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Software Engineer III

Kansas City, Missouri, United States


Job Description

As a Software Engineer III on the 724Access team, you will work with engineering (both US and India), product management and DevOps associates to design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance various applications, services and workflows within Cerner’s Millennium Business Continuity products.

The business continuity products support clinicians during unplanned and planned incidents when the primary Cerner Millennium database is unavailable or unreachable, including in the event of a complete network outage. They enable access to critical patient information through the use of several data replication technologies.

As a senior engineer on the team, you are expected to play an active role in the definition, evolution, and enforcement of team’s standard practices and procedures. You need to have a strong passion for solving problems
and integrating emerging technologies into your daily life. We are excited to help grow your skills and hope that you are excited to mentor and grow your teammates within the organization. This senior position requires that you have the ability and the desire to foster a positive culture within the team by promoting knowledge through mentorship, coaching, technical talks, blogs, etc.

Working Environment

Hybrid or Remote

This position offers a Hybrid or Remote working environment. Meaning if you live within a metro area of a Cerner office, you will split working time between a Cerner office and remote. If you are not within a metro area of a Cerner office, you can live and work in your current geographical location and work primarily remote. #LI-Hybrid #Remote

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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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Additional Information

Working Environment Hybrid or Remote
Relocation Assistance Available for this Job: No


Basic Qualifications
  • At least 6 years of total combined work experience and completed higher education
    • At least 1 year software engineer work experience including:
    • At least 5 years additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job and/or completed higher education
      • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, and Information Technology
Preferred Qualifications
  • 3+ years of experience with Java, or similar high-level language
  • Hands-on experience with SQL, PL/SQL and other Database Management tooling
  • A working knowledge of unit testing frameworks (Junit, Mockito etc.)
  • An advanced understanding of source code management and git
  • Familiarity with standard SAFe Agile software development practices
  • Experience with automation and continuous delivery using Jenkins, or similar CI/CD tooling
  • Knowledge of build and package management systems such as Maven and Docker
  • Experience working with Chef, Splunk, Zabbix, Ansible, or related DevOps tooling

  • Must be willing to reside or relocate to Kansas City OR live in a virtually approved city
  • 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 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, covid-19 vaccination, 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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