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Cerner System Administrator REMOTE

  • Location: Phoenix, 85013
  • Salary: 50.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 year ago

Cerner Systems Administrator 
12-month Contract
REMOTE - AZ core business hours
$50-55/hour DOE

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  • Monitors system performance, diagnoses system issues, performs emergency and scheduled maintenance.
  • Performs application installation, configuration, upgrades, and patches for development, testing, training, and production environments.
  • Develops and maintain process and configuration documentation related to the application environments supported. Automates common processes when possible.
  • Work as a technical expert with customers, Technology Services, analysts, software engineers and other team members to develop and support technical solutions to complex business problems.
  • Perform troubleshooting, testing, and debugging of enterprise applications, patches, upgrades and tenant management.
  • Works within application vendor guidelines to ensure support is not invalidated and to coordinate installations.
  • Monitor/maintain logs, files systems and directories, and coordinates maintenance with Technology Services.
  • Participate in planning, developing, testing, and implementing system architecture, fail-over, and disaster recovery plans.
  • Responds to, resolves and follows up on reported issues through the trouble ticketing system within established SLAs.
  • Proposes and implements system enhancements.
  • Develops and maintains operational documentation.
  • Coordinate and manage maintenance windows.
  • Provide technical input for project planning and manage project related tasks.
  • Perform capacity and performance planning.
  • Will require on-call coverage responsibilities.


  • Bachelor’s Computer Science, Computer Engineer or related technical discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 7 years of professional experience in an IT technical or infrastructure field is required.
  • 2 years of Cerner System Engineer/System Administrator experience strongly preferred.
Provide a description of the projects the position will support:
Domain refreshes, package installs, Oracle and AIX patching, PROD support, troubleshooting, etc.

Describe your ideal candidate:
SE with Cerner experience

What are the top non-negotiable technical and professional skills required:
Previous work with Cerner systems. Cerner SE certification.