Director of Software Engineering


Austin, TX, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/16/2021
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  • Company Address: 1515 Arapahoe St. Suite 700, Denver, CO, 80202

About Welltok

Welltok is an award-winning consumer activation company that improves people’s total wellbeing. Only Welltok leverages proprietary data and advanced analytics to engage consumers in personalized and rewarding ways to drive action. Our solutions integrate data-driven SaaS software, curated resources and professional services to help health plans, self-funded employers and hospital systems support healthier, happier populations.

Job Description

Welltok is a consumer activation company that drives individuals to take actions that optimize their total wellbeing.  Only Welltok leverages advanced analytics and machine learning to engage consumers with timely and relevant multi-channel, personalized resources and incentives.  Our solutions integrate data driven SaaS software, curated resources and professional services to help health plans, employers, providers and public entities drive growth, build longitudinal relationships and improve healthcare value.

At Welltok, we’re proud of what we’re accomplishing and are committed to building a company where smart, passionate people can thrive and succeed.  Join us as we make healthcare more personal and rewarding!  

Position Summary

Welltok is currently looking for a dynamic and energetic Director of Software Engineering to lead and professionally grow individual contributors and development leads for a SaaS platform. This leader is someone who collaborate with other leaders to create best development practices, team growth, and is passionate about shipping high quality and on time products that deliver results to our customers and delights the market.  Great opportunity for emerging leaders.

Key Responsibilities

    Provide leadership and management of the team through coaching, empowering, and collaboration
    Managing and mentoring distributed 16-28 members SCRUM teams while working with other teams to deliver product increments for a SaaS platform. Team members are located in 4 locations cross the US and oversea.
    Understand, analyze and make recommendations on the advancement of standards and processes to enhance and drive consistency of best practices in the department overall
    Build collaborative relationships with organization peers and internal business partners to advance the development team’s success in delivering results
    Act as a liaison between teams in the application configuration, release/deployment, environments and production support issues
    Commit to learning and continuous improvement of the development process, while aligned with the corporate and department vision  
    Apply coding and testing standards, apply security testing tools including "'fuzzing" static-analysis code scanning tools, and conduct code reviews.

    Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers, and others to design application and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements, and interfaces.


    BSEE or BSCS  
    10+ years hands-on experience leading or managing a Software Development team. Prior experience in a fast-paced environment a plus
    Experience with managing distribute teams
    Minimum 5 years of development experience with a SaaS platform
    Experience Agile/SCRUM environment. Experience with SAFe a plus
    Excellent communication skills with levels of business partners along with an ability to translate tech talk to any audience
    Experience in the healthcare industry, wellness programs or health insurance background highly preferred
    Experience with complex data integrations and web applications
    Experience with Reactjs, graphql, RoR, SAML, web analytics, linux, relational and non-relational databases and AWS. Python and other opensource software is a plus

Welltok celebrates respects and supports diversity in the workplace. Welltok is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to considering all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status.

Warning: Please be aware of a scam claiming to be Welltok HR using platforms such as Facebook and Google Hangouts, which Welltok does not use for recruiting. If you are unsure of a communication, please contact Welltok at [email protected]

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