Head of Software/Product

60-100%, Zurich

  • Full-time or part-time contract with immediate start
  • Zurich city-centre based workplace in an enthusiastic flatland team
  • Pure entrepreneurship with salary and share compensation


Evoleen drives the digital healthcare revolution by creating built-to-buy start-ups in close collaboration with global corporate partners. Evoleeners are entrepreneurs-at-heart. We take ownership for the realization of our start-ups, and share both risks and returns with our partners. At Evoleen, you will be joining a team of highly motivated entrepreneurs that maintains a can-do culture marked by passion, honesty, and a love of good coffee.

We are looking for someone exceptional who is driven to make a real impact on the healthcare environment across the globe, who is excited to join a start-up company and to play an active role in shaping the start-up and its ecosystem, and someone who understands this sector and who is willing to fully immerse themselves in the product.

Head of Software/Product

Our team is building a new business to support patients along their treatment or rehabilitation journey. The start-up’s mission is to become the global leading provider of a patient care and physician collaboration platform that can be leveraged for different indications. To realize a ground-breaking new customer experience our venture is looking for a Head of Software/Product. The software team supports every step of the customer’s journey on the platform. As the Head of Software/Product you will be expected to lead the team (internal or external) and own the development of features that simplify both patients’ live and healthcare professionals’ work as well as drive business metrics. You will work closely with marketing, sales, and sales operations to define, build and optimize customer experience across all our platforms. You will also lead efforts to prioritize new projects and build the roadmap for the commercial software team.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Develop, coach and mentor a team of software engineers (internal or external) to deliver high quality production-ready software that powers the start-up’s commercial efforts
  • Synthesize requirements from our marketing, product, sales, sales operations, and other internal teams into actionable components for the software team
  • Work with our marketing and product teams to track and optimize the customer experience
  • Play an active role in driving the technology roadmap and the innovation process
  • Troubleshoot customer problems, address issues, and answer questions from internal teams
  • Drive modern software engineering practices into your team
  • Code reviews and occasional coding.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a strong desire to work in an agile, fast-paced, collaborative start-up environment
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or other relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience as a software team lead or consultant
  • Strong UX and design capabilities with a desire to sweat the small stuff
  • Experience in architecting and maintaining app and web applications
  • Experience with application analytics tools (e.g. Segment, Heap, etc)
  • Understanding of front-end & back-end technologies and platforms
  • Knowledge of Scrum or other agile methodologies

Attitude & Motivation

  • You are highly motivated, and you have a real drive to succeed and make things happen
  • You enjoy working independently and outside of your comfort zone
  • You are a strategic mind and you have the capability to identify and seize opportunity
  • You are a good communicator and you want to have fun at work

Nice to Have

  • Experience in AI / ML
  • Experience with distributed systems, microservices, scalability, and reliability
  • Experience scaling complex applications with highly polished user experiences
  • Experience with cloud computing services and data security
  • Experience in the healthcare industry

In a nutshell, we are looking for hunger, excellence and awesomeness. You are fearless, and humble. You will walk through walls, and your hair will still look sexy right afterwards. If that’s you, we are looking forward to talking to you soon!

Are you an entrepreneur at heart?

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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