Senior Technical Program Manager |

Full Time
United States
Posted 1 month ago


Our mission is to enable human health.  

AKASA is the leading developer of AI for healthcare operations. Founded in 2019, AKASA has raised $85M in funding and has grown to more than 200 employees.  

Our founding team includes Silicon Valley leaders who have founded or been founding team members of multiple companies with successful exits. Our investors include Andreessen Horowitz, BOND, and Costanoa Ventures, among others. Recognized in 2021 among Top 150 “Most Innovative Digital Health Startups” by CB Insights, Top 75 “Best Places to Work” by Modern Healthcare, Certified as a “Great Place to Work” two years in a row, and ranked #34 of Top 100 Healthcare Companies in 2021 by The Healthcare Technology Report. Learn more at  

We are building the future of healthcare with AI.  Everyone is welcome — as an inclusive workplace, our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work.  

Join us.  

About the Role


As a remote Technical Program Manager (Platform), you’ll report to the Director, Platform Technical Program Management, and will be responsible for enabling our rapidly growing organization to effectively scale. One focus will be helping teams move products through our deployment process that connects delivery engineering teams to the go-to-market engine of the organization. This role will also help implement and improve consistent engineering processes and own important critical cross-functional projects.

AKASA is based in South San Francisco. As a company, we embraced remote work before COVID-19. We consider ourselves experts in working collaboratively wherever our team members happen to reside within the US.

What You’ll Do

  • Own the delivery schedule and coordination with dependent teams in the delivery process and ensure there is clarity and alignment across all levels of the organization
  • Identify areas for improvement and help drive positive change in key parts of the delivery process
  • Drive and automate tracking of key delivery and engineering metrics
  • Embed with engineering teams to run agile ceremonies and drive continuous improvement
  • Dive into the details of technical problems and facilitate their resolution
  • Independently identify growth areas for the organization and help drive the program management team backlog
  • Drive execution of important cross-functional organizational initiatives

Skills & Qualifications

  • Domain expert – You have demonstrated experience in some combination of the following areas:
  • Managing large scale programs with numerous dependencies critical to an organization and ensuring alignment across teams
  • Experience implementing and executing agile engineering processes
  • Understanding complex technical problems and projects and driving them to a successful resolution
  • Effective change agent – You exhibit strong communication skills. You can build rapport and good working relationships with senior leaders and peers. You can separate facts from opinions, and take the perspectives of others and reach a workable solution. You are flexible in how you influence leaders to achieve the right outcomes.
  • Executes well – You effectively manage complex projects and demonstrate consistent attention to detail. In ambiguous situations, you are able to account for unknowns and recover from setbacks well.
  • Collaborative – You recognize that we go further together, and that is reflected in how you solve problems and approach your daily work.
  • You – You bring your authentic self to work. You recognize that you have a unique perspective and set of experiences and recognize that diverse teams are more effective. You bring that perspective to bear on the work you do at AKASA.

What We Offer

  • Unlimited paid time off (PTO)
  • Expansive coverage for health, dental, and vision
  • Employer contribution to Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Generous parent leave policy
  • Full employee coverage for life insurance


  • The anticipated salary range for this role is $125,000 – $160,000 + Equity. Variable may vary based on location, experience, and qualifications. 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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