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Aegon Asset Management Intermediate Linux Server Engineer (remote) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job FamilyIT - General

Job Description SummaryGlobal Technology Services (GTS) is Aegon's global IT partner that provides infrastructure services, information security and global/corporate application support for Aegon's businesses around the world.

From 6 locations in the US, the Netherlands, UK, and Hungary, we support 20+ country units and 24000+ employees in the world. Our support consists of a wide range of centralized global IT services such as programming, database management, project management, agile/dev/ops, and more.

We continue to maximize the value from having a clear digital and data technology platform strategy that extends our ecosystem, as an approach to digitization, enhancing customer experience, and improving operational efficiency.

All of these teams work closely together to provide innovative and digital solutions as well as critical technology support. This is essential for enabling Aegon's businesses around the globe to be innovative, digital and competitive, efficient, and effective, and to provide the best solutions and customer experience for our customers and shareholders.

The successful candidate will be a member of a global server team that supports over 10,000 Windows and Linux/Unix servers worldwide both on premises and in public cloud. The role is specifically responsible for supporting and maintaining the Linux and UNIX environments.Job Description

What You Will Do:

  • Perform troubleshooting and incident and problem management and meet Aegon’s service level objectives

  • Maintain software applications, operating systems, firmware and hardware through regular maintenance to keep the estate secure and vulnerability free

  • Perform configuration and server installations to the specifications as laid out by Leads and Top techs

  • Perform monitoring tasks to pro-actively review and maintain the Linux server estate and where possible develop automation tasks to improve organizational efficiencies

  • Support assigned projects and install and implement in accordance to project objectives and design standards

What You Will Need:


  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent

  • Red Hat experience essential with Amazon Linux and IBM AIX experience preferred

  • Experience of relevant automation tools

  • Ability to communicate in an understandable, polite manner, both written and verbal

  • Ability to work well with others, as well as independently

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent working knowledge of up-to-date server applications


  • ITIL foundation

  • AWS experience

  • VMware knowledge

  • SUSE, Solaris, or IBM iOS would be an advantage

  • Incident and problem management skills

  • Strong documentation standards

  • Project delivery skills working in small to medium sized projects

    *Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and Equal Pay Transparency Rules. It is estimated based on what a successful Colorado applicant might be paid. It assumes that the successful candidate will be in Colorado or perform the position from Colorado. Similar positions located outside of Colorado will not necessarily receive the same compensation. *


    The salary for this position generally ranges between $64,400 - $88,550. This range is an estimate, based on potential employee qualifications, operational needs and other considerations permitted by law. The range may vary above and below the stated amounts, as permitted by Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Rule 4.1.2.

    Bonus Eligibility:

    This position is also typically eligible for an annual bonus based on the Company Bonus Plan/Individual Performance and is at Company Discretion at a rate of 10%.

    Working Conditions

  • Based at Office or Home, need the flexibility to work close with colleagues within the team, distributed services and other areas of GTS

  • Be available during core working hours. Participation in on call rota and off hours overtime is expected

  • Need to have a global outlook to work and be able to work across Aegon’s global footprint

    What You Receive:

  • A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package.

  • Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package

  • Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits

    Our commitment to inclusion & diversity means that we value differences. We encourage the unique perspectives of persons and are dedicated to creating a respectful and inclusive work environment.

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It’s more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways — throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind… to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package (http://careers.transamerica.com/page/show/benefits) .

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

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