About Mightier

Mightier is a family-based program developed at Boston Children’s Hospital that empowers children to build emotional strength and supports the caregivers who love them. With Mightier’s innovative game system, players are able to practice keeping their “cool” while playing fun, award-winning mobile games. Three clinical trials at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Mass General have shown Mightier works as well as medications. The program has served over 25,000 families with over 10 million games played. Our mission is to empower every child to build emotional strength.


Why is this role important?

Mightier grows every day, and we are seeking a creative and detail-oriented engineering manager to join our growing product and engineering team. In this role, you will help drive the direction of our Unity product and bring it to the next level with features and robustness. You’ll do this by leading a team responsible for the application and surrounding software that Mightier kids interact with. If you enjoy mentoring engineers, leading a small team and want to build a product you’d be proud to have your family and close friends use, then we want to hear from you!


Job description:

  • Team leadership: Run a small and growing team alongside a principal architect, where you’ll own collaborating with the product team in order to build out highly engaging experiences. 
  • Define engineering processes: Work with leadership to find a balance between keeping the game side engaging while keeping the experience clinically effective.
  • Manage internal and external resources to accelerate development of the game platform forward 
  • Scale our infrastructure: help us scale 10x with an eye towards 100x, 1000x by leading development in a scalable, forward thinking approach
  • Building out the kid experience: Being a small company, you will have plenty of opportunity to be hands on while leading your team.  
  • Usability: make sure that what we build delights our customers and is intuitive to use


Relevant experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent demonstrated experience. 
  • At least 6+ years of software development experience. 
  • At least 2+ years of mobile application or Unity development, or at least 1 shipped title
  • At least 2+ years of management or team lead experience
  • Ability to set up systems that ensure a high-quality end product. 
  • Strong competency in at least one programming language and sound knowledge of software engineering principles, i.e. object-oriented design, algorithmic complexity, and software design patterns. 
  • Familiar with development lifecycle out to Google & Apple app stores
  • Familiar with agile development methodologies and iterative design.
  • Excellent communication skills and willingness to participate in a culture of feedback and collaboration. 
  • You like to take ownership from the inception of a feature through delivery & monitoring in production.


Working with us:

We are still a small team and many of us come from incredibly varied career backgrounds. You will be working and communicating with psychologists, game designers, scientists, and parents to push Mightier forward. What unites us is that we all believe in the product and the impact it has. We care about every family, and we cultivate a free and open work environment where everyone’s voice is heard. 

Interested? Email resume to: [email protected]