*At Securian Financial Groups internal position title is Infrastructure Consultant or Infrastructure Sr. Analyst*
Specific responsibilities will be dependent on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.
The Server and Storage Infrastructure team is responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining compute, storage, backup, and additional shared infrastructure technologies to support Securian’s business applications and processes. Team efforts are predominantly cloud focused as we are actively migrating our data center infrastructure to cloud platforms and hosted services. Specific technologies supported by the team include enterprise file services, backup, workload automation (batch scheduler), Managed File Transfer, Active Directory, and engineering of Linux and Windows server operating system images. Team responsibilities also include partnering with managed services in supporting hosted Mainframe, iSeries, and private cloud platforms as well as support for several technologies that will be retired as we complete our migration such as virtual server infrastructure and Storage Area Network.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Engineer Infrastructure technology
Design, create, and deploy solutions for Securian’s applications running on cloud platforms (AWS, Azure) using industry best practices
Implement and manage server and infrastructure applications through the use of IaC.
Lead or execute the engineering and implementation of upgrades, patches or enhancements.
Lead or perform technical proofs-of-concept, pilots and validations.
Ensure security, compliance, governance, and audit requirements and best practices are met
Perform research and plan future state for new or enhanced solutions.
Support Infrastructure technology
Respond to and resolve escalated incidents and problems.
Ensure availability, capacity, performance, and resiliency meet service level objectives.
On a rotational basis, provide off-hour support for critical issues.
Develop, automate, execute and continually improve processes to support the use of IT solutions.
What we’d expect from you:
Knowledge of IT technologies, networking, security, infrastructure automation and scripting
1-2 years of experience with AWS and/or Azure, and related cloud technologies
Experience with the deployment and support of AWS technologies such as EC2, EFS, FSx, etc., leveraging Infrastructure as Code (e.g. CloudFormation, Terraform).
CI/CD pipeline experience (GitHub, GitHub Actions) for the management and deployment of code
Bachelor’s Degree in related field, or similar experience
Solid analytical skills, creative problem-solving skills and high attention to detail.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to clearly convey complex technical messages
Highly motivated, self-directed, continual learner, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a project team.
Strong organizational skills and the flexibility to adapt to changing project priorities and deadlines.
**This position will be in a hybrid working arrangement.**
Physical job requirements:
Ability to utilize keyboard, mouse and computer for up to 8 hours per day
Ability to work at least 40 hours per week
Securian Financial has been around for 140 years. We’re committed to giving back to our community, donating 15,000 employee volunteer hours this past year. We also provide extensive resources to our employees for professional development and growth and a number of diverse professional and social opportunities throughout the company. There’s a reason our employees have voted us as a best place to work year after year! In addition:
Generous paid time off. We want you to take time off for whatever matters most to you!
Tuition reimbursement program. We value continuous learning at Securian!
Company-funded pension plan as well as 401K retirement plan – great resources to secure your financial future.
Continuous opportunities for new challenges.
Variety of health plan options as well as dental and vision plans.
Paid maternity/paternity leaves.
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