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Providence Health & Services Principal BI Developer Ambulatory Care Network in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Principal BI Developer to one of our locations in Washington, Oregon, California, Texas, Montana, Alaska, or New Mexico.

We are seeking a Principle BI Developer, Ambulatory Care Network (ACN) who will serve as the front door to Providence through their On-Demand care offering (ExpressCare, Virtual and Urgent Care), Ambulatory Imaging, Ambulatory Surgery, Wellness and various strategic partnerships. This ACN is establishing their own Business Intelligence (BI) team in partnership with Healthcare Intelligence. The growing ACN BI team will have the opportunity to establish a data infrastructure and analytics strategy from the ground up, requiring a comfort with ambiguity and a fast-paced environment.

The Principle BI Developer supports the organization and its strategic affiliates by taking a leadership role in the development of meaningful reporting and analytic visualization solutions. This position will oversee the gathering of business needs and requirements documentation, provide guidance in identifying appropriate data sources, develop and update reporting objects, provide analysis, and deliver visualization solutions that business leaders can use to drive value. This position is also responsible for interpreting HI developed reporting and analytical solutions to help customers in gaining insight about their areas of accountability and in making strategic decisions.

The Principle BI Developer role is expected to serve as a strong mentor for less experienced analysts in the department to help them develop efficient ways of creating reporting and analytics solutions. This role works with a diverse set of stakeholders and is responsible for leading large reporting and analytics projects across multiple regions or stakeholder groups. This role will be accountable for the effective execution and delivery of projects and solutions while coordinating the resources assigned to these bodies of work. This position may be responsible for the development and implementation of semantic data layer objects, such as Business Objects Universes, data marts, and custom database objects (in coordination with Technical Solutions Analysts and Data Engineers), to support reporting and analytics solutions for the Ambulatory Care Network. Additionally, this position requires the creation of presentation layer objects like interactive reports, scorecards, and dashboards and may be responsible for leading development efforts. Additionally some project management, product management responsibilities may be required.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide high level analytic expertise for the development of complex reporting and analytical Business Intelligence (BI) solutions utilizing various tools such as Power BI, Tableau, and Business Objects. Develop, implement and maintain data solutions utilizing appropriate software languages, including SQL, Business Objects, Toad, and emerging languages such as Python and Spark. Translate from functional requirements to technical specifications.

  • Work with a diverse set of leaders, customers, and stakeholders across the organization to understand, document and outline specific requests for work. Demonstrate an open willingness to listen and learn clinical or business needs, then develop solutions of excellent quality (as measured by performance, data integrity, following HI coding standards). These solutions should also provide complex and integrated answers to a suite of questions.

  • Design, Model, Develop, and deploy solutions (applications and technologies which are used to acquire, transform, model, analyze and report information) for end-to-end analytics utilizing tools including Tableau, SAP Business Objects, Power BI, and other related BI tools.

  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve reporting and analytical solutions, processes and practices utilizing standard methodologies across HI.

  • Provide guidance, coordination and assignment for ACN resources assigned to projects or bodies of work relevant to the accountabilities and responsibilities of the analyst.

  • Participate in BI solution design to support business and/or clinical operations and programs utilizing latest technologies and standard HI methodologies.

  • Communicate and escalate major issues promptly to ACN management, HI partners, team members, customers as appropriate.

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


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Public Health, Business Management, Information Services or equivalent educ/experience

  • More than 10 years experinece in Healthcare Business Intelligence or related field specific to Business Intelligence

  • More than 10 years experience in Utilization of reporting and analytic tools and techniques

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to elicit, analyze and communicate business requirements from multiple customers across disparate functions

  • Ability to represent the company with external customers/clients

  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and to organize workload to ensure that timeframes are met and the work is successfully completed within deadlines

  • Demonstrated skills in project plan design and implementation; directing projects, coordinating the work of operational teams, and managing project budgets

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Services, Public Health, Business Management.

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: California-Torrance

Other Location(s): Montana, Oregon-Portland, California, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, Texas, Alaska, California-Irvine

Req ID: 308430