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SAP ABAP Performance Expert (Software Engineer III)

Virtual Spain, Madrid, Spain


Job Description

Cerner is looking for individuals that are interested in working at the intersection of health and technology. At Cerner, we’re continuously building on our foundation of intelligent solutions for the health care industry. Our technologies connect people and systems at more than 18,000 facilities worldwide, and our wide range of services support the clinical, financial, and operational needs of organizations of every size. Leverage your expertise and join our mission by exploring our career opportunities.

As an SAP ABAP expert for Performance Improvement, you will participate in a performance improvement program as part of the product development team for our solution is a leading EHR platform with an installed base in 37 countries and more than 400K users every day.

The performance improvement program will work very closely with our clients to identify performance bottlenecks within the solution, feed the information back to IP and manage quarterly performance improvement initiatives to continuously improve performance for our clients.

You will analyze performance bottlenecks from an ABAP perspective on client implementations and identify potential solutions to improve the performance, including the need to refactor older code in order to be more efficient.

You will also work mutually with the solution architects and product development teams to propose ways to improve the overall performance of the products and in some cases participate in IP projects to realize those improvements.

You will need to develop benchmarks on which performance improvements can be measured and improvements will be measured against those benchmarks.

Furthermore you will work mutually with the product owners to present accomplishments and collect feedback from stakeholders inside and outside of our organization.

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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Because It's Personal

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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.

About Engineering & Technology

Additional Information

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


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, Information Systems, or related field, and/or 4 years equivalent relevant work experience
  • 2 years of higher education and/or additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job, including;
    • 1 year of Software Engineering experience
  • Fluent in English
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in:
    • ABAP
    • ABAP Objects
  • Working experience with agile development principles
  • Willing to travel up to 30% of the time
  • 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.

All employees must be legally authorized to work in the country where the position is located. Work visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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.
If you are an individual with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, and need assistance or an accommodation in the recruiting process, please contact us by calling 866-434-1543 or by emailing

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