Ascension

 Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2017, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 165,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 153 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 22 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

Ascension St. Louis, MO, USA
Mar 22, 2019
Manager III - Full-Time, Days - Westport Center Drive - St. Louis, MO Why Join Ascension? 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 As an Associate with Ascension Technologies, you will have the opportunity to manage administration and maintenance of assigned information systems, function(s) and/or resources. Responsibilities: Manages assignments for installations, conversions and upgrades, and develops implementation plans that ensure minimal impact on end users. Identifies opportunities to support manual processes and provides cost-benefit analysis of automated solutions. Collaborates on needs analysis for customer service, upgrades or changes to systems. Recommends cost-effective hardware/software solutions. Hires, trains and manages assigned staff. Exercises judgment and influence on key technical decisions, standards, policies, environment selection, architecture, data flows and technical solutions. Continually improves work procedures and processes for unit(s) managed. Works with technology professionals and managers to develop technology solutions to meet multiple clients' requirements. Directs, develops, and presents to management various analyses that include organization, systems, feasibility and cost/benefit studies, implementation plans. Addresses unusual and non-recurring problems by devising approaches to assed the situation, developing and testing options, and introducing new procedures or tools, as necessary. Manages multiple projects, often through subordinate project managers. This typically includes: integrating across technologies, platforms, systems, etc.; establishing plans that prioritize initiatives; Ensuring resources and organization structure are in place and operating effectively; and anticipating conflicting needs and proactively resolving them. What You Will Need Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience. Work Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience, including one year leadership skills, preferred. Equal Employment Opportunity Ascension Technologies is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.   http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf   EEO is the Law Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf E-Verify Statement Ascension Technologies participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information. E -Verify (link to E-verify site) 
Ascension St. Louis, MO, USA
Mar 10, 2019
Application Security Specialist - Infra Security - FT, Day - Ascension Headquarters - St Louis, MO Why Join Ascension? 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 Job Summary: The Application Security Analyst will focus on evaluating the security posture of Web Applications, Mobile Applications, API's and Web Services. The Application Security Analyst will work jointly with Development Teams and Architects to review application code and be able to articulate security posture of applications and back-end systems. Conduct web and mobile application security vulnerabilities assessments using Static Application Security Testing (SAST) and / or Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) using scanning tools and manual checks to notify the appropriate development team to take necessary action. An understanding of modern web application development languages is necessary to communicate mitigating controls and potential remediation activities. Responsibilities: Work with developers to refine security checkpoints in the SDLC that are based industry-accepted doctrine such as NIST SP 800-115 and/or ISO security standards. Develop secure coding standards that are based on industry-accepted best practices such as OWASP Guide, SANS CWE Top 25, or CERT Secure Coding to address common coding vulnerabilities. Use automated tools along with manual testing to perform source code security analys to identify vulnerabilities and attack vectors in web applications. Work with information security analysts to refine web application penetration testing methods and breadth of security services. Obtain and review all required artifacts as part of various security checkpoint phases in the development lifecycle cycle. Assist with periodic security risk assessments, IT security audits, and management reporting. Review and coordinate changes to information security policies, procedures, standards, and audit work programs in a continuous improvement model. What You Will Need Education: Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience Work Experience: Ten years of experience preferred Desired   Skills and Work Experience: Two years of experience with a focus on web application security methods preferred. Security risk assessment and systems security audit work experience is highly desired. Experience working with common application security tools such as Fortify or BurpSuite is a plus. CISSP, CEH or other technical security certifications preferred Self-starter with the ability to perform tasks as an individual contributor or as a project lead. Equal Employment Opportunity Ascension Technologies is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.   http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf   EEO is the Law Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf E-Verify Statement Ascension Technologies participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information. E -Verify (link to E-verify site) 
Ascension St. Louis, MO, USA
Mar 10, 2019
Application Security Specialist - Infra Security - FT, Day - Ascension Headquarters - St Louis, MO Why Join Ascension? 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 Job Summary: The Application Security Analyst will focus on evaluating the security posture of Web Applications, Mobile Applications, API's and Web Services. The Application Security Analyst will work jointly with Development Teams and Architects to review application code and be able to articulate security posture of applications and back-end systems. Conduct web and mobile application security vulnerabilities assessments using Static Application Security Testing (SAST) and / or Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) using scanning tools and manual checks to notify the appropriate development team to take necessary action. An understanding of modern web application development languages is necessary to communicate mitigating controls and potential remediation activities. Responsibilities: Work with developers to refine security checkpoints in the SDLC that are based industry-accepted doctrine such as NIST SP 800-115 and/or ISO security standards. Develop secure coding standards that are based on industry-accepted best practices such as OWASP Guide, SANS CWE Top 25, or CERT Secure Coding to address common coding vulnerabilities. Use automated tools along with manual testing to perform source code security analys to identify vulnerabilities and attack vectors in web applications. Work with information security analysts to refine web application penetration testing methods and breadth of security services. Obtain and review all required artifacts as part of various security checkpoint phases in the development lifecycle cycle. Assist with periodic security risk assessments, IT security audits, and management reporting. Review and coordinate changes to information security policies, procedures, standards, and audit work programs in a continuous improvement model. What You Will Need Education: Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience Work Experience: Ten years of experience preferred Desired   Skills and Work Experience: Two years of experience with a focus on web application security methods preferred. Security risk assessment and systems security audit work experience is highly desired. Experience working with common application security tools such as Fortify or BurpSuite is a plus. CISSP, CEH or other technical security certifications preferred Self-starter with the ability to perform tasks as an individual contributor or as a project lead. Equal Employment Opportunity Ascension Technologies is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.   http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf   EEO is the Law Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf E-Verify Statement Ascension Technologies participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information. E -Verify (link to E-verify site) 
Ascension St. Louis, MO, USA
Feb 21, 2019
Director III - Agile Implementation - Full-Time, Days - 4600 Headquarters - St Louis, MO Why Join Ascension? 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 Description The Director is responsible for ensuring that our current programs and projects are planned, managed, and governed in a consistent, transparent, and disciplined manner. The position requires an experienced Program Management/ Project Management professional with the right mix of relevant experience and skills, an ability to flex between the strategic and the tactical, outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and a high level of energy and flexibility to get things done and thrive in a fast-paced, challenging and team-oriented product development environment. This Director will be a leader who embodies principles of leading by example, communicating openly, enabling and inspiring others, exceling with partners, acting decisively, and collaborating effectively.   Job Responsibilities: Provide leadership and oversight to a team of project managers who work with scrum teams for the planning, execution and delivery of products. Work with Business Sponsors to develop project road maps that align with business objectives/priority and take into account resource availability. Overall responsibility for planning, executing, tracking and managing cost, schedule, and scope for all projects in the portfolio. Direct project portfolio activities, conduct reviews, and use strong technical and business acumen to manage risk and address escalated impediments. Develop effective processes and best practices across the team and the broader Project Management organization. Drive improvements in product development practices/processes within teams and across the organization. Drive the adoption of key engineering practices to improve quality and reliability of team's deliverables. What You Will Need Education: Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent work experience. Work Experience: Seven years of progressively responsible experience and two years of leadership experience required. Preferred Experience: 10+ years of relevant work experience in either Program, Project or Portfolio Management. Previous experience in managing a large portfolio of projects. 5+ years of experience hiring, training, mentoring and managing project team/s of 10 or more members. Exceptional knowledge of Agile/Scrum/Lean principles and practices. Solid understanding of Project Management techniques, methodologies, and best practices. Excellent ability to understand architectural and technical aspects of projects. Strong knowledge of SDLC principles and practices. Deep experience in managing complex programs delivered by distributed teams. Strong leadership qualities and organizational skills as well as the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities, assignments, and roles. Independent judgment and mature decision making skills to deal with programs that often have enterprise-wide scope and may have significant financial and clinical impacts. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills. In particular, a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate technical and business issues and solutions to multiple organizational levels internally and externally as needed to support the strategic goals. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is very strongly preferred. PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM),Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant (SAFe SPC), Lean Six Sigma certifications also preferred. Able to work well under pressure. Strong sense of ownership, ability to proactively remove program obstacles, and willingness to go above and beyond to resolve issues are required. Equal Employment Opportunity Ascension Technologies is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.   http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf   EEO is the Law Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf E-Verify Statement Ascension Technologies participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information. E -Verify (link to E-verify site) 
Ascension St. Louis, MO, USA
Feb 03, 2019
Senior Business Analyst - Agile Implementation - Full-Time, Days - Headquarters - St Louis, MO Why Join Ascension? 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 As a Senior Business Analyst with Ascension Technologies, you will have the opportunity to serve as a key resource for an assigned customer area to understand and explain business and technical issues and to provide viable technology solutions. Responsibilities: Collects and analyzes data from multiple disparate sources to discover opportunities for process and technology improvements. Conducts Return on Investment (ROI) and other financial analysis to support project funding/prioritization. Assumes a proactive role in driving improvement activities to achieve department and organizational goals to deliver value. Maintains current knowledge of industry and business process trends and is able to apply that knowledge to existing business processes with a focus towards goal achievement. Conceives and implements projects requiring systems integration, small teams and multiple technical platforms. Delivers executive-level updates and facilitates decisions from senior leaders. What You Will Need Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience required. Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred. Work Experience: 3 Years Preferred Technical Experience. Seven years of information technology work experience in systems administration and programming required. Proficiency with Excel, Powerpoint, Sharepoint strongly preferred. Prefer experience with one or more of the following applications: Jira, MS Project, Tableau, Apptio Equal Employment Opportunity Ascension Technologies is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.   http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf   EEO is the Law Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf E-Verify Statement Ascension Technologies participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information. E -Verify (link to E-verify site)