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Director of Engineering


Remote, United States

Now is the time to join us! 

Virgin Pulse and HealthComp are now Personify Health. The industry’s first personalized health platform company combines health, wellbeing, and navigation solutions to deliver powerful outcomes to businesses and their people. At Personify Health, we believe in offering total rewards, flexible opportunities, and a diverse inclusive community, where every voice matters. Together, we’re shaping a healthier, more engaged future.

Who are you?

The Director, Engineering is a leader of strategic and operational decisions and provides foresight and direction to engineeringThey are passionate about technology and foster a culture of continuous improvement through innovative solutions.  They develop architectural plans and release strategies, have advanced knowledge of our platform, tech stack and trends within the field of engineering.  They have demonstrated the ability to create and cultivate high performing teams that deliver products with quality, timeliness, and scalabilityThey make measurable gains in operational efficiency and shown the ability to strategize by long-term thinkingThey are a role model and ambassador of our core values that have led by exampleThey cultivate a culture of excellence across product delivery teamsComfortable owning business goals, they actively manage engineering activities of key components and initiatives across engineering teams and creatively solve execution problems to meet project timelines.   


In this role you will wear many hats, but your knowledge will be essential in the following:  

  • Leader of strategic and operational decisions. 
  • Focus on operational efficiency and long-term thinking. 
  • Work with engineering teams to plan upcoming projects, coordinate with operations, support, and infrastructure teams to ensure smooth delivery. 
  • Lead efforts to resolve issues across product delivery team. 
  • Engage in Scrum team meetings to ensure work is consistently sequenced, digested and completed at a reasonable velocity. 
  • Collaborate on software architecture solutions. 
  • Excellent communicator across product delivery teams 


  • Regular meetings with team members directly reporting to you to ensure they are meeting goals and happy with their career growth. 
  • Create and cultivate high performing teams. 
  • Attract and retain talent while improving overall team morale. 
  • Role model who leads by example and a good ambassador of our core values 
  • Mentor and coach engineers and leadership in their career development 
  • Performance management activities 
  • Foster a culture of teamwork, self-organization, and continuous improvement through innovative solutions. 
  • Assist team in finding innovative and creative ways of solving problems. 
  • Provide foresight and direction to engineering teams. 
  • Plan and manage budgets. 

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

What you bring to the Personify Health team

In order to represent the best of what we have to offer you come to us with a multitude of positive attributes including:

Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience 
  • 3+ years of experience leading and mentoring software developers. 
  • 5+ years of experience in software development, preferably in C# or C++ / .NET, Angular 
  • 5+ years of experience in SQL development, including developing SQL queries, designing tables, stored procedures, indexes, views, functions, and performance tuning. 
  • 5+ years of experience with Microsoft Azure or other cloud service platform solutions strongly preferred. 
  • 5+ years of experience working in an Agile environment strongly preferred. 
  • Preferred experience in health insurance industry 


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Experience in Visual Studio, SQL Server Management Studio, SSIS and SSRS 
  • Experience with RESTful services (such as Azure Function Apps) and consuming or implementing APIs. 
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies to support Agile planning and work estimation. 
  • Experience with unit testing, integration testing and code tuning. 
  • Experience with distributed source code control (Git, GitHub, Bitbucket) 
  • Knowledge of agile software development suite of tools (Azure DevOps, Jira, etc.) 
  • Proficiency with relational databases including writing stored procedures and queries. 
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions within department and company guidelines. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Highly organized professional with strong project management and prioritization skills 

Physical Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. 

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time. 
  • The person in this job needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access office machinery, file cabinets and meeting facilities. 
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as copy and fax machine, computer printer, calculator, etc. 
  • Frequently positions self to maintain files in file cabinets. 
  • Frequently moves boxes or equipment weighing up to 25 pounds. 
  • Must have the ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. 
  • Must have the ability to observe details at close range. 


No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!


Personify Health is an equal opportunity organization and is committed to diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice.


In compliance with all states and cities that require transparency of pay, the base compensation for this position ranges from $170,000.00. Note that salary may vary based on location, skills, and experience. This position is eligible for  health, dental, vision, mental health and other benefits.