Director, Software Engineering, Healthcare


LiveData is looking for a dynamic, hands-on, detail-oriented, and self-driven Director of Software Engineering to run the Healthcare engineering team. The Director of Software Engineering will be leading, nurturing, and growing agile/scrum teams who design, develop, and deliver mission-critical healthcare IT solutions to help hospitals deliver the best care to their patients. These solutions help surgeons and staff manage the dynamic environment of the perioperative suite to improve patient safety, increase efficiency, optimize utilization, and enhance patient and staff satisfaction.

Our enterprise level software solutions are built on the Microsoft stack, and delivered to customers both on premise and as a cloud-based SaaS solution. The Director of Software Engineering will work closely with the Director of Product Management to help develop and maintain the product roadmap, define release schedules, define user stories, prioritize the backlog, plan sprints, attend scrums and train and coach scrummasters, run retrospectives, and closely track and manage work to ensure we deliver value to customers on time and with a great quality of output. The Director of Software Engineering will also work closely with Client Success team members to support client deployments, and handle and resolve escalated client support issues on an as needed basis.


  • Lead and manage the day-to-day activities of a distributed, cross functional team of develpers, client service engineers, software quailty assurance engineers, and DevOps engineers to deliver scheduled software releases to customers on-time and with a high quality of output
  • Provide technical leadership in the development and deployment of cloud-based enterprise software solutions
  • Work closely with the Director of Product Management to create product roadmaps and release planning at the strategic level, plan and execute sprints at the tactical level (including attending and running scrums, estimating work, and running retrospectives) 
  • Train and coach the team in agile and scrum best practices with a continuous improvement mindset, including defining actionable user stories, breaking down tasks into manageable chunks, identifying and managing cross dependencies, developing work estimates, and keeping communications lines wide open for team members who are closely collaborating on time-critical initiatives
  • Drive measurable improvements in team velocity in delivery of new features, and in code quality via code review and other mechanisms 
  • Work with Client Success team members to support client implementations and ongoing technical customer support
  • Introduce, develop, and maintain tools, practices, and processes to help the organization scale including best in class architecture, a mature software development lifecycle, test and release automation, and team productivity
  • Work with senior management as well as customers and channel partners to understand customer needs and wants on an as-needed basis
  • Hire, nurture, and grow the team to develop a world-class enterprise software organization, and to help team members reach their full potential as software development professionals



  • Bachelor’s degree or above in computer science or related discipline
  • At least 5 years of experience in commercial software development, with at least 2 years of experience as a manager/director of software development teams for complex software applications
  • Experience working with a team using an Agile, scrum methodology
  • Experience managing remote and/or offshore development teams
  • Experience developing and deploying enterprise-grade software in the cloud with a Microsoft-based technology stack
  • Expertise in JavaScript Frameworks, C, C++, C#, Python, and .NET
  • Experience developing and delivering large scale, commercial, web and mobile software applications with a strong user interface component
  • Proven track record for building and developing motivated and productive development teams
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Expertise in software development lifecycle management
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, the field of healthcare IT is a great plus


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About the Company:

LiveData, Inc. is a leading innovator in real-time operational intelligence solutions that enable caregivers to plan, visualize, and analyze the patient’s surgical journey. Leading medical institutions, including Massachusetts General Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Veterans Health Administration facilities have selected LiveData solutions to improve patient safety, team communication, and perioperative efficiency. LiveData is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

We are located in Cambridge overlooking the Charles River, seconds to the Mass Pike, on the bike path, and a 15-minute walk from the Red Line in Central Square. We offer an outstanding benefits package.


Job Opportunities at LiveData Utilities

We are always looking for talented engineers to join the LiveData team. Please send inquiries to: jobs@livedata.com
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

LiveData Utilities currently has the following job opening:

QA Software Engineer

We are looking for a motivated QA software engineer that can help us design, implement and execute software quality test methodologies. This position is a great opportunity to learn our entire energy focused real-time dataflow platform and to be an immediate contributor to the team.  Additional opportunities to work with customers and participate in the development of new features and translate those ideas into acceptance criteria and testing.  Being in a fast paced small company affords this role the ability to be involved in the complete software lifecycle.  To learn more, please click here.

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About the Company:

LiveData Utilities is a new organization within an established entrepreneurial company working hard to make the grid smarter. We have over 100 utility customers using our products to communicate, consolidate, visualize, and analyze electrical grid data. Our software products enable Grid operators, transmission companies, distribution companies, traders, ISO, RTOS, RTUs, and other SCADA devices to effectively communicate with each other.

We are located in Cambridge overlooking the Charles River, seconds to the Mass Pike, on the bike path, and a 15-minute walk from the Red Line in Central Square. We offer an outstanding benefits package.


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