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Director, Software Engineering

LOCATION: Canonsburg, PA
<p>The Director, Software Engineering will guide, coach and mentor managers and teams representing the Software Engineering function for a number of Teams, or a small to medium sized product portfolio, towards high performance. This role is primarily focused on the management and development of people and practices and enables self-directed teams to successfully execute against their goals within an agile organization in support of corporate vision and strategy.</p> <p><strong>Duties and Responsibilities:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Provide excellence in management and leadership for multiple teams to help achieve company objectives;</li> <li>Responsible for the overall quality and delivery of multiple projects;</li> <li>Identify goals and tracking metrics to ensure objectives are met and recommend process improvements;</li> <li>Support organizational capacity through staffing, budget /compensation planning, skills development, and acquisition of required tools and technologies:</li> <li>Conduct regular succession planning activities for key roles within the Agile organization</li> <li>Manage and approve staff performance and discipline plans</li> <li>Help to attract, recruit, retain and develop top engineering talent</li> <li>Embraces all Engineering facets - Engineering, QA &amp; DevOps;</li> <li>Works closely across functional teams, striving to deliver a high-quality product to market in an automated fashion;</li> <li>Stay focused on customer / market needs;</li> <li>Collaborate effectively and routinely share information and best practices across all functions to ensure organizational effectiveness;</li> <li>Ensure staff understand and adhere to corporate policies and procedures;</li> <li>Handle escalations that cannot be resolved independently by direct reports, and may similarly escalate to more senior management as appropriate;</li> <li>Assist in delivery of Technology Roadmap while meeting a defined budget;</li> <li>May represent company in industry groups and events to create internal and external awareness of functional solutions;</li> <li>May represent company in relations with major customers, suppliers, bankers, government agencies and both channel and alliance partners;</li> <li>Foster a growth mindset in all employees: <ul> <li>Support employees in setting and attaining professional and development goals;</li> <li>Coach and mentor employees on career and personal development, team collaboration and Agile practices;</li> <li>Support continuous learning;</li> </ul> </li> <li>Maintain compliance with Inovalon’s policies, procedures and mission statement;</li> <li>Adhere to all confidentiality and HIPAA requirements as outlined within Inovalon’s Operating Policies and Procedures in all ways and at all times with respect to any aspect of the data handled or services rendered in the undertaking of the position;</li> <li>Fulfill those responsibilities and/or duties that may be reasonably provided by Inovalon for the purpose of achieving operational and financial success of the Company;</li> <li>Uphold responsibilities relative to the separation of duties for applicable processes and procedures within your job function; and</li> <li>We reserve the right to change this job description from time to time as business needs dictate and will provide notice of such.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Job Requirements:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Minimum 10 years of experience or more years’ experience in related professional experience (prior software engineering experience preferred);</li> <li>Knowledge of the field's concepts, practices and procedures;</li> <li>Demonstrate a growth mindset, seeks feedback often;</li> <li>Strong ability to motivate others;</li> <li>Good coaching and mentoring skills;</li> <li>Ability to easily build new relationships;</li> <li>Comfortable with constructive conflict;</li> <li>Strong verbal and written communication skills;</li> <li>Ability to clearly communicate and motivate teams toward a common goal;</li> <li>A leader with a demonstrated ability to support self-organizing teams;</li> <li>Willingness to take calculated risks; and</li> <li>Ability to make decisions under pressure, and to own the outcome.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Education:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, technical field, or equivalent experience.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Physical Demands and Work Environment:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Sedentary work (i.e. sitting for long periods of time);</li> <li>Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force;</li> <li>Frequently or constantly to lift, carry push, pull or otherwise move objects and repetitive motions;</li> <li>Subject to inside environmental conditions; and</li> <li>Travel for this position will include up to 25% locally usually for training purposes.</li> </ul> <p>#LI-REMOTE</p><div class="content-conclusion"><p><em>By embracing diversity, equity and inclusion we enhance our work environment and drive business success. Inovalon strives to reflect the diversity of the communities where we operate and of our clients and everyone whom we serve. We endeavor to create a culture of inclusion in which our associates feel empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work and pursue their professional goals in an equitable setting. We understand that by fostering this type of culture, and welcoming different perspectives, we generate innovation and growth.</em></p> <p><em>Inovalon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirement.</em></p> <p><em>The Company maintains a drug free work environment for all of its associates, which includes employees, contractors and vendors. It is unlawful for associates to manufacture, sell, distribute, dispense, possess or use any controlled substance or marijuana in the workplace and doing so will result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment or the contracted relationship.</em></p> <div> <p><em>Consistent with our safety protocols, the company will require a vaccination attestation for fully office-based and hybrid (office/remote) positions. Positions designated as fully remote are exempt from the attestation requirement unless and until such time as an in-office presence is required. &nbsp;These requirements are subject to change as legal and business needs dictate.</em></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p></div>

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