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Cerner Manager | Senior Security Architect in Kansas City, Missouri


Job Title:

Manager | Senior Security Architect

Job Description:

Our CernerWorks Tech Improvement team has a challenging opportunity for a Manager | Senior Security Architect. The Tech Improvement team applies our problem management process to client incidents, to optimize each of the technology stacks that are used in the client environments. The Tech Improvement team's overall mission is to be a trusted partner in providing the most reliable, highest performing and cost effective delivery of technology services for healthcare.

Our Senior Security Architects define the layers of security deployed to protect Cerner’s logical assets while collaborating with associates across Cerner to influence a “secure from the start” culture. They complete complex design, development and implementation of new and emerging technologies, platforms and services. Perform research and advise on an existing or emerging technology and associated services and processes. Conduct analysis in support of complex technical development projects and provide rollout and implementation support. If you are looking to join a growing dynamic security team, please apply today!

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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.

EEO is the Law (English) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/FF88D3155CB245EB98BA1DB8F934E3E5.ashx

E-Verify Participation (English) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/88648CD9668E49FBA6EB9C11FAA1634F.ashx

Right to Work (English) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/E1CD6BEF8082430E882E5CD9D5165A86.ashx

EEO is the Law (Spanish) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/801186E054394473A0E1380768F3FE47.ashx

E-Verify Participation (Spanish) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/88648CD9668E49FBA6EB9C11FAA1634F.ashx

Right to Work (Spanish) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/96E03778704E4492B394F95521A0B7E8.ashx


United States


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in CIS, MIS, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience

  • At least 6 years of Information Technology security 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:

  • At least 5 years of WIN and Linux operating system experience

  • Splunk or Encase experience preferred

  • Experience with modern web development frameworks and technologies.

  • Experience with security scanning tools including Nessus and Nexpose

  • Solid understanding of Identity and access management (IAM) – the framework of security policies and technologies that limit and track the access of those in an organization to sensitive technology resources.

  • Familiarity with PCI, HIPAA, PHI, GDPR, NIST and other compliance and security frameworks

  • Demonstrated experience in assessing solution risk via design review

  • 3+ years managing a security team


  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification (CISSP) is required

  • Must be willing to reside in Kansas City



Relocation Assistance Available:

Yes - Domestic/Regional


Kansas City

Virtual Eligible:


Job Family Group:

Information Technology