Ascension Health Software Developer Intern in Chicago, Illinois
We Are Hiring
Who We Are
Ascension Technologies 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
What You Will Do
Join Our Team (Paid Internship - Summer 2021)
As a Software Development Intern 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.
Develop cloud-native applications using Java/Spring Boot microservices on GCP
Break down requirements into independent coding tasks
Create unit and integration tests to test and regress software
Participate in design and code reviews
Participate in Agile routines and ceremonies; daily standups, sprint planning, sprint demos/retrospectives
Desirable Skills and Knowledge
Strong Computer Science fundamentals in OOAD, design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
Familiarity with relational and NoSQL databases (MySql, Postgres, Mongo, Redis, etc), SQL, and database/schema design
Awareness of TDD/BDD software testing practices
Familiarity or the ability to learn best practices for the full SDLC including coding standards, code reviews, source control, build processes, testing, and operations
Awareness of microservice architectural patterns and design
Awareness of container technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
What You Will Need
High school diploma/GED required.
Enrolled in degreed program specific to discipline required.
What You Will Need
Minimally completed College Year: Junior
Working toward your Bachelor’s level degree in Computer Science or a related field preferred.
Ascension Technologies Will Provide
Paid intern position
Intern orientation and on-boarding
Job coaching/career counseling/mentoring
Opportunity for skill development
Opportunity for networking
Intern will be responsible for
Great work ethic
Outstanding attendance record
Participation in Training - Learning
Transportation to/from work location as needed
Why Join Our Team
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, 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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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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