Vice President of Product Engineering


Full Time


Ruby on Rails
Product engineering
Open source
Operational excellence
Team leadership
Engineering management
Credit cards
Amazon Web Services
Health care
Microsoft Exchange

Job Details

As the Vice President of Product Engineering, you will oversee a dynamic global team of over 50 software engineers and managers within our Technology department. Your leadership will be pivotal in developing innovative solutions that facilitate provider search, rate calculation , care alerts, and provider network assessments. Leading both the platform and service engineering teams , you will collaborate closely with the Product team to spearhead a product-led modernization strategy and Powered -By API strategy , and significantly enhancing client experiences.

Key Responsibilities

People Leadership:

  • Cultivate a collaborative and inclusive engineering culture, valuing diversity and openness, akin to the best aspects of open-source communities.
  • Offer technical guidance and career mentorship, fostering a unified engineering vision across the organization.
  • Drive organizational culture and strategy, embodying leadership that promotes transparency and community engagement.
  • Lead the recruitment and development of a diverse engineering workforce, championing excellence and innovation.

Engineering Strategy and Execution:

  • Partner with leadership to define and execute the technical and product roadmap, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
  • Spearhead technical initiatives, exploring new technologies to advance our platform.
  • Commit to architectural excellence and robust design principles, enhancing the scalability and reliability of our solutions .

Operational Excellence:

  • Create an optimal engineering environment, setting technical standards and fostering interdepartmental collaboration.
  • Serve as a strategic advisor, enhancing the organization's technological utilization .
  • Implement strategies to achieve engineering excellence, tracking key metrics to improve efficiency and satisfaction.
  • Ensure technical and operational rigor within the team, leading by example in managing global, diverse teams effectively.


  • 10 + years of proficiency in data and Product Engineering, with a commendable track record of 5+ years dedicated to engineering management, encompassing managerial oversight of other managers.
  • Bachelors degree in a related field required , Master's degree preferred
  • Proficient in technologies aligned with our product stack : Ruby on Rails, C#, Angular, JavaScript, AWS, and advanced caching and persistence technologies.
  • Demonstrated success in managing remote teams across various time zones, fostering a diverse and product-oriented engineering culture.
  • Experienced in leading technical migrations and advocating for positive cultural and technological shifts within an organization.

This role is pivotal in driving Zelis towards achieving its mission of simplifying the healthcare financial experience. We're looking for a leader who not only excels technically but also embodies our values of diversity, innovation, and collaboration. Join us in making a tangible difference in the healthcare industry.

As a leading payments company in healthcare, we guide, price, explain, and pay for care on behalf of insurers and their members. We're Zelis in our pursuit to align the interests of payers, providers, and consumers to deliver a better financial experience and more affordable, transparent care for all. We partner with more than 700 payers, including the top-5 national health plans, BCBS insurers, regional health plans, TPAs and self-insured employers, over 4 million providers, and 100 million members, enabling the healthcare industry to pay for care, with care. Zelis brings adaptive technology, a deeply ingrained service culture, and a comprehensive navigation through adjudication and payment platform to manage the complete payment process.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
At Zelis, we champion diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in all aspects of our operations. We embrace the power of diversity and create an environment where people can bring their authentic and best selves to work. We know that a sense of belonging is key not only to your success at Zelis, but also to your ability to bring your best each day.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Zelis is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, even if you do not believe you 100% fit the qualifications of the position, including women, LGBTQIA people, people of color, and people with disabilities.

Accessibility Support

We are dedicated to ensuring our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and require a reasonable accommodation with any part of the application and/or interview process, please email

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