Providence Health & Services Big Data Platform Administrator – PSJH in Anaheim, California


Providence is calling a Big Data Platform Administrator – PSJH to Providence Health & Services in either Beaverton, OR, Renton, WA or Anaheim, CA.

We are seeking a Big Data Platform Administrator 1 – PSJH to be responsible for the architecture, design, implementation, operations, and ongoing management of multiple Big Data tools within Healthcare Intelligence. The Big Data Platform Administrator works with other HI team members, Information Systems staff and vendor technical resources in cross-functional teams to deploy analytical solutions in support of the Mission of Providence Health & Services.

The Big Data Platform Administrator will apply deep knowledge of technology to ensure that all assets are stable, scalable, and up to date. This requires a thorough knowledge of and experience with Big Data software platforms in the Hadoop ecosystem, such as Cloudera. Also required is a deep knowledge of supporting technology such as servers, operating systems, networking, security, database principles, web servers, and related vendor products.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Design and deploy Big Data solutions and environments in support of multiple concurrent initiatives.

  • Ensure system availability through active management and monitoring of system resources and capacity, application of patches and bug fixes, and review of system logs. Plan and execute system upgrades and migrations. Plan ahead for future growth.

  • Document all processes and support source code control and deployments using standard tools and processes.

  • Participate in on-call rotation and resolve problems through root cause analysis, data and system investigation, debugging and testing.

  • Assure consistency and maintainability of new assets and processes by facilitating design reviews with specialists and enterprise architects.

  • Communicate effectively with peers, leaders, and customers throughout the organization.

  • Coordinate technical projects requiring resources from multiple IT teams and outside vendors.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or similar field.

  • 2 years of Experience in system/platform administration.

  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills

  • Possesses Strong technical aptitude.

  • Project management principles; Agile development methodology and other SDLC principles; testing, peer review and ongoing quality assurance processes.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of, and experience with, Big Data platforms, specifically Cloudera/Hadoop.

  • Thorough knowledge of servers, operating systems (Windows, Unix/Linux), networking, and security (LDAP, Active Directory).

  • Programming skills in Unix shell, python, Perl, or Java.

  • Strong knowledge of Big Data design principles; performance tuning, data management, partitioning, deployment of storage and compute nodes.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or similar field.

  • 2 years of Experience in Big Data platform administration.

  • Cloudera/Hadoop training/certification

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Information Technology

Location: Washington-Renton

Other Location(s): California-Anaheim

Req ID: 198067