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Software Development Manager - Colorado



Software Engineering
Louisville, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Location: Hybrid - 2 -3x a week in the Louisville, CO office

The Manager, Software Development, reports to the Executive Director, Software and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the technical development team. Working closely with Product and other Development teams, this role executes the company’s technical, architectural, and commercial product initiatives.

As a Manager Software Development, you will be leading a team of software engineers working on selective initiative related to the Fusion Platform. The platform has been set up with an aim towards having a singular focus; responsibility for the development of technology products for all Ingress and Egress of data to and from GHX.

This role will be hybrid position, with the team collaborating in person at our Louisville, CO headquarters (near Denver) 2-3x week. The rest of the time, this position is remote.

Key Responsibilities

Collaborate with the Development, Product, and Architecture teams to:

  • Manage a team within the platform with significant functional responsibility for success
  • Works within strict constraints of budget and resources set at product line and functional level.
  • Follows established processes and policies in selecting methods and techniques for developing solutions e.g. - Meet audit, compliance, and availability standards, Plan and execute the timely release process for deliverables with all stakeholders including necessary communication, etc.
  • Recognize changing circumstances and adjust resources to minimize immediate risk. Works with others to mitigate risk and communicate to impacted teams.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with domains’ internal and external user base
  • Execute strategic plans set at functional level to deliver tactical results.
  • Successfully develop individuals, holding team members accountable for actions. Build and evolve technical Development team, ensuring capability to support roadmap requirements
  • Influence individuals within platform and across functions
  • Manage the activities of multiple sections and disciplines

Key Duties

  • Specify and scope product features and define acceptance criteria
  • Assess risks and dependencies and identify mitigation strategies
  • Participate in department-wide special projects, including coordination activities to resolve broad issues or challenges
  • Employ Agile development methodologies for software development activities
  • Manage and coordinate technical dependencies with other teams
  • Coordinate incident response for the team, including coverage and technical response to issue
  • Hire, train, guide, and coach team members
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Competencies

  • Engineering background, including ability to understand technical architecture and implementation at code level
  • Ability to drive high level technical discussions independently regarding the platform and serve as a strong partner to our product team.
  • Thorough understanding of, and support for, Agile development methodologies
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects
  • Ability to effectively communicate across organizational levels and with a variety of stakeholders, including the ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Ability to make difficult decisions and to drive decisions into actuality
  • Ability to understand and effectively explain up and downstream product, team, and organizational impacts
  • Ability to constructively challenge the status quo and to iterate and improve across multiple business domains
  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions and lead others through change
  • Leadership and mentoring skills including the ability to lead by example, promoting a common purpose and serving as a catalyst for success
  • Demonstrate emotional maturity and a positive outlook.
  • Demonstrated analytical, organizational, prioritization, and time management skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel to remote offices and partners, including international travel up to 4 weeks per year
  • Expected to the attitude to lead by example

Required Education, Certifications, and Experience

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related degree, or a combination of education and related experience.
  • 3+ years of prior software development management experience
  • 7+ years of prior software development experience
  • Experience leading teams who produce high quality deliverables
  • Experience working with an international development team (e.g., internal remote offices or outsourcing partners)
  • Experience with Agile development processes
  • Experience and ability to lead and mentor a team of software engineers building applications using Angular, Java/JEE and AWS environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • AWS Certifications (Developer or Solutions Architect)
  • Experience with building and managing applications in Java/JEE
  • Experience building and maintaining production systems within the AWS ecosystem

Estimated Salary range for this position: $118,200 - $157,500

The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the GHX’s salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role. The base salary is one component of GHX’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include: health, vision, and dental insurance, accident and life insurance, 401k matching, paid-time off, and education reimbursement, to name a few. To view more details of our benefits, visit us here:


GHX: It's the way you do business in healthcare
Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) enables better patient care and billions in savings for the healthcare community by maximizing automation, efficiency and accuracy of business processes.

GHX is a healthcare business and data automation company, empowering healthcare organizations to enable better patient care and maximize industry savings using our world class cloud-based supply chain technology exchange platform, solutions, analytics and services. We bring together healthcare providers and manufacturers and distributors in North America and Europe - who rely on smart, secure healthcare-focused technology and comprehensive data to automate their business processes and make more informed decisions.

It is our passion and vision for a more operationally efficient healthcare supply chain, helping organizations reduce - not shift - the cost of doing business, paving the way to delivering patient care more effectively. Together we take more than a billion dollars out of the cost of delivering healthcare every year. GHX is privately owned, operates in the United States, Canada and Europe, and employs more than 1000 people worldwide. Our corporate headquarters is in Colorado, with additional offices in Europe, Illinois, Florida, and Nebraska.

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC and its North American subsidiaries (collectively, “GHX”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any status protected by applicable law. This EEO policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, educational assistance, termination, layoffs, social and recreational programs, and retirement.

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