Western National is excited to announce our search for an Infrastructure Architect. This exciting opportunity will allow the right candidate a chance to make a difference on how Western National utilizes and plans for the growing world of technology.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Infrastructure and Engineering with an immediate focus in Networking, VM and Virtual Desktop. This role will have some hands on with our Infrastructure Technologies but will also be heavily focused on the future infrastructure technology for Western National. In addition to the immediate focus, the ideal candidate will define a cloud strategy and enable Dev Ops through automation and virtualization to support continuous integration/continuous delivery.
The ideal candidate will provide technical oversight to strategic projects and will have the ability to effectively lead multiple initiative concurrently while also providing direction to ensure the stability and scalability of existing systems.
Western National Insurance is a growing, A+ rated (A.M. Best) group of property-and-casualty insurance companies serving individuals, families, and businesses in 20 states across the Midwestern and Western U.S. plus Alaska. Currently ranked as the 57th largest private company by revenue in Minnesota (Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal), Western National has consistently earned accolades as an employer of choice, including as a Star Tribune Top Workplace (2011 – 2016), and previously as a recipient of the Minnesota Business Ethics Award, as a Minnesota Business Magazine Top 100 Workplace, as a Principal Financial “10 Best” Company, and as a finalist for the Alfred P. Sloan “When Work Works” Award.
Western National is known as “The Relationship Company®”, and caring for employees is a key part of that relationship commitment. Western National offers competitive pay, advancement opportunities, a generous benefits package, a robust wellbeing program, and a healthy work/life balance (including three weeks of paid time off, nine paid holidays, and eight hours of paid volunteer time as a starting point for new employees). These attributes are just some of the reasons why nearly half of our employees choose to stay on the Western National team for 10 years or more.
Our benefits package includes:
We could continue to list the things that we think make Western National a great place to work, but why not hear it instead from actual current and former employees? Here are some quotes that Western National employees have posted to the Glassdoor public review site:
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***Western National is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.***