Director, API Engineering

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Healthgrades is focused on providing trusted information that helps consumers and providers make meaningful connections. As a Principal API Architect, you will focus on bringing the next generation of Healthgrades products to life. You'll collaborate with other engineers, designers and product managers to execute on a broad range of projects. This could include building new features to improve the experience of our users or include building greenfield designs. You will be responsible for developing and executing a API & Integration Strategy to ensure quality architecture, software deployments and overall application health and performance. Optimizes relationships between the development, quality assurance and IT operations teams. Promotes communication, integration, and collaboration for enhanced software development productivity. Develops infrastructure to incorporate latest technology best practices and improve operational performance. 

We value self starters who are excited and willing to learn new technologies, take accountability for their work and are positive and collaborative.

What You Will Do:

  • Oversee all service strategy for Salesforce technical delivery- inclusive of staffing, resource management, people, tools, and process
  • Work closely with a team of engineers and product managers to help launch new product features
  • Plans, designs, codes and coordinates software development within well-defined milestones.
  • Develops and advises on standards, best practices, and reference designs for the implementation of solutions.
  • Able to demonstrate strong hands-on ability to code and build the components, reference architectures and coach/show other engineers.
  • Negotiates priorities and allocates resources across the team
  • Identifies project risks and offers recommendations for addressing issues
  • Communicates project plan, status updates, issues, milestones, risks, and deliverables to all stakeholders
  • Helps to drive cross-functional technical alignment on the definition, understanding & architecture of technologies and solutions in several key areas, to include cross capability, cross release issues, and issues affecting application integrity

What You Will Bring:

  • Strong experience managing a small team, conducting performance reviews, and presenting to C level executives
  • 8+ years experience leading engineering, technical support, or technology delivery teams
  • 10+ years’ experience in developing software using any mainstream programming languages such as Javascript, Java, C++, C#.
  • 5+ years’ experience working in Backend Engineering environment involving API development, Event Driven Integrations and Data Engineering
  • Experience in leading a team of advanced engineers to technical management, release engineering, tools engineering and DevSecOps.
  • Proficiency in API security frameworks, token management and user access control including OAuth, JWT, etc.
  • Experience or a good understanding and willingness to commit to and practice Continuous improvement in people, process and technology to promote collaboration, agility and speed to deliver using agile, sprint-based working style.
  • Experience with implementation of Event driven architecture using Kinesis, Kafka, Spark or such technologies
  • Strong technical background that includes Integration, APIs/Microservices, Cloud Native Engineering and Distributed Engineering
  • Strong Experience authoring reference architectures and other engineering documentation
  • Demonstrate a high level of curiosity and keep up-to-date on the latest technologies
  • Excellent skills in mentoring junior engineers with maturity in dealing with conflict and communication both within the team and across the product group and engineering
  • Ability to adapt quickly and allocate resources to changing priorities
  • You're comfortable communicating about your work with both technical and non-technical team members, including fellow engineers, product managers, designers, and analysts
  • Experience in Mulesoft or Apigee would be a plus
  • Strong experience in AWS Cloud and related certification
  • Experience in data engineering tooling such as Snowflake, Databricks, MongoDB, PostgreSQL
  • Familiarity with any marketing technologies such as Eloqua, Marketo, Salesforce
  • Background in Healthcare


Why Healthgrades?

At Healthgrades, we recognize that our people drive our greatest achievements. We are passionate about maintaining a fulfilling, rewarding and high-energy work environment while setting the stage for your continued success.

  • Meaningful Work – empowering consumers with data to make the right decisions for themselves and their families
  • Changing the Game - evolving, dynamic culture with career advancement opportunities
  • Community Builders- participating in local charity organizations and wellness initiatives
  • Robust Perks – generous PTO, 401k contributions, tuition assistance, entertainment discounts & more!


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Downtown Location - your favorite coffee shops, restaurants, breweries, and nightlife are all steps from the office, as well as transportation lines.

An Insider's view of Healthgrades

What are some social events your company does?

There are many opportunities to socialize, from ping-pong doubles to happy hours to volunteer outings. We also have monthly events such as Pizza Day, new hire socials and holidays to connect, win prizes, play games, or grab drinks. If you need a break from your desk, there are workspaces to lounge at with buddies and get the creative spark flowing.


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What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Evolving consumer expectations are pushing doctors and practice owners to adopt convenient, on-demand delivery of services. Getting doctors to appreciate these changes and mature their business can be a struggle. We’re taking a data-driven, analytical approach to prove that meeting patients' expectations can be a big win for growing their practice.


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What makes someone successful on your team?

Someone who is committed to continuous learning and knowledge sharing. Work becomes way more fun if you're willing to explore, test, learn, and iterate together!


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What does your typical day look like?

I lead strategic development of data-driven marketing campaigns for our healthcare clients. The day-to-day involves a lot of problem solving, teamwork, and creative thinking from campaign development to market exit, and I'm motivated by new learning opportunities and collaboration each step of the way.


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Healthgrades Benefits Overview

Our inclusive package offers flexible options customizable for everyone – no matter what your family looks like.

Volunteer in local community
Intracompany committees
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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