPD/Growth day per year, plus personal development allowance to invest in your growth
  • Bespoke Healios Training, including schedule of monthly CPD for clinicians
  • A collaborative culture where curiosity, creativity, experimentation and innovation are fostered
  • A highly motivated and energetic team bringing a wide range of talents, experience and knowledge to solve complex challenges
  • Autonomy to shape and design world leading clinical pathways that harness the power of combining technology with evidence-based interventions and a human touch
  • Opportunities to grow and further develop your professional interests
  • A culture that challenges the status quo in pursuit of providing exceptional healthcare and an unrivalled experience for the clients and families we support



Healios ensures that supporting people to be safe is at the heart of our work and a key priority across all areas of the organisation, We will do our absolute best to keep the people that we support, safe from harm. This starts with our recruitment processes.

As part of our pre-employment checks, all employees of Healios will be asked to have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Dependent on your role within the business, this will either be an Enhanced or Basic. A Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check will be required. You will also be asked to provide two professional references as a minimum.

Apply now

Remote-first - with co-working space

A little flex time