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Senior Technical Support Engineer

Lee's Summit, Missouri, United States


Job Description

Technical Support Engineers (TSE) provide support on specific software, hardware, and/or system solutions and applications and are responsible for incident investigation and resolution. The TSE uses technical knowledge to understand the structure and location of the issue while being able to read and follow the basic code or application structure. They are knowledgeable and understand the functionality of existing platforms and/or applications.

  • Use technical knowledge in the support, incident investigation and resolution for specific software, hardware or system solutions and applications.
  • Investigate, analyze, resolve or escalate incidents and service requests via phone
  • Prioritize and manage work volume in accordance with service level agreements
  • Demonstrates the ability to work on multiple mission critical incidents simultaneously and prioritize work to stabilize system or application recovery
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills for direct client contact, internal and external
  • Thoroughly document investigation and issue resolution
  • Use appropriate escalation paths to triage issues to second-level resources for resolution
  • Investigate and diagnose complex performance issues on client domains and participate in problem management to identify recurring issues
  • Effectively contribute to and use knowledge base and identify opportunities for process improvements
  • Work with Cerner suppliers in the maintenance and performance of assigned applications, hardware and systems
  • Able to communicate effectively with senior levels of client and Cerner leadership
  • Possess decision making skills as well as the ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Strong analytic and problem solving abilities

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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
  • Systems monitoring or system support engineering work experience, At least 3 years

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in the following areas: Linux, Networking, AIX, Citrix, Windows, WebSphere Application Server, Oracle Application Server, Hadoop, SQL scripting or Cloudera

  • May be required to lift up to 20 lbs., i.e. server, network equipment
  • Willing to work a rotating shift from 7pm-7am or 7am-7pm (days, nights or weekends)

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.

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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