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Providence Director Software Engineering - Digital Innovation Group in Seattle, Washington


Providence is seeking a Director of Engineering to our one of our remote locations in WA, OR, MT, AK, CA, NM, or TX.

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

 At Providence, we use our voice to advocate for vulnerable populations and health care reforms. We pursue innovative ways to transform health care by keeping people healthy, and making our services more convenient, accessible, and affordable for all. In an increasingly uncertain world, we are committed to high-quality, compassionate health care for everyone—regardless of coverage or ability to pay. We help people and communities benefit from the best health care model for the future, today.   

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.   

In this position you will:

  • Lead and positively impact multiple product areas within your functional domain, as well as influence the broader technology organization. You provide technical leadership for critical areas that significantly impact customer success. You have depth of expertise in key technologies and you are often consulted on the design and delivery of new solutions. You suggest methods to improve our internal processes and team productivity. You are a role model and mentor for individual contributors. You have a consistent track record of delivering on commitments. You work with other architects and principal architects to shape the architectural vision and roadmap for the organization. You inspire where technology should go next. You suggest and investigate cutting edge technologies which position the organization for the future, and are considered a trusted advisor to both business and customers and your organization's leadership. You communicate proactively and effectively to different kinds of audiences, including executives, customers and non-technical stakeholders, both internal and external to Providence. You ensure that the solutions being built are built with the future in mind.


Required qualifications for this position:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Information Systems, Information Science, Software Engineering, Software Development, or other related scientific or engineering fields. Or equivalent educ/experience.

  • 10 or more years of relevant industry experience shipping high-traffic enterprise software end-to-end using SOA on several of mobile apps, front end SPAs, or back end web services.

  • 8 years Leading teams of software engineers delivering software, including setting standards for design\code\deployment best practices, and operational effectiveness.

  • 5 years Working with cloud services platforms such as AWS, and relational \ non-relational databases.

  • 3 years Leading first-level software engineering managers including a consistent track record of delivering on organization-wide goals as well as day-to-day activities.

  • 3 years Setting standards for hiring, performance reviews, and managing budget across several teams.

Preferred qualifications for this position:

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Information Systems, Information Science, Software Engineering, Software Development, or other related scientific or engineering fields or equivalent education/experience.

We offer:

A small but growing team - we’re good at what we do and enjoy working together.

Autonomy and respect from day one

An environment that is scrappy, flexible, and values tenacity

Great pay

Generous vacation, benefits, flexible work, and matched 403b

The best tools money can buy

What else:

You’ll be surrounded by a team of people who have transformed industries and have come to Providence to transform health care delivery. You will have the best of both worlds- the exhilaration of an incubation organization paired with the resources and security of an industry healthcare leader.

What drives us:

As employees of the Providence Digital Innovation Group, we passionately serve the people of our community. We are dedicated to removing obstacles that limit access to quality health care and enabling people to live healthier lives. #digjobs #LI-Remote

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 Director/Executive

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 354865