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Full Stack Developer

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?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. We believe you should be a tech founder not a fixer – that’s how we do tech at Ascension technologies.
Where Will You Work
You will get to work in our River North location. River North is Chicago’s most renown area. It's home to the Magnificent Mile, one of the best-known shopping districts in the country, as well as one of the most iconic attractions in the city: Navy Pier. Ascension’s workspace is right in the heart of this area inside a historic landmark building with amenities to help feed your creativity. Enjoy lounges, private offices, and conference rooms with stunning views of the Chicago River—plus an onsite fitness center and a coffee bar with full-time barista. Commuting is a breeze with more than 10 bus lines all within a two-block radius. After work, walk out and enjoy some of the city’s best restaurants and entertainment options.

What You Will Do

As a Full Stack Developer with Ascension Technologies, you will have the opportunity to contribute across the technology stack, covering the end-to-end development of applications and improvements to DevOps tooling. Through exploration and collaboration, you will engage in a rewarding career that’s driven by you and powered by Ascension.
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:
  • Shape and implement technology and business solutions
  • Use Agile engineering practices and various software development technologies to rapidly develop creative, high quality and efficient solutions that enhance Ascension’s technology stack
  • Deliver product visualization based on input from Design Lead and Product Manager
  • Collaborate with other team members to translate business requirements into user stories
  • Write code and test scripts, and continuously deliver new / improved product functionality in an agile approach.
  • Implement capabilities for automated test & upgrades
  • Create appropriate documentation as defined by the agile approach
  • Communicate with internal IT teams to resolve technical dependencies during implementation
  • Build Ascension’s brand in the technology community
  • Deep knowledge of server-side technologies, frameworks such as Java, Go, SpringBoot
  • Deep knowledge of client-side languages and frameworks such as CSS, Bootstrap, Javascript, TypeScript, Angular2+, ReactJS, Vue.JS
  • Knowledge of designing RESTful APIs as microservices, SAML/OAuth/OIDC
  • Knowledge of frontend and backend testing frameworks (e.g. JUnit, Selenium, Jest, Karma etc.,)
  • Knowledge of NOSQL databases such as Cassandra, CouchDB, MongoDB and Redis
  • Knowledge of developing cloud native applications on platforms such as GCP, AWS, Azure and PCF
  • Knowledge of Search Technologies (Lucene, Elasticsearch) and messaging software (Kafka, RabbitMQ) is a plus
  • Familiarity with healthcare data formats (e.g., HL7, FHIR) is a plus

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
Work Experience:
  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL Databases and Linux OS.
  • Experience in agile development process, pair programming, continuous integration and deployment
  • Experience leveraging various design patterns, test-driven development, and automated testing frameworks
  • Experience using Git and Jenkins

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Technologies is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.
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Job ID: 327475
Category: Information Systems
Facility: MOSTL Ascension Technologies
Ministry: Ascension Technologies
Location: Chicago, IL

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