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Cerner Reviews

Updated December 10, 2018
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  1. Featured Review

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    "Solution Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Solutions Analyst in Kansas City, KS
    Current Employee - Solutions Analyst in Kansas City, KS

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

    Pros

    Good Company to work for. No micro managing

    Cons

    some locations distant can be far


  2. "Business Intelligence Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cerner full-time

    Pros

    Autonomy, opportunity for growth, engaging, youthful culture, innovative

    Cons

    Demanding, ambiguous, long hours, stressful

  3. "Technical Engagament Leader"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cerner full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunity to move within company. Ability to advance.

    Cons

    Middle management takes most risk to pay. Very corporate.


  4. "Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cerner full-time

    Pros

    Very good Company with good health benefits

    Cons

    Managers are a kind of Micro Managing


  5. "Large organization with potential for growth"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cerner full-time

    Pros

    Large organization, particularly excellent for entry level employees and anyone with ambition to try themselves out, experiment with new technologies and approaches, and develop themselves as a professional.

    Cons

    There are much more opportunities and advantages to being located in the headquarters at Kansas City that are not available in other locations.

    Advice to Management

    Create a less centralized organization by embracing more the idea of virtual teams located anywhere.


  6. "Cerner is Great, but climbing their ladder can be daunting"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Health Benefits, Travel Benefits, Hard Working Culture, Friendly Coworkers

    Cons

    Pay Increases aren't always related to the work you do


  7. "Learning Partner"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cerner full-time

    Pros

    flexible schedule, consulting with leadership

    Cons

    compensation, moved campuses many times

  8. "Many possibilities and opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cerner full-time

    Pros

    Good place to start and tailor career path.

    Cons

    Work can be quite consuming.


  9. "Senior Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cerner full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Great Dev Culture
    - Great Business, give opportunities to contribute to better healthcare
    - In house clinics and fitness facilities

    Cons

    - low pay compared to the responsibilities
    - work can be overwhelming

    Advice to Management

    - Cultivate a work-life balance culture


  10. "Senior Team Lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cerner full-time

    Pros

    Upward mobility if you are looking for it
    Ability to travel to many places
    Offers great experience for your professional career

    Cons

    Extensive travel that could hinder personal life
    It's a very corporate company that at times is very narrow minded