Chief Technology Officer

Join our growing team and gain access to cutting-edge resources.

Chief Technology Officer

Join our growing team and gain access to cutting-edge resources.

Job Description

Hurdle is a mental health tech startup for invisible barriers.


We are Hurdle.
Hurdle offers the only culturally intentional telemental health care designed for Black people and inclusive of all minority groups. Hurdle empowers organizations to provide their employees/members with culturally informed mental health services, including digitally accessible self-mastery tools, wellness workshops, and teletherapy.  In this way, we support diverse populations who are underserved by traditional resources. We exist to ensure that individuals can show up whole, operate with joy, and live with power.

About the position.
We’re looking for a multi-talented Chief Technology Officer to act as the organization’s technological thought leader, oversee all technological endeavors, and remain aware of emerging technology trends and adapt our organization’s tech platforms as needed.

You will provide direct supervision over the engineering team and work closely with our Product Managers to understand the business requirements. You will roll up your sleeves to help eliminate barriers, drive performance, and get things done.

The Team.
In this role, you will work closely with members of the C-suite (CEO, Chief Strategy Officer, and Chief Clinical Officer) as well as the product development team. The ideal candidate will be able to work autonomously to improve our product and will be managing multiple projects and priorities at once. Also, given the nature of the role, you will have excellent business acumen, organizational expertise, and interpersonal skills.


  • You have 10+ years of experience in a software engineering role, preferably some of which was in a CTO role
  • You’re motivated by our mission and committed to delivering better solutions for people dealing with mental health issues
  • You have a strong understanding of business functions outside of R&D
  • You have experience with API integration with 3rd party services (EHR, CRM).
  • You have experience defining and monitoring SLAs
  • You have experience in data analysis 
  • You thrive when you are managing multiple projects at once
  • You are comfortable in a fast-paced, early-stage company work environment

Role Responsibilities.

  • Partner with Product and Design to drive product development on Web & iOS & Android platforms
  • Own system architecture, database modeling, optimization, and operations
  • Provide support of existing system
  • Drive implementation of reporting and analytics

Preference for:

  • Candidates who demonstrate a deep commitment to the problems we are solving

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Location: Remote until work conditions change, preference for candidates located in or willing to relocate to Washington, DC

Language: English (Required)

Work authorization: United States (Required)

We will review applications on a rolling basis.


We exist to ensure people can show up whole, operate with joy, and live with power.

© 2020 Hurdle, owned by Henry Health, Inc. All rights reserved.

Contact Us

Hurdle, owned by Henry Health, Inc.

740 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

Tel: 724-250-8855
Fax: 724-788-0617

Email: hello@hurdle.co

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