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Providence Health & Services Principal Cloud Enterprise Engineer in Seattle, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Principal Cloud Enterprise Engineer to our location in Seattle, WA; Redmond, WA; Portland, OR; Irvine, CA or Beaverton, OR.

Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, that may have never been done anywhere before, and seeing that work actually put into production?

Do you think about what it takes to deliver applications to 100K simultaneous healthcare workers? Ever think about the systems that are critical to providing care to 2 million patients per year? Do you want to? Are you afraid of boredom and stagnation?

We're diligently preparing for the next generation of healthcare application delivery and are looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a “job," but rather driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within healthcare.

This is a rare challenge to join a group of like-minded and skilled technical experts who represent every facet of a large enterprise. My peers and I are on a journey to transform healthcare. We are looking for individuals ready to join our teams to help lead this transformation. In this role you’ll be working with SME from Security, Networking, Cloud Engineering, Telecom, Applications, Business Intelligence, and more. If you have advanced knowledge of enterprise architecture, systems design, and distributed design, read on.

We are seeking a Principal Enterprise Engineering Architect PSJH to work with stakeholders, both leadership and subject matter experts, to build a holistic view of the organization's strategy, processes, information, and information technology assets. The role of the Principle Enterprise Engineering Architect is to take this knowledge and ensure that the business and IT are in alignment. The Principle Enterprise Engineering Architect leads the efforts that links the business mission, strategy, and processes of an organization to its IT strategy, and documents this using multiple architectural models or views that show how the current and future needs of an organization will be met in an efficient, sustainable, agile, and adaptable manner.

Principle Enterprise Engineering Architects lead the development of a single holistic enterprise architecture model for the whole of the organisation, from all architecture perspectives (Business Services, Business Processes, Information, Applications and Technology). They ensure the Enterprise Architecture is closely aligned to the business Strategy, Business Operating Model and IT strategy, and satisfies all enterprise architecture requirements.

Principle Enterprise Architects operate across organizational and "silos" to drive common approaches and expose information assets and processes across the enterprise. Their goal is to deliver an architecture that supports the most efficient and secure IT environment meeting a company's business needs

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Align of IT strategy and planning with company's business goals.

  • Optimize of information management through an understanding of evolving business needs and technology capabilities.

  • Promote of shared infrastructure and applications to reduce costs and improve information flow. Ensure that projects do not duplicate functionality or diverge from each other and business and IT strategies.

  • Lead architects and subject matter experts (SME) to provide a consensus based enterprise solution that is scalable, adaptable and in synchronization with ever-changing business needs.

  • Risk Management of information and IT assets through appropriate standards and security policies.

  • Direct or indirect involvement in the development of policies, standards and guidelines that direct the selection, development, implementation and use of Information Technology within the enterprise.

  • Lead Governance and Compliance efforts.

  • Build employee knowledge and skills in specific areas of expertise.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 10 or more years of advanced leadership responsibilities.

  • 10 or more years of architecture related roles and responsibilities.

  • 10 or more years of experience being the subject matter expert in one or more domain areas.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience designing and deploying infrastructure for Epic Electronic Medical Record Systems.

  • Experience designing and deploying Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops in a hybrid-cloud environment including Microsoft Azure.

  • Experience designing and deploying Citrix NetScaler / Citrix ADC platforms including in Microsoft Azure.

  • Experience with developing custom tools using PowerShell and/or REST APIs.

  • Experience with automation tools such as Ansible, Packer, Terraform or similar tools.

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: Infrastructure

Location: Oregon-Beaverton

Other Location(s): Washington-Seattle, Oregon-Portland, Washington-Redmond, California-Irvine

Req ID: 321222