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Associate Lead Software Engineer

Kansas City, Kansas, United States


Job Description

Are you looking to join a Big Data Analytics team and use cutting edge cloud and big data technologies to process data at scale and predict business outcomes? Look no further. The Associate Lead Software Engineer is responsible for architecting and developing Cerner’s enterprise data lake (Microsoft Azure Data Lake Store) and cloud analytics applications. This consists of analyzing data requirements and data sources to identify ingestion methods to consolidate and catalog data into the enterprise data lake, as well as architecting distributed data processing workloads and compute operations to meet the analytics needs of Cerner's business units.

The Associate Lead Software Engineer must lead technical design for data analytics projects. Other architecture and development tasks will include prototyping new services and workloads within the Microsoft Azure cloud computing environment to meet business data analysis needs and requirements for Cerner's internal data scientists and business analysts. The Associate Lead Software Engineer must have SQL, Java, and/Or Python programming and experience in big data technologies (Hadoop, HDFS, Hbase, Map/Reduce, Java, Scala, Apache Kafka, and Apache Spark is preferred.)

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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 3+ years of experience with Java
  • Experience with Agile Software Development methodology
  • Experience with Spring, Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Spring Data, Spring Cloud, and/or Spring Cloud Streams
  • Experience with OSS Cloud Foundry, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, or Pivotal Web Services
  • Experience with JavaScript, especially ReactJS
  • Experience designing and developing microservices architecture solutions
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Experience with NoSQL databases
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment, especially using Concourse CI or 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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