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Software Engineering

Team Lead

We are looking for a software engineering team lead who is experienced in building applications for consumers and enterprises. As team lead, you will be a self-motivated individual who contributes to, and executes on team goals, while growing and representing your team within the wider business and functions

Who we are

Henry Schein One provides leading online dental practice management software to thousands of dental professionals. We are shaping the future of how millions of patients interact with their dental practice. We aim to solve tough, real-world problems by continuously innovating in the product space. We are growing our team to allow us to expand the use of Dentally across the globe.

Our tech and tools

  • Ruby, Ruby on Rails , Ember.js
  • Postgres, Redis
  • Puma, Sidekiq
  • Heroku, AWS
  • GitHub
  • Asana, Slite, Slack

The way we work

We are not looking for ticket takers, we are looking for problem solvers. You won’t find us in JIRA and we don’t Sprint. We work using the Shape Up methodology, enabling us to be product-focused for 6 weeks, followed by 2 weeks to pay down technical debt, fix some bugs and play with new tech before we start another cycle. Our development teams are presented with problems, supported by context and research to help them tackle and deliver a solution. Collaboration is a big part of how we operate.

About you

You are highly self-motivated and can work independently or partner closely with other engineers on a project. You are excited about building high-quality products and want to own the product development lifecycle starting with the right design and development principles. You have strong communication and interpersonal skills. You enjoy solving problems and like to challenge yourself by building scalable and highly performant solutions. You care about the development of others and are driven to contiuously improve your team and its individuals. You are able to positively and collaboratively influence decision making and improve practices within your team, department and stakeholder network.

What you'll be doing

  • Leading a high performing team of remote software engineers to improve the lives of our customers and their patients through the creation of market leading solutions.
  • Helping recruit engineers to create a talent dense, high performing engineering team
  • Inspiring, motivating and coaching to enable the continuous development of individuals within your team
  • Collaborating with senior engineering leaders across vision and strategy for your team and our products
  • Empowering your team to achieve a high level of productivity and technical quality
  • Working closely with the product team to build and support successful new features whilst improving the quality and experience of existing features
  • Developing relationships and working across the business to influence others in aiming for the best user experience possible

What you’ll be working on

  • Creating simple and intuitive web applications for a wide range of end-users
  • Designing, developing, deploying and maintaining your solutions (including periodic on-call allocations where needed)
  • Owning front-end and back-end development for your solutions
  • Designing, building and maintaining API infrastructure that allows for integration between different services and third party systems
  • Working effectively with product managers, other engineers and business stakeholders on projects
  • Communicating technical ideas and leading projects with a focus on solving real-world business challenges

Your technical skills

  • 2 years+ experience within an engineering team lead position
  • Senior-level full stack engineer with 5+ years of experience
  • Strong at developing web applications using an object orientated language like Ruby or C#, Javascript, HTML and CSS
  • Experience working with Single Page Applications and Javascript frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue.js or (preferably) Ember.js
  • Experience working with database technologies such as Postgres or SQL Server
  • A robust knowledge of building and working with RESTful APIs
  • Experience integrating with internal and third party services
  • A knowledge of cloud computing platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Heroku, Azure
  • Desirable: Knowledge of data migration and ETL practices

Your personal attributes

  • Great communication and collaboration skills working with other engineers, product managers, and business stakeholders
  • Independent, proactive, and able to deliver production-ready code with minimal guidance
  • Able to lead and influence across a remote work environment
  • Empathetic and authentic
  • Inquisitive and interested
  • Driven
  • Self-motivated and diligent
  • Optimistic and courageous

Our recruiting process

We try to make our process as simple as possible whilst giving you and us opportunities to learn about each other.

  1. Quick intro/screening call
  2. 30min of online cultural and cognitive assessments
  3. Chat with 2 or 3 of us
  4. Technical test (Around 2-3 hours)
  5. Technical test review/interview

After this, we aim to make a decision within 24 hours 🚀

Our shared values 

Consistently live and demonstrate Henry Schein One core values: 

  • Mutuality 
  • No politics 
  • Each person as important as the next 
  • Recognise creativity and encourage it 
  • Open communication 
  • Strong Ethics

Benefits we offer

  • Highly competitive salary and benefits package
  • Fully remote working
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to work in a highly creative and dynamic work environment
  • You are responsible for making decisions that will affect thousands of users. You won't be micromanaged or subject to decision by committee
  • Ability to help us shape and evolve our culture
  • Worldwide career progression opportunities

Direct applications only. Please email your CV and covering letter to