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Providence Health & Services Software Developer 3 in Beaverton, Oregon


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Software Developer 3 to our location in Beaverton, OR.

We are seeking a Software Developer 3 to be a member of an Agile software development team (Scrum or Kanban) in the PHP Information Services (IS) Department. As senior software developer they will be expected to work well within their agile team, foster collaboration, mentor teammates and other members of the IS Department, and provide opinion and expertise on technical issues all while embracing Agile Principles and Values.

The Software Developer 3 performs a variety of technical administration, development, and support functions for Information Services. Works with customers, vendors, consultants and other Information Services staff in performing their duties. On-call support is a requirement for any Developer position. Developers are required to provide 24/7 on-call support on a rotational basis.


Ability to deal with a constantly changing environment where day to day priorities change.

Learning new processes, technologies, areas of the business, etc. quickly to solve complex business problems.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Working as an effective team member in an Agile Scrum or Kanban team.

  • Providing technical expertise and mentoring to their fellow Agile team members and members of other teams.

  • Gather and analyze complex business requirements.

  • Specify and implement technical plans for complex solutions.

  • Combine business and technical knowledge to gain agreement and implement solutions within cross-functional teams.

  • Verify correctness of software using manual and automated testing strategies.

  • Verify performance of software using load testing and other strategies.

  • Follow enterprise defined change control standards.

  • Provide peer review for change control.

  • Provide advice regarding choices for tools and technical approaches.

  • Contribute to technical standards and guidelines.

  • Document departmental process workflows, systems designs, and procedures.

  • Provide technical details, guidance and assistance during story planning and refinement.

  • Break down Features into well-structured User Stories that provide business value with achievable acceptance criteria. Each User Story should provide business value to the customer or stakeholder. Vertical slicing of deliverables should be done to facilitate delivery of high priority requirements and functionality first.

  • Provide relevant project status documentation that communicates clearly to all levels of technical and non-technical staff.

  • Provide peer review and mentorship to other technical staff at all levels.

  • Consider business needs within the context of technical and procedural standards when designing systems and planning changes.

  • Proactively manage system availability and performance to meet business needs

  • Proficient using Microsoft productivity software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associates's Degree plus 6 years of demonstrated software development experience in an enterprise environment.

  • Bachelor's Degree plus 4 years of demonstrated software development experience in an enterprise environment or equivalent education/experience.

  • Education/Experience Equivalencies: 6 year degree plus 2 years of demonstrated software development experience in an enterprise environment.

  • At least 8 years of demonstrating software development experience in an

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: Information Technology

Location: Oregon-Beaverton

Req ID: 242812