Senior 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.

Let’s talk about your future!

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

GoHealth Intro: As a leading health insurance marketplace, GoHealth’s mission is to improve access to healthcare in America. For customers, enrolling in a health insurance plan is confusing and difficult, and seemingly small differences between plans can lead to significant out-of-pocket costs or lack of access to critical medicines and even providers. We use our technology, data science, agents, and expertise to cut through the confusion and get customers enrolled in a plan with the right coverage and benefits.  

Why Apply: GoHealth has established a culture where our employees feel empowered, engaged and inspired. We are looking for builders who will contribute to the long-term health of the company.  

Option to work remotely within Slovakia or on-site in our Bratislava or Košice offices. Note: Remote work is only available to residents of Slovakia due to strict VPN guidelines.   

Salary

from 3 400 EUR/month

This is a legal monthly minimum required to be stated by the Slovak law. Offered salary varies based on relevant experience and skills. Plus: Annual Salary Bonus based on individual & company performance.

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Your role

Join GoHealth as a Senior Software Engineer and take charge of developing and running business-critical software systems that streamline the insurance enrollment process. Your work will directly impact our mission to simplify healthcare access and improve the quality of healthcare for our users. You will lead and contribute to feature delivery in our agile environment, collaborate across teams, and continuously enhance our technology stack to better connect consumers with the right insurance products. We operate in an open-source environment and encourage learning new languages and technologies. Our current platform primarily uses Spring Boot in Java for the backend and React with TypeScript for the frontend. You will report to a Lead Engineer. 

On average, you will be working 70% on front-end tasks and 30% on back-end tasks, with occasional focus on pure front-end tasks. The primary technologies for front-end are React and TypeScript, while back-end tasks mainly involve PHP, Node.js, and Next.js. 

You will 

  • Develop, maintain, and integrate secure enrollment applications for insurance carriers, ensuring HIPAA compliance 
  • Design and implement high-quality, reliable, and maintainable software following agile best practices 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver scalable, efficient software solutions 
  • Ensure code quality through rigorous code reviews, automated testing, and continuous integration 
  • Mentor and guide junior and mid-level engineers, promoting a collaborative and knowledge-sharing environment. 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues promptly 
  • Continuously improve the codebase for better performance, scalability, and security 
  • Stay updated with industry trends and adopt the best tools and techniques 
  • Contribute to the architecture and design of software systems 

A legacy of leadership

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.

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

Must-Haves:

  • 5+ years of experience in development and operation of software systems, preferably in insurance, healthcare, or financial sectors 
  • Proficiency in Node.js, Next.js, PHP, and WordPress 
  • Experience with React, TypeScript, CSS3 (Sass/SCSS) 
  • Practical knowledge of web-based application development, microservices architecture, and serverless 
  • Experience with secure coding practices and handling protected information (PHI & PII) 
  • Experience with test & domain driven development 
  • Version control systems, preferably Git 
  • Knowledge of both relational and non-relational databases (e.g., MySQL, Couchbase, MongoDB) 
  • Passion for mentoring junior engineers and fostering a collaborative team environment 
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and improve existing skills 
  • Written and spoken communication skills in English; (B2+ category)   

Nice-to-Haves:

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Integration Patterns for distributed systems (Kafka, MQ, Flink)  
  • Experience with Terraform, Docker, AWS/ECS Deployments, Jenkins or other CI/CD tools  
  • Experience with Gauge and Selenium/Selenide for automated testing 

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.

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.

Junior Medior Senior Lead

Junior

With a basic knowledge of Java/TypeScript and OOP/Functional principles, you are responsible for a small piece of cake of our product. You are solving challenges independently and are capable to maintain our toolset with the guidance of your more experienced peers.

from 1 900 EUR/month

Medior

With an in-depth knowledge of Java/TypeScript and OOP/Functional principles, you develop most of the features independently and have the responsibility for small projects. You actively participate in code reviews and design, help our less experienced colleagues to grow and keep our code nice & clean.

from 2 600 EUR/month

Senior

With expert knowledge of Java/TypeScript and OOP/Functional principles, you lead the design and development of our projects, bringing new ideas and keeping our codebase maintainable and clean. You actively participate in peer development and guide them to successfully deliver their projects.

from 3 400 EUR/month

Lead

You as an expert Lead Software Engineer bring value to our business, in terms of being a leader of a certain stack - you improve it and maintain it. You actively participate in the design and writing architecture together with the architecture group and business representatives. You are responsible for delegating and delivering projects together with our QA.

from 5 000 EUR/month

Interview Journey

Here's a glimpse of what to expect from our interview process.

Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5

Step 1:
Resumé Evaluation

We will inform all applicants who are not considered suitable for the position.

Step 2:
Phone Screen

A brief call with our HR team to assess your suitability for the company and the applied role.

Step 3:
Home assignment

Some roles require a home assignment, if that is the case for the role you are applying for, you will be either notified during the phone screen or sent all the necessary information via mail.

Step 4:
Interview

HR Interview (HR interview to assess role expectations and cultural fit.) Technical Interview (Interview with our Senior Engineers or Tech Leads discussing your participation in previous projects, experience with technologies). Might include live coding session where necessary.

Step 5:
Executive Interview

The last part of the interview process is a discussion with one of our Vice Presidents.

Duration and necessity of individual rounds may vary depending on the type and requirements of the position.

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

Annual salary reevaluation

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

Transportation and Medical exams reimbursement

Massage vouchers

Referral program

Sick Days

English lessons

Regular teambuildings

Modern office space

  • Home office and remote work
  • Performance bonus
  • Annual salary reevaluation
  • 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
  • Transportation and Medical exams reimbursement
  • Massage vouchers
  • Referral program
  • Sick Days
  • English lessons
  • Regular teambuildings
  • Modern office space
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