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Principal Software Engineer - Chicago, IL #7617427

Company: GoHealth

Date: 09/16/2020

City: Chicago, IL

Employment type: Full-time

The Principal Software Engineer at GoHealth will be a lead role in designing high-performing, scalable, web-based software solutions that handle a high volume of transactions each day. The ideal Principal Software Engineer will be a creative and strategic thinker, an effective motivator and experienced leader. This person will be able to thrive in an Agile environment and will be process- and technology-improvement oriented. The Principal Software Engineer will be an integral part of our Product Development team, serving as a thought leader in the group and as a mentor to their team.


Frequently cited statistics show that women apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.


Responsibilities:



  • Serve as the go-to technical lead for high priority technical matters at GoHealth.
  • Proactively identify new ways to develop and improve processes within your team and projects.
  • Connect lower level technical details to the needs of the business.
  • Advocate for and champion overall code quality, reuse, and extensibility, and serve as technical subject matter expert.
  • Actively build, develop, and lead your team. Encourage ongoing professional development of all team members, mentor junior developers, and cultivate a positive working environment.
  • Promote thought leadership within the company and engage in start-up community activities like engagement with GitHub, Stack Overflow, and Chicago-based meetups.
  • Develop extensive knowledge of GoHealth platform architecture, services, and applications.

Skills and Experience:



  • Experience and expertise in either Java or JavaScript required.
  • 10+ years of experience in Software Engineering (software design, architecture, implementation, deployment, and support).
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar field is preferred.
  • Well-rounded experience, with a full-stack background in front-end and back-end Java development.
  • Front-end experience with Typescript, JavaScript, Angular, React, Nodejs and/or Redux is helpful.
  • Experience with Linux or BSD, and Open Source tools, frameworks, and technologies.
  • Proven experience collaborating with multiple business layers, both internal and external, to deliver SaaS products through all aspects of the SDLC.
  • Thorough understanding of the software development process, automation, and testing.
  • Previous team leadership experience is required.
  • Experience with various hosting solutions (AWS, VPS, on-premise, etc.).
  • Fluent on topics of networking, transport protocols, security, and monitoring.
  • Strong experience with various types of databases/application servers.
  • Out-of-the-box thinker, ready to assert 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
  • Commuter and transit benefits
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Casual dress code
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events
  • Subsidized gym memberships
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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


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