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Tech Lead Software Engineer


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?

Tech Leads are the development point person for their Product Delivery Team and have a proven track record of excellence in their areas of expertise and are a “Development Expert” to engineering.  You stay current in the latest Engineering trends and have experience designing and implementing complex SaaS solutions.  You know dependencies with underlying systems and can fix issues in the system interfaces.  In addition to developing and solving complex tasks, you prioritize development stories, provide estimates, and create subtasks to implement product features within the sprint.  You have high ownership in production issues that arise and actively work to a timely resolution. You are involved with architecture decisions for the development framework, perform code reviews, promote coding standards, SOPs, and push for new development tools and technology where needed. 


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

  • Spearhead the design, development, and testing of new platform features, components, and enhancements. 

  • Collaborate, groom, and provide technical guidance to Product Management 

  • Translate business requirements into sequenced user stories aligned with product roadmap. 

  • Technical lead during sprint grooming, planning, and kick-off ceremonies to raise awareness, provide implementation guidance, and user story estimates. 

  • Set and guide the technical direction within and across teams. 

  • Lead in software architecture discussions and setting technical direction. 

  • Provide technical leadership and coaching to more junior team members. 

  • Promote, recommend, and enforce coding standards and SOPs. 

  • Perform code reviews. 

  • Research and implement new technologies where appropriate. 

  • Identify and come up with strategies to resolve technical debt. 

  • Takes operational responsibility in resolving production issues. 

  • All other duties as assigned.   

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:


  • 5+ years of experience in a software engineering.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Java and/or .NET (or similar), developing services and APIs for web and mobile applications.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in software development, preferably in C# or C++ / .NET, Angular

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in SQL development, including developing SQL queries, designing tables, stored procedures, indexes, views, functions, and performance tuning.

  • Preferred experience in health insurance industry 

You also take pride in offering the following Core Skills, Competencies, and Characteristics:


  • A solid understanding of best practices for software development including testing, monitoring, and design. 

  • Ability to go beyond the functional solution to build maintainable and well-tested code. 

  • Experience working closely with product managers to refine the product. 

  • Ability to articulate and champion design strategies related to scalability, maintainability, performance, security, and usability. 

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills and a solid grasp of object-oriented programming 

  • Solid understanding of the full software development life cycle 

  • Strong communication skills, openness to collaborate, and enthusiasm to deliver as a part of a team. 

  • A passion and drive for learning technologies and recommend how to apply them pragmatically. 

  • An ability to lead a technical discussion and the openness to listen and learn from your peers. 

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 $150,000. Note that salary may vary based on location, skills, and experience. This position is eligible for health, dental, vision, mental health and other benefits.