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Providence Health & Services Senior Epic Cogito Administrator in Portland, Oregon


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling an Senior Epic Cognito Administrator to our location in Portland, OR.

We are seeking an Senior Epic Cognito Administrator to contribute to multiple projects concurrently, and may also lead projects of moderate technical complexity. The Cogito Administrator will participate in 24x7 on call rotation and is responsible for Epic ETL processes, high availability of systems, data integrity within Clarity and Caboodle, ensuring optimum performance, reliability, recoverability, scalability and stability across databases and servers under the Cogito umbrella. Will also lead projects of high technical complexity and will also set direction for ETL, Oracle, SQL Server, Windows and Linux server standards. Set best practice standards for users of Cogito systems, proactively discover inefficient Oracle PL/SQL or SQL Server programming and educate user base.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Monitor and resolve all nightly Cogito (i.e. Clarity & Caboodle) ETL errors by published SLA times.

  • Develop and maintain ETL processes for Cogito which meet the business and technical requirements of the organization.

  • Plan, test, and implement upgrades and patches to the Clarity Console, Clarity Compass, Caboodle, Cubes, ECI and Clarity Database instances to assure successful and minimal downtime upgrades.

  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve ETL processes, to and from the Clarity and Caboodle databases.

  • Communicate major issues promptly to management, team members and affected customer(s).

  • Develop data cleansing, validation and error processing routines, which ensures data integrity for Clarity and Caboodle.

  • Ensure that proper backup strategies are in place and being followed, and verify restore media and documentation.

  • Resolve production problems through root cause analysis, data investigation, debugging and testing.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or similar field.

  • 5 years’ experience in system/platform administration.

  • 3 years’ experience with Cogito administration.

  • Experience in PL/SQL, SQL, SAP Crystal Reports, Universes, SSIS, SSRS, Informatica, Unix, KB-SQL and data analysis.

  • Experience with Epic products (Compass, Release Authorizations, Cache).

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

  • Knowledge of servers, operating systems (Windows, Unix/Linux), networking, and security (LDAP, Active Directory).

  • Proficiency in Epic Cogito Administration (Clarity, Caboodle, Epic Crystal Integration, Cubes).

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.

  • Possesses strong technical aptitude.

  • Ability to coordinate technical projects requiring resources from multiple IT teams and outside vendors.

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 St. Joseph health 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

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-Portland

Req ID: 224254