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Linux Systems Engineer/Sr. Linux Systems Engineer

Located In:  Omaha, NE
Zipcode:  68102
Date Posted: 
Date Expires: 
Requisition:  2234
Department:  BT Technical Support
Job Type:  Full-time Employee
Occupational Category:  15-1031.00 Computer Software Engineers, Applications

Great Culture, Great People, Great Company

If you’re looking for a company that’s big enough to have exciting and challenging business opportunities, yet small enough to make a personal impact – WoodmenLife may be the place for you.

We’ve been a fixture in downtown Omaha over 125 years, and we promote a family-first environment with flexible work schedules, a team-oriented atmosphere, and a culture that encourages personal and professional growth, knowledge and community involvement.

As a not-for-profit, WoodmenLife is a different kind of insurance company. We give back revenues to our members, not investors. We’ve been around for more than a century because we’ve always kept our promises. Through recessions and wars, we’ve remained stable and reliable.

If you want to be part of an organization where you’re not just an employee – you’re a valued member of the family – WoodmenLife is the place for you!



*Position will be filled at level commensurate with experience. 

General Position Summary

Designs, implements, supports, maintains, and upgrades computer hardware and system software and provides technical assistance and training to system users by performing the following duties.

WoodmenLife is looking to add a Linux System Engineer to our team!

We are currently searching for either a Linux System Engineer or a SR. Linux System Engineer Administrator with 5 to 10 years or more of hands on experience with Linux System administration, to join our team! WoodmenLife is a solid financial company with 130 year history looking for a Linux System Engineer rock star to help us maintain and build on our industry leading edge in Customer Support and technical excellence. As a member of the WoodmenLife family, you’re joining others who share your commitment to family, community and country. Through WoodmenLife, you’ll have opportunities to connect with others, give back locally, and honor those who make an impact. As a not-for-profit life insurance company, we’ve been helping to protect the financial future of families, making a difference in hometowns across America since 1890. We are passionate about our members, servicing others, being open minded, providing an environment of inclusion and collaborative spirit. We also provide world class benefits to our associates. Is this the type of company you could work for?

What we are looking for:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience required.
  • 10 years of experience in a multi-platform server based hardware and operating system environment required.
  • Red Hat Linux experience.
  • Working experience in VMware vSphere.
  • Experience with containers (Docker).
  • Experience with SAN(s) would be a bonus (NetApp, Dell, etc…)
  • Experience with automation software would be a bonus (Puppet).
  • Must be able to work independently (self-guided and directed).
  • Ability to work in an on call environment.
  • Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology.
  • Ability to design, write, test, and implement system and application scripting.

Why would you enjoy working as a Linux System Engineer on our team?

We are looking for a Linux System Engineer expert that has a vision for where we can take Linux System Engineer inside of Woodmen. We are looking for your thoughts, input, and ideals, on a wide variety of projects. We need a Linux System Engineer that is self-guided and directed! If working with a highly engaged and collaborative group to solve challenging problems, learn new skills, and discover new opportunities is your role, then this position just might be the right one for you. We are high performing, self-directed professionals that get the chance to learn, grow, and add value to our business on a daily basis. This position will be working with the latest technology as well. If you consider yourself to be a top performer with the desire to make a difference every day, this would be a great fit for you! Our team and organization is extremely close knit, it's really a family. Does this sound like your type of position?

If WoodmenLife is the type of company you are looking for and this position is one that you could see yourself doing long-term, please apply on-line to see if it's the right fit for you. 



WoodmenLife offers a competitive compensation package and a comprehensive benefits package. As part of WoodmenLife’s employment process, candidates will be required to complete a criminal background check, credit check (where required for position), Fingerprint check (where required for position), drug screen and reference checks. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successfully passing the above.

WoodmenLife is committed to excellence in diversity by creating an inclusive work environment that values and respects all individuals. We welcome and embrace associates, regardless of background and beliefs. WoodmenLife respects every associate’s unique perspective and contribution. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment that values differences, and creates opportunities for growth, leadership and service. This commitment includes providing equal opportunity in recruitment, employment and promotion, training and community outreach. WoodmenLife is also dedicated to strengthening the communities in which its employees live.


 Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society (WoodmenLife) is an equal opportunity employer. 

What's in Your Future

WoodmenLife is big enough to have exciting and challenging business opportunities, yet you'll never be just another face in the crowd.  Find out for yourself at thisiswoodmenlife.com.


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