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Lead Systems Engineer (remote)

Company: Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
Location: Appleton
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


We exist to help people achieve financial clarity. At Thrivent, we believe money is a tool, not a goal. Driven by a higher purpose at our core, we are committed to providing financial advice, investments, insurance, banking and generosity programs to help people make the most of all they've been given.

At our heart, we are a membership-owned fraternal organization, as well as a holistic financial services organization, dedicated to serving the unique needs of our clients. We focus on their goals and priorities, guiding them toward financial choices that will help them live the life they want today-and tomorrow.

As a full-time Lead Systems Engineer you will be asked to lead and direct technical solution implementations and provide thought leadership to projects and support for solutions that deliver business value across Thrivent. You will work in a team environment and will be responsible to provide IT hardware and software plans and develop implementation roadmaps. This position will ensure compliance of application and technical infrastructure development with company and industry standards, influence future systems engineering, assess emerging technologies for application to Thrivent's initiatives, and provides technical expertise for next generation initiatives. You will be responsible for software and hardware for various applications such as: Informatica (on prem and cloud solutions), Business Objects, SAS, PowerBI, ERStudio, and other applications used and throughout Thrivent. Specific responsibilities may include software installs, patches, upgrades, configurations, integrations or feeds to other systems, tuning, etc. We are looking for your systems engineering expertise to help with projects and be on call about every third or fourth week.

Job Description

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and direct technical solution implementations, along with providing thought leadership.
  • Direct and lead the design and integration for technical implementations.
  • Acts as the subject matter expert for the PC, Server, Virtual, storage and Collaboration systems.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring to less experienced associates.
  • Leverages experience to drive standards in Thrivent's environments
  • Provide on call support
  • Leads Foundational /Platform based features/initiatives
  • Expertise within PC, Server, OS, storage systems and deep knowledge of network.
  • Very high competency in security principals
  • Deep knowledge of patching and automation

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in MIS, Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in Technology related field including prior lead experience
  • Advanced in-depth knowledge of systems design, architecting and implementing large retail business systems
  • Advanced in-depth knowledge of security principals
  • Strong organizational, analytical, critical thinking and leadership skills
  • Windows and Linux

Thrivent provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all employees and job applicants.

Thrivent is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please let us know by sending an email to or call 800-847-4836 and request Human Resources.

Keywords: Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Appleton , Lead Systems Engineer (remote), Other , Appleton, Wisconsin

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