Salary $59,278 - $97,426/annually
We are a State of Minnesota employer with a small agency feel. Located just north of downtown St. Paul in a nice industrial area, we offer free street parking or if you want to be protected from Minnesota winters, you can park in our attached parking ramp for less than $25 per month. We are a block off of bus routes, so if this fits your route, you may take public transportation as well. Come be a part of a fun work environment, progressive technology and flexible work hours.
About the Opportunity:
This position primarily serves as MSRS' systems administrator for it's Cloud Architectures. It exists to recommend, implement, execute and primarily support the systems software for the Cloud Architecture at MSRS, emphasizing overall service availability and system security. It will be responsible for maintaining the relationship with the cloud vendors and to validate and verify the architecture performs as expected. It will also provide systems support for the rest of MSRS' server systems in collaboration with the Server Architect. It will provide mentoring and expertise to IT team members in server architecture and operation to enhance their skill sets and contributions and will work closely with the development team to ensure overall serviceability of the application systems deployed at MSRS.
Minimum Qualifications -
5 years of professional level experience in a network environment.
A Master's degree in Information Technology or a related field may substitute for three years of experience, related Bachelor's degree may substitute for two years, or related Associate's degree may substitute for one year.
Experience must include the following:
Experience with cloud platforms AWS, GCP, Azure, or similar platforms
Experience in conducting cloud technology research, evaluation, and cost benefit analysis for potential new technology acquisitions
Experience with Linux or a similar operating system
Knowledge and skill working in a Windows environment using office support products such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio
Preferred Qualifications -
Scripting in Python/Ruby
Experience with configuration management tools such as Chef or comparable.
Experience with Infrastructure as Code tools such asTerraform or comparable.
Experience with web application middleware
It is the policy of the Retirement Systems of MN that all employees submit to a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:
SEMA4 Records Check (applies to current and past State employees only)
Criminal History Check
Employment Reference Check
Social Security and Address Verification
Driver's License Check
**The Retirement Systems will not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.**
Why Work for Us:
The State of Minnesota also has over 100 state agencies, so the possibilities of serving our great state through a multitude of programs and roles are endless! The State of Minnesota also has our own Enterprise Talent Development department to keep your skills and knowledge sharp. You may also qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, which forgives the remaining balance of your student loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments!
What's also great about this job is the competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package including low cost/high value medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, retirement plan, health care savings plan, generous vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, and numerous tax-deferred benefit options (e.g., 457B investment plan, long and short-term disability plans, etc.). Benefits offered are:
Medical and dental insurance
11 paid holidays per year
Affordable dependent care
Pension and retirement saving plan
Vacation and Sick leave
Long and short term disability insurance
HOW TO APPLY:
Job Posting Number: 41008
Posting Closes: 08/13/2020
Posting ID: 566198077Posted: 2020-08-07