Capsule is hiring a

Director of Engineering

New York, United States

About Us:

Capsule is rebuilding the $425 billion pharmacy industry from the inside out with an emotionally resonant experience, and technology that enables customized outcomes for doctors, hospitals, insurers, and manufacturers. Our team makes the same promise to each other as the one we’ve made to our customers, doctors, and partners: everybody needs some looking after sometimes. Capsule has raised over $250 million from the best consumer internet and healthcare investors in the world.

Our values are: everybody needs some looking after sometimes and winning together. People succeed in our culture when they are energized to accomplish ambitious goals and push themselves and those around them to be better. We work hard to teach and share our successes to help others be successful. We anticipate our teammates’ needs and communicate early and often, using the input of our peers to operate both fast and right. We have tremendous ambitions and have a lot of fun pursuing them — if that excites you, we would love to have you join us. 

About the Role:

You will be the Director of Engineering at Capsule; focused on the Technology teams supporting the Operations infrastructure at Capsule. You will work with a team of talented and passionate engineers building the next generation pharmacy. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead multiple teams to develop, test and implement new product features for our internal  pharmacy systems.
  • Partner closely with product and operations to define roadmaps and ensure it’s timely execution
  • Ensure your team is collaborating, communicating, and shipping with a strong focus on quality and security.
  • Serve as a mentor to managers and senior ICs on your team
  • Be an advocate for your team’s needs and build a strong sense of “team” and culture


  • You have 10+ years of industry experience.
  • You have 6+ years managing high-performing teams that exemplify a culture of excellence, with a minimum of 2 years experience in managing managers.
  • You are highly technical with the ability to be hands on around technical architecture.
  • You have multiple years of experience in people management. You are an effective career coach and can provide mentorship and feedback. You enjoy investing in your teammates and developing career progression plans with them, helping them reach their highest potential.

About You:

  • You enjoy working with complex systems that have a final product in the physical world
  • You have the ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative, and high-growth environment
  • You understand the trade-offs in employing different engineering solutions to a problem, valuing pragmatism over idealism
  • You are an effective leader that focuses on efficiency and delivering on expectations. You play an active role in identifying and recruiting junior and senior candidates. You understand when to get your 
  • hands dirty and contribute and when to delegate and grow your teammates.
  • You have experience in developing and communicating strategies that teams execute on. 
  • You don’t wait for things to happen to you, you make things happen. 

Capsule is committed to hiring the best team possible to build a pharmacy that works for everyone. We have a diverse set of problems to solve, and believe that we need a diverse set of perspectives to deliver the best possible solutions to those problems. We look for talent from a wide range of backgrounds - including but not limited to - race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, disability, and veteran status.