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Principal IT Engineer Applications - Laboratory IT (Cerner PathNet)

Primary Location Pleasanton, CA Worker Location Remote Job Number 1281278 Date posted 05/23/2024
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Description:

Remote from any KP authorized state to include CA, OR, WA, CO, GA, VA, MD & D.C. 


Please Note: Salary ranges are geographically based, and the posted range reflects the Northen CA region. Lower salary ranges will apply for other labor markets outside of NCAL.


As a Principal IT Engineer - Applications for the IT Laboratory Portfolio, while focusing on integration development, you will participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle which includes estimating, design, implementation, documentation, coding, configuration, testing, deployment, and support of Lab applications developed for our business partners. As a member working in a team environment, you will work in conjunction with other IT Engineers and Solution Consultants on development and implementation activities. You will work in a team with strong skills in various Laboratory Application, such as Cerner Millennium, EPIC Beaker, Wellsky Bloodbank, various Middleware Solution and many others. You will implement, troubleshoot, and optimize solutions based on business needs and requirements. Primary coding responsibility are for Cerner Millennium Integration Solutions. Emotional intelligence, strong communication skills, and leadership by influence may also be useful skills for our team.



Job Summary:

This senior level employee is primarily responsible for translating business requirements and functional specifications into software solutions, for contributing to and leveraging the technical direction for the development of integrated business and/or enterprise application solutions, and for serving as a technical expert for project teams while providing consultation to help ensure new and existing software solutions are developed.



Essential Responsibilities:


  • Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; coordinating and delegating resources to accomplish organizational goals; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks, as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; evaluating recommendations made; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.

  • Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

  • As part of the IT Engineering job family, this position is responsible for leveraging DEVOPS, and both Waterfall and Agile practices, to design, develop, and deliver resilient, secure, multi-channel, high-volume, high-transaction, on/off-premise, cloud-based solutions.

  • Provides insight into recommendations for technical solutions that meet design and functional needs.

  • Translates business requirements and functional specifications into physical program designs, code modules, stable application systems, and software solutions by partnering with Business Analysts and other team members to understand business needs and functional specifications.

  • Ensures appropriate translation of business requirements and functional specifications into physical program designs, code modules, stable application systems, and software solutions by partnering with Business Analysts and other team members to understand business needs and functional specifications.

  • Serves as an expert for innovative technical solutions that meet design and functional needs.

  • Facilitates and serves as a technical expert for project teams throughout the release schedule of business and enterprise software solutions.

  • Builds and maintains trusting relationships with internal customers, third party vendors, and senior management to ensure the alignment, buy-in, and support of diverse project stakeholders.

  • Recommends complex technical solutions that meet design and functional needs.

  • Collaborates with architects and/or software consultants to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable solution designs.

  • Provides expertise and guidance to team members for systems incident responses for complex issues.

  • Provides implementation and post-implementation triage and support of business software solutions by programming and/or configuring enhancements to new or packaged-based systems and applications.

  • Reviews and validates technical specifications and documentation.

  • Identifies specific interfaces, methods, parameters, procedures, and functions to support technical solutions while incorporating architectural designs.

  • Supports component integration testing (CIT) and user acceptance testing (UAT) for application initiatives by providing triage, attending test team meetings, keeping the QC up-to-date, performing fixes and unit testing, providing insight to testing teams in order to ensure the appropriate depth of test coverage, and supporting the development of proper documentation.

  • Leads systems incident support and troubleshooting for complex and non-complex issues.

  • Identifies specific interfaces, methods, parameters, procedures, and functions, as required, to support technical solutions serving as an escalation point for complex or unresolved issues related to requirements translation.

  • Develops and validates complex testing scenarios to identify application errors and ensure software solutions meet functional specifications.

  • Participates in all software development lifecycle phases by applying comprehensive understanding of company methodology, policies, standards, and internal and external controls.

  • Develops, configures, or modifies basic to moderately complex integrated business and/or enterprise application solutions within various computing environments by designing and coding component-based applications using programming languages.

  • Provides consultation to help ensure new and existing software solutions are developed with insight into industry best practices, strategies, and architectures.

  • Builds partnerships with IT teams and vendors to ensure written code adheres to company architectural standards, design patterns, and technical specifications.

  • Leads the development, validation, and execution of testing scenarios to identify application errors and ensure software solutions meet functional specifications.

  • Leads, mentors, and trains other technical resources to develop software applications.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Minimum five (5) years experience working on project(s) involving the implementation of solutions applying development life cycles (e.g., SDLC).

  • Minimum two (2) years in a technical leadership role with or without direct reports.

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field and Minimum eight (8) years experience in software development or a related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.


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Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above)
  • Four (4) years experience in systems analysis, including defining technical requirements and performing high level design for complex solutions.
  • Cerner PathNet Interface scripting expertise.
  • Experience coding in CCL (Cerner Command Language).

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Primary Location: California,Pleasanton,Pleasanton Tech Cntr Building A Additional Locations:

Colorado Remote Workers Location, 200 E Colfax Ave, Denver,Colorado, 80203
Georgia Remote Workers Location, 206 Washington St SW, Atlanta,Georgia, 30334
Hawaii Remote Workers Location, 415 S Beretania St, Honolulu,Hawaii, 96813
Maryland Remote Workers Location, 100 State Cir, Annapolis,Maryland, 21401
Oregon Remote Workers Location, 900 Court St NE, Salem,Oregon, 97301
Virginia Remote Workers Location, 1000 Bank St, Richmond,Virginia, 23218
Washington Remote Workers Location, 416 Sid Snyder Ave SW, Olympia,Washington, 98504
District of Columbia Remote Workers Location, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington,Dist of Columbia, 20004
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Remote Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-IT-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: IT ENG Applications Department: KPIT ADMIN - LABORATORY TECH - 9601 Pay Range: $151900 - $196570 / year The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Remote: Work location is the remote workplace (from home) within KP authorized states. Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest