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Evolent Health Sr Director, Software Engineering, DevOps in Topeka, Kansas

It’s Time For A Change…

Your Future Evolves Here

Evolent Health has a bold mission to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered. Our pursuit of this mission is the driving force that brings us to work each day. We believe in embracing new ideas, challenging ourselves and failing forward. We respect and celebrate individual talents and team wins. We have fun while working hard and Evolenteers often make a difference in everything from scrubs to jeans.

Are we growing? Absolutely – about 40% in year-over-year revenue growth in 2018. Are we recognized? Definitely. We have been named one of “Becker’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, and one of the “50 Great Places to Work” in 2017 by Washingtonian. We recognize employees that live our values, give back to our communities each year, and are champions for bringing our whole selves to work each day. If you’re looking for a place where your work can be personally and professionally rewarding, don’t just join a company with a mission. Join a mission with a company behind it.

What You’ll Be Doing:

It’s Time For A Change…

Your Future Evolves Here

Evolent Health has a bold mission to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered. We bring our whole selves to work and we’re driven to make a difference every day, from the work we do in our roles to the charitable endeavors we support. We believe in starting by listening, communicating with candor, fostering inclusion and owning the opportunity. We respect and celebrate individual talents and team wins. Whether we’re wearing scrubs, jeans or our finest work-from-home chic, we have fun, work hard and make time to help others.

Are we growing? Absolutely. We have seen about 30% average growth over the last three years. Are we recognized? Definitely. We were named one of “Becker’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 and are proud to be recognized as a leader in driving diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) efforts. Evolent achieved a 100% score on the 2020 Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, making us one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+ employees. We were also named on the Best Companies for Women to Advance List 2020 by Parity.org and we publish an annual Diversity Report to share our progress on how we’re building an equitable workplace and performing on various metrics. If you’re looking for a place where your work can be personally and professionally rewarding, don’t just join a company with a mission. Join a mission with a company behind it.

What You’ll Be Doing:

Management, strategy, and evangelization

  • Manage, mentor, and coach staff on DevOps engineering team; enable team self-management

  • Develop, communicate, and negotiate DevOps strategies and tactics with broader engineering team, support teams, and stakeholders

  • Work across teams to resolve conflicts, concerns, and impediments to DevOps best practices

DevOps best practices implementation

  • Research, evangelize, and implement best practices and tools for DevOps, continuous integration, build automation, deployment automation, and configuration management

  • Setup, maintenance, and administration of application lifecycle management tools, such as Team Foundation Server, GitHub, and custom CM database applications

  • Develop software solutions to support DevOps tooling; including implementation of bug fixes, feature enhancements, and content updates

  • Participate in the full systems life cycle with solution design, development, implementation, and product support using Scrum and other agile practices

Server setup, configuration, and support

  • Build, create, migrate, and troubleshoot engineering cohort of servers in new and existing development, test, and production environments

  • Work with data center provider and DBAs to architect and configure SQL Server environments optimized for both OLAP supporting the data warehouse and OLTP supporting transactional systems in a virtual as well as physical server environments

  • Work with data center provider to optimize environment for high availability and failover using AlwaysOn technology

  • Work with data center provider to ensure server availability after OS, malware or virus protection patching

  • Configure applications on Microsoft IIS web servers and Windows servers, runtime binding, compile time binding, and DLLs

  • Script and use server and application monitoring tools

Actively maintain collaborative team relationships

  • Plan, estimate, manage, and monitor team progress using Microsoft Team Foundation Server and other issue tracking software

  • Assist in the testing and user acceptance of web pages and applications

  • Assist with tier 2 and 3 support for server and network environment issues as the go-to technical person for server or network issues, supporting the Service Operations team

  • Understand Evolent’s application architecture in order to provide support for troubleshooting and application issue resolution

  • Work with application development team to make recommendations to enhance the stability, availability, performance and security of Evolent application assets

The Experience You'll Need (Required):

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (prefer Computer Science or Engineering emphasis)

  • 8+ years of experience in the job offered or a related DevOps or engineering position

  • 5+ years of experience in management position with direct reports

  • Demonstrate creative problem solving skills, adapting approach as needed for each engagement

  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills, with the ability to engage, inspire, build credibility and engender trust across all levels of an organization

  • Extensive experience with deployment automation, PowerShell, and command line scripting

  • Experience programming/developing in a .NET environment using Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2013+ or VSTS, HTML, JavaScript, ASP.NET, Node.js, C#, .Net, and SQL Server

Finishing Touches (Preferred):

  • Self-organizing Agile teams

  • Large scale public facing web application infrastructure

  • SOA architecture, configuration optimizing, and administration for Microsoft Windows Server, IIS, and SQL Server products in both OLAP and OLTP environments

  • Microsoft Azure environments with Windows and Linux OS

  • Supporting production operations for a medium to large data center

  • Server and application monitoring tools and scripting

  • Troubleshooting, isolating, and remediating server availability and performance issues

  • Deployment tools (e.g. Microsoft Release Management, UrbanCode Deploy, Chef, etc.)

  • Version control with TFS, Git, GitHub

  • Build automation with TFS, TeamCity, Grunt, and Gulp

  • Application development using Entity Framework, AngularJS, and Bootstrap

  • Designing and implementing high performing and scalable SQL Server environments

  • Application and server security configuration, testing, and vulnerability remediation

  • Supporting IIS web application clustered environments

  • Supporting SQL Server high-availability environments

  • Windows clustering and federation

Technical requirements:

Currently, Evolent employees work remotely across all fifty (50) states temporarily due to COVID-19. As such, we require that all employees have the following technical capability at their home: High speed internet over 10 MBPS and, specifically for all call center employees, the ability to plug in directly to the home internet router. These at-home technical requirements are subject to change with any scheduled re-opening of our office locations.

“Evolent Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all its employees, partners and patients. We currently require all employees who may voluntarily return to our Evolent offices to be vaccinated and invite all employees regardless of vaccination status to remain working from home.

As we continue to evaluate re-opening our offices more fully and begin to have specific roles that will require face to face interaction with our providers and patients in client facilities or homes, all employees must be prepared to meet our vaccine requirements with or without accommodation at that time.”

Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

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Technical requirements:

Currently, Evolent employees work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19. As such, we require that all employees have the following technical capability at their home: High speed internet over 10 MBPS and, specifically for all call center employees, the ability to plug in directly to the home internet router. These at-home technical requirements are subject to change with any scheduled re-opening of our office locations.

Evolent Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all its employees, partners and patients and complies with all applicable local, state, and federal law regarding COVID health and vaccination requirements. Evolent expects all employees to also comply. We currently require all employees who may voluntarily return to our Evolent offices to be vaccinated and invite all employees regardless of vaccination status to remain working from home. Certain jobs require face-to-face interaction with our providers and patients in client facilities or homes. Employees working in such roles will be required to meet our vaccine requirements without exception or exemption.

Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Compensation Range:

The typical range of employees within the compensation grade of this position is $140,000 - $160,000. Salaries are determined by the skill set required for the position and commensurate with experience and may vary above and below the stated amounts.

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