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Upgrade Engagement Controller

Kansas City, Missouri, United States


Job Description

The Upgrade Center provides a centralized group of experts specializing in Cerner software upgrades and package testing. Each client is assigned a team that may be comprised of an Upgrade Engagement Owner, Upgrade Engagement Controller, Solution Architect(s), Delivery Consultants and a Cerner upgrade technical team.

The Upgrade Engagement Controller is responsible driving package testing activities and leading upgrade projects. Package testing responsibilities include weekly integration with client change control process and meetings, identification of code testing requirements, management of testing events, and weekly issue status reports for external and internal client communication. Software upgrade project responsibilities may include the management of multiple upgrade projects across single or multi-upgrade platforms, execution of code and domain strategies, and management and resolution of project issues, and weekly issue status reports for external and internal client communication.
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Engineering & Technology

Innovation occurs everywhere but maybe you are also looking for a purpose. Nothing is more impactful than improving the health of others. Develop cutting edge technologies that have real meaning.

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Application Services

Post-go-live services are a lifeline to what you need, when you need it. And in health care, they make a difference in emergencies resolved, conditions stabilized and lives saved. So can you, when you join the highly regarded Cerner Application Services team.

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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 1+ years of health care information technology (HCIT) consulting and/or support work experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Millennium solution implementation or upgrade experience
  • Healthcare information system (clinical and/or financial) upgrade, implementation, and/or support experience
  • Project management experience
  • Basic knowledge of IT governance, package management, and change control processes
  • Must currently reside in or be willing to relocate to the Kansas City metropolitan area
  • Ability to travel 20%

Additional Information

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

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Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

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