Lead Software Engineer

Lead Software Engineer

Job Title: Lead Software Engineer

Exempt Status: Exempt

Division: Product Development

Reports to: Sr Dir Software Engineering

Location: Remote

Episource, with over 3000 employees worldwide, is a leading provider of risk adjustment services and solutions for health plans. Our services help Medicare Advantage, Commercial/Exchange, and Medicaid managed care plans improve and support accurate reimbursement in a post-Affordable Care Act market. Our services include retrospective chart reviews, medical record retrieval, HEDIS/ACO quality reporting, and data analytics, allowing payers and providers to dramatically reduce costs and improve quality of care.

Job Summary:

We are on a mission to give Health Insurance agencies the power of identify opportunities for RAF improvement within your patient population with a clean, simple, robust interface

The new products are still in very early stages, so come seize this rare opportunity and apply your expertise in a brand new arena.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Lead a small team of collaborative and brilliant engineers

  • Architect and implement robust and reliable microservices on a modern stack

  • Contribute to our workflow tools that are essential for our business process management

  • Integrate with other systems and services across the Episource organization

  • Work on web applications using a modern stack

  • Write high-quality code that is readable, testable, and extensible

  • Research and pioneer the adoption of new technologies for our team.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Attract and hire a small team of talented engineers to build out brand new revenue generating products and services

  • You’ll build small, robust backend API services in Go and Node.js that must be performant under load, scalable, and deliver large sets of data

  • You’ll frequently work with other Product Engineering and Platform Service teams to incorporate their components, services and tools into your product; as well as, share components, services, and best practices in return

  • Every day offers a variety of work, an opportunity to contribute new ideas, and the ability to share your knowledge within and outside of the Episource organization

Education / Requirements:

  • 5+ years of full stack experience designing and building high volume, scalable SaaS applications from end-to-end. Strong proficiency in Node.js, Go, or both; or professional experience in one of the following backend languages: Java, Ruby, Python

  • Solid understanding of languages such as Javascript

  • Strong grasp on front end technologies (Javascript, React, CSS)

  • Multiple years of experience debugging complex issues at every level of the stack; you can debug a web application problem all the way from the browser, through the transport, through the application and servers and databases and asynchronous queues. Logs and core dumps don’t frighten you

  • Use of continuous integration and delivery technologies at an expert level; you have the ability and interest to teach others best practices

  • Curiosity to iterate and improve on solutions; you view unknowns as challenges and enjoy them

  • Motivation to understand the business, our users, their requirements, and to deliver results

  • Passion for continued learning and a track record of picking up new technologies and skills as you ship awesome code

  • Experience mentoring and leading less experienced engineers

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting productivity standards.

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.

Things you’ll love:

  • Excellent compensation, and all sorts of benefits you’d expect (and many you almost certainly don’t!)

  • An influential position on a quickly-moving team at a rapidly-growing company

  • Opportunities to work with brilliant people who also like to have fun

  • Excellent career growth opportunities

  • An awesome remote-first culture team.

  • If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this position, we’d love to talk to you.

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