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Providence Health & Services Data Engineer 2 in Portland, Oregon


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Data Engineer 2 to our location in Portland, OR.

We are seeking a Data Engineer 2 who will ingest and transform strategically important population health data in our Azure cloud environment. The Data Engineer will develop de-duplication, normalization and source/target mapping scripts to integrate data from payers, provider systems and third parties. He or she will assist in database design and algorithm improvement (e.g. patient matching algorithms). The Data Engineer will work closely with our Informatics Data Engineers and help establish the entire project life cycle and analyze large amount of raw information to find patterns, undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data using object oriented programing and Azure cloud tools. The Data Engineer will be responsible for maintaining cloud Datawarehouse (Snowflake, Synapse), data ingestion and development using Azure Databricks, Python, Pyspark and SQL, Azure Data Factory and otherAzure cloud tools available.

If you have the technical skill and want to change healthcare with us by building a modern data exchange environment in the cloud, please consider applying.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Strong knowledge of Azure Cloud environment.

  • Advanced Object Oriented Programming Skills in Python and Pyspark.

  • Advanced SQL skills including stored procedures, triggers and advanced functions.

  • Should know the best practices using tools like Databricks, Azure Data Factory and other Azure cloud tools.

  • Strong knowledge of relational database design principles; performance tuning, indexing and compression, transaction management and partitioning.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Informatics, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathmatics or a related field or equivalent education/experience.

  • 3 years experience using Databricks.

  • 2 years advanced Object Oriented programming skills (Python) experience.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years experience working in Azure Cloud Environment.

  • 2 years healthcare data experience with payer eligibility and claims.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Shared Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for our Providence family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Analytics/Business Intelligence

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 290511