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Cerner System Engineer II in Kansas City, Missouri


Job Title:

System Engineer II

Job Description:

As a System Engineer II you will be critical to the successful implementation of Cerner solutions within healthcare environments. In this role, you will be expected to take a consultative approach to an extensive change process by using relationship building skills to develop trust and rapport with clients. Senior System Engineer II's provide system implementation, support, monitoring and maintenance of Cerner’s solutions and services.

  • Perform daily system operations tasks to verify system integrity and availability

  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware/OS upgrades, and resource optimization

  • Implement monitoring for applications and servers, and respond to alarms in a timely manner, preventing client impact and performance degradation

  • Manage changes and project activities, and communicate with impacted stakeholders

  • Develop and deploy automation tools to optimize daily activities

  • Complete assigned incident management tasks

  • Deploy, setup, and maintain complex testing environments

  • Provide Tier III and other support per service request

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Additional Information:

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, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Career Level:

Senior Professional

Company Overview:

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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Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree

  • At least 6 years total combined higher education and related work experience

  • At least 1 year of system administration and/or system engineering work experience

  • May be required to lift up to 20lbs (i.e. server, network exquipment)

  • Willing to travel up to 80% as needed

  • Must be located within 60 miles of a major international airport

  • 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



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Kansas City

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Information Technology

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