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Senior System Engineer

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Information Technology

Job Description

Senior System Engineers in the Abilities Center are critical to the performance and scalability of Cerner solutions within healthcare environments. In this role, the Senior System Engineer is expected to develop an understanding of the software and technologies that deliver Cerner solutions along with standard testing methodologies in order to devise, maintain and execute automated benchmarks that are focused on identifying and resolving performance, scalability and system reliability issues. Senior System Engineers will work collaboratively on a team to push Cerner’s solutions and services to their limits.
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Cerner Technical Jobs and Careers

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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, Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • At least 2 years of system engineering work experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+years of experience working with Linux and Windows technologies
  • Experience performance/scale testing and application tuning
  • Experience in scripting languages (Python, PowerShell, Bash)
  • Experience in industry standard data analysis and visualization tools (Elastic, Tableau)

  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations
  • Willingness to travel as needed (0-20%)
  • Willingness to participate in an on call rotation if needed
  • 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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If you are an individual with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, and need assistance or an accommodation in the recruiting process, please contact us by calling 866-434-1543 or by emailing

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