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IT Infrastructure Engineer - Systems

Nelnet Lincoln, NE

Job Description

  • IT Infrastructure Engineer - Systems

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln | US-CO-Highlands Ranch
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/19/2018 1:11 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology


Provides daily ongoing deployment, configuration, support, administration, maintenance and technical solutions to various technology components that make up the IT Infrastructure environment.


This position requires work in support of the Company's contract with the United States Department of Education (œED).  As such, the United States Government requires that any applicant for this position must complete United States Government security clearance.  Effective June 1, 2018, ED has informed Nelnet that security clearance applications for foreign nationals are not being accepted or processed.  In light of this direction from ED, Nelnet will be unable to hire applicants without United States citizenship for such positions.


  1. Develops or modifies IT Infrastructure to meet business objectives.
  2. Maintain and implement technical solutions, specifications, and documentation for various sized projects or daily support initiatives.
  3. Works with multiple customers, stakeholders, and system owners to produce requirements, determine feasibility, analyze cost/benefits requirements, and recommend design solution options.
  4. Provide training and technical support for users with varying levels of IT knowledge.
  5. Completes routine preventative measures and maintains/monitoring network security.



Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related fields and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Applicable experience includes Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Windows Servers, Linux Servers, Active Directory, SQL Server, Network, Switching/Routing, Firewalls, Data Archival, LAN, WAN, VoIP, MPLS, Monitoring and Messaging Systems.   


Experience designing, implementing and maintaining enterprise scale systems with High Availability Configurations (Clustering, Load Balancing, Fault Tolerance, etc.), Systems Configuration Management, Optimization Tuning, and Monitoring.  Preferred background working in security focused environments with skills in audit remediation and systems hardening.  Experience with Scripting, Automation, Cisco UCS, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, or PKI.



  1. Strong analytical, judgment and problem solving skills.
  2. Strong oral and written communication skills.
  3. Strong interpersonal skills, interacts will with technical and non-technical clients.
  4. In depth working knowledge of Active Directory, IIS, DHCP/DNS, TCP/IP, Windows Server, VMware Infrastructure, Storage Area Networks (Fiber channel, FCoE and iSCSI), server hardware familiarity include hardware virtualization, fiber channel switching.
  5. Working knowledge of Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Hyper-Converged technologies.
  6. Prior experience with Indentity Access Management engineering and JAVA is highly preferred.

EEO Statement

Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Nelnet Talent Acquisition & Recruiting.

Nelnet is a drug free and tobacco free workplace.


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Job Details

Date Posted January 22, 2019
Date Closes February 21, 2019
Requisition 2018-6598
Located In Lincoln, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00