Senior System Engineer at Children's National


Job Description

As a Senior System Engineer, you will provide system implementation, support, monitoring, and maintenance of Cerner’s solutions and services. You will perform daily system operations tasks to verify system integrity and availability as well as perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware/OS upgrades, and resource optimization. You will also be responsible for implementing and monitoring applications and servers, respond to alarms in a timely manner to prevent client impact and performance degradation. As a member of this team, you will manage changes and project activities while communicating with impacted stakeholders. This includes developing and deploying automation tools to optimize daily activities and complete assigned incident management tasks. In addition, you will deploy, setup, as well as maintain testing environment. Finally, you will also be responsible for providing tier III and other support per service requests.



Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • At least 2 years’ experience of system engineering work

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience operating in a high-availability healthcare environment
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience managing Windows Server platform, administering Active Directory and group policy, administering file and print services
  • Experience deploying/supporting client/server applications in a virtual environment
  • Experience supporting servers in an enterprise-class datacenter scripting/automating server/client maintenance
  • Experience configuring backup/recover technologies such as Veeam
  • Technology experience in VMWare or other enterprise virtualization platform
  • Citrix, XenDesktop/Netscalar experience
  • Experience with NetApp or other enterprise-class storage solution
  • Experience with PowerShell or other scripting/automation technologies
  • May be required to lift up to 30 lbs., i.e. server, network equipment
Additional Information
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.
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.

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Executive / senior industry position


North America

Silver Spring , United States


United States

Silver Spring


Executive / senior industry position