People Manager, Engineering (f/m/x)

  • Ada Health GmbH
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 12/08/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description


At Ada, we envision a world where everyone has access to the healthcare they need. In one of the biggest challenges facing the world, we pioneered a new form of artificial intelligence, combining medical knowledge with intelligent technology to empower millions of people to better understand their health. We're proud to support medical doctors and work with leading health systems and global non-profit organizations. We're a diversely skilled team representing 50 nationalities, and we're growing rapidly to achieve our global ambitions for the future of health. This is just the beginning.


As a People Manager, Engineering at Ada, you will support the effectiveness of our engineering teams by guiding, coaching and paying attention to the well being of at least 10 cross-disciplinary team members . You will grow this number by hiring diverse top talents together with our in house recruiters.

You will represent the perspective of the medical doctors and engineers towards other stakeholders in the company, manage their expectations and help drive strategic decisions. You will work closely with product owners, agile coach and medical director to build and enable teams that accelerate Ada's multiple products.

While you have a strong technical background and might well be involved in architectural discussion on a higher level, you're happy to give up hands-on coding and focus on culture, individual- and team-growth, fully embracing the concept of servant leadership.


    • You'll hire and onboard exceptional new team members and help them have an impact at work as well as build (and manage to) a budget
    • You'll create a positive work environment based on empathy and trust
    • You'll act as a multiplier by decentralising processes and decision making
    • You'll lead discussions when it comes to how teams should organise themselves to be more productive
    • You'll guide, coach and manage people with different skill-sets in different teams and collaborate across the organization to establish meaningful rules
    • You'll form channels for knowledge sharing inside of your domain
    • You'll help the teams change the constraints of their work and represent Ada Health at conferences, seminars and talks
    • You'll coach teams on methods appropriate to do their work
    • You'll lead projects across the organisation that contribute to better Engineering Management practices


    • Engineering, Computer sciences background or related field
    • You have strong people-, collaboration and coordination skills
    • 3y+ experience in managing position with focus on line management
    • Ideally you've already grown a team with leading involvement in the hiring process
    • Ideally you've good technical understanding and experience with agile methodologies
    • You are speaking English on a professional level


    • Work with a high level of autonomy in global, cross-functional teams with smart, purpose-driven peers
    • Perks include complimentary onsite German language classes, discounted Urban Sports Club memberships, quarterly team bonding activities, regular social events, and healthy office refreshments


We are looking forward to receiving your application. For further information please contact our Senior Talent Acquisition Manager Ahmet Kivrak at any time at

Please note that all applications need to be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via e-mail. All your information will be kept confidential according to GDPR guidelines.

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