Providence Health & Services Senior Software Engineer, API in Seattle, Washington


The Digital Innovation Group (DIG) at Providence St. Joseph Health 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 Software Engineer in Seattle, WA to join a dedicated team of brilliant developers to help develop robust, scalable APIs for our platforms and services. These APIs support numerous applications and server backends and in this role, you’ll be responsible for the development and delivery of services supporting these APIs and integrations. API Team members have a strong background in Java, hands-on development experience building integrations utilizing a variety of integration products, tools, protocols, technologies, and patterns.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Learn DIGs integrated product frameworks, APIs, and code base

  • Own and drive development and delivery of features in the API. Specifically support Electronic Health Records (EHR) features. This includes building new features and enhancements. Participate in technical design of new and existing features

  • Investigate, troubleshoot, and implement fixes for bugs across all systems and tiers

  • Assisting in any technical needs that arise related to API design & performance

  • Develop testing strategies for APIs and implement solutions that solve problems

  • Continuously improve and simplify integration processes, time, and data quality

  • Evaluate existing systems and components to determine integration requirements to ensure final solutions meet the organizational needs

  • Troubleshoot complex integration failures and testing of interconnected systems

  • Encourage good engineering practice with emphasis on code quality, supportability, scalability, and performance


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience (based on 3 years of work experience for every year of education)

  • 6 years professional experience in software development

  • In-depth knowledge of core library development for a widely used programming language.

  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, and performance analysis.

  • Proficiency in at least two programming languages such as programming languages such as C, C , C#, Java, JavaScript, Python, or Ruby (Or any of your favorite functional languages).

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related field

  • Experience contributing to open source projects, preferably contributing to a runtime, or widely used library

  • Practice of modern software engineering, including coding standard, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and releasing

  • Experience in communicating with users and other technical teams to collect requirements and technical designs

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.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Information Technology

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 209952