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Principal Engineer-Identity Engineering
at Legacy Health
Portland, OR

Principal Engineer-Identity Engineering
at Legacy Health
Portland, OR

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Principal Engineer-Identity Engineering


Job ID: 19-9015
Type: Regular Full-Time
System Office 1120 Building


Every aspect of what we do at Legacy reinforces our commitment to improve the lives of our staff, our patients and our visitors. Information Services is no exception. IS drives so much of what we do, and we look for experts in the field to lead the way. Do you have your finger on the pulse of information systems for business and health care? Can you analyze, build, test, support and maintain systems that will benefit our hospital system and those we serve? If so, we’d like to hear from you.


Legacy Health is looking for an experienced Identity Engineer to help lead the Identity and Access Management (IAM) Program. The PE is accountable for designing and developing processes and automation to support our identity services team. This role will be a key member of our IAM program, supporting automation and administration of the IAM tools. Candidates should have expertise in Role Based Access Control methodologies, ITSM methodologies, software development, and Microsoft System Center.

The Principal Engineer serves as the senior technical member of an engineering team. The position works across multiple disciplines to deliver IS products and services to the organization that scale efficiently while improving performance and minimizing costs.

The Principal Engineer works to coordinate strategies, create standards, pilot new capabilities, build and design automated workflows, and connect multiple services or product lines within the organization. As a thought leader for the team the Principal Engineer works with peers to ensure technology systems and services standards are adopted, implemented, and kept up to date. This will require the principal engineer to have a strong background in design and implementation of infrastructure, software, applications, and security. The position requires experience and strong knowledge of Agile and Lean methodologies to deliver information services in an efficient and repeatable manner.

The Principal Engineer works with customers, stakeholders, analysts, architects, and other engineers to troubleshoot and find root cause of technology and security defects. They must be excellent team players and have demonstrated experience across multiple systems, knowledge of numerous scripting languages, and the ability to rapidly automate solutions.


Education: Bachelor's degree in science, engineering, computer science, math, information systems, statistics or business required. Relevant experience (min. of 4 years) may be substituted for educational requirements.

Experience: 8+ years of experience in delivery of IT solutions to include server, storage, network, telecom, client systems engineering and/or security engineering experience.

Skills: Thorough understanding of current development and trends in Information Technology; understanding of healthcare systems to includeexpert level experience in one or more of the following domains:

  • Infrastructure engineering; network, server, storage, voice, and/or information security
  • Software engineering
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data center engineering
  • Data architecture
  • Windows and Linux
  • Public cloud environments (AWS/Azure)
  • Direct experience with security technologies

Strong soft skills, verbal and written communications, including the ability to turn complex technical topics into understandable terminology is a necessity.


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