Company: Ascension (System Office)
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 11, 2019
We Are Hiring
St Louis, MO
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
Ascension Technologies is making a sizable investment in our cloud
future, and we're looking for talented, intellectually curious
experts to apply their vision to our mission. There is no bigger
global challenge than delivering healthcare, and as the largest
non-profit healthcare company on the planet everything we do is
aimed at serving the underrepresented and at-risk populations in
every community we serve. That mission is increasingly reliant on a
robust, scalable architecture that lets us meet the emerging needs
of our patients as quickly as they appear. We've assembled a
diverse team of leaders from the largest technology companies to
unite as one and build the future of an industry where our impact
is personal and our scale is nearly universal. Come join us, bring
your experience, ideas, and opinions, and let's make a healthy
As a Cloud Architect, you will design and build cloud environments
on all of the major public cloud providers, applying the rigor and
art required to "make the right thing the easy thing to do" for our
product teams. You'll engage directly with teams focusing on
industry-changing products aimed specifically at solving the
biggest experience challenges for our consumers and clinicians,
guiding them to the right decision and helping them take long term
ownership of the co-developed solution. We are not a "center of
excellence" for cloud, but rather the center of an ecosystem of
technologists working in concert to deliver the future of
healthcare with our users as our guide. While we expect you to have
strong experience in public cloud infrastructure, security,
observability, tooling, or software, the most important
characteristic we look for on our team is intellectual curiosity.
This is a big job, with big rewards, so a typical day will involve
interacting with practicing clinical experts, network engineers,
developers, data scientists, and C-level executives. Your ability
to communicate highly technical solutions in a concise and
compelling way, with "strong opinions, loosely held" will help you
drive alignment along the way. We're an architecturally driven
culture, so the work part is lots of fun for people who dream in
Finally, our culture emphasizes the health and welfare of all
160,000 of our associates as well, so expect to have fun, build new
relationships with great people who truly care about you, and enjoy
the balance we all need to stay energized throughout our
* A Cloud Architect has close to ten years of experience in DevOps,
SecOps, or SysOps in a large enterprise environment and would take
a lead role in the design and analysis of a set of repeatable cloud
patterns for solutions in a variety of industries and computing
* A key responsibility is to serve as a voice for the future,
articulating the differences between hardware and software options,
operational requirements, and characteristics of the overall
systems to help shape the solution.
* You would have strong comprehension of a wide application of
technical principles, theories, and concepts from more than one
company or industry apply general knowledge of related disciplines.
These would be topics you'd feel very comfortable discussing with
members of the leadership team as well as key people our
* You'd provide technical solutions related to supporting both
net-new builds and re-architecture of existing applications to the
cloud and solving a wide range of difficult problems.
What You Will Need
* High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required
* Master's degree preferred
* 5 years of experience required.
* 10 years of experience preferred.
* 2 years of leadership or management experience required.
* 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred.
Desired Skills and Qualifications -
* Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of work experience
* 5 years of experience in a Cloud Engineering role as one of the
pioneers in PaaS and IaaS deployments
* Extensive experience in multiple operating systems - Windows,
Linux (multiple distros)
* Strong experience (5+ years) with Amazon Web Services, Azure or
Google Cloud Platform and all supporting technologies and
* Expertise in troubleshooting very complex distributed
environments, including following stack traces back to code and
come up with a good root cause
* 10+ years of Web Services environments, languages and formats
* BS Degree in CS, Statistics, Physics, Math, Engineering, etc.
* Willingness and appetite for continuous learning
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