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Providence Health & Services Senior Azure Engineer PSJH in Redmond, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Senior Azure Engineer PSJH to our location in Redmond, WA; Portland, OR; Irvine, CA or Beaverton, OR.

Providence is looking for a Sr. Azure Engineer with expertise on Microsoft Azure cloud technologies. This employee will be a member of the Information Services team and will focus on migration and modernizing of our datacenter assets to Azure. As senior Azure engineer, you will create modernization roadmap & Architect solutions to meet business and IT needs, ensuring technical viability of new projects and successful deployments. The Senior Engineer is required to have advanced analytical skills, broad knowledge of Infrastructure technologies with specific focus on device/application management in addition to areas of expertise. The successful candidate should have experience in planning, designing, and building Azure Infrastructure, Hybrid Cloud, Cloud Migration (Lift & Shift). The candidate will have excellent Knowledge of Cloud deployment & guidelines, experience in optimizing IT infrastructure and experience working on Log Analytics solutions (Log Analytics, Security Center, Azure Sentinel) is desired. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience working in an Agile development environment with geographically distributed teams.

The environment is fast paced and very dynamic which requires an individual capable of making independent decisions at times without complete knowledge or guidance but doing so in a manner that accounts for industry recognized best practices to help ensure the most positive outcome in a given situation.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

Works independently without supervision.

  • Provide expert-level optimization of the Windows Server Operating System configuration to support requirements for clinical and non-clinical services.

  • Research and resolve technical issues related to the Windows Server Operating System and participate/lead problem resolution efforts.

  • Provides technical peer review and consulting services

  • Mentor and coach junior-level team members.

  • Author clear, concise and complete communications for change, incident and problem management.

  • Plan, research, and design solutions in support of strategic plans or clinical/business requirements.

  • Collaborate with Architecture, Engineering, and peers to develop enterprise-wide technical standards and roadmaps.

  • Estimates infrastructure component costs with vendors and internal technology resources for current and proposed projects.

  • Provides direction in developing specifications/requirements for selecting and testing new technologies.

  • Evaluates system designs, provides recommendations to improve performance, security, and functionality.

  • Develops and guides the implementation of solutions that improve information reporting and metrics.

  • Leads root cause analysis on Windows Server Operating System related problems.

  • Creates and maintains internal training materials to provide training to appropriate information systems staff for procedures, processes and knowledge transfer.

  • Assists in budgeting activities for Enterprise projects, department capital and operational budgets, feasibility studies and cost/benefit analysis.

  • Participates in the development and adherence to project schedules.

  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and best practices related to the Windows Server Operating System.

  • Monitor, respond to, and remediate alerts assocated with the Windows Server Operating System.

  • Patch the Windows Server Operating System and remediate security vulnerabilities related to the Windows Server Operating System.


​​​​​​ Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field or equivalent education/experience.

  • 6 years related experience.

  • Microsoft, VMWare, or Cisco UCS certifications within 6 months of hire.

​​​​​​Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certified Azure Architect or Administrator

  • Experience with deploying infrastructure in Azure

  • Experience with device management solutions like System center Configuration Manager (SCCM)

  • 4 years' experience with Cloud Providers (Azure, AWS)

About the department you will serve.

Providence Shared Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for our Providence family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Applications

Location: Washington-Redmond

Req ID: 289371