Lead Software Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Chicago

Website GoHealth

At GoHealth, our mission is simple: To improve access to health

GoHealth is looking to add a Lead Software Engineer to play an important part in designing high-performing, scalable, web-based software solutions that handle a high volume of transactions each day. As a senior member of our software engineering team, you are experienced with software design, architecture, construction, testing, deployment, and support in an Agile environment. As a Lead Software Engineer, you will be an important contributor to our software development at GoHealth, and serve as an expert in our organization and a leader to your team. You will report to the VP of Engineering.

Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.


  • Architect high-quality, well-tested, reliable software
  • Work with Product Management, Quality Assurance, and other Engineers in an agile environment
  • Develop engineering teams in implementing important new business functionality
  • Be an internal champion in code quality, reuse, and extensibility
  • Develop knowledge of GoHealth platform architecture and applications

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar field
  • 7 or more years of software development experience
  • Experienced in leading and empowering a team of technical engineers
  • Some (but not necessarily all) of these skills: Java, JavaScript, TypeScript, or Golang
  • Knowledge of how to implement useful tests
  • Knowledge of common libraries and frameworks helpful: Spring, React, Redux
  • Experience with Linux or *BSD, and Open Source tools, frameworks, and technologies
  • Experience working with multiple types of databases/application servers
  • Ready to describe your vision and demonstrate passion for our work product

Benefits and Perks

  • Open vacation policy because work life balance is important
  • 401k program with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Work from Home Stipend

GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Due to the unprecedented situation of COVID-19, GoHealth has decided to protect our current and future employees by managing our business remotely. This is inclusive of interviewing, onboarding and each role day-to-day. Please consider that our roles will not be remote long-term and will return to an office setting once we’re safe to do so following the guidance of local health authorities and the CDC.

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