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Cerner Devops Engineer in Virtual Virginia, Virginia


Job Title:

Devops Engineer

Job Description:

AbleVets, A Cerner Company, provides healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated DevOps Engineer to support Information Technology projects for our customer. Position will be fully remote. The DevOps Engineer will be a key leader in working with VA shape processes and tools that enable cross-functional collaboration and drive CI/CD transformation at VA. The DevOps Engineer will work closely with product owners, developers, and external development teams to build and configure a high performing, scalable, cloud-based platform that can be leveraged by other VA product teams. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: Create scripts or templates to automate bootstrap infrastructure provisioning and management tasks . Improve infrastructure automation, cloud-based development initiatives, and container orchestration. Coordinate development and operations tasks across other members of the DevSecOps team. Implement application performance monitoring solutions and infrastructure monitoring solutions . Execute best practice version control, branching and merging strategies, and continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipeline design. Collaborate on API security, Container security, and AWS/Azure Cloud security. Assist in developing an automated framework for Tool deployment and development, leveraging various scripting languages and open source solutions . Be able to work in a fast-paced team environment and lead team activities to resolve issues and implement ad hoc solutions. Provide mentoring and coaching to junior developers and other VA product teams. Keep a pulse on emerging DevOps trends and innovative tools that will accelerate development teams toward automation.

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Additional Information:

Applicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. 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.

Career Level:

Senior Professional

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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United States


Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 6 years total combined higher education and related work experience, including:

  • At least 1 years of system engineering and/or system architecture work experience

  • At least 5 years of higher education and/or additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of CareAware Administration work experience

  • Cerner upgrade experience

  • Skills in developing and improving CI/CD scripts and services for development and deployment

  • Experience with programming and infrastructure automation and infrastructure as code

  • Experience designing, developing, deploying and testing in AWS architecture

  • Experience with systems reliability, load balancing and monitoring

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other engineering or technical discipline

  • Experience with Human Centered Design (HCD) principles and Design Thinking

  • Experience with the following CI/CD tools: Jenkins, CircleCI, DataDog, New Relic, PagerDuty, Slack, TwistLock, Codacy, etc


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

  • 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

  • Ability to travel up to 5% to customer sites as needed



Relocation Assistance Available:

Yes - Domestic/Regional


Virtual Virginia

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Job Family Group:

Information Technology

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