Senior Software Engineer, Tech Lead

United States
SciTech – Engineering /
Full-Time Employee /
Veda helps patients get the care they need by untangling complex data management problems using advanced scientific approaches and in-depth collaboration. Our technology reflects what our people provide: quality without ego, honesty backed by science, and warmth in an industry not known for having much heat.  

Veda is made up of talented professionals that are driven to do meaningful work to change healthcare from the inside out. We are also friends, parents, partners, and caregivers. Veda’s benefits reflect our values—we offer fully paid, low or no-deductible medical, dental and vision insurance for our employees and their families. And, our Flexible PTO policy allows employees to take the time off necessary to recharge and have flexibility to care for themselves and their families.

Veda is looking for sharp-minded do-gooders who share our values:  

Collaboration Working together to identify solutions to current problems  
Openness Actively listening, sharing and holding space for new ideas, perspectives and people  
Integrity Doing the right thing, honestly and transparently.  
Grit Displaying passion and perseverance to achieve our goals.   

Ready to build the future with us?

About the position
Our Sr. Software Engineer, Tech Leads are hands-on technical leaders that put the processes and framework in place to establish the best-in-class software engineering practices at Veda. Our ideal candidate is an approachable, inspiring leader and talented communicator who maintains a focus on outcomes over output - getting things done right.

Reporting to the Director, Application Engineering,  you will be a key participant in designing, organizing, and delivering technical solutions to enterprise customers. Veda’s Technology organization is a cross-disciplinary team of software engineers, architects and data scientists who research, design and build highly scalable systems based on machine learning models that put the "human in the loop". 

What you'll be doing:

    • As Tech Lead, you will work with the Directors and VP of Engineering, and manage various stakeholders to prioritize and allocate work for your team.
    • Collaborate with Engineering and Customer team leads on providing accurate estimations for product implementations.
    • Execute against the prioritization of product backlog features as defined by the Director of Engineering for your team.
    • Ensure there is effective dissemination of information to your team and reinforce strong communication paths with Engineering and Data Science counterparts.
    • Partner with other Tech Leaders to establish, measure and deliver on team productivity standards.
    • Build and maintain peer level cross functional relationships. Proactively seek to understand upstream/ downstream impacts of priority changes through empathy, research and knowledge sharing
    • Work with Engineers to ensure that statuses in JIRA are up-to-date. Create clear paths and process flows to communicate status changes to your product team

About You

    • You're an expert communicator and collaborator – you can talk about your code and explain your approach both in extreme detail and as an elevator pitch to executives
    • Your natural mode of operation is finding optimal solutions to problems. You know how to break down complex problems into digestible size so the team can work efficiently toward delivery
    • You are most energized, motivated and fulfilled when bringing order to chaos, collaborating, and removing blockers for your team
    • You prefer to wear multiple hats in your role, including product- and project-oriented roles.
    • You know the difference between under- and over- engineered solutions
    • You are hungry for knowledge and experience and not afraid of jumping right in
    • You have successful experience mentoring, coaching and developing rising talent in the technology department
    • Your strong sense of responsibility and accountability regarding documentation and delivering quality products is contagious
    • You're obsessed with performing statistical analysis on the performance and accuracy of your services and tailoring your evaluation based on the use case

Required Qualifications

    • 8+ years of experience shipping production code, and building scalable applications that utilize cloud services
    • 3+ years of experience managing software engineers handling employee performance activities, mentorship, and career growth.
    • Expertise with high volume data processing at scale including distributed systems design
    • Expertise designing workflows using task orchestration frameworks, like Airflow, Prefect, or Luigi
    • Demonstrated experience working directly with customers to solve complex processing problems
    • Good working knowledge of cloud infrastructure and cloud native best practices
    • You have working knowledge of core aspects of product design, including architecture, testing automation, data modeling, service performance and security

    • Preferred skills that would be a plus:

    • You have vast experience building applications that utilize AWS services – bonus points if you’ve designed and deployed applications both in AWS serverless framework and AWS server based frameworks using a wide range of AWS services
    • Deep experience on production operations methods
    • Understanding of OWASP web security standards and secure coding techniques
    • Experience working in the healthcare industry, particularly with provider data

Our COVID Commitment: Veda is committed to prioritizing the health, safety and emotional well being of our employees and their families. Veda has always embraced the benefit of each employee working remotely, collaboratively.  

All employees are required to be located within the USA or Ireland.

We look forward to learning more about you -- apply to join the Veda team today!