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Providence Senior Environment Release Administrator in Portland, Oregon


Providence is seeking a Senior Environmental Release Administrator who will be responsible for :

  • Defining, developing and managing the Epic environments.

  • Change control and communication of environment activities

  • Communicating environment activities between technical and application teams

  • Providing leadership in matters concerning the Epic environment

  • Performing all duties in a manner that promotes team concepts

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

Environment Administrator responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead the effort to define environment needs and requirements of the application teams

  • Coordinates activities to prepare environments

  • Serves as a liaison between technical staff, application build teams, testing team and training teams under the direction of the Manager

  • Identify and report issues

  • Manage updates and upgrades

  • Develop and maintain documentation of technical infrastructure; and policies and procedures

  • Coordinate environment downtime

  • Plan and manage scheduled events

  • Maintain refresh schedules

Release Administrator responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Upgrade activities

  • Scheduled maintenance activities

  • Receipt, tracking and application of vendor release authorizations and change orders

  • Provide input on enterprise change control, downtime, disaster recovery, cut-over/go-live planning and other project teams/committees as needed

  • Enforce and adhere to strict enterprise change control policies and procedures as well as ensure migration/validation processes are followed

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Participation in 24/7 on call rotation as needed

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Must be able to interact with technical and non-technical staff

  • Knowledgeable about Epic technical structure

  • Understand the Epic environment “big picture” and impact of different areas on the environment(s) by taking a strategic approach to project planning, operational tasks, system planning, and balancing and prioritizing short and long term requirements

  • Proactively identify and communicate project deliverables, milestones, tasks, resources and contingency plans. Communicates major issues promptly to management, team members and affected customer(s). Proactively facilitates document (standards, SOP, policies, etc.) initiation, reviews, status

  • Work with complex issues where analysis of situations and data requires an in-depth evaluation of variables and the exercise of good judgment in selecting methods and techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

  • Works independently and manages time effectively

  • Makes informed decisions about where to invest efforts based on established priorities as demonstrated by: completing assignments on time; communicating with customers and supervisors regarding prioritization and target completion dates based on business need or impact

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or other related field -OR- a combination of equivalent education and experience

  • 7 years Relevant IT experience

  • 5 years Extensive experience in strategic / tactical planning

Preferred qualifications:

  • 5 years' Experience as a Systems analyst or Programmer on mission-critical, clinical information system

  • Epic Data Courier Administrator within 6 months of hire date

  • Epic Chronicles Install Utilities within 6 months of hire date

  • Epic Certifications must be kept up to date

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

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

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P367173
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: IT Administration
Job Function: Information Technology
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Business Professional
Department: 4011 SS IS CRCA SFTWR ENGIN
Address: OR Portland 4400 NE Halsey St

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.