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System Engineer II

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Information Technology

Job Description

Cerner’s Product Operational Engineering team is hiring for a System Engineer II. In this role, you will have a strong understanding of Linux system administration and use that knowledge to provide support, performance tuning and monitoring of systems critical to Cerner’s cloud solutions. You will be able to collaborate closely with Software Engineers to provide quick and meaningful feedback on production issues.
Additionally, as a System Engineer II you will work with public cloud technologies and need to understand how to build and maintain systems using Infrastructure as Code and Configuration as Code. A working knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Terraform and Chef 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.

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Basic Qualifications
  • At least 6 years total combined higher education and related work experience, including:
    • At least 1 year of system administration and/or system engineering event work experience
    • At least 5 years higher education and/or additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job, including;
      • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering Production.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with AWS or other public cloud provider
  • Experience deploying infrastructure using Terraform
  • Experience deploying configuration using Chef
  • Experience reading and debugging code written in Ruby or Java

  • May be required to lift up to 20 lbs., i.e. server, network equipment
  • Must be willing to travel 20% as needed
  • Must reside in the Kansas City area.
  • 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.

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 is not available for this position.

As of December 8, 2021, as a condition of employment, all US-based employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with additional 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.

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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