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Cloud Engineer

We Are Hiring

Sr Data Analytics Lead- Full-Time Day -This is a remote position but must reside in Austin, St. Louis or Chicago

Are you working with Big Data and cloud platforms? Do you have experience on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP)? This may be the position for you!

Ascension Information Services is one of the nation’s largest healthcare information technology services organizations. We provide Ascension and its subsidiaries low-cost, high-value IT infrastructure and software application services that::

• Support rapid and effective clinical decision making • Improve efficiency and care transitions

• Foster information sharing across the continuum of care

• Make knowledge and data actionable, leading to improved patient outcomes


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, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

Responsible for supporting the development of “large-scale cloud data processing systems.” The Cloud Engineer must have considerable expertise in data warehousing design patterns in traditional relational database management systems as well as big data and cloud platforms.

The job requires proven coding expertise with Python, Java, SQL and Spark languages. Must be able to guide, support, and advise a senior team of data engineers in innovation, including concepts like reusable cloud development frameworks. Must have experience developing and designing Cloud ETL that is scalable across disparate systems while also leveraging Master Data Management systems. Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate well with IT technical teams, such as: Networking, Operations, and Identify Management teams. The Cloud Engineer will have demonstrated success creating reference materials and the ability to communicate solution concepts to a broad audience.

Required Work Experience:

  • Demonstrated success creating data reference materials and the ability to communicate data solution concepts to a diverse audience.
  • Development of visual data flows and reference templates
  • Creation of Technical Design Documents
  • Demonstrated success building/designing/developing cloud data warehouse solutions
  • Cloud Experience Required - AWS, Google, ect
  • Coding experience with Python, Java, Spark, and SQL
  • Strong Linux/Unix background and hands on knowledge.
  • Past experience with big data technologies like HDFS, Spark, Impala, Hive
  • Experience with Shell scripting and bash.
  • Minimum number years of relevant experience: 4 Years
  • Experience with development ecosystem such as Jenkins, Artifactory, CI/CD, and Terraform.

Desired Work Experience:

  • Proficient in multiple programming languages, frameworks, domains, and tools.
  • Coding skills in Scala Experience with GCP platform development tools Pub/sub, cloud storage, big table, big query, data flow, data proc, and composer desired.
  • Strong Linux/Unix background and hands on knowledge.
  • Knowledge in Hadoop and cloud platforms and surrounding ecosystems.
  • Experience with web services and APIs as in RESTful and SOAP.
  • Ability to document designs and concepts API Orchestration and Choreography for consumer apps
  • Well rounded technical expertise in Apache packages and Hybrid cloud architectures
  • Pipeline creation and automation for Data Acquisition Metadata extraction pipeline design and creation between raw and finally transformed datasets
  • Quality control metrics data collection on data acquisition pipelines
  • Able to collaborate with scrum team including scrum master, product owner, data analysts,
  • Quality Assurance, business owners, and data architecture to produce the best possible end products
  • Experience contributing to and leveraging Jira and confluence.
  • Strong experience working with real time streaming applications and batch style large scale distributed computing applications using tools like Spark, Kafka, Flume, pubsub, and airflow.
  • Ability to work with different file formats like Avro, Parquet, and JSON.
  • Managing and scheduling batch jobs. Hands on experience in Analysis, Design, Coding and Testing phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Qualifications and Education:

  • Technology certifications preferred
  • Bachelor's in computer engineering or equivalent field

What You Will Need


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

Work Experience:

  • 1 year of experience required.
  • 4 years of experience preferred.
  • 2 years of leadership or management experience preferred.

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: 430297
Category: Information Systems
Ministry: Ascension Technologies
Location: Austin, TX

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