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Helpful (2)

Prepare to work to your limits and beyond

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Learning Consultant in Kansas City, MO
Current Employee - Learning Consultant in Kansas City, MO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Cerner full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Opportunities are always waiting when you know where to look and have a passion for what you are doing. Your career is in your own hands at Cerner and you govern how your path will go.

Cons

You can get caught in a bad work/life balance with ease.

Other Employee Reviews for Cerner

  1. Great Growing Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Integration Architect in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Integration Architect in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cerner full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Strong Benefits for KC-based associates Social, athletic and other perks in KC Quickly growing environment with plenty of advanced program opportunities

    Cons

    Virtual employment options/benefits are minimal

    Advice to Management

    keep finding ways to promote the rock stars


  2. Helpful (5)

    Like 'em young and scared

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Contract Programmer in Kansas City, MO
    Current Contractor - Contract Programmer in Kansas City, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cerner as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    If you want to brush up on a foreign language(s) this is the place for you. At least on the Engineering campus English is rarely spoken.

    Cons

    Pretty must all the stories are true. They like hiring extremely young foreign nationals who will be easy to intimidate and abuse. Then throw them to the wolfs and burning them out until they quit. The EDI group I was in had four US citizens out of about 15. Hard to keep an accurate head count given that they had over 100% turn over. The culture generates a lot of failure by design. The focus on cheap inexperienced programers, rushed projects with little to no requirements, little to no testing, little to no integration testing, and little to know interactions with other dept. results in a lot of missed deadlines, bug ridden services that can not scale to the levels they need. Management views these systemic issues as the fault of employees. They will shamelessly rant about how the entire group is failing oblivious that if the entire group is failing it is probably more an issue of leadership or communication.

    Advice to Management

    Need organization and structure. A Power Point slide with three built points does not qualify as software requirements. Also if an entire group is failing then the root cause is much more likely a lack of leadership or communication.


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