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Solutions 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?

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 You Will Work
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.
   

What You Will Do

As a Software Solutions Architect 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 in Austin. You will be a member of the team working collaboratively with others to apply your advanced breadth of knowledge related to architecture and technology, as well as your expertise in design 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.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Design high quality cloud-native applications in a microservice architecture on GCP
  • Architect performant, resilient, scalable, highly available solutions for running the largest non-profit health system in the United States
  • Contribute to the evaluation and selection of technology choices
  • Drive the adoption and implementation of best practices for the development team for the full SDLC
  • Work with other teams (i.e. Product, Enterprise architecture, etc.) to ensure delivered solutions meet specifications based on functional/technical requirements
Required Experience:
  • Experience designing and developing cloud-native, scalable, and highly available distributed systems (an absolute must)
  • Expertise in architectural patterns and design, specifically microservices systems (an absolute must)
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in OOAD, design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
  • Fluency in a high-level Object-oriented programming language (preferably Java) and strong knowledge of OOAD, design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
  • Strong understanding of professional software engineering best practices for the full SDLC including coding standards, code reviews, source control, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Strong understanding of relational and NoSQL databases (MySql, Postgres, Mongo, Redis, etc), SQL, and database/schema design
  • Knowledge of JavaScript front-end frameworks (Angular, React, etc.)
  • Experience with TDD/BDD/DDD using JUnit, Cucumber etc.
  • Experience with container technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with message broker/event queue technologies (e.g. Rabbit, Kafka)
  • 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
        

What You Will Need

Education:
  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, Associate degree, or Bachelor's degree required
  • B.S in Computer Science, M.S. in Computer Science, or a related technical discipline preferred
Work Experience:
  • 3 years of experience preferred
  • 7+ years of professional software development experience in an Agile environment preferred
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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: 353677
Category: Information Systems
Facility: MOSTL Ascension Technologies
Ministry: Ascension Technologies
Location: Austin, TX

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