At Morningstar, we believe in building great products in-house in a highly collaborative, agile environment where we focus on technical excellence, the user experience, and continuous improvement. Our technologists represent a range of skills and experience levels, but they all view their work as a craft and push technology’s boundaries to find new and better ways to serve investors.

Infrastructure Engineer at Morningstar

Position Title: Infrastructure Engineer – Chicago

The Team: Fueling the technologies that drive our products and support our company`s infrastructure, the Technology team within our Corporate team consists of talented developers, network architects, and IT experts who help make technology one of Morningstar`s core strengths. Though our technologists represent a range of skills and knowledge bases, they all view technology as a craft and care deeply about creating positive user experiences. From Agile methodologies to mobile applications to software as a service (SaaS) delivered from our private cloud, we push technology`s boundaries to build scalable, elegant solutions that help investors reach their financial goals.

The Role: Working in the Infrastructure Team, Morningstar US is looking for a Infrastructure Engineer to join the team working from the Chicago office.  This role requires the candidate to have a proven track record of supporting Linux and Microsoft servers. Experience in an automated environment is a significant plus. An ideal candidate will have a can-do attitude and would be happy picking up tasks not necessarily in their core skill set.


  • Managing and maintaining the operational integrity of our server environment
  • Provide innovative solutions to meet Morningstar’s technical requirements.
  • Respond to incidents and alerts
  • Provide out of hours’ technical support when required.
  • Participation in the planning, development and delivery of projects.
  • Provision of new and updated documentation and knowledge articles


  • At least three years of Red Hat or derivative system administration experience
  • At least 2 years of experience and with a proven/demonstrable track record supporting VMware VSphere and VCenter.
  • Proficiency with server automation technologies.
  • Experience with security standards, best practices and principles.
  • Excellent teamwork and organizational skills, flexibility, and the ability to handle and lead multiple tasks.
  • Strong time management skills - the ability to balance high quality work standards against time constraints.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.


  • Cisco UCS Experience. Installing, managing and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with private and public clouds
  • F5 LTM/GTM
  • NetApp Storage
  • Understanding of load balancing technologies
  • ITIL V3 foundation
  • Cisco Networking

Morningstar is an equal opportunity employer.

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We’re an ambitious group, driven by our passion to make investing better. Imagining the next big thing is in our blood—it’s transformed us from a company with just a few employees in 1984 to a leading independent investment research company with a worldwide presence today.
There are no corner offices in our Chicago headquarters. In fact, there are no offices at all. At Morningstar, our open environment reflects our belief that anyone at any level can voice their ideas and take part in making them happen. You’ll see little of the typical corporate hierarchy here, with no rigid structures or barriers between people or teams. Morningstar employees enjoy a fluid work environment where they are given both the resources and opportunities to pursue a fulfilling career.
Perks & Benefits
Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.
Morningstar offers medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and their families. Our philosophy is to provide access to excellent health care while maintaining low out-of-pocket costs.
Morningstar provides three tools to help employees maintain work-life balance—vacation, sabbatical, and leave. There’s no “use it or lose it” vacation policy at Morningstar. Employees take the time they need with their manager’s approval.
On top of the major benefits, we believe in preserving the little things that make a workplace friendlier. Some of these perks include: Casual dress every day, Open, egalitarian environment, Free beverages, Free bagels every Wednesday, Social events year-round, At-cost subscriptions to products for family members and friends, Employee discounts at selected merchants and retailers.

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