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System Engineer II - Business Continuity

Virtual Missouri, Missouri, United States

Information Technology

Job Description

Cerner’s Business Continuity consulting team is hiring a System Engineer II. This role will primarily be aligned to work with Cerner’s 724Access Downtime Viewer and 724Access Ambulatory Viewer solutions. However, consultant may also work with some of Cerner’s other business continuity solutions as well. In this role, you will have a strong understanding of Linux system administration, database technologies, and clinical downtime workflows and use those skills to support clients through project engagements in which these solutions will be implemented, upgraded, and maintained. As a System Engineer II, you will maintain client relationships and navigate through conflict and complex relationship situations which will require strong interpersonal communication skills.

In this role, you will consult with clients on technical architecture decisions, and guide clients through interdependencies and decision impacts. You will provide solution oversight and expertise to stakeholders. You will develop and lead deployment strategies for our solutions and provide clients with deployment recommendations. You will drive cross-functional collaboration with internal stakeholders to identify and propose enhancements to our solutions. You will perform complex technical troubleshooting and issue resolution and escalate as appropriate. 

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Additional Information

Virtual Eligible Job Yes
Relocation Assistance Available for this Job: No


Basic Qualifications

  • At least 6 years total combined related work experience and completed higher education, including:
    • At least 1 year system administration and/or system engineering work experience
    • At least 5 years additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job and/or completed higher education, including:
      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or relevant degree
  • 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
  • Experience with Linux or other Unix based Operating Systems
  • ​​​​​​​Experience with database systems – preferably Oracle and/or MySQL
  • Experience with technical troubleshooting
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities
  • Experience leading and/or facilitating large meetings/engagements
  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations 
  • ​​​​​​​Willing to travel up to 80% as needed 
  • Position can be Kansas City based or Remote
  • 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 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.

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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