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


The Digital Innovation Group at Providence Health & Services is a small but mighty team of engineers, marketers and venture capitalists that are building next-generation tools that give patients convenient and easy access to healthcare virtually anywhere, anytime.

We essentially operate as a tech start-up, but play an integral role in helping PSJH achieve its Vision of “Health for a Better World”.

About our Express Care Product Platform Team

Working with the Express Care team, you will be building a visionary technology platform to enable same-day care for the 21st century. This enables everything from booking a clinic appointment with a few clicks, to video visits, and even house calls! All from your mobile device. And that’s just the stuff we can post publicly! That’s right, our team is transforming health care through technology that is smart, sophisticated, user-centric and measurable. It’s real-world impact in people’s lives each day!

As a Senior Software Engineer Lead on this team, you will serve as a technical leader as part of our Director’s leadership team. First, you will use your technology depth to drive architecture and design decisions. You will also roll-up your sleeves and code with the team. While you don’t have direct reports, you will have responsibility for major facets of our technical decisions and will be guiding/mentoring team members to help them grow in their software development careers.

Some of the things you will do:

  • Implement richly interactive real-time applications with modern JavaScript frameworks based on React and Node

  • Extensively leverage WebRTC, SMS, chat bots and other real-time communication technologies to help patients anywhere at any time!

  • Work with customers, designers and UX experts to design and develop solutions to challenging problems, leading teams and mentoring more junior engineers.

  • Design fault-tolerant architecture that scales with real-time workloads involving audio, video, data, and messaging.

  • Provide thought leadership through investigating new technologies and how they can be applied.

  • Take calculated risks, learn from success or failure, and apply that to the next problem in the pipeline.


Required qualifications for this position include:

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

  • 8 years developing software for front end and back end systems including several of JavaScript, Java, C#, Python

  • 8 years working with frontend JavaScript SPA and state handling frameworks such as React, AngularJS, EmberJS, Redux, along with HTML5 and CSS

  • 8 years deploying solutions with backend frameworks such as Node.js at web scale, including related experience with cloud services platforms such as AWS, and relational \ non-relational databases

  • 2 years configuring continuous integration and deployment systems at scale, on Kubernetes or with containers, including ownership for security reviews

  • 2 years leading technical direction and design reviews for a major functional area of your business unit

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science 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.

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: 223575