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Technology Specialist

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Technology Specialist - Full-Time, Days - 4600 Headquarters - St Louis, MO

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Technologies  leverages technology to create collaborative solutions that improve everyday health decisions. The technology enables seamless access to data across all applications transforming the customer experience when interacting with technology and enhancing our ability across Ascension to better serve communities with greater agility and responsiveness.  It is used to provide insightful use of automation and data-drive improvements to enhance the provider, patient and consumer experience as well as keeping cybersecruity with a strong posture to protect data and other valuable assets.  

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. 

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Technologies, you will have the opportunity to work with assigned customers/areas to translate business requirements into application/system

Job Description

Lead the team to deliver well designed, implemented and tested features

Ensure team executes on sprint commitments with quality

Responsible for identifying and evaluating technical application requirements, data, and distribution to satisfy the application solution in a engineering role. 

Support the automation efforts related to Application, database and content.

Responsible for design, development, implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems.

Recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures.

Collaboration with other efforts, projects and support, will be key to successful execution. 

Develop standards and procedures for measuring product quality and release readiness

Make recommendations related to testing techniques and processes

Apply engineering best practices in order to analyze, design, develop and support software solutions, and/or infrastructure implementations/upgrades. 

Develop software and systems on test driven development and continuous integration practices; establish monitoring and automation processes. 

Should be able to ensure that all processes required for CICD are documented and followed by the development team.

Must be able to evaluate variety of open source technologies and cloud services

Mentor/motivate others and build a positive culture within the team.

Participate in code, design, and product reviews.

Guide others in making sound technical decisions.

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience preferred

Desired Education

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or related technical field required

Professional certification(s) preferred

Desired Qualifications

Minimum 7 to 10 years of professional development experience

Strong understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery methodologies with experience setting up the pipeline using CI/CD tools such as GItHub, Jenkins, Jfrog Artifactory, Nexus etc.

Develop, test and maintain build and deployment scripts using CI/CD framework/tools to automate and streamline deployment processes

Experience with Splunk, ELK Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana)

Preferred experience with APM tools such as Dynatrace, CA Wiley, AppDynamics, DataDog etc.

Experience with automation/configuration management using Chef (preferred), Puppet, Ansible, Terraform or an equivalent

Must have experience with DevOps concepts and automation skills Experience with Linux, Windows operating systems.

Ability to analyze infrastructure automation requirements and code development 

Experience with Red Hat product stack, virtualization (Vmware, HyperV), API development, middleware, storage, messaging, and cloud technology

Experience deploying to PCF

Experience in Cloud technologies like AWS, GCP or Azure.

Experience in scripting with Python, Ruby, YAML

Excellent interpersonal / written and verbal communication skills


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Job ID: 344389
Category: Information Systems
Facility: MOSTL Ascension Technologies
Ministry: Ascension Technologies
Location: St Louis, MO

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