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Providence Health & Services Principal Data Operations Engineer PSJH in Renton, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Principal Data Operations Engineer PSJH to our location in WA, OR, or CA.

This position can be located in CA, OR, or WA within a commutable distance of Irvine, CA, Portland, OR, or Redmond/Seattle, WA. Expected hybrid work (home/office, 80/20%).

We are seeking a Principal Data Operations Engineer PSJH who will be responsible for the deployment, administration and support of advanced healthcare data interoperability solutions using multiple tools and programming languages. The Principal Data Operations Engineer uses industry standards and best practices to ensure that data integration solutions are operational and working efficiently with a focus on automation, continuous integration and continuous delivery.

You will be responsible for service delivery, reliability, scalability, monitoring, and production support.

Ideal candidates for this position should possess a keen mind for solving tough problems with the ideal solution, partnering effectively with various team members along the way. They should be personable, efficient, flexible and communicative, possess a strong desire to implement change, growth, and maturity, and have a passion for making things better, even if they didn't build it. This role comes with the opportunity to be a high performer within a department that’s fast-paced, dynamic and critical to the operation of the company.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ability to lead team of technical engineers including delegating work assignments, creating goals as well as providing technical leadership through issues and challenges.

  • Manage data in cloud storage, and data technologies such as, Spark, Databricks and Snowflake environments, using scripts and automation.

  • Automate the deployment and operation of data pipelines.

  • Administer and manage data in relational databases and distributed computing systems using automation.

  • Communicate and/or address build, deployment and operational issues as they come up

  • Work on workflow optimization and execution improvements.

  • Automate the monitoring of data processes and outputs.

  • Solve day-to-day customer and production challenges.

  • Interact with, and support, a variety of different teams (engineering, quality, management, etc).

  • Collaborate with Engineering and Platform teams to improve automation of workflows, code testing and deployment.

  • Collaborate with Engineering and Platform teams on the latest technologies for data management.

  • Monitor all data update processes and outputs to ensure predictive quality.

  • Communicate with customers to discuss any issues with received data and help them identify and fix data issues.

  • Iterate on best practices to increase the quality and velocity of deployments.

  • Design and implement secure automation solutions for production environments.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology Management or other similar IT related majors or equivalent education/experience.

  • 2 years experience working with Snowflake data platform.

  • AWS and/or Azure Certification within six (6) months of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 5 years experience working with Azure Cloud Platform.

  • 2 years experience with ADLS (gen2), Databricks.

  • 5 years experiencewith Azure Data Factory and other cloud data ingestion and transformation tools.

  • 8 years experiencewith Python, Powershell, C# and ANSI standard SQL languages.

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: Analytics/Business Intelligence

Location: Washington-Renton

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

Req ID: 286953