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Data Engineer

Kansas City, Missouri, United States


Job Description

If you love data and health care IT, apply today to Cerner's growing Life Sciences organization! Within Data as a Service, Cerner is looking for an experienced Data Engineer to join the team. As a Data Engineer, your main responsibility will be to contribute to the creation and maintenance of a machine learning ecosystem by utilizing big data technologies to operationalize the end-to-end machine learning workflow. Other responsibilities include to analyze, design, code, debug, test and modify new software or enhancements while considering software abilities; to collaborate with strategists and data scientists to understand requirements and design prototypes and bring machine learning ecosystem capabilities to production; and to use big data tools to implement batch and streaming feature pipelines and pipelines to populate a data lake. Let's work together to continue to create meaningful, connected health experiences!
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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, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent, relevant work experience
  • At least 1 year of experience working with big data or cloud technology, including data analysis, data ingestion, data modeling and/or machine learning
  • At least 3 years of software engineering work experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent, relevant work experience
  • At least 1 year Amazon Web Services (AWS) work experience
  • At least 1 year cloud native software development work experience
  • Must currently reside in the Kansas City, MO metro
  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations
  • Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

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.

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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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