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Lead Site Reliability Engineer

Virtual Missouri, Missouri, United States


Job Description

As a Lead Site Reliability Engineer, you will be focused on and improve the reliability of mission critical solutions and platforms for large-scale or critical systems through software development. In this role you will be accountable for the architecture, design and reliability of one or more solutions or platforms, lead and direct architecture discussions, design sessions and reviews with a focus on improving the reliability of the solution or platform, develop long term roadmap for solution reliability improvement and sustainability, investigate and drive analysis or new innovations and technologies to improve reliability, lead and direct game day events up through production with the specific intent of verifying the reliability characteristics of the solution or platform. You will also drive operational review, incident recovery and post-incident review to identify preventative actions and improvements with stakeholders, participate in on-call rotation for the operations of the solution or platform, partner with strategy, operation and solution teams as a reliability expert to provide recommendations and reinforce and promote reliability culture and values across the organization and Cerner.

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: Yes - Domestic/Regional


Basic Qualifications

  • At least 10 years total combined higher education and related work experience, including:
    • At least 3 years software engineering work experience
    • At least 7 years higher education and/or additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job; including:
      • Bachelor’s degree in; Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Data Processing and/or in a related field
  • 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:
  • Scripting
  • Chef
  • New Relic
  • Jenkins
  • AWS
  • Process improvement
  • DevOps
  • 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 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, 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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