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Providence Principal Cloud Engineer in Renton, Washington


Principal Cloud Engineer - IS Engineering - All Providence Locations considered * work from home within region

Are you passionate about cloud computing and focused on automation, monitoring and governance? Then join one of the nation's largest providers of healthcare services. Our organization encompasses over 120,000 caregivers who serve in 52 hospitals, 1,085 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington.

Come join us as a Principal Cloud Engineer on our Cloud Engineering and Operations team in our journey of modernizing healthcare. This role will work in a fast-paced environment, have constant demands for on time delivery, and will require understanding our customer needs, analysis and design, strong problem resolution, decision making, communication, and partnering skills. This role will have a scope and responsibility in leading services such as Azure Core Service Monitoring and Azure policies. This role will be a technical leader who can provide technical strategy and mentor other team members. An ideal candidate will be passionate about automation through infrastructure as code (IAC), experienced with Azure policies, DevOps, Code repository (Git/DevOps), continuous integration, Ansible, Terraform, Power Automate, Logic Apps, Kubernetes (AKS), PowerShell, Linux OS (RHEL, Ubuntu), and Windows OS.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or equivalent education/experience.

  • 8 years related experience.

  • Strong experience leveraging data and metrics to drive behavior, process, and priority decisions. Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. Strong experience in advanced problem solving using systematic procedures and investigating problems utilizing root cause analysis.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Expert Azure administration & engineering for IaaS and PaaS, including monitoring, alerting, policy & optimization.

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure cloud (knowledge of cloud resource deployment principles or usage of specific cloud technologies)

  • Experience of administering and operating medium/large enterprise infrastructure and services in public cloud environments, including configuring backup, monitoring, patching and security of cloud resources

  • MS Azure Certifications

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

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

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: California-Irvine

Other Location(s): Montana, California, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington-Renton, Washington, Texas, Alaska

Req ID: 361185