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Nelnet IT Infrastructure Engineer - Cloud in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Nelnet is a student loan servicer that's grown into a fiber internet pioneer, real estate investor, and software provider. But that's just the beginning. With 6,500 associates and growing, we take our business wherever superior customer experiences and ingenuity are needed.

The perks of working at Nelnet go beyond our benefits package. When you join the Nelnet team, you're part of a community invested in the success of each individual. That support comes through in our work, as we are united by our mission of creating opportunities for people where they live, learn, and work.

Provides daily ongoing deployment, configuration, support, administration, maintenance and technical solutions to various technology components that make up the IT Infrastructure environment.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Develops or modifies IT Infrastructure to meet business objectives.

  2. Maintain and implement technical solutions, specifications, and documentation for various sized projects or daily support initiatives.

  3. Works with multiple customers, stakeholders, and system owners to produce requirements, determine feasibility, analyze cost/benefits requirements, and recommend design solution options.

  4. Provide training and technical support for users with varying levels of IT knowledge.

  5. Completes routine preventative measures and maintains/monitoring network security.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's degree in Information Science or related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Job related certifications such as AWS, VMware, or Cisco a plus.

EXPERIENCE:

Experienced with cloud, virtualization, and security.

  1. Windows technologies: Server 2012-2019, AD, SQL Server, PowerShell

  2. Linux technologies: RedHat 6-8, Gluster, IP tables, bash scripting, perl, postfix

  3. Cloud (AWS) technologies: EC2, VPC, S3, SES, SNS, IAM, KMS, Route 53, CloudFormation, and EKS.

COMPETENCIES – SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:

  1. Strong analytical, judgment and problem solving skills.

  2. Strong oral and written communication skills.

  3. Strong interpersonal skills, interacts will with technical and non-technical clients.

  4. Strong documentation and time management skills.

Colorado residents; pay range for this role is $80,000 - $130,000

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD&D insurance, employee assistance program, employee stock purchase program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program. Click here to learn more about our benefits: LINK (http://nelnetinc.com/careers/benefits/) .

Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Nelnet Corporate Recruiting.

Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Corporate Recruiting at 402-486-5725 or corporaterecruiting@nelnet.net .

Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Nelnet is a leading student loan servicer – but we’re even more than that. We’re a professional services company, telecommunications innovator, and K-12 and higher education expert (and that’s just the shortlist). For over 40 years, we’ve been serving our customers and making their dreams possible.

EEO Info (https://nelnetinc.com/wp-content/uploads/EEO-poster.pdf) | EEO Letter (https://nelnetinc.com/wp-content/uploads/EEO-Jeffs-Letter.pdf) | EPPA Info (https://nelnetinc.com/wp-content/uploads/Employee-Polygraph-Protection-Act-Poster.pdf) | FMLA Info (https://nelnetinc.com/wp-content/uploads/FMLA-Leave.pdf)

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