Cerner System Engineer in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Job Title:

System Engineer

Job Description:

Cerner Overview:

Cerner is the leading U.S. supplier of health care information technology solutions that optimize clinical and financial outcomes. Around the world, health organizations ranging from single-doctor practices to entire countries turn to Cerner (NASDAQ: CERN) for our powerful yet intuitive solutions. Cerner offers clients a dedicated focus on health care, an end-to-end solution and service portfolio, and proven market leadership.

Group Overview:

Cerner Technology Services (CTS) is one of the fastest growing segments of Cerner's business. CTS’s primary function is to host, manage and monitor client systems. Additionally CTS provides disaster recovery and temp hosting services for Cerner clients. CTS' remote hosting option (RHO) provides superior performance, security, reliability, and scalability with a lower up-front financial commitment from the client by combining hardware, networking technologies, and technical expertise. It allows healthcare organizations to leverage the most sophisticated and powerful IT solutions available today from our state-of-the-art data centers.

Cerner Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The UNIX (AIX/HP-UX/Linux) System Engineer is responsible for the daily, weekly, and monthly activities required to deliver multiple project tasks on-time while following all process and procedures’, escalating issues as necessary, and creating/updating all necessary documentation. In addition, the System Engineer is responsible for but not limited to OS installs, upgrades, hardware moves and migrations, new server builds, providing advanced escalation support (including engaging vendor support), performance monitoring and tuning, host configuration of provisioned SAN storage and project management.

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Street Address:

Office 1301, MBC Business Center

Makeen Tower, Corner of 9th & 10th St.

Additional Information:

All employees must be legally authorized to work in the country where the position is located. If applicant lacks required authorization, work visa sponsorship may be available for this position.

Career Level:



Abu Dhabi

Company Overview:

Be a part of something that matters. Something that affects every single person, every single day—people’s health and the care they receive.

Cerner is transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it easier and more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health.

From single offices to entire countries, Cerner technology solutions are licensed by over 14,000 health care venues around the world.

Cerner Corporation, along with its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Cerner”), is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.


United Arab Emirates


*Minimum Qualifications: *

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • 2-4 Years UNIX Support experience

  • Ability to work overtime and irregular hours when needed, including some nights and weekends

  • Knowledge of IBM and HP hardware, including AIX, HPUX, and Linux operating systems

  • Understanding of high availability system design concepts and configuration best practices

  • Broad knowledge of IBM hardware

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current RHCE/IBM AIX/HP UX certification

  • Excellent verbal and written skills

  • Ability to manage multiple project tasks simultaneously

  • Experience with SAN/Storage technology

  • HP-UX Ignite and/or IBM NIM

  • Multi-pathing software, such as HP Auto-Path, MPIO, Securepath

  • IBM System hardware including latest p5 and P6 series, or HP rx series hardware

  • Shell Scripting (Shell/Perl)

  • Must possess the initiative to resolve issues before they become critical

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Propensity for knowledge sharing

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Innovative, self-motivated, and able to interact with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to work assigned night or day schedule and work off-hours when required


Abū Zaby (Abu Dhabi)

Relocation Assistance Available:

Yes - Domestic/Regional