Chief of Staff, Product & Engineering at Kyruus | Powderkeg

Location: Remote OR Portland, OR

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Software Development

First and foremost, Kyruuvians care deeply about our vision to enable human beings to care for human beings, our mission, and our CORE values:

Caring – We care about doing the right thing , in the right way, every time.

Ownership – We own both our successes and our mistakes, taking responsibility and always learning how to be better.

Respect – We respect and celebrate the individual traits that enable each of us, our customers, our providers, and our patients, to be the best that we can be.

Empowerment – We embrace a culture that supports everyone’s ability to contribute and lead.

Here’s what that would mean for you in the Chief of Staff, Product & Engineering role.


  • As the Chief of Staff to the Product & Engineering leadership, you’ll work directly for the SVP of Engineering on strategically chosen projects, decision making, and messaging that further our attainment of Kyruus 2022+ strategic vision. You'll be a critical partner to other Engineering stakeholders across the business, communicating plans, elevating questions, and paving our path forward.


  • You’ll collaborate with the Product & Engineering leadership teams to implement recommendations to more efficiently operate and scale our Engineering functions.
  • You’ll set and manage the operational rhythm of the department through the design and facilitation of key leadership touchpoints including weekly Engineering LT Staff meetings, quarterly off-sites, all hands, and other regularly scheduled planning opportunities resulting in capturing key insights and tracking action items to completion.
  • You’ll be a trusted partner to the SVP of Engineering in providing insightful data-driven operational recommendations, prioritization on weekly messaging needs, decision making and progress reviews.
  • You’ll contribute to Engineering direction, strategic planning, project management, performance analysis, team analytics, budgeting, executive meetings, and communications.
  • You’ll own the facilitation, organization, and reporting of key engineering metrics and milestones key initiatives during regular Quarterly Business Reviews and other highly visible meetings with leaders at Kyruus.
  • You’ll lead initiatives and projects on behalf of our SVP of Engineering and the Product & Engineering leadership team, advancing both the goal clarity and project execution.
  • You’ll act as the SVP of Engineering's proxy and partner cross functionally with Product, Communications, Marketing, Delivery, HR, Talent Acquisition, Finance, Legal and Operations.
  • You’ll obtain cross-functional knowledge to understand issues, trends, and perspectives that may influence the business and connect the dots for key stakeholders to drive increased alignment.


  • You’ll use your 5+ years of experience in a technical leadership role within a highly technical industry to:
  • Lead through influence by being highly resourceful, self-driven, with the ability to partner and execute.
  • Demonstrate a pattern of high-quality decision making with strategic impact.
  • Partner effectively with cross-functional teams leveraging key project management skills to drive complex projects to completion.
  • Navigate ambiguity through curiosity and research.
  • Leverage exceptional communication skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of modern software development workflows, tooling, and ecosystems and apply best practices to the Engineering team’s needs.


  • How You’ll Know You’re Succeeding
  • You have full ownership of the operational rhythm of the Engineering organization, providing clarity and organization to Engineering leadership.
  • You drive complex projects to completion that have immediate strategic impact on the organization.
  • You provide clear communications to both the internal Engineering organization but also key partners across Kyruus.
  • You proactively seek opportunities for process improvement.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Kyruus is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information. We will not discriminate, in any employment decision, against any individual or group on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veterans/national guard/military reserve status. This shall be done in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws in every location in which Kyruus has facilities.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Chief of Staff, Product & Engineering
  • Company
  • Location
    Boston, MA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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