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Senior System Architect

Kansas City, Kansas, United States

Information Technology

Job Description

Our CernerWorks team is hiring for a Senior System Architect. The CernerWorks team’s primary focus is preparing the infrastructure that supports all solutions Cerner offers for production and non-production use. We work closely with several teams within Cerner Corporation as well as the client to ensure that all aspects of the infrastructure are functioning as needed for the highest level of system stability and up-time. We utilize some of the newest technologies available to accomplish these goals. Our work is very dynamic, fast-paced and offers many exciting challenges from a career growth perspective. Senior System Architects are responsible for design, consulting, managing projects and troubleshooting. They also provide mentorship, guidance and leadership to team members.
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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 Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Information System, Management Information Systems or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • At least 7 years of System administration or engineering work experience
  • Due to the client contract you will be assigned, this position requires you to be a U.S. citizen

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years of managing production systems running RHEL or an equivalent enterprise Linux.
  • Hands-on experience with a configuration management automation platform like Chef or Puppet

  • Willing to travel up to 20% as needed
  • Wiling to work on call shifts as needed
  • 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 must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. 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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