Senior Vice President, Application Engineering

at Evolent Health in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Your Future Evolves Here

Evolent Health has a bold mission to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered. Evolenteers make a difference wherever they are, whether it is at a medical center, in the office, or while working from home across 48 states. We empower you to work from where you work best, which makes juggling careers, families, and social lives so much easier. Through our recognition programs, we also highlight employees who live our values, give back to our communities each year, and are champions for bringing their whole selves to work each day. If you’re looking for a place where your work can be personally and professionally rewarding, don’t just join a company with a mission. Join a mission with a company behind it.

Why We’re Worth the Application:

+ We continue to grow year over year.

+ Recognized as a leader in driving important diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) efforts ( .

+ Achieved a 100% score two years in a row on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index recognizing us as a best place to work for LGBTQ+ equality.

+ Named to’s list of the best companies for women to advance for 3 years in a row ( (2020, 2021 and 2022).

+ Continue to prioritize the employee experience and achieved a 90% overall engagement score on our employee survey in May 2022.

+ Publish an annual DE&I report ( to share our progress on how we’re building an equitable workplace.

What You’ll Be Doing:

Who You’ll Be Working With: Our Technology team at Evolent is looking for a Senior Vice President to guide our Application Engineering teams overseeing the integration, scaling, and evolution of the technology products they manage.

What You’ll Be Doing: This position will be accountable for leading engineering teams to deliver features on time, at a high level of quality, and with a focus on continuous improvement. You will be coaching your teams on industry best practices in methodologies such as agile project management, DevOps, high-availability, and effective collaboration as you guide their career growth here at Evolent. The core duties include:

+ Managing and mentoring development team leadership as you foster an inclusive and appealing culture

+ Communicating with technical and non-technical audiences

+ Collaborating with talent management to recruit, cultivate, and retain high quality talent on your teams

+ Customizing and updating existing delivery processes – facilitating consistency in the Software Development Lifecycle in alignment with Product Management, InfoSec, and IT across Evolent

+ Guiding and coaching development team management on continuous improvement of their Scrum Teams use of Agile practices and principles to deliver high quality products and services to our customers

+ Establishing and maintaining an effective balance of talent between FTEs and contracted resources and coordinating activities between these two groups

+ Developing and managing against metrics to ensure successful delivery and predictability of development operations and quality standards

+ Contributing to the Technology Leadership team in guiding our processes to ensure continuous improvement and effective performance across functions

+ Coordinating key engineering team stakeholders to ensure the architectural vision is clear, sound, and properly prioritized for continuous improvement

+ Engaging with other Business and Product stakeholders to ensure clarity and alignment on Product Backlog priorities

+ Coordinating with Finance and Executive Leadership to effectively manage resources against budget

Preferred Experience We Look For:

+ Bachelor’s degree in software engineering related fields of study and 6 years of experience in agile product development team management

+ Effective written and spoken communication skills with proven experience facilitating meetings, process improvement efforts and decisions at multiple levels of an organization

+ At least 4 years managing other people managers

+ Proven track record of driving teams to on-time delivery of requirements

+ Working industry knowledge in Health IT

+ Strong project management discipline

+ An experienced leader who can identify, recruit, motivate, lead and retain exceptional engineering talent to create high-performing and loyal teams

+ Respected leader of engineers leveraging both value-based leadership and servant leadership

+ Experience managing a team of 100+ engineers in a growing, scaling environment across multiple geographies

+ Has the skill, experience and ability to deliver the desired engineering team results while leading through influence

+ Possesses the technical credibility to gain the trust of the engineering team with various skillsets (front end, backend, data and dev ops)

+ Has experience building algorithmic, data driven and secure applications that provide an excellent user experience

+ Values openness, honesty and tact; conducts hard conversations to achieve favorable outcomes

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills including exceptional listening

Finishing Touches:

+ Healthcare experience with US insurance processes is preferred.

+ Experience with Agile project management and collaboration tooling such as Jira and Confluence.

+ Capable in reviewing and overseeing decision making on software architecture concepts.

+ Experience working with financial accounting teams on budget planning and software capitalization procedures.

+ Demonstrated track record scaling teams in high-growth environments

Technical Requirements:

We require that all employees have the following technical capability at their home: High speed internet over 10 Mbps and, specifically for all call center employees, the ability to plug in directly to the home internet router. These at-home technical requirements are subject to change with any scheduled re-opening of our office locations.

Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

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Job Posting: JC241362118

Posted On: Jun 03, 2023

Updated On: Jun 11, 2023

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