Software Development Manager




Job Class The Valant mission is to use great technology to
exponentially scale the quality of health care and to make high quality health
care available for everyone. We are a post-revenue, well-funded Seattle company
looking to add more enthusiastic, passionate individuals to be a part of the
next industry transformation.

Valant is a completely new platform solution, providing an
elastic, scalable data model and mobile app experience to dedicated healthcare
professionals. The flexibility of our
platform technology enables an iterative and highly interactive approach to
electronic health record implementation.
As a Software Development Manager at Valant, you will be
responsible for leading 2-3 software engineering teams across US, Spain and
Russia executing on an aggressive and challenging feature roadmap. We
have aggressive goals over the next year, and there is a great deal of
opportunity for personal and career growth. A successful candidate will have a
strong engineering background with a proven track record building large scale
enterprise applications, a can-do attitude, a desire to continuously improve
and take ownership when opportunities arise.
If you’re passionate about applying innovative technology to
create simple solutions to complex business problems, then we want to talk to
What You’ll Do

  • Work as part of test team and perform
    requirements and behavior based application
  • Lead
    multiple software development teams build a next generation cloud based EHR
    platform for behavioral and mental health
  • Execute against
    project plans and delivery commitments in an Agile environment.
  • Provides clarity and direction — Translate
    broader business initiatives into clear team objectives and concrete individual
    goals; set expectations/standards and ensure they are followed.
  • Collaborate with
    Product Managers/Architects to break down high level roadmap requirements to
    iterative goals that squads can execute on.
  • Work across squads, departmental and
    organizational boundaries to help identify, solve adaptive challenges that
    impact roadmap.

What You’ll Need

  • Basic
    understanding of software testing concepts
  • Basic experience
    with using, testing or developing web applications
  • Basic coding
    experience with programming or scripting language, such as C#, JavaScript,
    Python or similar.
  • Ability to
    multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Be curious,
    detail oriented, and analytical, with a proven ability to learn quickly
  • Be user-focused,
    team-oriented, and motivated, taking ownership of assigned tasks
  • Good verbal and
    written communication and troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience in
    Health Care software/ industry is a plus
  • Experience in BDD
    is a plus
What We Offer

  • Minimum 9-12
    years of progressively responsible and related software development experience
    with a minimum of 3-4 years in a management role.
  • Prior success as
    a software engineer, subject matter expert, strategic influencer on the
    direction of the product design and development
  • Agile experience
    with a ‘people over process’ mentality
  • Experienced
    decision maker and driver with the ability to articulate product vision and
  • Exceptional
    leadership and team-building skills with a passion for mentoring/coaching.
  • Ability to
    effectively multi-task, establish priorities and work in a fast-paced
    environment. Highly efficient in time management and able to meet deadlines
    under pressure.
  • Experience with
    Test automation, Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD)
What We Offer

  • Competitive
    compensation package, including 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision
  • Company contributions to HSA accounts
  • Generous paid
    time off policy
  • Bonus plans
  • 401k and company
    stock options
  • Tax saving FSA
  • Company-paid ORCA
  • Casual work
    environment in a convenient downtown Seattle location
  • The chance to
    drive an important industry forward through next-generation technology

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