Technology Manager at Morningstar

| Chicago
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The Team: The Employee Productivity Tools team is responsible for tools and resources used by Morningstar employees worldwide.  We manage and support everything from Active Directory and Exchange to Office 365, JIRA, and Confluence. Morningstar employees rely on these tools every day.

 

The Role: The Technology Manager’s primary role is to provide strategy, management and support of core technologies such Active Directory, Exchange, JIRA, Confluence, the Office 365 suite, and many more. The applicant is expected to be ‘hands on’ with the systems and individual tasks in support of the applications as needed while providing a vision and long-term strategy for the products and ecosystems under their management. Candidates must possess proficient technical skills around the Linux and Windows operating system.  

 

Responsibilities
+ Provide strategy, management and support of Atlassian tools, Active Directory, Exchange, the Office 365 platform and several other employee tools.
+ Proficient technical skills around the Linux and Windows operating system.
+ Create and maintain long-term roadmaps for each product / ecosystem.
+ As a ‘Product Owner’ work with Morningstar internal users and technology partners to provide guidance on projects involving employee productivity tools.
+ Manage a team of Systems Engineers, contractors and technical consultants in our offices in North America and India.
+ Participate in on-call rotation for system support as needed.
+ Ensure system updates and improvements are made during scheduled change windows and change management processes are followed.
+ Work closely with internal users to resolve problems, deploy and release new products and create solutions to provide world class service, solutions and support.

 

Requirements
+ Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent
+ 7 years or more of System Administration experience
+ 5 years or more of technical team management experience
+ Product management skills is a plus
+ Experience managing Atlassian tools (JIRA and Confluence) is a plus
+ Experience with Office 365 Administration is plus
+ Knowledge with Active Directory and Domain Administration is preferred
+ Knowledge of networking, DNS, Exchange, Active Directory is preferred
+ Knowledge and experience of working with Monitoring agents and systems
+ Exceptional customer service, organization, interpersonal, time-management and written and verbal communication skills.
+ High degree of self-motivation.
+ The ability to adapt quickly to new tasks.
+ The ability to learn custom applications, support, and troubleshoot.
+ Experience with virtual machines (Windows Server, Redhat, Centos)

 

Morningstar is an equal opportunity employer.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PlayFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Maria DBDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

What are Morningstar Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional 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.

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