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Providence Health & Services Senior Manager Software Engineering in Renton, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Senior Manager Software Engineering (Azure Cloud) to our location in Renton, WA; Redmond, WA; Portland, OR; Irvine, CA or Beaverton, OR.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join one of the nation’s largest healthcare services as a Sr Manager Software Engineering. Would you like to contribute towards the transformation of Healthcare for a Better World? Are you seeking a role that helps drive modernization, simplification and security compliance through Cloud Adoption across a large enterprise? The Providence Cloud Engineering & Operations (CEO) team is looking for a Sr Manager Software Engineering. This role will be closely aligned with our Cloud Engagement and Cloud Migration & Solution Design Teams to ensure capabilities are in place to support our initiatives in Azure, partner with 3rd party vendors and suppliers to deliver scalable, secure, and repeatable capabilities and tooling to modernize the Healthcare IS portfolio. The role is critical for Providence’s digital transformation and modernization efforts which will lead the Healthcare industry by providing the optimal patient and caregiver experience through modern technology.

In this role, you will ensure engineering qualities are in place and work is delivered to a high standard, provide progress updates to our executive leadership in weekly/monthly reviews and communications, engage cross functional team leaders to drive work forward, facilitate execution of work between our various IS teams, help identify risks and unblock issues with execution and delivery, leverage data and reporting tools to make data-driven decisions and report on progress of work, manage tasks through Azure Dev Ops, and drive outcomes which support our Caregiver Experience and Cloud First Missions. If you live outside the Puget Sound area, light travel may be required to our corporate offices as the need arises.

At Providence we offer you excellent total compensation package including competitive salary and excellent benefits package! Submit your application today and find out what it means to be part of modern healthcare organization!

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Leverage their experience and expertise of software solutions, and caregiver or partner knowledge to contribute to the design and vision of the technical solution.

  • Use own experience with and draws from others' expertise in multiple solution or service releases to allow only that which satisfies and delights the caregiver into the solution.

  • Design solutions, services, and systems that allow for robust and quick iterations to keep pace with the changes required by the needs of the business.

  • Develop lasting, innovative, simple, elegant code and tests (including architecture when appropriate) to satisfy business and caregiver requirements and align with the long-term plan for the solution or service.

  • Lead efforts to validate technical solutions or architectural innovations, identifies critical design areas early in the development process and areas that need improvement downstream.

  • Choose the appropriate internal or external technologies, incorporates research, creates designs and validation collateral, including test automations that are reused across the teams, and is an excellent judge of practices that work well.

  • Define or reuse quality metrics, best practices, and coding patterns to ensure testable code. Uses data and insights fromcaregiver and solution to make technical design and implementation decisions.

  • Produce simple, elegant code and resolves the most difficult problems in the solution.

  • Identify best practices and coding patterns and provides deep expertise on the coding and validation strategy.

  • Use deep technical expertise of solution and service design and code to identify risks.

  • Proactively identifies, addresses, and validates potential defect areas upstream early and validates areas of risks downstream in complex systems; ensures compatibility between sub-systems and dependent systems.

  • Define telemetry and analytics, including quality metrics, influences new types of data collection and instrumentation to find defects and enable optimization and troubleshooting.

  • Ensure that teams across the organization have the appropriate engineering lifecycle that provides for task estimation, design and code review, specification review, bug triage, code check-in, sign-off, test targeting, and performance standards to meet caregiver and business goals.

  • Lead design and code reviews across multiple feature areas.

  • Develop and drive new ways of thinking across groups within the division to improve quality, engineering solutions, and responsiveness to feedback and changing priorities.

  • Use Agile software practices to rapidly develop appropriate and high-quality software solutions for our caregivers.

  • Has a sense of pride, commitment, and personal accountability for the end-to-end solution quality, completeness and resulting user experience for the life of the solution. Uses the solution regularly to understand it thoroughly and discover ways to improve it.

  • Build a diverse team with capabilities needed to achieve current and future business objectives. Balances the development of existing employees while bringing in new external and internal talent. Creates an inclusive work environment where every employee can effectively engage and wants to be part of the team. Responsible for hiring, talent development, and performance management of managers and individual contributors.

  • Effectively communicate business strategy and goals and how they align to the team’s work. Plans the team’s work to achieve goals and responds effectively to changing priorities, maintaining team energy and results. Holds the team and individuals accountable for results and recognizes appropriately. Partners and collaborates with other teams and peers on related deliverables, and effectively leverages others in relevant work streams. Facilitates an environment of inclusion that leverages diverse perspectives and talent, to better represent and understand our global caregivers.

  • Through behaviors and actions, set an example and represent the PSJH Values and PSJH culture.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree Computer Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Engineering and related technical fields or equivalent education/experience.

  • 8 years Related experience; more preferred.

  • 6 years Leading technical teams in a complex and fast-paced environment.

  • Good experience with leveraging the power of data and metrics to drive behavior, process and priority decisions across the team and IS.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in a healthcare environment.

  • Experience with delivering solutions leveraging Azure services.

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 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: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: California-Irvine

Other Location(s): Oregon-Beaverton, Oregon-Portland, Washington-Renton, Washington-Redmond

Req ID: 312907