Manager, Software Engineering

Information Technology Chicago, Illinois


Company: Oak Street Health
Title: Manager, Software Engineering
Location: Remote

Role Description

Our product suite, known as Canopy, is a transformative clinical operations and population health platform for value-based primary care. Coupling a high-performance tech platform with machine learning-driven analytics, Canopy enables our clinical and service teams to provide excellent care to every single patient. From facilitating the delivery of a visit in our centers to supporting patients that have been admitted to a hospital, there is not a point in the patient journey that Canopy does not touch. At Oak Street Health, you will be influential in the development of innovative products that have an immediate impact on the health and wellbeing of our patients. 

As a Manager of Software Engineering, you will lead the delivery of a new kind of platform for healthcare, one built specifically for the clinical team. From building the team to delivering game-changing products, you will partner with our stellar engineering, product, and design teams in a fast-paced, agile environment to transform ideas into a reality.  Utilizing modern methodologies and open source tools, you will be empowered to push the boundaries of development practices, processes & tools to deliver applications that will directly and immediately impact the experience of our teams and our patients. Even though this role is not all hands on coding, you don't shy away from a challenge to help your team to meet their goals.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead & Manage a team of software engineers by helping them to prioritize, build and ship the most impactful features to our clinical teams and patients 
  • Define/Refine processes to improve developer productivity  
  • Build your high performing team through hiring, coaching & mentoring 
  • Collaborate with leaders from Product, UX and Implementation teams on product delivery
  • Collaborate with Platform team and evangelize architectural & TDD best practices improving scalability, reliability & maintainability
  • Partner with Technology leadership team to drive Engineering excellence OKRs
  • Partner with Product Managers to prioritize and drive the technical debt backlog

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for a professional with:

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in software engineering building enterprise grade products
  • Results oriented leader with experience in leading & managing an engineering team 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to clearly articulate technical challenges to business stakeholders
  • Experience working in a distributed, cloud-based environment either in Azure/AWS using Docker/Kubernetes
  • Must have experience working in an Agile/Devops environment
  • Familiarity with Healthcare Domain and HIPAA - Preferred
  • Familiarity with functional and/or reactive programming concepts - Preferred
  • Familiarity with our Tech Stack – Vue.js, Rx.Net,, .NET core, Azure Devops, Kubernetes, Kafka, MongoDB, gRPC - Preferred
  • US work authorization
  • Someone who embodies being “Oaky”

What does being “Oaky” look like?

  • Radiating positive energy
  • Assuming good intentions
  • Creating an unmatched patient experience
  • Driving clinical excellence
  • Taking ownership and delivering results
  • Being relentlessly determined

Why Oak Street Health?

Oak Street Health is on a mission to “Rebuild healthcare as it should be'', providing personalized primary care for older adults on Medicare, with the goal of keeping patients healthy and living life to the fullest. Our innovative care model is centered right in our patient’s communities, and focused on the quality of care over volume of services. We’re an organization on the move! With over 150 locations and an ambitious growth trajectory, Oak Street Health is attracting and cultivating team members who embody “Oaky” values and passion for our mission.

Oak Street Health Benefits: 

  • Mission-focused career impacting change and measurably improving health outcomes for medicare patients
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and investment/retirement 401K match options
  • Health insurance, vision, and dental benefits
  • Opportunities for leadership development and continuing education stipends
  • New centers and flexible work environments
  • Opportunities for high levels of responsibility and rapid advancement


Oak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply. 

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