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 Software Developer with Ascension Technologies, you will contribute to the creation of our robust suite of cloud-native enterprise applications in the rapidly growing healthcare software industry. You will be a member of a dev team working collaboratively with others in an Agile organization to deliver software that sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.
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. We are advocates for a compassionate and just society through our actions and our words, and we are developing software solutions to support that mission.
Develop high quality cloud-native applications using Java/Spring Boot microservices on GCP
Break down complex requirements into independent coding tasks and strategies
Create unit and integration tests to fully test and regress software
Participate in design and code reviews
Work with other teams (i.e. Product, PM, etc.) to ensure delivered code meets specifications based on functional/technical specifications
Participate in Agile routines and ceremonies; daily standups, sprint planning, sprint demos/retrospectives
Strong Computer Science fundamentals in OOAD, design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
Expertise in Java8+/Spring Boot
Strong understanding of relational and NoSQL databases (MySql, Postgres, Mongo, Redis, etc), SQL, and database/schema design
Experience with TDD/BDD/DDD using JUnit, Cucumber etc.
Strong understanding of professional software engineering best practices for the full SDLC including coding standards, code reviews, source control, build processes, testing, and operations
Demonstrated mastery of the full SDLC including CI/CD and modern build and deployment tools.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Openness to new ideas and an unceasing desire to learn new things
Outstanding interpersonal skills, a positive mindset, and a collaborative spirit are a must have
Experience designing and developing cloud-native, scalable, and highly available distributed systems
Expertise in microservice architectural patterns and design
Experience with container technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
Experience with message broker/event queue technologies (e.g. Rabbit, Kafka)
Experience with Atlassian tools: JIRA, Confluence, etc.
What You Will Need
High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.
B.S in Computer Science, M.S. in Computer Science, or a related technical discipline preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity
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