Manager of Software Engineering - Plano, TX or Telecommute at Optum

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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
Vivify Health is a startup company providing an eHealth solution based entirely upon a cloud platform. The solution delivers an intuitive user experience, using consumer electronics, allowing patients to easily maintain their own health at home while remaining constantly connected with their providers, family, and friends. Vivify Health has partnered with the nation's leading network operator to provide their RPM (Remote Patient Monitoring) SaaS platform.
Vivify Health is currently seeking a Manager of Software Engineering to manage development processes and lead development teams working on web-based applications. The applications are developed in JavaScript, AngularJS, C#, Web API, .NET, with a SQL Server-backend. As a Manager of Software Engineering, you will be involved in all stages of the project lifecycle from requirements, to design, to development, to testing, and implementation.
The Manager of Software Engineering is accountable for the daily activities of Full Stack Application Developers and Quality Assurance Developers in their design, development, delivery, and maintenance of custom applications within the organization. The Manager promotes an environment consistent with industry best practices, ensures the right operational processes are in place and that we are designing software that can scale to the business needs. This role requires the Manager to mitigate team weaknesses and harness strengths to align with long term enterprise strategies and enforce standards while meeting or exceeding expectations set forth by Executive Management.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provides architecture and technology direction, leadership, and mentoring to development staff to follow approved architecture and security patterns, practices, and other relevant processes
  • Provides leadership, coaching, mentoring, motivation, and guidance on personnel issues to developers
  • Manages and supports the operations of all aspects of the software development life cycle (SDLC) including research, requirements analysis, prototyping, design, programming, code reviews, technical documentation, and testing
  • Day-to-day quality and support of services and applications provided by developers to end users
  • Sets priorities and coordinates the activities and operations of developers among IT teams to help meet objectives and complete tasks on time and within budget
  • Implements processes that take proactive approaches to potential technical problems
  • Provides oversight and review of technical designs and project plans for development projects
  • Fosters a positive development environment promoting creativity and innovation
  • Provides technical information required for the preparation of accurate annual department budgets that ensure timely response to business partner needs
  • Performs analysis of and makes recommendations for the improvement of existing information systems and performs ongoing reviews of new technologies and industry standards to assess the feasibility of their potential deployment within the organization
  • Work together with the Director of Software Development and Product Owner to plan and execute project(s), ensure that team has appropriate product and technical specifications, direction, and resources to deliver products effectively by establishing realistic estimates for timelines while ensuring that project remains on target to meet deadlines
  • Evolve the existing software system applications and architecture in various areas as needed
  • Help developers resolve both technical problems as well as human resources issues
  • Monitor individual employees' performance
  • Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate, and lead team members to their optimum performance levels and career development

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience using Microsoft technologies, including, but not limited to: ASP.NET (WebForms, WebAPI, MVC), C#, Visual Studio (Web, Console, and Library projects), T-SQL
  • Experience managing a team of 6+ developers
  • Solid understanding of complex concepts related to software architecture, data structures and programming practices
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and best practices for the full software development life cycle including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations in an Agile environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to analyze data and create and review processes
  • Excellent testing and debugging skills
  • Diverse portfolio demonstrating mastery of craft and a track record of results
  • Point-of-view and can effectively present your vision and defend your designs
  • Problem solver who finds opportunity in user insights, inspiration in business goals, and possibility in technology
  • Self-starter with a demonstrated ability to achieve results as part of an effective team, and ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task under deadlines
  • Passion for people management and mentorships for creating a positive work culture
  • Ability to engage in strategy discussions. Weigh tradeoffs between business, technical, and customer contexts
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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Ann Arbor, MI
Atlanta, GA
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New York City, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Seattle, WA
Washington DC

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Team workouts
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Employee Stock Purchase Plan
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