VP Engineering

Change Healthcare   •  

Richmond, BC

Industry: Healthcare


15+ years

Posted 102 days ago

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VP of Engineering is responsible to lead the development of the technology that supports Change Healthcare Enterprise Imaging solutions. The role will be responsible for progressing our complete imaging ecosystem architecture, technology and solution delivery across many areas including large scale, high performance cloud storage, browser-based clinical data visualization, advanced workflow & clinical automation frameworks, medical system interoperability strategies, clinical and operational analytics.

The primary accountability of the role will be for the success of Change Healthcare’s Enterprise Imaging solutions in the market – customer success, quality and financial. The VP of Engineering is also accountable for the overall architecture of the product, technical approach, efficient and effective use of R&D resources and for the Enterprise Imaging technology roadmap.


  • Be a key member of the leadership team – shape the strategy of the entire organization and contribute beyond the scope of SW engineering, based on wide perspective and reach experience
  • Define and execute the solution architecture, specifically cloud deployment model and architecture
  • Define, build and manage the engineering organization that is both effective (focused on the right targets) and efficient (quality, throughput)
  • Manage the R&D budget: long and short-term planning, forecasting, monitoring and reporting
  • Responsible for the quality of the deliverables and for compliance with quality and safety standards (ISO, FDA)
  • Provide input to policy level direction regarding standards, processes, metrics, long range plans and budgeting, and other policy items as required
  • Plan the R&D activities and roadmap execution: short-term and long-term
  • Instruct, assign and direct the activities of the development staff to ensure that the work performed meets the acceptance criteria and is performed in line with all stated processes and procedures
  • Prepare activity and progress reports for development activities and provides status reports to senior and executive management as required or apparent
  • Represent Enterprise Imaging in various corporate level technology leadership forums
  • Participate in customer meeting (pre and post sales) to review and align the Enterprise Imaging technology roadmap

JOB Qualifications:

Size and complexity

  • Experience working in and managing a team of direct and indirect staff across multiple geographies including international
  • Ability to navigate and work across multiple constituents both internal and external to develop, communicate, and support a company’s short-term and long-term business objectives
  • Manage multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously

Functional and industry experience

  • Extensive background in enterprise systems development, specifically with cloud technologies
  • Experience in effectively leading an R&D organization of 100+ team members by leveraging Agile methodologies at scale
  • Bachelor’s degree computer science or related - master’s degree is preferred
  • 15+ years of experience in software engineering, specifically in enterprise systems
  • 5+ years of practical experience in working with cloud technologies and implementing at a large scale
  • Experience in migrating products from on premise to cloud and transforming the organizational ramp up is preferred
  • Experience in Healthcare IT and specifically Medical Imaging is preferred

Growth and transformation

  • Proven experience and expertise in leading a complex organization through transformation
  • Strong execution orientation, with a drive to deliver tangible results, with a high degree of analytical ability

Leadership competencies

  • Strategic thinking: capable of providing clear, balanced advice/counsel on a broad range of strategic and complex management, and product issues
  • Driving results: results-oriented style with a high degree of analytical ability and proven problem-solving skills
  • Leading change: ability to thrive and quickly adapt to change, leading others through change in a dynamic, fast-paced industry and work environment
  • Leading people: ability to manage a team, recruit and retain top talent, build consensus, and rally members to achieve results. Ability to gain insights through relationships with front-line and mid-level personnel
  • Collaborating and influencing: effectively builds strong relationships and partnerships within and outside of the company. Able to effectively navigate within a matrixed corporate structure
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization with an open, honest and direct communication style that establishes an empathetic and effective relationship with stakeholders