Vice President of Software Engineering

Strata Decision Technology

(Chicago, Illinois)
Full Time
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About Strata Decision Technology
Strata Decision Technology develops Software-as-a-Service solutions for financial analytics, business intelligence, and decision support needs in the healthcare industry. It offers StrataJazz, a platform for planning, budgeting, cost accounting, forecasting, and reporting needs. It also provides solutions for use in academic medical centers, community hospitals, children's hospitals, and other healthcare systems in the United States.
We’re currently looking for a VP of Software Engineering to be a hands-on leader, ready to scale our people, culture, technology, development process, and business. We believe there is much more we can do to improve our existing offering, expand the market, and craft innovative solutions to improve the user experience for our customers. You will be at the center of making that happen.
* Work directly with the CTO, VP of Product Management and other key team members to support the platform roadmap and ensure its implementation throughout the development life cycle * Grow the engineering team beyond the current size and help attract and train gifted and passionate engineering talents * Coach team members on coding practices and in making business-driven decisions * Define objectives and track results for team members in a supportive, motivating, and fact driven way * Emphasize quality and scalability of the engineering product while optimizing processes * Collaborate with product teams to understand and translate requirements, ensuring specifications and architecture design meet broader technical strategic goals * Identify, research, and propose strategic initiatives in a way that balances both the short and long term company goals
Ideal Candidate
**What we are looking for:** The ideal candidate should be an experienced, hands-on technology leader, with expertise in taking engineering teams from early growth through mature organizations, as well as a consistent track record of developing platforms that scale both technologically and operationally. **To be successful, you have experience in the following areas:** * BS in Computer Science, Math, or a related technical field * 10+ years of software development and architecture experience * Experience working in SaaS environment * Experience acting as a technical lead, ability to mentor and lead other software engineers * Experience building and operating large scale systems * Broad knowledge of programming languages with an emphasis on .NET * Hands-on expertise with modern .NET based technology and JavaScript frameworks as well as profound knowledge of contemporary design and architectural patterns * Mastery of relational databases is required, OLAP and Big Data exposure is a plus * Application of agile methodologies to iteratively improve the customer experience and optimize engineering productivity * Use of fact-based analyses to deliver recommendations to senior management about decisions related to managing the software development process and team * Directly managed engineering teams, led recruiting, hiring, retention, and training process for engineers * Strong understanding of QA processes and methodologies * Extremely organized, with a firm grasp on your calendar and priorities


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