Cerner Associate Principal Engineer in Missouri


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Associate Principal Engineer

Job Description:

Cerner’s Population Health team is seeking an Associate Principal Engineer to drive innovation on the HealtheIntent platform with the ultimate goal of improving the overall health of patients around the world. In this role, you will be responsible for understanding the requirements of strategy and solution teams, driving the analysis of various technologies to meet these requirements, and making architectural decisions that help to deliver a highly reliable, performant, supportable, and maintainable platform and solutions. A deep understanding and experience in Big Data and microservices methodologies will be a focus in this role.

Do you want to make a significant impact by promoting an energetic and collaborative culture that strives for excellence and embraces automation in order to reduce human toil? If so, we encourage you to apply!

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Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship may be available for this 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.

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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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience

  • At least 7 years of software engineering work experience

  • Experience working with relational databases, Java, Ruby, and Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Kafka, MapReduce, Storm, Spark

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience designing, developing, operating, and maintaining Big Data processing solutions utilizing PaaS (Platform as a Service) providers such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience


  • Must be residing in or willing to relocate to the Kansas City metro area

  • 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



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Kansas City

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