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Academy Software Engineer

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Students & Graduates

Job Description

As an Academy Software Engineer, you will create industry-leading technology that impacts patient care and/or Cerner business around the globe. You will understand user needs, provide input to design, develop applications, write automated tests, and troubleshoot issues across Cerner's technology solutions.

The work is dynamic. You may be developing tools that reduce medical errors, better manage disease, save lives and reduce wasteful spending. Or you may work alongside Cerner business teams to develop ways to improve efficiency and productivity. We are looking for dedicated individuals with experience in a variety of languages and platforms.

When hired into DevAcademy, you reap big benefits. During training, you will gain insights into Cerner’s engineering methodology and will begin real project work immediately. You’ll work alongside the experts to gain knowledge and skills that will prepare you for a long-term, meaningful career with Cerner.
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Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering; or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Must be proficient through work experience or academic coursework in developing software using one or more preferred programming languages, including Java, C++, C#, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, etc.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Non-academic work experience, developing code using object-oriented languages within the last 12 months
  • Experience as a leader or active member with consistent attendance and involvement in a technical club or association

  • Must reside in or be willing to relocate to the Kansas City area
  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations
  • Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

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.

Relocation Assistance Available for this Job:

Yes - Domestic/Regional

Virtual Eligible Job


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.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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