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Associate Lead Software Engineer

Kansas City, Missouri, United States


Job Description

Cerner is growing in our Platform Engineering space, and we're looking for an Associate Lead Software Engineer to join the team! We are seeking an experienced leader to help Cerner advance an emerging messaging platform. As an Associate Lead Senior Software Engineer you will provide technical direction in architecture discussion, design sessions and code review for functional correctness, architectural maintainability and performance. You will create code specifications at the system level. You will leverage deep technical and solution expertise to create clear, well-constructed strategic technical designs of moderate scope. Also, you will play a lead role in an agile team that works with engineers of varying experience levels.

Specific tools and technologies may include: Apache Kafka, Cloud Events, Terraform, Python, Java, C++, Jira, Jenkins, Git among others.
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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 Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, CIS, Information Systems, Information Technology or related field or equivalent work experience
  • At least 5 years of software engineering work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 5+ years of experience with Java
  • Experience with Agile Software Development methodology
  • Experience with Cloud Events, Python, Terraform and Apache Kafka


  • Must be willing to reside in Kansas City

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 may be 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

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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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