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Senior Director Software Development- Remote

Company: Conifer Health Solutions
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!

Job Summary

The Senior Director of Software Development will ensure Conifer Value-Based Care's software and data infrastructure meets the evolving needs of Conifer's clients. This role's primary responsibilities are to oversee multiple development teams, own the technical direction of the product suite, manage the entire SDLC, ensure the successful delivery of product releases, and manage data management through intake and export of data. The individual will also serve as an expert in sales proposals and presentations, serve as a liaison with Conifer Information Services department to ensure infrastructure meets the needs of the business unit software requirements, and provide input into VBC's strategy to keep ahead of evolving market needs. Elements for success include a strong background in mentoring and providing leadership to development staff, providing strong project management skills that result in meeting or beating timelines, meeting or exceeding standards of quality, and executive presence to present technical solutions to internal executives and prospects.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Include the following. Others may be assigned.
Drive software development through full product lifecycle (vision, definition, planning, execution and successful release/deployment).
Manage software development and data management teams daily operations, including mentoring developers.
Evaluate new technologies, advise or lead new technology implementation to ensure they are successful in Conifer's environments
Develop and manage software development capital budget including business case development and tracking of results realized in collaboration with product management, finance and business subject matter experts
Represent VBC technical solution and requirements to executive stakeholders, clients, and prospects

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (Specify Revenue/Budget/Expense): $2.5-5M capital budget

Supervisory Responsibilities

If direct report positions are listed below, the following responsibilities will be performed in accordance with guidelines, policies and procedures and applicable laws. Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Direct Reports (titles) Director App Development, Manager App Development, Manager App Design, Manager Application Support


Conifer requires its candidates, as applicable and as permitted by law, to obtain and provide confirmation of all required vaccinations and screenings prior to the start of employment. This may include, but is not limited to, the COVID-19 vaccination, influenza vaccination, and/or any future required vaccines and screenings.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience leading healthcare software development, data architecture, and data management with proven track record of managing timelines, release process, and operations.
Ability to successfully oversee numerous projects and applications simultaneously with little oversight or direction.
Must possess experience with vendor management, budget management, team building and leadership, application support, project/program management and knowledge of healthcare technologies.
Experience with .Net, Microsoft SQL Server, Azure cloud environment, Azure Synapse, enterprise data warehouse models and concepts such as data reporting and ETL.
Experience with managing distributed team (onsite, remote) and working with business leaders from distributed locations
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required in addition to the ability to effectively develop and deliver presentations to leadership.

Education / Experience

Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience preferred to perform the job.
A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or equivalent is also required.
Minimum of 8 years' experience in software development, preferably in healthcare
Minimum 3 years leading a team


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to work in sitting position, use computer and answer telephone
Ability to travel


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Office Work Environment

Approximately 25% travel may be required

Job: Managers and Directors

Primary Location: Frisco, Texas

Job Type: Full-time

Shift Type: Days

Keywords: Conifer Health Solutions, Dallas , Senior Director Software Development- Remote, IT / Software / Systems , Dallas, Texas

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