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System Engineer I

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Information Technology

Job Description

This System Engineer I position is responsible for supporting and maintaining a variety of applications across multiple environments. Engineers for this position are expected to become solutions experts and provide support as needed. The engineer will work on platforms that manage and collect information from infrastructure systems across Cerner datacenters. These solutions involve automation pipelines with integrations to multiple enterprise systems. Responsible for planning, maintenance and engineering support of the applications and supporting infrastructure in a data center setting. Monitor the performance of the systems. Perform configurations, installation, patching, maintenance and upgrade of assigned solutions. Analyze raw data from disparate solutions identify opportunities for new process or improvements to existing. Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve application problems. Follow all process and procedures, escalating issues as necessary and creating/updating all documentation. You may also participate in architecture discussions, design sessions and code reviews with other associates that help ensure maintainability, application security and performance. As you build your knowledge, you will have opportunities to share outside your immediate team through mentorship, coaching, technical talks and blogs.

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 4 years total combined higher education and related work experience, including:
      • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or Software Engineering, or related field, or equivalent relevant 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
      • Experience in relational database systems
      • Experience with SQL query language
      • Experience with and a passion for data management, data analysis and data integrity
      • Experience in managing assigned projects and program components to deliver services in accordance with established objectives
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Ability and willingness to:
      • Work directly with key business users and stakeholders to gather requirements for integrations
      • Communicate effectively with diverse people and individuals at various levels within the organization
      • Evaluate, communicate and coordinate the technical impacts of application configuration decisions
      • Operate effectively in a dynamic environment with minimal supervision
      • Demonstrated experience with application support and managing Windows and Linux operating systems
      • Experience with a mainstream scripting language (PowerShell, VBS, Bash, Perl, Python, etc.)
      • Ability to learn new processes, tools and technologies (as required)
      • Strong troubleshooting, analytical and problem-solving abilities
      • Strong organizational skills
      • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple applications simultaneously and prioritize work to meet adapting deadlines
      • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations
      • Ability to participate in an on-call rotation

  • 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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