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Tech Lead Architect (remote)

R18971 |

Nashville, Tennessee

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Change Healthcare occupies a uniquely interconnected position at the center of healthcare. We believe it is our responsibility to test, adopt, and refine new technologies to help create a more efficient healthcare system. As healthcare technology leaders, we are passionate about building enterprise-class solutions using the latest cloud technologies and current development best practices. We have a bias for action with a broad mandate to innovate and provide world class healthcare solutions.

  • Full-time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Travel: Local

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Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Analytical
  • Logical
  • Problem-solver
  • Team player
  • Quick learner
  • Passionate

Employee Testimonials

I love working at Change Healthcare! I get to work with incredibly intelligent people who always share their knowledge and help me improve my skills, I work with cutting edge cloud technology, and I get the satisfaction of knowing that the work I am doing is directly helping to improve the US healthcare system. Change Healthcare is a fantastic company that encourages personal growth and has provided plenty of opportunities to advance my career. Derek Kruger
Cloud Engineer
When I think about working at Change Healthcare, I think about some of the most fruitful experiences of my career. At every turn, the company has encouraged and pursued innovation all while bolstering up and supporting me as an individual contributor. There a ton of hurdles in the healthcare industry and I have full confidence that Change Healthcare will be one of those companies who can solve them. I am glad to be a part of this journey. Jacob Smith
Cloud Software Engineer
I savor every day working at Change Healthcare. With a strong cloud-first mantra and push for true DevOps from senior leadership, the work and processes are under constant pressure to improve. Not only do I work with many dedicated, interesting, and smart people, I know my work helps improve healthcare and medical processes for the entire country. Leeland Artra
Multi-Cloud Lead
I am very thankful for the growth and development opportunities given to me every day at Change Healthcare. Knowing that the meaningful work I am a part of changes lives encourages me daily. The culture to develop and nurture excellence continues to inspire me to become a better engineer and professional. Rachael Babcock
Cloud Software Engineer
What I love most about my job is that I have the opportunity to work on a variety of technical problems that push me to improve my technical and problem solving skills. Being part of the data engineering team, I always have freedom to work on cutting edge technologies alongside a motivated team. Sandeep Datla
Software Engineer IV

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Tech Lead Architect (remote)

Nashville, Tennessee - Additional locations

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Transforming the future of healthcare isn’t something we take lightly. It takes teams of the best and the brightest, working together to make an impact.

As one of the largest healthcare technology companies in the U.S., we are a catalyst to accelerate the journey toward improved lives and healthier communities.

Here at Change Healthcare, we’re using our influence to drive positive changes across the industry, and we want motivated and passionate people like you to help us continue to bring new and innovative ideas to life.

If you’re ready to embrace your passion and do what you love with a company that’s committed to supporting your future, then you belong at Change Healthcare.

Pursue purpose. Champion innovation. Earn trust. Be agile. Include all. 

Empower Your Future. Make a Difference.

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Job Summary

The Tech Lead / Architect works with business and technology leaders to understand the holistic business strategy and then works with product managers, enterprise architects, senior technologists, and business analysts to identify, define and develop solution-specific, cloud-native, IT architectures and product deliverables to support the strategy. 

The Tech Lead / Architect also leads, and actively participates in the design and hands-on development of projects including prototyping, proofs-of-concept, new enterprise technology components, and the delivery of products to market. This position will play a lead role in driving the design, development, and implementation of software solutions leveraging modern cloud architectures. The right candidate is used to making significant contributions to an entire ecosystem, not just one component or application. 


  • List the primary duties/responsibilities in order of importance (from most to least).

  • Include the percentage of time spent or required for each activity.

  • For each primary duty or responsibility, describe how it is accomplished.

  • List the duties that account for more than 5 percent of time or are critical to the successful performance of the job.

  • The duties and responsibilities should clearly describe why the job is different from other jobs in the same family in terms of the complexity of the work performed or the character of the work.

  • Architect and build highly scalable and available API solutions for Change Healthcare customers using cloud technologies

  • Lead solution design, architecture anddevelopment that exceeds customer expectations and requirements from a functionality and performance perspective

  • Comprehend business requirements, create designspecifications and validate business requirements with product teams to ensure full understanding of the business needs

  • Design and architect software solutions to meet functional requirements as well as non-functional requirements such as elasticity, scalability, reliability, and business continuity 

  • Deploy applications in a hybrid cloud model and ensure integration of public and private cloud solutions

  • Deploy infrastructure and applications using continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI /CD) pipelines

  • Define and document best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and infrastructure maintenance

  • Ensure high quality software with the right balance of unit / integration / functional test automation

  • Monitor application resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning.

  • Monitor performance of applications and ensure application reliability and stability


The Tech Lead / Architect should be able to articulate the business requirements into technical requirements and vice versa to effectively communicate to product and business teams. 

The Tech Lead / Architect should be able to articulate the technical issues in as simple lightly technical language to Management and Executive leadership during a SEV1 call 


The Tech Lead / Architect should have experience in analyzing and troubleshooting production issues for legacy/new high volume mission critical systems. Guide the team in solving issues rapidly and proposing/implementing necessary measures to improve stability, performance and reliability. Creative thinking to restore the business continuity and minimize impact to customers. 


The Tech Lead / Architect should have an innovation mindset to solving complex business problems and embrace the principles of Innovation framework of the company.


This job is very critical to both the direct and indirect customers of Change Healthcare. The job impacts both the Patient Care (Eligibility Checks) and Financial aspects (Claims) of Change Healthcare customers.  


  • 10+ yearsexperience asa Sr.SoftwareEngineerincluding 5+ yearsexperienceas a Tech Lead

  • 5+ years experienceas an Application Architectwith specific experience designing cloud-based API solutions

  • Ability to lead a team of engineers

  • Experience working within architecture of cloud technologies

  • Expert solution design skills and understands enterprise scalable architecture design principles

  • Has advanced in-depth proficiency in multiple relevant software engineering design processes

  • Experience managing large-scale enterprise-grade projects using Microsoft stack and cloud technologies

  • Experience in full lifecycle system development: architecture, design, building, testing, deployment, upgrade, and support

  • Proficiency with Java and Node JS

  • Proficiency with Rest API

  • Proficiency with multiple AWS Cloud Services

  • Proficiency with Docker

  • Proficiency with Java frameworks (Spring, Spring Boot)

  • Proficiency in SQL and NoSQL based database for application development

  • Proficiency with Agile Scrum SDLC

  • Proficiency with CI/CD tools/processes (Git/Maven/Jenkins/SonarQube/Jacoco/Junit preferred)

  • Good understanding of enterprise best practices

  • Application development in an AWS environment utilizing AWS services is required.

Other Skills:

  • Team player / collaborator

  • Self-driven

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Ability to handle complex escalations

  • Flexibility to handle 24X7 escalations

  • Fast learner

  • Passion for learning

  • Agile mindset


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience. 


5+ years of software/product development experience including 5+ years as Application Architect.


Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field


Complex 24X7 on-call requirements from time to time during customer escalations.


Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information,  national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at and the supplemental information at

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