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Cerner Storage and Hardware Network Engineer in North Charleston, South Carolina


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Storage and Hardware Network Engineer

Job Description:

As a storage and hardware network administrator you will continually evolve and make an impact by optimizing the availability, scalability, and resilience of the critical CSSP storage and hardware. This includes servers, hard drives, network devices, memory, CPUs, and the software used to manage the afore mentioned devices. You will design, support, install, and maintain local area network, wide area network, and wireless network components. Work on and maintain hardware components, including firewalls, load balancers, routers, switches and access points. You will troubleshoot network connectivity issues and perform project work to upgrade or replace network equipment. You will complete assigned incident management tasks. You will also participate in service capacity; demand planning and forecasting; software performance analysis; system tuning and addressing problems relating to mission critical service; and build automation to prevent problem recurrence with the goal of automating response to all non-exceptional service conditions. You will also monitor the health of systems and work with vendors to process any Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) due to failed or faulty hardware.   

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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.

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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Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or relevant technical degree.

  • Receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for your position

  • Due to the client contract you will be assigned, this position requires you to be a U.S. citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience using VMware 

  • 3 years of experience working in a production grade Linux environment 

  • 3 years of experience with Netapp storage platforms 

  • Experience with VMWare ESXi and/or vSphere 6.x 

  • Familiarity managing Nutanix systems 

  • Experience with managing storage within VMware, vMotion, and other enterprise-level VMware applications 

  • Experience with configuration management utilities (SaltStack, Ansible, Puppet, etc). 

  • Strong understanding of system health monitoring 

  • Experience with hardware/software load balancers including F5, HA Proxy, Nginx, Apache, ELB, etc 

  • Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) – CWNP or, Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) – Cisco or, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – Cisco or, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Wireless - Cisco

  • 8570 IAT Level II Certification and CND Infrastructure Support Certification 


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

  • Willing to travel up to 20% as needed

  • 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


South Carolina


North Charleston

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