Lead Software Engineer

Join our team of talented engineering and data professionals. We’re privileged to partner with you in your professional growth, opening up new opportunities for your career and for our company.

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Apply now and grow within a rapidly evolving company. GoHealth Slovakia is looking for you.

Are you a motivator, a maker and an innovator? If so, we want to hear from you.
GoHealth is seeking to add a Lead Software Engineer that will play a key part in designing high-performing, scalable, web based software solutions that handle a high volume of transactions each day.

As a senior member of our software engineering team, this individual should be experienced with software design, architecture, construction, testing, deployment, and support in an Agile environment. As a Lead Software Engineer, you will be an integral part of our software development at GoHealth, and serve as a thought leader in our organization and a leader to your team. You will report to the VP of Engineering.

Possibility of working remote (anywhere in Slovakia)/on-site in our Bratislava or Košice office.


starting at 5 000 EUR/month

Offered salary varies based on relevant experience and skills. Plus: Annual Salary Bonus based on individual & company performance.

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Your role

You will:

  • Architect, design, and implement high quality, well-tested, reliable software
  • Work effectively with Product Management, Quality Assurance, and other Engineers in an agile environment
  • Lead, mentor and develop engineering teams in implementing critical new business functionality
  • Serve as internal champion in code quality, reuse, and extensibility
  • Develop extensive knowledge of GoHealth platform architecture, services, and applications

15 years of experience

For nearly 15 years, we’ve partnered with the biggest tech brands to get their ideas to market faster. As a leader in providing technical solutions in health insurance mediation, we have a robust digital platform that covers the entire life cycle of customers and helps millions of customers access affordable health insurance. We work with the cutting-edge technologies and tools, prize collaboration in all that we do, and push the boundaries with every new project.

Our technology plays a key role in our growth, and we are systematically modernizing our technological stack. We’re committed to growing a team of well-rounded engineers, operating software in a production environment and building easily maintainable software. That’s where you come in.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or similar field
  • 7 or more years of software development experience (software design, architecture, implementation, deployment, and operating production systems)
  • Experienced in leading or managing a team of technical engineers
  • Well-rounded experience, with a generalist background in front-end React, Angular or Vuejs and back-end Java/Spring and Nodejs development (strong backend experience is required)
  • Knowledge of software development process, automation, and quality assurance
  • Front-end experience with TypeScript, JavaScript, React, Angular, Nodejs and/or Redux is helpful
  • Experience with Linux or *BSD, and Open-Source tools, frameworks, and technologies
  • Experience working with multiple types of databases/application servers
  • Experience with various hosting solutions and cloud services such as AWS, Heroku, Azure, VPS, on-premise, etc.
  • Excellent spoken and written English since you’ll work directly with our Chicago-based team. Must be able to communicate an architecture effectively, have excellent rationale, and be able to justify it convincingly to peers

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we're dedicated to building an inclusive working environment. Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.

Company benefits & perks

At GoHealth, we’re passionate about maximizing your potential, fueling your growth and pushing you to excel, all while having fun.

Home office and remote work

Performance bonus

Professional Development program

3rd pillar

Budget for home office equipment

Flexible working hours

High-standard health care

Yoga lessons


Multisport or Golem card

Healthy snacks

Fully covered meal tickets

  • Home office and remote work
  • Performance bonus
  • Professional Development program
  • 3rd pillar
  • Budget for home office equipment
  • Flexible working hours
  • High-standard health care
  • Yoga lessons
  • E-Scooters
  • Multisport or Golem card
  • Healthy snacks
  • Fully covered meal tickets

Career path at GoHealth

We are partners in the growth of your career and are privileged to work with you to accomplish this.
Our goal is to empower you to be the best you can.

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