Ascension229 days ago
Austin, US

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: Full Stack Developer
Industry: Health Care, Information Technology
Company size: 10k+ people
Company type: Private


agile, ruby-on-rails, angularjs

Job description

We Are Hiring

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!

Why Join Ascension?

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.

What You Will Do

As a Developer with Ascension Technologies, you will have the opportunity to contribute across the technology stack, covering the end-to-end development of applications and improvements to DevOps tooling. Through exploration and collaboration, you will engage in a rewarding career that’s driven by you and powered by Ascension.   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 workspaces.   Our goal in this transformation is to hire people who are great at something. Give them new problems to work on. Trust them to be outstanding.   Key Responsibilities:
  • Shape and implement technology and business solutions to contribute to competitive differentiation 
  • Use Agile engineering practices and various software development technologies to rapidly develop creative and efficient solutions that enhance Ascension’s technology stack 
  • Deliver product visualization based on input from Design Lead and Product Manager
  • Collaborate with other team members to translate business requirements into user stories 
  • Write code and test scripts, and continuously deliver new / improved product functionality in an agile approach
  • Create appropriate documentation as defined by the agile approach
  • Communicate with internal IT teams to resolve technical dependencies during implementation
  • Build Ascension’s brand in the technology community

What You Will Need

  • Excellent understanding of server-side technologies (e.g. Node.js, Go, Ruby on Rails, Java, PHP, .Net) and client-side languages and frameworks (e.g. Javascript, AngularJS, ReactJS)
  • Knowledge of designing RESTful APIs, SSO / OAuth, LDAP and Search Technologies
  • Knowledge of Agile software development practices
  • Ideally familiar with healthcare data formats (e.g., HL7, FHIR)
  • High school diploma or GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate / Bachelor degree 
Work Experience:
  • 1 year of experience
    • 3+ years of software development experience preferred
  • Experience leveraging various design patterns, test-driven development, and automated testing frameworks preferred (e.g. RSpec, JUnit, Selenium)
    • Experience with relational and NoSQL Databases preferred
    • Experience in code refactoring, pair programming, continuous integration and deployment preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Technologies is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.


Austin, US

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