Providence Health & Services Principal IS Engineer - Cloud & Automation in Renton, Washington


Providence is calling a Principal IS Engineer PSJH to Providence Health & Services in Renton, WA .

We are seeking a Principal IS Engineer PSJH to provide both expertise in design and implementation of internal and business solutions as well as technical advice and guidance. The Principal Engineer provides guidance on Engineering strategy and direction and collaborates with leadership to determine and guide evolution of Information Systems. In addition, the Principal Engineer drives large initiatives and projects to successful completion and takes accountability for the success of Engineering efforts overall.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide architecture and design services to specify solutions that meet or exceed requirements. Create architecture and design artifacts as required and review with Enterprise Architecture, Security, Engineering, Networking, Monitoring, and other teams as needed.

  • Provide technical vision, direction, and guidance on Engineering strategy and direction to leadership team. Contribute to the departmental strategy plans and roadmaps.

  • Deliver software programs, scripts, configuration files, and other programming artifacts as needed to implement solutions.

  • Provide training and mentoring to other team members on architecture, design, and coding skills and best practices.

  • Provide leadership and technical management of solutioning efforts including large initiatives and projects. Ensure that all participants involved in such efforts have clarity of role and expectations in effort.

  • Research and investigate new capabilities of cloud services and other technologies. Provide timely insight and advice to leadership team to permit the leveraging of these technologies in future plans.

  • Travel infrequently (< 15%) to other sites and office


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent education/experience.

  • Assist in defining business solutioning processes, practices, and tools.

  • 8 years experience in senior solutions architect or senior software developer role.

  • Adept at distributed architecture and design using cloud services. Strong knowledge of virtualization technologies, networking, and infrastructure and application security.

  • Adept at programming in at least two languages such as Java, C#, C , Python, or Node.js. Experience with bash and Powershell as well as familiarity with the command-line interface to at least one major cloud service, such as AWS, Azure, or Google.

  • Solid knowledge of software and systems architecture and design. Understanding of SOLID and other code design principles. Demonstrated ability to manage code in a Git repository.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent education/experience.

  • 4 years experience as Agile team member or coordinator, such as Scrum Master.

  • 2 years experience as a leader in large project or initiative.

  • Certified Architect or Certified Developer of a major cloud service.

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: 206453