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Associate Vice President of Platform Engineering - Core Services

Company: Change Healthcare
Location: Emeryville
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Overview of Position
Change Healthcare is building a modern healthcare technology platform. The Core Services platform team is looking for a Associate Vice President of Platform Engineering to be the senior technical and operational leader for our identity and rights management engineering teams. You will work hand in hand with technical product management and architecture to drive critical platform capabilities. You will drive a platform, API-first approach to build a platform that will serve the needs of the business now and in the future. You will mentor your team and drive technical direction, acting as a "player coach". You will need to have serious technical chops (well versed in systems, platforms, architecture requirements for large-scale cloud platforms) and a willingness to roll up their sleeves, while being an effective, emotionally intelligent leader.You will create a diverse team and a maintain a positive culture that is focused on technical excellence, blend a variety of backgrounds and approaches, and provide critical large-scale project leadership across multiple teams. We have many talented and passionate engineers who need a leader that enables them to do their best work and will help them grow into the next set of senior engineers and leaders for our company. Your position requires a great deal of cross-team and cross-functional partnership and leadership to deliver large, strategic initiatives that are key to the Change Healthcare's mission to improve the healthcare industry.
What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?

  • Technical leader for our complex identity and rights management ecosystem.
  • Mentor and lead the platform in emerging technologies as well as lead with and through others internally and externally.
  • Analyzes and investigates applications engineering tasks and prepares design specifications, analysis, and recommendations. Interacts with project managers, marketing, sales, and users to define application requirements and/or necessary modifications.
  • May also have responsibility for testing and documentation.
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel ensuring the efficient operation of the function.
  • Participates with other senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives.
  • Makes final decisions on administrative or operational matters and ensures operations effective achievement of objectives.
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of the company.
  • Participates in corporate development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people.
  • Ensures budgets and schedules meet corporate requirements.
  • Directs and controls the activities of a broad functional area through several department managers within the company.
  • Has overall control of planning, staffing, budgeting, managing expense priorities, and recommending and implementing changes to methods.
  • Regularly interacts with executives and/or major customers. Interactions frequently involve special skills, such as negotiating with customers or management or attempting to influence senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.
  • Resolves critical issues and contributes to unit/area development.What are the requirements needed for this position?
    • Computer science or EE background (BS/MS/PhD)
    • 10+ years of related (e.g. platform) software development management responsibility.
    • History of creating, developing, and growing platform products
    • Thorough working knowledge and track record with lean and agile development processes
    • Enterprise and large enterprise segment experience
    • Experience working in a matrixed environment
    • Leads from the front - leading by example and guiding with compassion
    • Internalizes the importance of setting goals and measuring progress towards those goals
    • Desire and drive to build and represent a team that leaders across the company hold up as a model to emulate
    • This leader would be well versed in large-scale cloud platforms and have the ability to architect and scale platforms at a large volume with a high degree of complexity.What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?
      • Broad knowledge of the field with proven management skills.
      • Experience with AWS is preferred.What are the working conditions and physical requirements of this job?General office demandsBe able to participate in virtual meetings that will require a flexible schedule to at times participate in different time zones for team and vendor meetings. Meetings will be in Pacific Time Zone.#LIremoteJoin our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!COVID Vaccination RequirementsWe remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. As such, we require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment and we may require periodic testing for certain roles. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. Change Healthcare adheres to COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance.Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action StatementChange Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at and the supplemental information at you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to with "Applicant requesting reasonable accommodation" as the subject. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Click here to view our pay transparency nondiscrimination policy.California (US) Residents: By submitting an application to Change Healthcare for consideration of any employment opportunity, you acknowledge that you have read and understood Change Healthcare's Privacy Notice to California Job Applicants Regarding the Collection of Personal Information.Change Healthcare maintains a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug-testing, where applicable, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

Keywords: Change Healthcare, San Francisco , Associate Vice President of Platform Engineering - Core Services, Executive , Emeryville, California

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