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Software Development Manager

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Software Development Manager - SWE Consumer CHI - Full-Time Day - Chicago, IL

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 manage administration and maintenance of assigned information systems, function(s) and/or resources.


  • Lead your development team to deliver high quality cloud-native applications using Java/Spring Boot microservices on PCF

  • Oversee the design and implementation for the overall architecture of the applications and services for which you are responsible

  • Translate and decompose user stories from Product Management into technical stories and tasks for development 

  • Serve as the direct manager of your team providing mentorship, coaching, and development of rising talent 

  • Drive process improvements, strategic planning, and the management of your team’s projects 

  • Participate in Agile routines and ceremonies; daily standups, sprint planning, sprint demos/retrospectives


Required Experience:

  • B.S in Computer Science, M.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent experience

  • 7+ years of professional software development experience with 2+ years of leadership or management experience

  • Experience designing and developing cloud-native, scalable, and highly available distributed systems

  • Expertise in microservice architectural patterns and design

  • Fluency in a high-level Object-oriented programming language (preferably Java) and strong knowledge of OOAD, design patterns, data structures, and algorithms

  • Experience working on a Scrum team participating in Agile ceremonies e.g. daily standups, backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint demos/retrospectives

  • 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 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


Desired Experience:

  • Experience developing or leading teams creating mobile applications (iOs/Android)

  • Expertise with TDD/BDD/DDD using JUnit, Cucumber etc.

  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases (MySql, Postgres, Mongo, Redis, etc), SQL, and database/schema design

  • Experience with container technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Experience with message broker/event queue technologies (e.g. Rabbit, Kafka)

  • Experience with CI/CD and modern build and deployment tools

  • 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.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience required.
  • 5 years of experience preferred.
  • 1 year of leadership or management experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Job ID: 376587
Category: Information Systems
Facility: MOSTL Ascension Technologies
Ministry: Ascension Technologies
Location: Chicago, IL

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