VP of Engineering (Healthcare vertical)

El Segundo, CA 90245

Employment Type: Perm Job Category: VP Job Number: 19572

Job Summary:

Our client is seeking a VP of Software Engineering  for one of its fastest growing business units. This role’ s primary responsibilities are to oversee multiple development teams, own the technical direction of the product suite, and ensure the successful delivery of product releases. Elements for success include a strong background in mentoring and providing leadership to a growing development staff, providing strong project management skills that result in meeting or beating timelines, meeting or exceeding standards of quality, and achieving a high level of customer satisfaction. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage project variables, namely scope, delegation and timeline.
  • Product architecture.
  • Develop, mentor, train, manage and support the development team. Document and communicate project requirements.
  • Manage code review and code quality improvement processes.
  • Work with product and business to effectively drive projects from concept to launch.
  • Facilitate product support training and user acceptance testing.
  • Perform post-implementation review of the system with the users. 
  • Work to ensure that requirements documentation can be easily translated into test plans to oversee completion.
  • Contribute to documentation such as functional specifications, budget estimates, and timelines.
  • Own and collaborate with stakeholders on platform architecture.

Requirements for the Role:
  • Strong track record of leadership and technological innovation and success
  • Experience developing scalable consumer internet applications.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience building and managing high performance software teams, including experience managing multiple concurrent programs or projects.  
  • Experience using and building SOA.
  • Working knowledge of Java, .Net, PHP or Ruby. Prior hands-on development experience required.
  • Strong knowledge of the software development lifecycle and process improvement methodologies. Strong knowledge of SCRUM and agile methodologies.
  • Unix/Linux knowledge.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills required.
  • Ability to travel 1 week per month.


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