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Providence Senior Manager, Software Engineering - Digital Innovation Group in Seattle, Washington


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

We are seeking a Senior Manager Software Engineering for the Digital Innovation Group (DIG) within Providence in one of our remote locations in WA, OR, MT, AK, CA, NM, or TX.

About us:

DIG is both a healthcare startup and a technology/product incubator. Our various teams gather market data on effective solutions in the healthcare space and then proceed to build out a product line with the latest and greatest technology available. When market maturity hits, DIG enables the product vertical to spin out into its own company. It is an unique mix of venture capitalists, digital strategists, marketing acumen, product development and engineering all meshed into one group nestled inside a large healthcare company. We are here to set the pace for other healthcare organizations around the country on how to conceive, engineer and launch effective healthcare solutions.

About you:

You are here to bring together an informed mix of experience of technology, product and business acumen. You are adept at designing and documenting systems, writing code spanning vast expanses of the software engineering ecosystem: from a full-stack engineer, to evangelizing best practices in a micro services based environments, understanding distributed systems and big data patterns, systems engineering software that touches developer tool chains, networks and operating systems in the cloud to machine learning concepts and how common techniques and algorithms are employed in the modern cloud landscape. You handle deadlines, budgets, and various other managerial tasks. You draw on your knowledge and experience, as well as your big-picture view, to help guide them. You act as the primary expert in multiple areas as you help us transform healthcare through technology that is smart, sophisticated, user-centric, and measurable.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

Technical leader:

  • Set and deliver success metrics for multiple engineering teams including velocity/delivery, code quality, and operational effectiveness.

  • Technical owner for a major functional area in the department.

  • Bring teams together to find and promote solutions which measurable improve the output and effectiveness of multiple teams, including customers.

Quality Champion:

  • Set "done" criteria for engineering work including design/code reviews, automated test coverage, internationalization, scale/performance concerns, multi-tenancy, and operational effectiveness.

  • Owns continuous improvement mechanisms that impact multiple teams, including automated functional and scalability testing.

Operational Excellence:

  • Manages the support and maintenance of a major functional area —including installation, triage, documentation, debugging.

  • Ensures an appropriate continuous integration and delivery pipeline is in place for multiple teams, and sets the standards for monitoring operational effectiveness including uptime, error rates, and root cause analysis, and change management.

  • Collaborate effectively across multiple teams, senior management, and executive.


  • Trusted to execute cross-team initiatives in the department.

  • You are actively involved in hiring, set the bar for technical competency for a functional area.

  • You complete regular goals, 1:1s, and performance reviews for your team.


Required qualifications for this position include:

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

  • 8 years relevant industry experience shipping high-traffic enterprise software end-to-end on two of mobile apps, front end SPAs, or back end web services.

  • 4 years leading teams of software engineers delivering software, including setting standards for design/code/deployment best practices, and operational effectiveness.

  • 2 years leading Agile software development processes across several teams to translate needs from customers including UX/Product requirements into working software.

  • 2 years setting standards for hiring, and performance reviews for software engineers across several teams.

  • 2 years working with cloud services platforms such as AWS, and relational/non-relational databases

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 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


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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 Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Seattle

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

Req ID: 331125