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Senior Database Engineer

Virtual District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Cerner Government Services

Job Description

As a Senior Database Engineer within our Cerner Government Services team, you will be responsible for owning, developing, testing and supporting business platforms. You will develop and plan implementation roadmaps and strategy across multiple emerging technologies. Engineers align with stakeholders on complex database solutions, data architectures, database physical structure and functional design. You will also lead architecture discussions, design sessions and code reviews for functional correctness, architectural maintainability and performance. Additionally, you will lead the organizational strategic direction for database technologies and best practice. If you have a passion for leading the adoption of new technology and utilizing your expertise in large scale systems design, we invite you to apply.
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Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Software, Computer System Engineering or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience

· At least 7 years of Data management, data-oriented programming and development work experience

· At least 2 Information architecture and design and usability principles and techniques work experience

· At least 1 year of Database architecture work experience

· Receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for your position

· Due to the client contract you will be assigned, this position requires you to be a U.S. citizen

Preferred Qualifications

· At least 7 years of Database architecture work experience

Additional Information

Applicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the 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

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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.

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