• Senior Systems Administrator - Remote

    Humana Chicago, IL 60684

    Job #2173431572

  • Description

    The Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for complex support of the company's information technology, applications and servers, which includes analysis, installation, testing, maintenance, operations, planning, response to service outages, and other problems. This position ensures the integration of various elements of technology so that they function effectively for end users. The Senior Systems Administrator work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.


    The Senior Systems Administrator maintains and monitors software and servers ensuring proper administration of software licensing and updates.

    We are looking for someone who is well rounded and can bring their technical background of skills to the responsibilities of system software administration. You will collaborate with key stakeholders to define and determine current and future technology problems and solutions of workload automation. This is an opportunity to help take the workload automation to the next level.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate and facilitate technical consultation of distributed workload automation solutions

    • Administrator responsibilities to current distributed workload automation software

    • Guidance and administration support to application teams and workload automation onboarding

    • Support of tool health/availability, architecture and compliance/compatibility

    • Troubleshooting and resolve reported issues/incidents

    • Drive opportunities of performance, process improvements, and initiatives

    • Partner with other teams to provide technical direction and suggestions to future needs/requirements

    • Other duties as assigned

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or 5+ years technical experience

    • 3-5+ years of experience with Windows/AIX/Linux server and application administration

    • Experience with problem solve/troubleshooting and consultation within complex environments

    • Infrastructure and Operations experience

    • Experience working with Distributed job schedulers, prefer Dollar Universe

    • Understanding of the fundamentals of Cloud computing

    • Attention to detail, ability to meet tight deadlines, and manage multiple projects/tasks, priorities

    • Demonstrated people leadership and collaboration experience

    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

    • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with scripting languages

    • Experience with SharePoint administration

    • Cloud fundamentals

    • Experience with CI/CD DevOps tools and practices

    Additional Information

    Humana and its subsidiaries require vaccinated associates who work outside of their home to submit proof of vaccination, including COVID-19 boosters. Associates who remain unvaccinated must either undergo weekly negative COVID testing OR wear a mask at all times while in a Humana facility or while working in the field.

    Work-At-Home Requirements

    • Must have the ability to provide a high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office. Associates or contractors who live and work from home in the state of California will be provided payment for their internet expense.

    • A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 25x10 (25mpbs download x 10mpbs upload) is required.

    • Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role.

    • A dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information


    Scheduled Weekly Hours