Providence Health & Services Systems 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 passionate DevOps Engineer who will be responsible for the stability, monitoring and optimization efforts to support our Circle Mobile app as it rolls out for use across all Providence facilities (live to download!). If you want to solve complex problems that make clear and real-world impact in people’s lives, join us!

What you'll do:

  • You will support and manage our cloud-based mobile app infrastructure.

  • You will collaborate with developers and testers to prevent and resolve performance and reliability issues.

  • You have a passion for continuous improvement, thrive in organizations that keep pace with the state of the art.

  • You are an expert with agile continuous integration, delivery and DevOps & will champion the culture, processes, and tools required to maintain a frictionless high quality development and production environment for mobile app technologies.

  • You dive deep into technology and are on the forefront of the latest tools, technologies, and strategies and will help evaluate, prototype, and introduce them to our team.

  • You will build strategies to utilize automation to provision and secure infrastructure, software and other technical components that are baked into the orchestration of all software tiers.

  • You have a mind-set to automate whenever possible.

  • You will assist in building, maintaining and debugging state-of-the-art engineering technical approaches with security best practices enforced.

  • You will guide technical design activities to ensure design intent is clear and infrastructure impact understood.

  • You will work with management and engineers to ensure systems are in line with overall policies and standards.

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 degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience is required.

  • 3 years system administration and architecture experience across multiple systems, languages and frameworks.

  • 2 years supporting and securing Linux systems in 24x7 production environments.

  • 2 years scripting and programming experience with technologies such as python, ruby, or javascript.

  • 1 years’ experience working with automation tools such Docker, Kubernetes, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Jenkins, Teamcity or similar technology

  • 1 years’ experience supporting Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud Platform with tools such as CloudFormation, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, Elastic Load Balancing, Beanstalk, EC2, Route 53, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Expert in designing and maintaining a cloud based highly-available (HA) service-oriented-architecture (SOA) large scale experience preferred.

  • Expert in distributed reliability engineering with a solid understanding of application data flow and how it meets system infrastructure.

  • Advanced experience working with server and application hardening best practices.

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: 180059