19 days old

Director Software Engineering, Research Solutions-DIS

Roche
Belmont, CA

Roche Diagnostics has created a new business - Diagnostics Information Solutions (DIS) - that is charged with building a modern software stack that will change the way patients are cared for. Our challenge is to bring together complex diagnostic and treatment data to intelligently process and present this data to healthcare professionals which allow for improved patient care. If you want to be a part of revolutionizing the healthcare industry, join us to put your software touch on it!

We have built the foundation of a modern SaaS stack, with a microServices based architecture hosted in AWS, a modern Angular-based web front-end, and a Continuous Delivery pipeline, and are now looking to scale this to support a portfolio of products and add new capabilities. We are looking for candidates with a deep understanding of modern SaaS products and experience launching and supporting products. You'll get to be part of scaling our software and teams with lots of opportunities for growth. Plus get to work side by side with a team of world-class doctors and researchers who want to impact global healthcare delivery.

The jobâ¦.

The Director, SW Engineering, Research Solutions is a key leadership role on the DIS Engineering team. This role will have ownership of a portfolio of products focused on Translational Research, bringing together multi-modal patient data from clinical trials and providing workflow and decision supports tools to analyze this data.

This is a people management role which requires the ability to hire and grow top engineering talent. The role also requires strong communication inside and outside of engineering, working closely with customers and the product and operations teams to translate customer requirements into code. A healthcare background with experience in medical imaging, pathology, and/or genomics and working with clinicians and researchers is nice to have; an interest and enthusiasm to work in healthcare is critical.

What youâll be doingâ¦.

  • Software Delivery: this is a hands-on management position and you will be expected to be lead the team to design and deliver software components, with the skills needed to understand and lead the design of the software, and to write code when needed

  • People Management: as a people manager, youâll be responsible for hiring, growing and motivating engineers on your team, ensuring you recruit and retain top talent

  • Best Practices: lead the team to deliver on their commitments, ensuring the design and planning is accurate and work is delivered on time with quality; drive best practices in Agile and Software Delivery

  • Leadership: leads the team when theyâre stuck on a difficult problem by finding practical, creative solutions; mentor and develop the team on technical concepts; ensures a culture that values technical excellence together with support and compassion for individuals

Your background and skillsâ¦.

  • Have successfully built, deployed, and supported an enterprise-scale web application in the cloud (in a management role)

  • Hands-on software development experience in either Java or C++/C# with expertise in at least one

  • Familiarity with web application development

  • Quick learner with the ability to understand complex workflows and develop and validate innovative solutions to solve difficult problems

  • Strong communication, with the ability to explain complex technical problems to non-technical audiences and the ability to translate customer requirements to technical designs

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with proven ability to navigate complex corporate environments and influence stakeholders and partners

  • Global experience, influencing or (preferably) managing remote teams to deliver software releases

  • Experience in healthcare is not required, but familiarity with healthcare systems and data and workflows is a plus (e.g. HL7, IHE)

  • BS degree or equivalent in a directly related discipline (CS, Eng, etc.)

  • 8-12+ years experience, with some prior management experience preferred

Posted: 2018-12-27 Expires: 2019-01-26

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