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Vulnerability and Threat Analyst - Federal Client

Kansas City, Kansas, United States

Information Technology

Job Description

Cerner is seeking a Vulnerability and Threat Analyst to join our Shared Services Engineering Enterprise Security Federal Team to fulfill the role of performing infrastructure and application-based security vulnerability assessments in accordance with industry accepted standards and procedures. The successful candidate will be tasked with analyzing system services, operating systems, networks and applications with the intent of discovering security gaps to further protect Cerner assets. In addition, the successful candidate will collaborate with internal teams to assess risks and drive remediation and mitigation of findings as well as providing thought leadership on various security and compliance best practices.
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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.

About Engineering & Technology


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in CIS, MIS, Information Systems, Information Security, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • At least 1 year of Vulnerability tools work experience such as or similar to Nessus, Qualys, Rapid7
  • At least 2 years of Information Technology security work experience
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification is required
  • Receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for your position
  • Due to the client contract you will be assigned, this position requires you to be a U.S. citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with risk and security frameworks such as or similar to HIPAA, HITRUST, or PCI
  • CISSP, CISA, or similar certification preferred
  • Experience with vulnerability assessment and exploit tools (e.g., Qualys, Nessus, Nexpose, HP Webinspect, Burpsuite Pro, Kali)
  • Experience with high level programming languages (e.g., Java, C, C++, .NET (C#, VB))
  • Experience with web application development (e.g., PHP, J2EE, JSP, Python, Ruby)
  • Experience with service oriented architecture and web services


  • 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.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the 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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