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IT Operations Engineer - Automation

Company: Sentry
Location: Stevens Point
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

OVERVIEW

Sentry Insurance is currently seeking an IT professional to join our team as an IT Operations Engineer. As an IT Operations Engineer, you’ll participate in system planning, engineering, and architectural design of new team services. With your strong skills in problem solving and troubleshooting, you’ll isolate service issues and analyze system event data.

As one of the largest mutual insurance companies in the US, Sentry Insurance offers Information Technology professionals like you a choice of career paths.  You have taken your career seriously, and as a responsible professional you can be confident in knowing that we put qualified individuals to work each year in jobs they enjoy. 

WHAT YOU'LL DO

As an IT Operations Engineer, you’ll assist in the development of automation enhancements and operational procedures. In addition, you’ll:
•    Develop automation processes to increase the efficiency of deploying, monitoring, and restoring of IT services
•    Detect and correct operational problems by evaluating system utilization and monitoring overall system health
•    Provide direct support in IT operations and maintenance of platforms, server and network hardware, and operating systems
•    Monitor restoration of IT services and system performance and recommend utilization improvements
•    Provide Tier II support to system problems; from analyzing the problem to repairing the system
•    Review operational runbooks to implement emergency recovery procedures

 

WHAT IT TAKES
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Related experience required; 1-2 years preferred
  • Strong technical, analytical, and communication skills
  • Experience building automation which creates process efficiencies and provides business value
  • Experience building and maintaining integrations between systems
  • Broad programming experience in PowerShell, Python, JavaScript, or other comparable languages
  • Experience in support and troubleshooting of diverse enterprise technology systems
    • Server systems, networks, telephony, messaging, and storage
  • Experience with the ITIL® framework as an approach for IT Service Management is beneficial
WHAT YOU'LL RECEIVE

We take great pride in making Forbes’ list of America’s Best Midsize Employers since 2017. A lot of different factors go into that honor, many of which contribute to your job satisfaction.  At Sentry, your total rewards go beyond competitive compensation.  Below are some benefits and perks that you’ll receive.

  • Generous Paid-Time Off plan for you to enjoy time out of the office.
  • 401(K) plan with a dollar for dollar match on your first eight percent, plus immediate vesting to help strengthen your financial future.
  • Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
  • Pretax Dependent Care and Health Expense Reimbursement Accounts to ease taxes on health spending.
  • Extensive Work-Life Resources to lend a helping hand.
  • Sentry Foundation gift matching program to encourage charitable giving.
  • Continue your education and career development through Sentry University (SentryU).
HOW YOU’LL APPLY

If you are interested in joining Sentry’s team, select the one position that you are most interested in being considered for and complete your online application details. If you have applied with us before, you will only need to provide your email address and password. If this is your first time applying, you’ll need to create an account. Please complete your application and upload your resume online.

ABOUT SENTRY

All of us at Sentry—more than 4,000 associates—have various talents, skills, and backgrounds. We work together to deliver on our promises to our policyholders every day. We’re proud to offer a full line of property, casualty, and life insurance products to help protect businesses, cars, homes, lives, and retirement income.

 

Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with claims and service offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth.

 

Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we’re one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We’re rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority.

 

Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

It is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.

TALENT ACQUISITION SPECIALIST

Thank you for your interest in Sentry!

Zach Wierzba
zach.wierzba@sentry.com

Keywords: Sentry, Green Bay , IT Operations Engineer - Automation, Other , Stevens Point, Wisconsin

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