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Cerner Senior Network Automation Engineer in Kansas City, Missouri


Job Title:

Senior Network Automation Engineer

Job Description:

Do you want to improve the efficiency of infrastructure components through automation? Then we have a position for you. Our Shared Services Engineering Service Delivery Network team has an opening for a Senior Infrastructure Automation Engineer. You will design and develop complex automation scripts in a networking environment. You will identify opportunities for automation and efficiency across processes, solutions and tools. You will also contribute to strategic direction for architecture discussions, design sessions and code reviews.

The ultimate goal of this team is to increase network automation, accuracy and efficiency resulting in large-scale network operational excellence.

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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. 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.

EEO is the Law (English) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/FF88D3155CB245EB98BA1DB8F934E3E5.ashx

E-Verify Participation (English) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/88648CD9668E49FBA6EB9C11FAA1634F.ashx

Right to Work (English) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/E1CD6BEF8082430E882E5CD9D5165A86.ashx

EEO is the Law (Spanish) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/801186E054394473A0E1380768F3FE47.ashx

E-Verify Participation (Spanish) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/88648CD9668E49FBA6EB9C11FAA1634F.ashx

Right to Work (Spanish) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/96E03778704E4492B394F95521A0B7E8.ashx


United States


Basic Qualification

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, CIS, MIS or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience

  • At least 5 years of system management work experience

  • At least 3 years of scripting work experience

  • At least 2 years of automation platforms and configuration management solutions work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of Python scripting work experience

  • Experience with Ansible/Ansible Tower

  • Experience with Cisco FabricPath, ACI, F5, and PaloAlto

  • At least 2 years of Cisco networking work experience

  • CCNA/CCNP Certification preferred


  • Must be willing to relocate or live in Kansas City or live in a virtually approved city



Relocation Assistance Available:

Yes - Domestic/Regional


Kansas City

Virtual Eligible:


Job Family Group:

Information Technology

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