Systems Administrator / Middleware Administrator

Jacksonville, Florida
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Oct 17, 2016
Dec 16, 2016
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Position Summary:

We are seeking a Systems Administrator to work on our Technical Services team in Jacksonville, Florida. This position is in a fast paced group which assists multiple software development teams working on production enterprise insurance applications in a variety of environments.
Under general supervision, the Systems Administrator provides technical consulting and support to customer groups with respect to infrastructure
and support technologies. Maintains and enhances existing hardware and software technologies to ensure optimal use of computing systems; implements new technologies to improve information processing on an on-going basis.

Position Qualifications:

• 4 year degree in an information technology related discipline, or equivalent work experience.

• Must be able to work 24/7 On Call rotation to support department.

• Requires 4 years direct administration experience with multi-tiered .Net and/or Java based application servers.

• J2EE Application Server
• Apache Tomcat
• Apache Web Server
• Message Queuing/JMS/Web Services
• Basics of TCP/IP Networking
• Windows 2012 & Linux
• Java Development - a plus
• Jython / Python / Ruby - a plus
• IBM WebSphere Application Server ND Administration, IBM WebSphere Portal Server - a plus
• Wily Introscope or other APM toolsets - a plus
• Splunk
• VMware System Administration
• Chef / Puppet - aplus
• Enterprise Service Bus/SOA - a plus

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Our employees enjoy great benefits:

• Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month.
• Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Savings Accounts and various retirement plans.
• Learn and grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs.
• Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs.
• Balance your life with generous paid time off and enjoy business casual dress.
• Protect what you love with discounts on Homeowners and Auto insurance products.
• Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks.

Kemper at a glance

With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in home, auto, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses.

Kemper's underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper services six million policies and ranks among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers.

*Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated.
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