Software Engineer - Tech Lead

in Pittsburgh, PA

Software Engineer - Tech Lead Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID


  • Req #


  • Organization

    Corporate Information Services

  • Department

    HPLAN Core Systems

  • Job Category

    Information Technology

  • Job Location

    600 Grant St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, US

  • Job Type

    Full-Time - Regular

  • Shift

    Day Job

  • Salary

    51.47 - 83.86 / HOUR

  • Remote




Under the direction of the management and more senior members of the team, the Software Engineer - Technical Lead will contribute to the overall Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) by independently completing projects and tasks by meeting established quality measures. The focus of this position will be to reach a mastery level of the technology stack and coordinate and mentor less experienced team members while defining technical requirements and detailed designs based on customer requirements and defined enterprise architecture standards. The Software Engineer - Tech Lead constructs or participates in Proof of Concept projects. This position sits within the Information Services Division serving UPMC Health Plan.


  • Application Development Life Cycle - Show the ability to define how to use different SDLCs. Establish process around SDLCs
  • Communication - Responsible for demonstrating appropriate, clear, concise, and effective written and oral communications in all interactions to build relationships and accomplish day to day work and projects
  • Design - Implement the overall system design. Exhibit awareness of user experience standards
  • Participate in sprint planning with product owners, scrum masters, back end developers, and review product requirements
  • Create application builds and deploy to the various app stores.
  • Create prototypes and set up best practices for application development
  • Perform unit tests, bug diagnostics, troubleshooting, and bug resolution when necessary.
  • Leveraging one of the frameworks listed above, create maintainable solutions
  • Design and implement software that meets product requirements, promotes reusability and testability and facilitates support
  • Provide estimates and work breakdown structures
  • Interactions with Others - Successfully completes projects, tasks, and initiatives by embracing a team-first approach. Works in collaboration with the team and offers feedback, where appropriate, to complete individual and group efforts. Shows the ability to adjust and be flexible to change by adapting approach when necessary. Mentors less experienced staff
  • Project Management - Responsible For time tracking and updating documentation. Plan and lead projects, including staff coordination. Collaborate with other technical teams, as appropriate, for successful completion of projects. Lead POC Evaluations
  • Self Development - Responsible for continuous self-study, training, partnering with management and more senior members of the team, and/or seeking out opportunities to broaden the scope to stay up to date with industry and organizational trends. Seeks feedback from management and more senior team members for development and effectively incorporates feedback into work and behaviors


  • Typically has 7+ years of related work experience in .NET, C# and Microsoft server-side technologies
  • In-depth experience with AngularJS version 2-7, TypeScript, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, bootstrap
  • Capable of designing and consuming REST APIs
  • Strong experience with SQL Server and T-SQL
  • Experience with source control systems such as TFS/VSTS (Azure DevOps), SVN or Git
  • Experience working in Agile/Scrum and Waterfall development methodology
  • Experience leading team(s) of technical resources
  • Ability to lead and collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver project goals related to developing cross-functional systems
  • Ability to lead the design and development of complex solutions that meet requirements within the timeline focusing on quality
  • Deep understanding/experience of the object-oriented concepts, design patterns, clean coding, code refactoring, code review practices, and experience creating automated unit tests
  • Experience with complex development environments, taking abstract concepts and ideas and formulating a detailed software deliverable

Preferred Skills:

  • Prior Healthcare domain experience
  • Deep understanding of .NET Core, Entity Framework Core
  • ASP.NET WebAPI experience
  • Microsoft Azure, AWS or related cloud experience
  • Experience with Oracle and PL/SQL
  • Experience in Node.JS

Additional Information

Who We Are

At UPMC, we're all here for the same reason - to provide outstanding care. From nursing to finance, pharmacy to software development, each of us contributes in our own way, in our own career path.

We encourage growth through leadership development, skill building, and continuing education, so that employees can explore their interests and define their careers, while always playing a part in life changing medicine. And, while our opportunities vary, we remain united by the same values across our system:

  • Quality & Safety
  • Dignity & Respect
  • Caring & Listening
  • Responsibility & Integrity
  • Excellence & Innovation

If you too are driven by these values, we’re ready for you. Find your ideal job at UPMC today!

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