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Ascension Health Load Balancer Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana

We Are Hiring

Load Balancer Engineer

Location: Virtual/Remote

What You Will Do

Ascension is seeking a talented Systems Engineer responsible for managing and designing our load balancer solutions.

  • Responsible for the overall reliability of these infrastructure services supporting critical business applications.

  • Design and implement the tools that automate building and operating reliable systems.

  • Supporting a high-volume 24x7 production environment, as well as development and test environments.

  • Maintaining a large number of instances and vips (dozens of load balancers, hundreds of vips, supporting thousands of backends), write tools to automate routine and complex tasks, and troubleshoot application and infrastructure issues.

  • The position includes collaboration with development teams to design a scalable and supportable service-oriented architecture.

  • This role will be expected to be a subject matter expert on load balancers, and help drive efforts to improve automation and tooling.


  • Provide expertise for Citrix ADC (Netscaler) and Vmware NSX ALB (Avi Networks)

  • Proactively identify and address stability, capacity, and performance concerns

  • Implement provisioning and deployment automation / IaC solutions

  • Identify & implement solutions to other needs for process automation

  • Liaise with other teams (Networking, Data Center Ops, Security, etc) as required

  • Respond to, recover from, and prevent future occurrences of failures & outages

  • Participate in on-call and potentially some after-hours support as required

  • Experience deploying, managing, and troubleshooting network systems, protocol standards such as:

  • TCP/IP, IPSec, GRE, OSPF, BGP, SDN, and 802.1x.


  • A Load Balancer subject matter expert

  • Autonomous and proactive.

  • Passionate about technology and transformation.

  • Self-motivated activator, energetic and tenacious.

  • Comfortable with working in cross functional and multidisciplinary teams.

  • Excited about taking on challenging technical problems and devising creative solutions.

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience preferred.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

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. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

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.