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Software Solution Architect

We Are Hiring

Have you heard? Ascension Technologies, one of the largest healthcare information technology services in the country, is making a shift in their IT space!
Join the IT revolution with us as we turn our attention from technology that supports our national health system to developing, deploying, and driving technology that will change the face of healthcare.
If you enjoy creating something new, dreaming big, and have a passion for your expertise we encourage you to apply!
Why Join Ascension?
With more than 4,000 associates, Ascension Technologies enables access to data across applications, transforming how clinicians and patients interact with technology, which enhances our ability to better serve communities with greater agility and responsiveness. Our associates leverage technology to create collaborative solutions that improve health decisions every day. We believe you should be a tech founder not a fixer – that’s how we do tech at Ascension technologies.
What You Will Do
As Solution Architect, you will ensure that Ascension stays on the leading edge of technology, demonstrates leadership in product quality, and maintains technical excellence and engineering practices. You will be responsible for shaping, implementing and leading delivery of strategic solutions.  Through exploration and collaboration, you will engage in a rewarding career that’s driven by you and powered by Ascension.
You will get to work in our brand new, creatively stimulating, office space we are calling the “Digital Studio” in Austin, TX (#1 in U.S. News Rankings - Best Places to Live). We feel that Innovative thinking is usually done best over a free beverage and that’s why our Digital Studio comes stocked and offers a variety of unconventional workspaces.
Our goal in this transformation is to hire people who are great at something. Give them new problems to work on. Trust them to be outstanding.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Use Agile engineering practices and various software and web development technologies to rapidly architect creative and efficient solutions that enhance patient, caregiver, and clinician experience.
  • Architect clinical data using EHR integration platforms, an enterprise data lake and data warehouse, and additional systems to enable advanced use cases such as treatment recommendations, documentation analysis, and value-based care.
  • Drive efficient solution architecture design choices to ensure low-risk, efficient technical delivery, contribute across the technology stack, from database and DevOps infrastructure that supports continuous deployment to native apps.
  • Coordinate with the enterprise architecture team and solution architect lead to ensure the journey is optimally integrated with the overall clinical technology stack.
  • Establish, implement, and document the technology integration and migration roadmaps.
  • Bring a strong business-and user-orientation to the architecture function, focusing on designing solutions that serve user needs, minimize total cost of ownership, and maximize value.
  • Build Ascension as a digital brand for in the tech and open source community by participating in meetups, conferences, Hackathons & similar other external digital events in the region.

What You Will Need

  • Excellent understanding of Node.js, Go, Ruby on Rails, Java, PHP, Perl, SQL, HTML, .Net, JavaScript or CSS
  • Infrastructure knowledge including RESTful APIs, Single Sign On, LDAP, LAMP, Search Technologies
  • Understanding of EHR and/or lab system architecture and data including HL7 and FHIR
  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate / Bachelor’s degree.
    •  Master’s degree is a plus
Work Experience:
  • 3 years of experience preferred
  • 8+ years of software development experience, with knowledge of Agile development process and demonstrated appetite for continual learning, typically manifested in community contributions (e.g., open source work, publishing / speaking on technical ideas)
  • Experience with code refactoring, design patterns, design-driven development, continuous deployment, highly scalable applications, application security
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL data stores
  • Functional expertise in clinical, laboratory and provider platforms and solutions e.g. EHR

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Job ID: 327028
Category: Information Systems
Facility: MOSTL Ascension Technologies
Ministry: Ascension Technologies
Location: Austin, TX

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