Overview

Job Description

ASCEND is the expert in cardiology workflow. With over two decades of experience in
Cardiovascular IT and a practicing cardiologist at our helm, ASCEND provides an unparalleled
level of clinical “know how” in cardiology and IT. Our team builds cutting-edge physician
reporting software, and tools leveraging healthcare data to empower our end-users (doctors and
hospital staff) to provide better care for their patients.

 


DESCRIPTION

Join a great team of software developers working on advanced healthcare applications. Our
products improve the quality of medical care worldwide, and we are looking for talented
and committed people to help us realize that goal. Working at ASCEND will give you the
chance to not only work on challenging applications but also make a difference in people’s
lives.

You will be involved in all phases of product development including preparation of
technical specifications, the creation of design mockups and prototypes, and active
participation in design, code, and test reviews. This position involves a high level of
responsibility; the work will be challenging and the results extremely rewarding. We are
looking for an excellent person to join an excellent team.

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Junior to Intermediate Level
Role: Full Stack/Web Developer

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Working as part of a development team to design, implement, and test the elements
of our web-based cardiology image viewer
• Participating in all phases of an Agile development process, including preparation of
technical specifications, creation of design mockups/prototypes, and active
participation in design, code, and test reviews
• Working with clinicians to understand their requirements and improve our products
• Working with OEM vendors to integrate our viewer with their systems

QUALIFICATIONS

We are looking for a junior to intermediate level (1-5 years of work experience) developer
who is interested in working on all facets of web and desktop applications (UI, middle tier,
services, and database) – particularly a developer who is interested in medical imaging and
is excited about the prospect of working on applications that combine image viewing and
machine learning.
Our stack is Meteor alongside .Net, SQL Server, and MySQL.
Candidates must have:
• B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related
discipline
• Software application development experience in JavaScript, Meteor, or Node JS
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Permanent work authorization in the U.S. is required for this position
Experience with the following is a strong plus:
• Single-page applications, web applications
• Web services
• DICOM imaging
• MVC, jQuery, WCF, XSLT
• Agile development processes, continuous integration and deployment, unit testing
• Healthcare applications
• Docker

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed remotely from home with equipment and software supplied by the
company. This model results in an improved quality of life and better/work balance. We
trust our employees to do what they need to do while still having the flexibility to take care
of their other responsibilities, and we pride ourselves on developing our employees and on
our strong employee retention. We have daily virtual stand-up meetings and planning and
design meetings every two weeks, and occasional in-person meetings take place in our
Lisle, Illinois office. Over the years we have established a great team dynamic and a culture
that enables everyone to contribute and grow to their fullest potential.

BENEFITS
• Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
• Health/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account

HOW TO APPLY

We love meeting new people who share our same passions. If you think you might be a fit
for the position, we want to hear from you. Email hr@ascendhit.com with the subject line
“Applicant: Software Engineer – [your name]”. Please include your resume and a note to let
us know why you’d be an excellent fit.

 

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