IT Systems Engineer
Progressive Insurance  •  Mayfield Village, Ohio  •  Posted: 10/5/2016


IT Systems Engineer

Job Number: 140264

Join a place where innovation and creativity are a way of life— and love what you do.

Why Progressive? We're a company that doesn't stop until a job is finished, with a goal to consistently test our limits and exceed expectations. As a member of our IT group, you'll have the opportunity to work on market-changing projects in a dynamic, collaborative environment where innovative thinking is encouraged. Also enjoy competitive compensation, a first-class benefits package and generous relocation assistance.

IT Systems Engineer

The ASPS (Applications Shared Processes & Services) organization owns centralized services that are essential for application realization, resiliency, and risk mitigation. We have an exciting opportunity for an IT System Engineer Intermediate position in the Environment Management team. This team serves as point of contact for the Application Development organization in planning and implementing distributed environment changes, including application server environment provisioning, configuration, and monitoring. This role requires excellent operational knowledge of distributed environments in an always-up, always-available service set up. The ideal candidate should have a good blend of infrastructure technology and application development background.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • You will play a key role in understanding and proactively addressing current and future availability, capacity, and security needs of applications.

  • Own and maintain application specific configuration information and key environment artifacts (e.g. automated configuration scripts, servers build documents, infrastructure diagrams etc.).

  • Troubleshoot environment issues and prevent future occurrences.

  • Conduct impact assessment of upcoming infrastructure changes and collaborate with application teams to minimize risk.

  • Assist with process and technology changes to Improve quality and speed.

Preferred Skills:

  • Self-driven with proven ability to work effectively within a collaborative team oriented environment.

  • 2+ years of experience supporting Windows 2008/12, IIS 7.x and .NET 4.x applications in a production environment.

  • Working knowledge of Information Security (LDAP, RBAC, Digital certificates) and Network concepts (Load balancing/ Failover, DNS, FTP, SMTP).

  • Scripting knowledge: Experience in PowerShell (or other scripting language) is desirable. Experience with automation/configuration management using Chef/Puppet is a plus.

  • Prior application development experience is a plus (programming experience with C# or JAVA).

  • Exposure to open source technology and cloud services (like AWS, Azure) is a plus.

  • Experience in a DevOps role is a big plus.

What Progressive Offers:

  • Gainshare bonus program of up to 30% of base salary. Gainshare is a bonus program given to all employees based on company profitability

  • On-site clinical care and fitness center

  • Ongoing training and opportunities for career advancement

  • Award winning, supportive environment with Employee Resource Groups

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Child care subsidy

  • 401(k) plan

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits

Relocation assistance to Northeast Ohio available; learn more about all Cleveland has to offer.

Apply Now:

Apply now and find out what it's like to be valued for the talent and passion you invest in all that you do. Here are a few things to keep in mind when applying with us:

  • You'll be asked for information around your employment history and educational background

  • After applying, you are able to monitor your status in the recruiting process on your profile

  • A recruiter will contact you by email or phone if you are under consideration for a current position

  • Some positions require candidates to meet company requirements on our online assessment test

  • Candidates must pass a comprehensive background check

Equal Opportunity Employer

Sponsorship is not available for this position. Progressive generally does not sponsor foreign national candidates for work authorization except for positions that in Progressive's determination require highly specialized knowledge and for which candidate sponsorship is appropriate.

Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Mayfield Village

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Regular

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IT Systems Engineer
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Mayfield Village, Ohio