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Manager, Application Engineering



Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024


Waystar modernizes the healthcare revenue cycle through innovative, cloud-based technology. We provide the highest-rated client experience to more than 450,000 providers, 22,000 healthcare organizations and 750 health systems and hospitals around the country. Together, our technology, data and client support streamline workflows and improve financials for our clients, so that they can focus on their patients. We are deeply committed to living out our organizational values: honesty; passion; curiosity; fanatical focus; best work, always; making it happen; and joyful, optimistic and fun.


The Manager, Application Engineering is responsible for managing a team of brilliant Application Engineers to build the award-winning products for the Patient Financial Care platform. This position will be leading a team which is responsible for architecting, developing and testing of full stack applications and data pipelines. Our Managers are willing to jump in and roll their sleeves up in order to get the job done and are certainly highly technical.

Personnel Management:

  • Manages all day-to-day activities of the application development team. Provide effective team management, leadership and mentoring.

  • Establishes training offerings, suited for individuals’ needs, for them to progress

  • Conducts People Operations responsibilities for all assigned team members, including goal setting & performance evaluations.

  • Motivates and provides guidance to team members to accomplish team goals through counseling, performance reviews, mentoring, and team building activities

  • Serves as the player-coach within the team, helping them develop into more seasoned professionals

Technical Leadership:

  • Champions agile development processes within the team, leads agile development rituals.

  • Schedules projects and resources, and monitors project timelines; accountable for the success or failure of all team projects

  • Effectively communicates team and project updates to internal and external stakeholders. Proactively identifies project risks and takes steps to mitigate risks.

  • Works with Product management and other functional areas to identify priorities for Application Development and enhancements; acquires resources for projects to fit the current and future needs of the Business

  • Helps other Technology Managers set and implement policies and procedures related to application quality, standards, and testing

  • Architects and writes detailed requirements for engineering led initiatives.

  • Documents current and future project workflows using tools such as wikis, flowcharts and matrices.

  • Plays an integral part in establishing, driving, and enhancing processes and procedures within the team, and within the Technology department as a whole

  • Additional duties as assigned


  • 3+ years experience leading a software development team

  • 5+ years programming experience (c#, java, c, go, javascript, python, php)

  • Experience with Relational Databases (mysql, postgres, sql server)

  • Experience with cloud technologies (aws, gcloud, azure)

  • Experience with Version Control (git)

  • Experience with Unit and Integration Testing Methodologies

  • Experience building highly-scalable software solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment & welcome change

  • Highly self-motivated

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Java, JavaScript, PHP and Go

  • Experience with flat file data processing (parsing, validation, normalization)

  • Experience with cloud-based data tools (Airflow, Athena/S3, Glue, etc)

  • Experience with data analytics tools (snowflake, PowerBI)

  • Experience in Healthcare or Fintech industry


Through a smart platform and better experience, Waystar helps providers simplify healthcare payments and yield powerful results throughout the complete revenue cycle.

Waystar’s healthcare payments platform combines innovative, cloud-based technology, robust data, and unparalleled client support to streamline workflows and improve financials so providers can focus on what matters most: their patients and communities. Waystar is trusted by 1M+ providers, 1K+ hospitals and health systems, and is connected to over 5K commercial and Medicaid/Medicare payers. We are deeply committed to living out our organizational values: honesty; kindness; passion; curiosity; fanatical focus; best work, always; making it happen; and joyful, optimistic & fun.

Waystar products have won multiple Best in KLAS® or Category Leader awards since 2010 and earned multiple #1 rankings from Black Book™ surveys since 2012. The Waystar platform supports more than 500,000 providers, 1,000 health systems and hospitals, and 5,000 payers and health plans. For more information, visit waystar.com or follow @Waystar on Twitter.


  • Competitive total rewards (base salary + bonus, if applicable)
  • Customizable benefits package (3 medical plans with Health Saving Account company match)
  • Generous paid time off starting at 3 weeks + 13 paid holidays including 2 personal floating holidays
  • Paid parental leave (including maternity + paternity leave)
  • Education assistance opportunities and free LinkedIn Learning access
  • Free mental health and family planning programs, including adoption assistance and fertility support
  • 401(K) program with company match
  • Pet insurance
  • Employee resource groups

Waystar is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate, value, and support diversity and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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