Alliant Credit Union
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Sr. Linux Systems Engineer (#Hybrid at Chicago HQ near O'Hare Airport)

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The Sr. Systems Engineer will design and plan assigned system projects while also providing technical support. Understand assigned platforms and current technology as well as acts as an expert in assigned systems such as Windows Servers, Activate Directory, VMWare, Cisco UCS, Backup systems, DNS, SAN Technologies, and Hyper Converged Systems.
Responsibilities

  • Provide engineering consulting and recommendations for new IT systems to ensure the interoperability and adherence to technology standards and policies of systems
  • Serve as lead architect for group projects as well as internal IT and business driven initiatives
  • Build, develop, and manage assigned systems and virtual environment including organizing the development of technical support, operational software, and server hardware platform capabilities
  • Define and monitor multiple project priorities and provide technical and administrative supervision. Ensure appropriate management is apprised of operational status of projects
  • Provide appropriate hardware/software resources for business applications, perform capacity planning, workload modeling/prediction, and purchasing recommendations for new hardware/software upgrades. Provide business applications resources for short-term and long-term growth
  • Document projects deployed as well as ensure cross-training to team members is completed
  • Serve as local expert on systems such as Active Directory and manage additions, changes or deletions to the tree structure and group policies
  • Ensure environment is updated with current, stable versions of software products. Maintain currency with operating system and support software
  • Plan and implement major software upgrades and ensure change management procedures and methodologies are implemented and followed
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose server hardware or software problems of various levels of complexity
  • Assist other employees such as Systems Engineers with troubleshooting 3rd level helpdesk tickets
  • Provide support on assignedl systems to meet departmental Service Level Agreements
  • Provide support for business continuity by ensuring backup schedules are completed and provide on-site support for annual disaster recovery test


Education:

  • 4 Year / Bachelors Degree Computer Science, IT, Engineering or Related


Years of Experience:

  • 5 Network Hardware, Network Software Design/Configuration/Deployment/Administration or Related


In Lieu of Education:

  • 8 Network Hardware, Network Software Design/Configuration/Deployment/Administration


As a thank you for joining our team, you'll benefit from:

  • Competitive medical, dental, and free vision benefits
  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Contributions towards gym memberships
  • Generous PTO and banking holidays off


Adhere to and ensure compliance of all business transactions with policy and process of the Bank Secrecy Act. Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, company procedures and policies. Maintains integrity and ethics in all actions and conversations with or regarding credit union members and their accounts; complies with Privacy Act directives.
The responsibilities listed do not contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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What are Alliant Credit Union Perks + Benefits

Alliant Credit Union Benefits Overview

Alliant constantly works on improving its Employee Value Proposition. Our Human Capital Group team seeks ongoing employee feedback to continue to raise the bar on employee-focused benefits, making updates to the existing and adding new benefits every year.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Alliant offers 8 hours of paid volunteer time benefit for all employees.
Partners with nonprofits
To execute on our mission of Bridging the Digital Divide, Alliant has partnered with PCs for People, Connected Nation, DiGiTunity and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Flexible work schedule
Alliant provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote work program
Since the pandemic began, all non-essential job functions have been remote 100%.
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Alliant provides our leaders and employees with unconscious bias, psychological safety and inclusive mindset training.
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Alliant supports employee resource groups. At this time, employees created INCLUDE, a women's resource group and ALL, an LGBTQ+ employee resource group, and EMPOWER black employees' resource group.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
At Alliant, we ensure that we have a diverse candidate slate for every role for which we hire and that our interview panels are also diverse.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Alliant employees can contribute up to $2,750 annually to their Health Care FSA and $5,000 to their dependent care FSA.
Disability insurance
Company provides Short Term Disability benefit payable for up to 13 weeks as well as Long Term Disability insurance that covers 66.67% of your monthly earnings up to $10,000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental insurance
Preventive services covered at 100%, Basic services covered at 80%; Major restorative services covered at 50%; Orthodontics covered at 50%
Vision insurance
Alliant offers free vision benefits to its employees and their dependents. The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams after a $10 copay and $150 for glasses and contacts.
Health insurance
Alliant provides a choice of two medical plans. If you elect a medical plan, you are automatically enrolled in an HSA where Alliant contributes funds to help you pay for your out-of-pocket expenses.
Life insurance
Basic Life insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary. Employees can also purchase Voluntary Life insurance for themselves and their dependents.
Pet insurance
Our pet insurance policy covers up to %90 of out of pocket expenses.
Wellness programs
With Alliant's wellness reimbursement program, each employee receives up to $35 per month (non-cumulative) to spend on wellness activities and discounted wellness services through ThrivePass.
Mental health benefits
Alliant employees get free access to ComPsych, Calm and myStrength apps and services.
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Alliant offers a 401(k) plan administered through Fidelity where employees can contribute up to 60% of eligible compensation to the annual IRS limit.
401(K) matching
We match 100% of contributions up to the first 5% of an employee's annual gross pay. eligible salary. You will be 100% vested in these contributions right away.
Performance bonus
In the last years, Alliant’s bonus payouts were above 100%.
Charitable contribution matching
The Alliant Credit Union Foundation also matches employee donations made to non-religious, non-political 501(c)(3) organizations up to a total of $1,000 per person per calendar year.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary and secondary caretakers.
Family medical leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for up to 26 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Our employees receive between 21 and 31 days per year of paid time off based on years of service. Alliant also offers a Flexible Time Off (unlimited time off) policy for Sr. Managers and above.
Paid volunteer time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Employees can withhold up to $280 per month pre-tax for transit expenses and up to $280 per month pre-tax for parking expenses.
Company-sponsored outings
Alliant hosts between 4 and 6 major employee events in a year, including the Annual Volleyball Tournament, annual summer party and employee appreciation day celebration.
Free snacks and drinks
Currently, Alliant offers free snacks, free hot beverages and bottled water during the day, free lunch/food events on occasion and bi-weekly free fruit.
Some meals provided
Fitness stipend
Alliant reimburses its employees up to $35 per month for gym, health and fitness services and activities.
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Alliant offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, onsite training courses and the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Tuition reimbursement
We offer up to $5,250 annually for continuing education through our tuition reimbursement benefit.
Lunch and learns
Alliant hosts lunch and learn and hour with the leader meetings once per quarter, giving our employees to hear from our executive and senior leadership teams.
Promote from within
Continuing education stipend
We offer up to $5,250 annually for continuing education through our tuition reimbursement benefit.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Alliant constantly works on improving its Employee Value Proposition. Currently, Alliant offers free snacks, free hot beverages and bottled water, free lunch/food events on occasion, personal concierge service, on-site package/mailing service, massage therapy, discounted ticket sales, car wash, dry cleaning, convenience store, vehicle maintenance, banking and a gym at our headquarters location.

Our company works hard to create a work environment that allows our employees to maintain a healthy work/life balance. We encourage our employees to take advantage of flexible hours and offer an option to work remotely. Alliant also offers a very generous PTO package, which starts new employees with 21 PTO days annualized in their first year of employment.

The well-being of our employees and their families translates to productivity and commitment to their jobs. That is why we constantly work on launching new benefits that will help them find the best medical care at the lowest cost and get the help they need with convenience and without unnecessary stress.

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