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Providence Health & Services System Administrator 3 Specialist in Beaverton, Oregon


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a System Administrator 3 Specialist to our location in Beaverton, OR.

We are seeking a System Administrator 3 Specialist to perform a variety of technical administration, development, and support functions for Information Services. Specialists work with customers, vendors, consultants and other Information Services staff in performing their duties. On-call support is usually a requirement for a Specialist.

At times, specialists will be expected to assist PHS IS employees in other service areas. A specialist can advance through the two defined levels of this job category. There are six (6) major areas of activity: Education, Training, Experience, IS Team Involvement and Interactions, Technical Skills Project/Support Responsibilities Communication and Interpersonal Skills, and Business Knowledge.

To advance, an employee must attain increased education, skills, knowledge and abilities and must demonstrate an ability to assume the increased responsibilities and accountabilities of the higher level as designated in this Job Category Description and on the Job Title Specification Sheet.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:


  • Participate in cross-functional teams and committees within Information Services Division, typically within an agile team working in a Kanban format. Uses appreciable originality on assignments; discusses or seeks approval on complex issues.

  • Contribute to the innovation and improvement of processes, policies, techniques and best practices supporting department and team goals.

  • Analyze work plans for operational impact and ensure plans are appropriately documented.

  • Able to analyze business problems and opportunities in relation to IAM, and provide effective solutions.

  • Demonstrate ability in managing sub tasks of technical projects.

  • Work closely with the business users and IS Teams to ensure solutions are effectively meeting business needs and preserve operational integrity.

  • Evaluate proposed changes to the environment and recommend appropriate remediation or enhancements. Identify security concerns.

  • Diagnose user problems/questions, and coordinate solutions for customers.

  • Track, report, identify problems and recommend solutions (escalate as necessary).

  • Support, test, coordinate or perform technology installations including: upgrades, moves, ads, changes, fixes, and patches.

  • System Administration skills including tool evaluation, performance monitoring, configuration management and recovery strategies.

  • Disaster Recovery Planning, acquisition planning, volume/capacity planning, and configuration planning.

  • Support and drive continual improvement across the team/department.

  • Act as a mentor to others on the team.

  • Lead team activities frequently.

  • Provide training to less experienced coworkers.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 4 years industry related experience OR;

  • Associate degree and 6 years of industry related experience OR;

  • 8 years of industry related 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: IT Operations and Support

Location: Oregon-Beaverton

Req ID: 263990