Ascension
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Austin, TX
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Sr. Software Engineer(Back End) at Ascension

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We Are Hiring
Where Will You Work:
Our office is mere steps away from Union Station Ogilvie Transportation Stations, overlooks the Chicago River. We feel that Innovative thinking is usually done best over a free beverage and that's why our Digital Studio comes stocked with snacks and drinks. And, we have break-out areas that are conducive for having these discussions.
The Ascension Studio exists to create transformative technology-enabled services and experiences for Ascension and those we serve.
This includes collaborating to:
  • Research to fully understand current state experience, uncover latent user needs, and identify transformative opportunities
  • Frame and communicate strategic vision
  • Design and deliver best-in-class, omnichannel services for consumers, clinicians, and associates
  • Develop and launch bespoke software and technology solutions

What You Will Do
As a Sr. Software Engineer 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
Responsibilities:
  • Write new or enhance custom software as a member of your Agile scrum team. Successfully contributing to software that is complex, secure, cloud-native, scalable, performant, high user/data volume, and part of a highly available distributed system without introducing a regression in any of these aspects.
  • Ensure that your solutions are written with quality in mind with unit and integration tests. Code is correct, clean and follows best practices.
  • Regularly participate in scrum activities, technical design, design reviews, code reviews and status updates.
  • Work with team members to ensure that delivered code meets specifications based on functional/technical specifications
  • Grow your knowledge of the solution areas that you represent.
  • Grow your understanding of the value and impact that your solutions provide to Ascension and the community.

What You Will Need
Education:
  • 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.
Additional Preferences
Experience/Skills:
  • Advanced knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals in OOAD, design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
  • Experience with microservice design and development.
  • Experience designing and developing cloud-native, scalable, and highly available distributed systems
  • Strong understanding of relational and NoSQL databases (MySql, Postgres, Mongo etc), SQL, and database/schema design
  • Experience designing, developing and consuming RESTful API's
  • Experience with API gateways (e.g. Apigee, Kong)
  • Experience with message broker/event queue technologies (e.g. Rabbit, Kafka)
  • 4-8 years professional experience in software engineering.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Desired Experience:
  • Experience developing in Java8+/Spring Boot
  • Experience with TDD/BDD/DDD using JUnit, Cucumber etc.
  • Experience with PCF and GCP

Why Join Our Team
When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Ascension Technologies is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:
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Where we are

11801 Domain Boulevard, Austin, TX 78758

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Aha!Management
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • SendGridEmail
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What are Ascension Perks + Benefits

Ascension Benefits Overview

While the Ascension network expands across the United States, a common bond unites our caregivers at each ministry: the desire to provide compassionate, personalized care for all — especially those most in need. To ensure we are caring for the needs of our quality associates, we offer affordable, accessible care through our comprehensive benefits program. With many choices, you can select the plans that best meet your needs, providing security now and in the future

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

An Insider's view of Ascension

What is your vision for the company?

“I work with a bunch of creatives in the human-centered design field; we live in a constant state of curiosity and are always challenging assumptions. Our team focuses on uncovering the challenges that our patients and caregivers face and we ultimately hope to provide solutions to address any pain points"

Esha Bhargava

VP Experience Research, Clinical Products

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

“My goal is never to tell my teams how to do something. I want my teams to feel empowered to own their solutions in addition to the creative process it takes to get them there. When a team’s software exceeds the mark, I ensure they receive the recognition they deserve as part of their commitment to supporting our healthcare communities.

Michael Behm

Director of Software Engineering

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