Lead Software Engineer

Gohealth Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

GoHealth is seeking to add a Lead Software Engineer that will play a key 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, this individual should be experienced with software design, architecture, construction, testing, deployment, and support in an Agile environment. As a Lead Software Engineer, you will be an integral part of our software development at GoHealth, and serve as a thought leader in our organization and a leader to your team.

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


  • Architect, design, and implement high quality, well-tested, reliable software

  • Work effectively with Product Management, Quality Assurance, and other Engineers in an agile environment

  • Lead, mentor and develop engineering teams in implementing critical new business functionality

  • Serve as internal champion in code quality, reuse, and extensibility

  • Develop extensive knowledge of GoHealth platform architecture, services, and applications

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar field is preferred

  • 7 or more years of software development experience

  • Experienced in leading or managing a team of technical engineers

  • Some (but not necessarily all) of these skills: Java, JavaScript, Typescript, Golang

  • Strong sense of how to design and 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

  • Strong experience working with various types of databases/application servers

  • Out-of-the-box thinker, ready to describe their vision and demonstrate passion for their work product

Benefits and Perks

  • Open vacation policy

  • 401k program with company match

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Subsidized gym memberships

  • Commuter and transit benefits

  • Professional growth opportunities

  • Casual dress code

  • Generous employee referral bonuses

  • Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events

  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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