Providence Health & Services Senior Software Engineer - Consumer Innovation Group in Seattle, Washington


The Consumer Innovation Group (CIG) at Providence St Joseph Health (PSJH) is a small but mighty product development and incubation team that is creating health related businesses in areas like women’s health, senior services, and chronic disease. This group partners closely with PSJH caregivers and patients to create new services and tools designed to support a patient’s ongoing health between episodes of care.

We are looking for a talented Senior Backend Software Engineer familiar with Mobile Apps who will help us transform healthcare through technology by building smart, sophisticated, user-centric, and measurable apps. If you want to solve complex problems that make clear and real-world impact in people’s lives, join us!

What you'll do:

  • Apply expertise in software development to improve the healthcare experience for both patients and providers.

  • Work as directed in the backend services supporting native iOS and Android applications.

  • Partner with senior developers to advance technical solutions, bringing to bear your experience in the industry and your desire to keep learning new things.

  • Work with customers, designers, and UX experts to design and develop solutions to challenging problems.

  • Take calculated risks, learn from success and failure, and apply that to the next problem in the pipeline.

  • Investigate and remediate bugs related to backend function and performance.

  • Do all this in a way that respects team work, diversity of opinion, and maintains our organization’s mission (Know Me, Care for Me, Ease My Way), and core values of Respect, Compassion, Justice, Excellence, and Stewardship.

We offer:

  • A small but growing team - we’re good at what we do and enjoy working together.

  • Autonomy and respect from day one

  • An environment that is scrappy, flexible, and values tenacity

  • Great pay

  • Generous vacation, benefits, flexible work, and matched 403b

  • The best tools money can buy

What else:

You’ll be surrounded by a team of people who have transformed industries and have come to Providence to transform health care delivery. You will have the best of both worlds- the exhilaration of an incubation organization paired with the resources and security of an industry healthcare leader.


As employees of the PSJH Consumer Innovation Group, we passionately serve the people of our community. We are dedicated to removing obstacles that limit access to quality health care and enabling people to live healthier lives.


  • Bachelor’s in one of the following disciplines Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Engineering 5 years of industry experience

  • OR Master’s degree in one of the above disciplines 3 years of industry experience.

  • 3 years of API development experience

  • 3 years of Node.js and Python, with a server-side focus, including familiarity with other scripting and programming languages. Experience with Django preferred.

  • 3 years of experience in database management with PostgreSQL and MongoDB.

  • Experience with Elasticsearch

  • Experience with key-value stores such as Redis

  • Expertise in JavaScript, HTML, web applications, and mobile applications

  • Experience with Git and other forms of version control

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • A solid computer science foundation including strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design

  • Experience with Linux- and Unix-like operating systems, especially macOS, and Debian Linux

  • Experience with Kubernetes and Google Cloud Platform

  • Experience with content management system development, deployment, and maintenance

  • Deep knowledge of web standards and best practices

  • Ability to manage a hosting environment, including database administration as well as scaling applications to handle load changes

  • Knowledge of healthcare regulatory compliance

  • Continuous delivery

  • A demonstrated track record of being a change agent, leaving every team and process better than you found it

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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-Seattle

Req ID: 180058