Providence Health & Services Principal Data Architect in Beaverton, Oregon


Providence is calling a Principal Data Architect to Providence Health & Services in Beaverton, OR.

Providence Health Plans (PHP) is a market leading health plan and is part of the 3rd largest health care delivery system in the United States, Providence St. Joseph Health, serving members and patients in OR, WA, CA, MT, AL and TX. We are looking for a strong technical leader in the role of Principal Architect. The ideal candidate will have experience in collaborating within an Architect team of Solutions and Principal Architects, working closely with the Information Services (IS) Management team and the entire IS organization, in implementing market leading technology capabilities.

We are looking for a highly motivated servant leader who is experienced working within the Scaled Agile Framework environment and who enjoys collaborative problem solving with fellow technologists and business experts. You will facilitate teams in the creation of timely technical solutions that enable efficiency, automation and meet our Mission and strategic goals of Providence to continue to serve poor and vulnerable populations, enable our Population Health division to continue to grow to serve in all of our operating markets, and most importantly, ease the way of all of our members by enabling their access to care whether it be in the ease of understanding their health plan insurance benefits or easily access care in the clinical or virtual setting. Having high emotional intelligence, the Principal Architect works with leaders across our organization, whether in the C suite or at the subject expert level, in delivering business value within the required speed to market requirements.

You will be part of a team that is focused on delivering data services technologies at the enterprise level using cutting edge technical platforms. Interested candidates please apply, we look forward to meeting you!

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain data roadmaps that illustrate the current as-is state and desired future state (3-5 yr horizon) of PHP technical environments. Drive the adoption of standard toolsets with and participate in Software Development practices.

  • Connect with the business partners to understand how existing or new technology can be applied to enable business capabilities. Influence our business partners to make responsible technical decisions that provide maximum benefits and efficiency while keeping risk manageable.

  • Collaborate and Consult with the Agile and project teams to facilitate the creation of technical solutions that efficiently address the business needs and are complementary to Providence’s overall technical directions.

  • Understand how PHP can leverage industry knowledge and tools. Research new technologies where appropriate and facilitate their introduction into the organization through educational efforts and proof of concept activities.

  • Create prototype applications and data frameworks that prove out and illustrate best practices. Identify and design re-usable services.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Undergraduate degree

  • Overall 8 years of IT experience in enterprise setting, supporting more than one business process/area

  • 6 years’ experience as data architect using Informatica platform (PowerCenter, IDQ, MDM, B2B)

  • Expert knowledge of data integration, quality, governance, and information management

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Database development experience using Microsoft (SQL Server)

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or information systems

  • Certification from the appropriate standards body

  • Health care industry experience

  • Team leadership or team management experience

  • Exposure to emerging big data and analytics platforms

  • Enterprise Scaled Agile development experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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: Health Plans

Location: Oregon-Beaverton

Req ID: 199948