Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Principal Enterprise Architect - Portfolio Rationalization in Redmond, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Principal Enterprise Architect - Portfolio Rationalization to our location in Redmond, WA.

We are seeking a Principal Enterprise Architect PSJH to help rationalize our application portfolio in partnership with IS application teams and leadership. Rationalizing and simplifying our application portfolio in alignment with organization's strategy and cloud adoption efforts will greatly help us prioritize our investments (people and financial) to build a more modern and resilient set of healthcare services. The role of the Principle Enterprise Architect is to develop an in-depth understanding of our application landscape (mastered in our CMDB), their current underlying architectural patterns and leverage this knowledge to create broad set of strategies and design principles to accelerate the cloud adoption and rationalization efforts. It’s a highly visible leadership role in which you will be required to interact across all levels (up to the CIO) in a very matrixed environment. The Principal Enterprise Architect leads the efforts that links the business needs, strategy, and processes to our IT strategy, platform needs and documents this using multiple architectural patterns. End goal of this key effort is to meet key business needs in an efficient, sustainable, agile, and adaptable manner by providing modern, scalable and resilient platforms and IT systems.

Principle Enterprise Architects lead the development of a single holistic enterprise architecture model for the whole of the organisation, from all architecture perspectives (Business Services, Business Processes, Information, Applications and Technology). They ensure the Enterprise Architecture is closely aligned to the business Strategy, Business Operating Model and IT strategy, and satisfies all enterprise architecture requirements.

Principle Enterprise Architects operate across organizational and "silos" to drive common approaches and expose information assets and processes across the enterprise. Their goal is to deliver an architecture that supports the most efficient and secure IT environment meeting a company's business needs.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Align of IT strategy and planning with company's business goals.

  • Optimize of information management through an understanding of evolving business needs and technology capabilities.

  • Promote of shared infrastructure and applications to reduce costs and improve information flow. Ensure that projects do not duplicate functionality or diverge from each other and business and IT strategies.

  • Lead architects and subject matter experts (SME) to provide a consensus based enterprise solution that is scalable, adaptable and in synchronization with ever-changing business needs.

  • Risk Management of information and IT assets through appropriate standards and security policies.

  • Direct or indirect involvement in the development of policies, standards and guidelines that direct the selection, development, implementation and use of Information Technology within the enterprise.

  • Lead Governance and Compliance efforts.

  • Build employee knowledge and skills in specific areas of expertise.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 10 or more years of advanced leadership responsibilities experience.

  • 10 or more years of architecture related roles and responsibilities experience.

  • 10 or more years of being the subject matter expert in one or more domain areas.

  • Project and program management planning and organizational skills.

  • Analytical skills.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Working knowledge of cloud services and modern IT / system architectures (Azure preffered)

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education/experience.

  • Coursework/Training or equivalent education/experience.

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: Infrastructure

Location: Washington-Redmond

Req ID: 288383