Shields Health Solutions
  • 07-Jul-2017 to 05-Sep-2017 (EST)
  • Quincy, MA, USA
  • Full Time


The Company is seeking a highly motivated, self-starter who is looking for a challenging career with a fast-growing company in the Healthcare Services sector.  Applicant should be results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality. A natural forward-planner who critically assesses own performance. Mature, credible, well-presented, professional and comfortable in dealing with others both in-person and on the phone.  Critical to this position is a person who is able to work well under deadlines and time pressures.  Applicant must be reliable, tolerant, and determined; an empathetic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view. Most importantly, person must be able to work as a member of a close-knit team.

Job Purpose:

As the Director of Software Engineering, your job will be to manage and grow one or more nascent teams--comprised of engineers, data analysts, and members of our patient-facing team as you develop innovative clinical applications for our unique method of healthcare delivery that our providers working at the point of care depend upon.

Candidate Qualities

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to analyze complex situations and make the best strategic decision.
  • Motivated and committed to developing high performing teams.
  • Ability to balance large projects in context to daily operational requirements.
  • Comfortable with hiring, staffing and making personnel decisions.
  • Promotes innovation within the team to develop accurate, secure and scalable systems.
  • Meets deliverables in a timely manner.
  • Aware of current and emerging technologies that could be utilized for Shields' Software Solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills capable of disseminating information to C-suite executives, senior management and healthcare professionals.
  • Able to provide weekly, monthly, and as-needed status reports (with visuals) to senior management.
  • Knowledge of project management, business intelligence tools, and other applications to efficiently manage and promote structure within teams

Experience Requirements:

  • 8+ years of leading teams in a technical environment.
  • BS degree in Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or similar. MS preferred.
  • Prior experience managing in an agile environment.
  • Prior experience working in a Linux environment.
  • Working knowledge in web development languages (Python, PHP, .NET, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of database management (PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript frameworks (JQuery, AngularJS, React, etc.)
  • Experience with delivering B2B solutions to an enterprise level client base.
  • Excellent project management skills with demonstrated track record of managing complex information technology projects on time and within budget.
  • Proven track record of innovative leadership with experience building a team of managers and leaders.
  • Experience with vendor management including: contract/price negotiation, problem resolution and performance management.
  • Experience leading distributed teams.
  • Mobile app development experience preferred




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