Sr. Cerner Interoperability / Interface Lead - Remote

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Remote, Based in the USA
Key Skills For Success

API Development

Electronic Health Records (EHR)

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR)


REQ#: RQ144826
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description
Seize your opportunity to improve health outcomes at a federal health agency Health Information System as a Sr. Cerner Interoperability / Interface Lead supporting the Indian Health Service's (IHS) Electronic Health Records (EHR) Modernization Initiative. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cerner EHR Interoperability Lead supporting the Federal initiative, you will be in a leadership role on an EHR modernization program, which includes requirements determination, integration/interoperability (Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel [HITSP]), health information management compliance, providing mission critical support to our customer.

  • Lead interoperability and integration for interfaces and devices between the Cerner EHR platform and ancillary systems, providers, public health agencies, payers, other federal agencies, and patients using exchange standards (e.g. HL7, IHE), specifications and integration platforms.  
  • Lead development, configuration, customization of standards-based APIs needed for health information exchange with the Cerner EHR platform. 
  • Work alongside IHS and its data partners to analyze key laboratory, radiology, immunization, disease surveillance, medical device integration and financial/revenue cycle information for conformance to data specifications and implementation guides. 
  • Facilitate and lead detailed HL7 v2, HL7 CCD/CDA and FHIR interface mapping discussions with clients. 
  • Assess and develop testing, and integration use case scenarios. 
  • Lead and train a team of interoperability specialists at varying levels (functional, technical) who will be dealing with clinical, financial and administrative data. 

Required Education / Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, and 8+ years of applicable experience (or an additional 4 years of education, technical certifications or training, or healthcare work experience in lieu of a Bachelors Degree).
  • 3+ years of Health Systems implementation experience.
  • Design and development experience with HL7 FHIR, CDA/CCDA, HL7 v2, and other Health Data exchanges.
  • Must have experience working with large complex integrated delivery network deployment of an EHR such as Cerner or equivalent EHR platforms. 
  • Ability to work at the Enterprise level, working and coordinating efforts across numerous resources, sub-contractors and stakeholders. 
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the year, if needed 
  • Location: Remote

Work visa sponsorship will not be provided for this position.  / Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Level 5 clearance.

Desired Experience:

  • Experience working with Cerner CareAware device interoperability platform is highly desired. 
  • Experience working on large Federal healthcare projects is highly desired. 
  • Experience with hospital based clinical, financial and administrative data. 
  • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting high volume HL7 data interfaces including ADT, Lab, Pharmacy, Radiology and other clinical/financial/administrative functions. 
  • Experience working with industry leading HL7 interface engines. 
  • Experience with health information exchange (HIE) platforms. 
  • Experience with hospital based clinical, financial and administrative data and ancillary systems such as Pharmacy, Radiology & Laboratory Information Systems 
  • Familiarity with acute and ambulatory settings 
  • Understanding of Telehealth technology 
  • Experience with facilitating and leading detailed interoperability implementation discussions with clients. 
  • HITSP experience with an understanding of LOINC, HL7, HL7 FHIR, SNOMED, RxNorm as well as DICOM standards – Open standards in Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) 
  • Knowledge of HITSP, FHIR, DICOM, open standards and standard coded terminologies (LOINC, SNOMED, RxNorm, NCPDP, etc) or terminology services. 
  • Excellent communication, organization, and analytical skills. 
  • Ability to multi-task and handle changing priorities in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and simply. 

  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays



Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required


Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $106,371 - $177,632, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.