Director Software Engineering Clinical Decision Support

Elsevier   •  

Philadelphia, PA

Industry: Energy & Utilities


Not Specified years

Posted 40 days ago

Continued expansion and innovation here at Elsevier means that we now have a significant opportunity for a Director Software Engineering – Clinical Decision Support (CDS) to lead and architect the platform underpinning current and future CDS products that drive data driven patient care and life saving technology into clinician’s and physician’s hands. We are looking for a talented engineer who combines technical and people leadership and who is ambitious in wanting to shape the future of healthcare technology.

The successful candidate will be a proven leader of multiple agile delivery focused teams and ideally you should have successfully delivered a major Hi-performance, Hi-availability web platform hosted in the cloud. Experience in the fields of healthcare technology integration is highly desirable. Above all, you will be comfortable leading and coaching the development team and will provide technical direction, in tandem with enterprise architects.

About Elsevier: the company is a world-leading provider of information solutions that helps the end user make better decisions, deliver better care, and make groundbreaking discoveries in science, health, and technology.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead the design and implementation of key components and systems of the platform.
  • Keep abreast of new technology developments; apply those techniques for enhancing the system. Applying machine learning (incl. deep learning) to identify patterns in data.
  • Collaborate with other development teams within Elsevier Technology.
  • Continually explore methods to enhance code quality and system quality (e.g. automation).

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working across a matrixed and highly distributed international organization.
  • Expertise in performance tuning and scaling a software system.
  • Partnering with and leading internal and geographically dispersed external technology resources in solving complex business needs.
  • Complex organization/project planning, time management, and change management across multiple functional groups and departments utilizing tools to manage project progress, budget, and scope.
  • Advanced delegation involving prioritizing and reprioritizing projects and managing projects of significant size and complexity.
  • Leading teams in identifying, researching, and coordinating resources necessary to effectively troubleshoot/diagnose complex project issues.
  • Building high-performing agile teams through data-driven goal setting, performance management, accountability and regular feedback, training, coaching and mentoring.

Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. We help researchers make new discoveries, collaborate with their colleagues, and give them the knowledge they need to find funding. We help governments and universities evaluate and improve their research strategies. We help doctors save lives, providing insight for physicians to find the right clinical answers, and we support nurses and other healthcare professionals throughout their careers. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy.