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Providence Health & Services Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington


Providence is calling a Senior Software Engineer to of our remote locations in WA, MT, OR, AK, CA, NM, or TX.

Providence is one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in the United States.

The Digital Innovation Group (DIG) at Providence is a small but mighty product development and incubation team. We build next-gen tools that give patients convenient and easy access to health care anywhere, anytime.

DIG is both a healthcare startup and a technology/product incubator. Our team gathers market data on effective solutions in the health care space and then builds out a product line with the latest and greatest technology. When market maturity hits, DIG enables the product to spin out as its own company. It is a unique mix of venture capitalists, digital strategists, marketing acumen, product development and engineering all in one group, nestled inside one of the largest health systems. We set the pace for other health care organizations on how to conceive, engineer and launch effective health care solutions.

Recently funded DIG startups include DexCare and Xealth .

We require your expertise and passion to bring our next set of products to life. We are currently in the initial stages of incubating ideas related to virtual health assistants including triage, symptom pursuit and care navigation using ML and NLP. Additionally, we are pursuing personalized digital engagement for wellness. Success means you will have the opportunity to join future startups on the ground floor.

About you:

We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer who is passionate about improving healthcare and can drive implementation for our next generation of products. As a Sr Software Engineer, you are a highly productive and efficient engineer and are seen as an expert in nearly all aspects of software development. You know what works and what doesn't; you are innovative and have a vision for the future and have demonstrated you can work across teams in Product and Engineering to make your vision a reality. You mentor other engineers. You determine methodologies and procedures that apply across several teams, and set your own priorities based on direction from management. You communicate proactively and effectively all the way up to an executive level. You have strong technical design and abstraction skills and set the standard for technical designs. You review the work of other engineers and often act as the lead between multiple teams. You demonstrate excellent judgment and use your expertise in selecting methods and techniques for developing solutions that are robust, reliable, testable, and maintainable from an operations perspective.

In this position, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Work on strategic green field products in the healthcare space.

  • Work daily as a leader in an Agile environment with engineers from other teams, product managers, designers, and user research to solve the most complicated cross-team issues. You are an example for others of being a change agent, leaving every team and process better than you found it.

  • Lead the technical direction of your product through technical roadmaps and design reviews.

  • Practice test-driven development and maintain standards for unit and integration testing in your areas of specialization.

  • Mentor other developers through code and design reviews.

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills. You can communicate effectively with peers.

  • Ability to analyze information gathered by investigation, and report findings and recommendations.

  • Demonstrate a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.

  • Ability to organize workload to ensure that timeframes are met, and the work is successfully completed within deadlines.

  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Build solutions with a DevOps mindset. You seek to automate integration and deployment of your features.

  • Ride the crest of the tech wavefront by having a voracious appetite to keep up to date with current technology trends around the world.

  • Have the attitude to work on anything and everything. No task is beneath you.

  • Bring a growth mindset, customer focus, and a bias for automation.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or other related scientific or engineering fields.

  • Proven ability to work in a strong, effective engineering culture.

  • 6 years’ experience as a part of a highly functional software development teams building world class products. Demonstrated ability to deliver complex features alone or with peers with minimal oversight.

  • 6 years developing software with development languages such as JavaScript, Python, and Go.

  • 4 years working with and configuring build and publishing tools, high-level build automation, and cloud-based CI/CD.

  • 2 years working with and configuring monitoring, logging, and cloud based APM systems.

  • 2 years working with and configuring containerized workloads and cloud based hosting (Kubernetes).

  • Public contributions to open-source projects, patents, publications or conference presentations are a plus.


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: Development

Location: Washington-Seattle

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

Req ID: 325121