Cerner System Architect in Missouri


Job Title:

System Architect

Job Description:

We have an opening for a Cloud System Architects on our DevOps cloud team. Our Emerging Technology Services leverages the most progressive cloud technology. We frequently utilize bleeding-edge technologies to accomplish these goals. Our work is dynamic, fast-paced, and offers exciting opportunities for career growth. We serve in the operations role of the DevOps equation and work closely with Cerner’s development organization to ensure that all aspects of our platforms are functioning optimally and contributing towards our objectives of providing the highest level of system stability and uptime.

A Cloud System Architect is responsible for design, consulting, managing projects and troubleshooting. They also provide mentorship, guidance and leadership to team members.

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Additional Information:

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. 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.

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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 Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Information System, Management Information Systems or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience

  • At least 5 years of System administration or engineering 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:

  • 2+ years of cloud solution design and implementation experience (private or public cloud)

  • 3+ years of extensive automation and development experience using scripting or programming language

  • 3+ years of experience working in a DevOps organization

  • 5+ years of managing production systems running RHEL or an equivalent enterprise Linux.

  • Hands-on experience with a configuration management automation platform like Chef or Puppet

  • Familiarity with big data platforms and/or with large-scale distributed systems concepts

  • Familiarity with monitoring platforms like Zabbix, Nagios, or Ganglia

  • Familiarity with a log aggregation and analysis platform like Splunk, Logstash, Graylog2, or Kibana


  • May be required to lift up to 20 lbs., i.e. server, network equipment

  • Willing to travel up to 20% as needed

  • Wiling to work on call shifts as needed

  • 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



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Kansas City

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Information Technology