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Cerner System Administrator REMOTE

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

Posted 11 days 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.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

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