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Providence Health & Services Principal API Engineer PSJH in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Principal API Engineer to Providence Population Health Finance in Seattle, WA. This position can sit in any of our 7 state locations ( WA, AK, CA, OR, NM, TX, MT) or remote.

The Population Health Informatics team at Providence St Joseph Health is looking for an experienced Principal API Engineer that will pave the way for advancements in healthcare interoperability. He or she will be a leader in building, maintaining, and improving FHIR APIs within a cloud environment.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Create, manage, and continually improve FHIR APIs and other APIs using cloud-based technologies and programs heavily dependent on JAVA expertise.

  • Implement security standards around data exchange.

  • Lead the development of algorithms, metrics, and processes needed to support population health interoperability initiatives, risk contracts and government programs.

  • Lead strategically important analytic projects across Providence St Joseph Health

  • Assist in database architecture

  • Train and mentor other members of the development team.


Required qualifications for this position include:

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

  • 8 years experience querying large datasets using SQL, Java, python and/or scala.

  • 2 years experience working with one or more of the following cloud-based technologies: Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud.

  • 3 years experience with Extract, Load, Transform (ELT) technologies like Azure Data Factory or Informatica.

  • 3 years Data architecture experience, including data ingestion, processing, storage and reporting in a big data environment.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years experience working with healthcare claims and/or Electronic Medical Record billing data.

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 Health & Services 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: Development

Location: Oregon-Portland

Other Location(s): Washington-Renton, Alaska-Anchorage, Montana-Missoula, California-Irvine

Req ID: 261668