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Senior Software Engineer

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Information Technology

Job Description

As a Senior Software Engineer on Cerner's Investor Owned & Federal team, you will analyze, design, code, debug, test and modify new software or enhancements. Create strategic technical designs for small scope projects, provide high-level architecture guidance and develop specifications to resolve software problems. Consult with stakeholders on current functionality and complexity of adding features. Estimate effort for current and future projects of small to medium scope. Debug complicated issues that span multiple modules, involve complex concurrency or low-level problems. Propose and lead process improvements projects for development, deployment or application monitoring.
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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:

  • 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
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, related field or equivalent and relevant work experience
  • At least 3 years of software engineering work experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • CCL knowledge including record structure, file extracts and database updates
  • Knowledge of Discern Rules including clinical decision support and trigger events
  • Web development experience in Node Package Manager (NPM), Angular and React
  • Millennium/Mpage integration function knowledge including XMLCCLREQUEST and traversing JSON and XML objects
  • Must be willing to travel up to 20% as needed
  • Must reside in or be willing to relocate to the Kansas City Metropolitan area

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:


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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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