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Technical Architect

We Are Hiring

Ascension Technologies is hiring a Technical Architect to join our fast growing team!

The Technical Architect will be the primary technical and process expert on the platform and will work in collaboration with the Salesforce Solutions team, business stakeholders, and other technology teams that impact their end to end business process area of expertise. Daily activities will include, but are not limited to: resolving technical and functional support issues, performing trend analysis and identifying enhancements to reduce incoming requests, and collaborating with development teams to improve the design of new functionality. Candidate must be agile and able to support multiple priorities. Provides technical leadership in the planning, design and architect phases of software or hardware development that is incorporated in the product roadmap.

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, you will have the opportunity to provide technical leadership in the planning, design and architect phases of software or hardware development.


  • Provides technical expertise and direction for the development of complex hardware and software projects.
  • Assists with decisions based on the highest degree of technical complexity and thorough understanding of the implications across the organization.
  • Translates application and end user system requirements into technical requirements.
  • Analyzes and solves complex problems, making recommendations as needed, applying creative, in-depth technical and theoretical knowledge.
  • Defines strategies for networking, server platform, desktop services, and security required to support relevant technical environment.
  • Leads orientation and planning review sessions with the local Information Technology project managers.

Minimum qualifications: 

  • Experience in Salesforce (SFDC) CRM with end to end implementation experience. Experience in Health Cloud or Marketing Cloud preferred. 

  • integration experience, including between different business systems as well as working with integration tools. 

  • Proficiency in programming using Salesforce SFDC applications and their use in the development of CRM solutions. 

  • Strong experience with configuration, customization, programming with APEX APIs, APEX Triggers, and implementing new instances of from scratch. 

  • Strong practical deployment knowledge of Salesforce applications.

  • Experience in designing and developing software components and having a very strong Service Oriented Architecture and integration background. 

  • Ability to define the system landscape, to identify gaps between current and desired end-states, and deliver a CRM solution roadmap. 

  • Additional experience includes Workflow Alerts and Actions, and Approval Workflow. 

  • Experience working in a SCRUM or agile environment

  • Experience documenting user stories and creating to-be process flow diagrams

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required
  • Salesforce Technical Architect Certification preferred

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: 399625
Category: Information Systems
Ministry: Ascension Technologies
Location: Austin, TX

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