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Providence Executive Director, Software Engineering - Redmond, WA in Redmond, Washington



The Executive Director of Software Engineering will be based in Redmond, WA. Will be responsible for all software solution architecture strategy, software design and software engineering deliverables for the functional area that they support. This includes understanding the business strategy/requirements, mapping the technical solutions and then building/delivering that technical solution to solve the problems and add the required value.

This role is expected to have a deep technical understand of the required software technologies, have had 7 years of leading software engineering teams, that build line of business solutions, commercials solutions and other technical solutions.

This role is expected to make and balance the proper tradeoffs between quality, time, scope and budget to ensure the solution matches the requirements and obtains the maximum value for PSJH.

This role is expected to play an influential role not only within their functional area but across their division and across IS for their level of technical and business domain expertise.

This role is responsible for global leadership of the software team, which means hiring, managing, coordinating output of teams in multiple locations in the US as well as our offshore development centers. This includes both employees and non-employees, those with in PSJH and those strategic partners.

This role will manage other Sr Managers and Managers and well as other senior individual contributor software engineering, as manager a team up to 25 software engineers in total.



Required education/experience for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science; or equivalent education/experience.

  • More than 10 years of related experience.

  • 8 years of leadership experience.

  • Experience managing a 15 person engineering team, preferably experience in managing other managers, with the result of a high performing, highly desired team.

  • Skilled at effectively building positive relationships with colleagues, customers and executive leadership and align, cross functionally, to other teams roadmaps, strategies and policies. Specifically the IAM Ops team and Security.

  • Demonstrated ability to study, understand, adapt and respond effectively to a constantly changing environment.

  • Expert in software engineering best practices. Advanced knowledge of software engineering policies and procedures, HIPAA compliance, PCI compliance.

  • ability to learn new technologies and conduct assessment of fitness to the enterprise strategy.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a multi-functional team to deliver a high quality of service within budget and Executive Leadership expectation.

Preferred education/experience for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science; or equivalent education/experience.

  • Two industry certifications.

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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: Leadership

Location: Washington-Redmond

Req ID: 291104