Software Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Chicago

Website GoHealth

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

GoHealth is hiring a Software Engineer who will help design performant, scalable, web-based software solutions in our agile environment. As a software engineer, you will join one of our feature-delivery teams, collaborating across product stacks and looking for constant improvement to our organization’s ability to connect consumers with the right insurance products. We are an open-source environment, and encourage learning new languages and technologies. Our current platform is written in Java on the backend and uses JavaScript React on the front-end. You will report to a Principal Engineer.

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.


  • Achieve high-quality, well-tested, reliable software by following best practices for an agile delivery method.
  • Collaborate across Product Management, Quality Assurance, and your fellow Engineers to ensure that we are delivering the best product possible.
  • Participate in learning and professional growth opportunities that are provided by working with a diverse set of accomplished engineers.

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of contributing to a codebase and putting code into production, including experience with databases and application servers
  • Preferred technologies: Java, JavaScript, TypeScript, Golang, Spring, React, and Redux
  • Test – implementing high-quality tests to ensure our code is top-notch.
  • Familiarity with Linux or MacOS, Open Source tools, frameworks, and technologies.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar field

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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