Director, Engineering at WellSky

| Kansas City, MO
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WellSky is seeking a Director of Engineering.

Provide hands-on leadership, coaching, and mentoring for full-stack development teams that build and enhance products for our SaaS product line. Ensure we keep the talent bar high and continuously grow the skills and capabilities of the agile teams. Provides technical leadership, insights, and motivation to multiple team, working towards delivering reliable, efficient, high quality software and hardware solutions, writing impeccable software, and delivering features, enhancements, bug fixes and other deliverables on time with required operational efficiency.

Key Activities:

  • Direct and manage product development from design to delivery while providing hands-on technical guidance, mentoring, and leadership in full stack development
  • Understand the business value, market strategy, overall architecture, performance, risks, etc., so that you and your team can support the product roadmap (e.g. making recommendations on staffing, hardware, 3rd party software, etc.) with focus on increasing customer satisfaction
  • Effectively manage and communicate expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion; proactively manage changes in scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
  • Coach, mentor, motivate, and supervise team members and contractors, promoting accountability for assigned work; mentor team members on career growth and technical skill advancement
  • Encourage innovation, outside-the-box thinking, and teamwork; instill a mindset of continuous improvement

Job Requirements:

  • 10 or more years of experience in Engineering executive leadership leading global teams
  • 8+ years of web application or full stack development ( .NET C# / NodeJS / Angular.js. Java is also preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience working on a SaaS product
  • 3+ years of experience working in an Agile team
  • Expert level software architecture and design pattern knowledge
  • Expert level database architecture and data access patterns knowledge
  • Proven ability to design, code, edit, and debug computer programs efficiently, including automating tests as appropriate
  • Adept at conducting research into architectural and technical issues
  • Excels in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Requirements:

  • Preferred majors are Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Information Systems/Decision Sciences, Mathematics, Sciences, or other STEM related majors)


About WellSky

WellSky is a technology company leading the movement for intelligent, coordinated care worldwide. Our next-generation software, analytics, and services power better outcomes and lower costs for stakeholders across the health and community care continuum. In today’s value-based care environment, WellSky helps providers, payers, health systems, and community organizations solve tough challenges, improve collaboration for growth, harness the power of data analytics, and achieve better outcomes by further connecting clinical and social care. WellSky serves more than 20,000 client sites around the world — including the largest hospital systems, blood banks, cell therapy labs, blood centers, home health and hospice franchises, post-acute providers, government agencies, and human services organizations. Informed by more than 40 years of providing software and expertise, WellSky anticipates clients’ needs and innovates relentlessly to ultimately help more people thrive.

We're looking for talented individuals who want to use their skills to build a strong, technology-driven company. We offer competitive salaries, great benefits, including generous paid time off programming, and a casual and fun environment that encourages quality, creativity, and excellence. Enjoy all we have to offer. We invite you to join us. Apply today!

WellSky provides equal employment opportunities to all people without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. WellSky is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

Applicants for U.S.-based positions with WellSky must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. All U.S.-based employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. 

More Information on WellSky
WellSky operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Chandler, AZ, Austin, TX, Biloxi, MS, Overland Park, KS, Lisle, IL, Columbus, OH, Wilmington, NC, Reston, VA, Northampton, MA, Andover, MA and Williston, VT. WellSky was founded in 1980. It has 1069 total employees. To see all 151 open jobs at WellSky, click here.
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