Cerner Site Reliability Engineer in Missouri


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Site Reliability Engineer

Job Description:

Cerner’s HealtheIntent Site Reliability Engineering team is seeking a Site Reliability Engineer. Our mission is to defend and improve the reliability of HealtheIntent. SRE(s) will have a watchful eye on the availability, scalability, performance and reliability of all HealtheIntent services.

Just as what we do is unique, where we do it is unique too. At Cerner, we have the good fortune to be at the intersection of health care and IT developing many interesting systems, services, and solutions. In SRE, you will deep dive into operational issues; from the software, systems, automation, and process perspectives. We drive reliability and performance across massive scale by mastering the full depth of the HealtheIntent platform. We literally learn something new and surprising every day; which has the potential to transform health care for our clients.

As a Site Reliability Engineer, you will have the opportunity to handle the complex problems at scale; which are unique to Cerner while using your expertise in coding, algorithms, complexity analysis, and large scale system design.

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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 is not 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 or the equivalent experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related Technology field and 3 years of work experience in Software Engineering.

•A minimum of five years of experience in one or more of: C, C++, Java, Ruby

•Experience with cloud technologies (AWS, GCP, OpenStack)

•Experience with container technologies and orchestration layers (Docker, Mesos, Marathon, etc)

•Experience with continuous delivery methodologies and implementation practices

•Solid understanding of application design, including operational trade-offs of various designs


•An understanding of DNS, LDAP, Kerberos, Git and Jenkins

•Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP and HTTP protocols

•Understanding of Linux system internals

•Practical knowledge of data processing and service design

•Solid understanding of systems and application design

•Algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software design

•Excellent written and social communication, and documentation skills



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Kansas City

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