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Full-Stack Software Developer at Ascension (Austin, TX)

Ascension

Full Time

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!


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 work spaces.


As a Software Developer 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 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:




  • Develop high quality cloud-native applications using Java/Spring Boot microservices on GCP




  • Break down complex requirements into independent coding tasks and strategies




  • Create unit and integration tests to fully test and regress software




  • Participate in design and code reviews




  • Work with other teams (i.e. Product, PM, etc.) to ensure delivered code meets specifications based on functional/technical specifications




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




Required Experience:




  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in OOAD, design patterns, data structures, and algorithms




  • Expertise in Java8+/Spring Boot




  • Strong understanding of relational and NoSQL databases (MySql, Postgres, Mongo, Redis, etc), SQL, and database/schema design




  • Experience with JavaScript front-end frameworks (Angular, React, etc.)




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




  • Strong understanding of professional software engineering best practices for the full SDLC including coding standards, code reviews, source control, build processes, testing, and operations




  • Demonstrated mastery of the full SDLC including CI/CD and modern build and deployment tools.




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




  • Expertise in micro-service architectural patterns and design




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




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




  • Experience with Atlassian tools: JIRA, Confluence, etc.




Education:



  • Bachelor's Level degree or higher in a specialty field.


Work Experience:



  • 1 year of experience required.

  • 4 years of experience preferred.

  • 2 years of leadership or management experience preferred.