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Senior Software Engineer - Ruby on Rails

Kansas City, Missouri, United States


Job Description

The Engineering Security development team is responsible for measuring the security of solutions at Cerner. This includes measuring security in our desktop and web applications. The data we gather is critical for alerting our engineering teams as to what vulnerabilities need to be resolved.

As a Senior Software Engineer with the Platform Engineering Security Team, you will help lead the development of our solutions within the team. You will be responsible for designing software (primarily in Ruby) to meet specific requirements. As an important part in the quality of our solutions, you will be asked to participate in peer to peer design/code reviews. Even though this role will be primarily developing new software, you will also be asked to work on bug fixes, testing, documentation, support, and troubleshooting as needed. Cerner is a results-driven company and you will be expected to complete projects according to predetermined deadlines. You will play a lead role in an agile team that works with engineers of varying experience levels.

Specific tools and technologies may include: Docker, Spinnaker, Git, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, React, Jira, Jenkins, Various Security Tools, 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.

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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

  • Ruby on Rails and React is the preferred main tech stack
  • Docker, DC/OS, Kubernetes and CI/CD knowledge is preferred
  • Experience with MySQL


  • Must be residing or willing to relocate to Kansas City, MO

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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