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Senior Software Engineer

Kansas City, Kansas, United States


Job Description

Being a Senior Software Engineer on the HR Solution team is both rewarding and challenging. As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to work on different tools, technologies and their integration needs. Troubleshooting complex, challenging and non-trivial issues spanning multiple systems and teams is a key aspect of our team. We have a very friendly, welcoming team that is open to good ideas which makes for a great work environment.

Senior Software Engineer is responsible for providing technical direction to a team and ensuring that quality applications are developed to meet specified business needs. Associates in this role must have a thorough understanding of requirements and a deep understanding of software engineering domains. You will participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle and lead efforts to automate as much of the lifecycle as possible through the cultivation of a DevOps culture.
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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, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • At least 3 years of Software Engineering work experience
  • Experience with one or more preferred programming languages, but not limited to: Java, C#, C++, Visual Basic, Javascript, Ruby, Python or Objective C

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient with HR Applications (Workday, Workforce)
  • Knowledge of object-oriented concepts and design patterns
  • Knowledge of and experience with SQL and relational databases
  • Scala, DataBricks, Microsoft Azure functions
  • Experience with agile development methodologies (scrum, slim, lean, etc.)
  • Experience driving projects independently
  • Experience designing, developing, and utilizing microservices
  • Experience with automated testing and deployment (git, Jenkins)


  • 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

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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