Principal Software Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Chicago

Website GoHealth

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

The Principal Software Engineer at GoHealth will be a lead role in designing high-performing, scalable, web-based software solutions that handle a high volume of transactions each day. The ideal Principal Software Engineer will be a creative thinker, motivator that empowers a team. You will succeed in an Agile environment and will be process- and technology-improvement oriented. The Principal Software Engineer will be an important contributor to our Product Development team, serving as an expert in the group and as a mentor to their 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Be the go-to technical lead for high priority technical matters at GoHealth.
  • Identify new ways to improve processes within your team and projects.
  • Connect lower level technical details to our needs.
  • Advocate for and champion overall code quality, reuse, and extensibility, and serve as technical expert.
  • Build your team. Encourage and empower ongoing professional development of all team members, mentor junior developers, and cultivate a positive working environment.
  • Promote expertise within the company and participate in startup community activities like engagement with GitHub, Stack Overflow, and Chicago-based meetups.
  • Develop knowledge of GoHealth platform architecture and applications.

Skills and Experience:

  • Expertise in either Java or JavaScript.
  • 10+ years of experience in Software Engineering (software design, architecture, deployment, and support).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar field.
  • Experience, with a full-stack background in front-end and back-end Java development.
  • Front-end experience with TypeScript, JavaScript, Angular, React, Nodejs and Redux is helpful.
  • Experience with Linux or BSD, and Open Source tools, frameworks, and technologies.
  • Experience working with multiple business layers to achieve SaaS products through the SDLC.
  • Experience with the software development process, automation, and testing.
  • Previous team empowerment and leadership experience.
  • Experience with multiple hosting solutions (AWS, VPS, on-premise).
  • Fluent on topics of networking, transport protocols, security, and monitoring.
  • Experience with multiple types of databases/application servers.
  • Ready to implement your vision and demonstrate passion for their 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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