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Lead Software Engineer

Kansas City, Missouri, United States


Job Description

Cerner is seeking a Lead Software Engineer, in this role you will be responsible for leading the architecture, development and maintenance of processing platforms and libraries. You will proactively identity gaps in the existing infrastructure and development process, act as a catalyst for change for greater system and solution efficiency. You will provide direction in architecture discussions, design sessions and code reviews on functional correctness, architectural maintainability and performance. You will also promote the use of good security practice across Strategic Growth Engineering, along with other engineering culture and values.
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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 Technology, Information Systems or related field or equivalent work experience
  • At least 7 years of Software engineering work experience
  • Experience building software applications, web services in Java, HTML5.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with creating automated testing using frameworks such as Cucumber, or Eggplant.
  • Experience with continuous testing of the software.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines such as Jenkins, Spinnaker.
  • Capable of deploying solutions on containerized platforms such as Docker, DC/OS or Kubernetes.
  • Experience with building and delivering software as a service.
  • Experience working with configuration as code technologies such as Chef, Puppet, or Ansible.
  • Experience supporting the development of new products, services, or intellectual property.
  • Experience with Agile methodology to create a minimally viable product.
  • Worked on healthcare integration system and familiar with those standards would be a plus: CDA, HL7, XDS.
  • 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

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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