Engineering Manager, Data Engineering

Engineering Manager, Data Engineering

Named by Rock Health as the Best Digital Health Company to Work For, Color is a leading healthcare technology company. Color is building and delivering technology-enabled healthcare to millions of people. Through partnerships with public and private partners including governments, employers and health systems, Color’s infrastructure and software enables large populations to receive essential healthcare services directly where they live or work. This includes testing and telehealth services for preventive health and infectious disease management.

Since March 2020, Color has mobilized to address the pandemic by leveraging its platform to scale COVID-19 testing programs around the country. Color’s platform is used by more than 100 major employers, universities and public health institutions, such as the City of San Francisco, the State of California and PerkinElmer, community-based efforts in Oakland, and others, to deliver critical health programs. For more information about Color and its response to COVID-19, visit

By investing in the technology that ensures easy and affordable access to healthcare, Color is creating the infrastructure that will serve us for decades to come. Apply to join Color and do some of the most important work of your career. If you are not sure that you're 100% qualified, but are up for the challenge - we want you to apply!

The Data Engineering team at Color designs, develops, and optimizes the flow of data throughout the organization, enabling us to provide valuable insights to our partners who in turn can more effectively manage the health of their populations. We are looking for an experienced Engineering Manager who will play a critical role in scaling the team and ensuring that data from our production database flows smoothly and seamlessly into data sources for external and internal partners. This is a full-time employment position. 

How You’ll Contribute:

    • Define and execute strategy to fully harness the power of Color’s data. 
    • Manage, support, coach and mentor the engineers on your team and actively engage in their professional growth.
    • Scale your team by attracting and closing world-class engineers, working closely with engineering leadership, and defining the team’s long-term hiring needs.
    • Drive engineering practices across your team and the wider engineering organization to achieve a high level of agility and technical and product quality.

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:

    • Excitement about using software and technology to help save lives and prevent catastrophic disease. You want to apply your skills in the service of a greater mission.
    • 5+ years of industry experience as a software engineer (or equivalent role) and 2+ years of experience managing data engineers.
    • Experience building recruiting pipelines that support diverse and inclusive hiring in a rapidly growing organization
    • AWS and Python experience 
    • Experience working with modern computing platforms and tools such as git, PostgreSQL, and Docker

Possible Projects To Contribute To:

    • Transform Color’s use of data from a relational database model to data-as-a-service, enabling us to provide deep intelligent analysis on healthcare data 
    • Partner with our Head of Data Analytics & BI to drive better health outcomes in partner populations; ensure our data is impactful in providing actionable reporting & analytics products 
    • Lead efforts to maximize efficient resource utilization and reduce job execution time 

Color is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. Color prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Color conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Color requires anyone working onsite or visiting Color’s offices to confirm they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is timely requested and approved.  Please reach out if you have questions or concerns about this policy and how it may apply to your candidacy for a role with Color.
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