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Providence Health & Services Principal Data Architect in Beaverton, Oregon


Providence is calling a Enterprise 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 Enterprise Data Architect. The Enterprise Data Architect will work 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. The person will be part of a team that is focused on delivering data services technologies at the enterprise level using cutting edge technical platforms.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Connect with the business partners to understand how existing or new technology can be applied to enable business capabilities.

  • Assist business and IT leadership in scoping and estimating new initiatives; work with product owners to convert new initiatives into epics, features, and stories for ready implementation by the project teams.

  • Influence our business partners to make responsible technical decisions that provide maximum benefits and efficiency while keeping risk manageable.

  • Create and maintain roadmaps that illustrate the current as-is state and desired future states of PHP data environments, including architecture, platform, and technology viewpoints.

  • Work with agile teams to create technical solutions that efficiently address business needs and are complementary to Providence’s overall technical direction; align backlogs and work efforts across development teams to ensure timely delivery of complete business capabilities.

  • Help lead an architecture review board to ensure new work is aligned to the overall IT strategy and roadmaps, and to ensure that innovation and best practices are replicated among development teams.

  • Help institute a data governance program to ensure timeliness, quality, usage, and safety of sensitive PHP data.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Undergraduate degree

  • Overall 12 years of IT experience in enterprise setting, supporting more than one business process/area

  • 6 years’ experience as enterprise data architect

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

  • Expert knowledge of integrating architecture and planning activities with agile development and delivery practices

  • Working knowledge of service-oriented architectures, event-driven architectures, microservices, ETL, and service bus patterns.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Database development experience using Microsoft (SQL Server preferred) or other leading database platform

  • Bachelor''''s degree in Computer Science or information systems

  • Health care industry experience

  • Team leadership or team management experience

  • Understanding of emerging big data and analytics platforms

  • Enterprise Scaled Agile development experience

  • Exposure to Informatica platform (PowerCenter, IDQ, MDM, B2B)

  • Knowledge of frameworks, like TOGAF or DAMA-DMBOK, or certifications from standards body

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: Development

Location: Oregon-Beaverton

Req ID: 213215