Director, Application Development and Integrations

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New York eHealth Collaborative: Director, Application Development and Integrations


New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) is a not-for-profit organization working in partnership with the New York State Department of Health to improve healthcare by collaboratively leading, connecting, and integrating health information exchange across the State.


Founded in 2006 by healthcare leaders, NYeC works to help New York State achieve the Triple Aim of improving the patient experience of care, delivering better health outcomes, and reducing costs. On behalf of the State, NYeC leads the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY), a network connecting healthcare providers statewide, develops policies and standards that support the utilization of health technologies, and assists healthcare providers in adopting and effectively using electronic health records.


NYeC is propelling healthcare forward by facilitating the use of new and innovative technologies that will improve patient care. Healthcare is undergoing an unprecedented transformation through digital health. Do you want to be at the center of it in New York State?


Employees must be fully vaccinated in accordance with NYeC's policy before beginning employment with NYeC and present proof prior to their start date, unless they have requested and been granted an exemption or accommodation (based on disability/medical condition or a sincerely-held religious belief).


Position Summary:

NYeC is seeking a Director, Application Development and Integrations, that is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of cutting-edge healthcare applications. This role is responsible for leading a small team of developers and managing several consultants, ensuring that our technology solutions are robust, reliable, and align with our corporate vision. The successful candidate will foster a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement within the team.


This role will be based out of our Albany, NY or Manhattan, NY office and report to the Chief Information Officer (CIO). At this time, this role has a hybrid work schedule. All staff are required to work in the office 1 day per week (currently Tuesdays). There are then 30 additional in-person days that are expected each year on top of the 1 day required per week. Stakeholder visits, all staff meeting days, development days, and conference attendance count towards the additional 30 days. This schedule is subject to change.


Responsibilities include:

  • Lead and mentor a team of software developers, setting clear expectations, defining roles and responsibilities, providing feedback, and fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment;

  • Develop and implement innovative application strategies that align with the organization's goals and objectives; 

  • Acts as the subject matter expert for platforms under their control;

  • Ensure that the application systems supported by NYeC are maintained to the highest possible standard with maximum levels of attainable availability and efficiency;

  • Manage the full lifecycle of application development, from ideation and design to deployment and maintenance, using standards and procedures

  • Manage application configuration and upgrades, and problem analysis and resolution for complex application problems in conjunction with development teams;

  • Manage and monitor security alerts, incident detection, resolution, and coordination of resolution efforts with both customer and internal teams;

  • Promote and implement Agile development methodologies, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and rapid iteration;

  • Evaluate and manage relationships with and work of external vendors and partners, ensuring they meet our quality standards and adhere to contractual agreements;

  • Work on multiple projects concurrently, monitor the status of tasks and escalate issues when appropriate

  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.


Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelors Degree, Management, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or other related field, or equivalent work experience;

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in software development, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.

  • Healthcare information exchange (HIE) and/or healthcare information technology (HIT) knowledge desired;

  • Experience managing departmental vendors and budgets; 

  • Experience developing and managing cloud-based applications preferred.

  • Exercises independent judgment within defined parameters.


Reporting to: CIO


We consider a wide range of factors when determining compensation, which may cause compensation to vary depending on your skills, experience, qualifications, and home office location (Manhattan, NY vs. Albany, NY). The annual base salary range for this role for an Albany based candidate is $120,000 - $135,000. The annual base salary range for this role for a NYC based candidate is $145,000 - $160,000. The salary offer will not be based on a candidates salary history at other jobs, and by law, NYeC will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with NYeC. All compensation questions and comments should be directed to the HR Department representative during your application, interview, and hiring process.


NYeC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with everything listed in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


For more information about NYeC and to apply for this position, visit our website at We accept online applications only. NYeC is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled.


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