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Providence Principal Data Governance Analyst PSJH in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Principal Data Governance Analyst PSJH to our location in Renton, WA; Seattle, WA; Portland, OR; Irvine, CA or Beaverton, OR .

We are seeking a Principal Data Governance KPI and Metadata Management Analyst PSJH who will elevate Providence St Joseph Health data assets, standards, data quality and master data consistent with the enterprise data governance framework and operating model in support of strategic analytic priorities. The Principal Analyst will partner with all business stakeholders, analysts, architects and technology solutions providers to inventory, document and drive adoption of enterprise data assets, business and technical metadata and lineage. This position requires a strong business acumen and technical skills to develop and implement data governance processes, best practices and tools.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Leverage analytics and collaborate with business stakeholders to understand current and future data needs. Discovery and documentation of stewardship, key metrics, business term curation, reference data management and reporting lineage. Develop and promote standard definitions, workflows and data governance best practices to accelerate growth and use of business glossary.

  • Engage with technical stewards to map relevant data sources and relationships to business assets. Identify and facilitate cataloging of technical assets and foster stewardship of data in our technology teams. Review technical tools and vendor products for data governance capabilities.

  • Partner with and advance master data management initiatives and solutions to promote data assets which make optimal use of information, tools, and technology.

  • Embed with Healthcare Intelligence project teams to facilitate standards gap analysis and recommend activities to improve processes and information quality and facilitate adoption by production support teams.

  • Effectively educate partners throughout the organization on the benefits of data governance and on methodology, processes and tools.

  • Recommend solutions to demonstrate data governance activities which measure and drive improvement in the data governance program effectiveness.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Clinical, Informatics or other Business discipline or equivalent education/experience.

  • 10 years healthcare data management and analytics solutions project work in patient data and other domains.

  • 10 years demonstrated ability to express data solutions through effective documentation and communication and to apply data solutions to solve business problems.

  • 8 years demonstrated in-depth experience utilizing patient data domain.

  • 3 years experience with large-scale structured and unstructured data and analytics.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Informatica Axon Metadata tool or EDC (enterprise data catalog) or similar platform experience desired.

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Clinical, Informatics or other Business discipline.

  • 5 years experience working closely with local and geographically distributed shared services executive team members.

  • 3 years participation and active role in a data standardization program.

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.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, 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: Washington-Renton

Other Location(s): Washington-Seattle, Oregon-Portland, Oregon-Beaverton, California-Irvine

Req ID: 280938