Nexcess is a Southfield, Michigan-based managed hosting company founded in 2000, with wholly-owned data centers located in Dearborn and Southfield, Michigan. Nexcess offers hosting services ranging from entry-level packages to custom clustered/complex hosting configurations, with an emphasis on mission-critical hosting for high-profile business and eCommerce websites.
We are a growing company that recognizes every team member’s unique skills and abilities. As of 2016, we’ve been included in the INC 5000 List of the fastest-growing private companies in America for seven consecutive years.
With an emphasis on unsurpassed support and customer service, we need skilled, motivated individuals with a commitment to our core values. Three of these values are listed below:
We are looking for self-driven professionals with solid technical, communication, and critical-thinking skills to join our experienced Systems Operations Team. Qualified candidates will have strong Puppet-based orchestration and continuous integration experience, and possess a passion for ingenuity and teamwork.
The Nexcess engineering team is more than just a group of coders and sysadmins. Our team welcomes the challenge of working directly with company stakeholders to devise solutions to their problems. Our success depends on our ability to consistently go above and beyond for our clients. Exceptional candidates who can demonstrate initiative, knowledge, teamwork, and a commitment to our Core Values can expect abundant opportunities for advancement.
Support, manage, and strengthen our core infrastructure.
Work with an experienced team of engineers to design scalable software services.
Design, improve, and implement automation, continuous deployment, and configuration management systems and processes.
Contribute to designing disaster recovery, capacity expansion, and system upgrading within our cloud infrastructure.
Research new promising technologies, strategies, and ways to solve technical issues.
Produce and maintain documentation on installations, processes, and procedures for systems.
Actively participate in weekly engineering-and-design meetings to support quality and timely delivery.
System administration: 3+ years
Formal credentials are welcome; however, field experience and a willingness to learn are more critical
Some understanding of software development; you may not be a developer, but you must understand how they think
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Relentless attention to detail
Work primarily in a climate-controlled environment with frequent near-vision use for reading and computer use.
May require extended periods of sitting although standing desks are available.
Presence at the assigned work station is required during all work hours although we are flexible and there are work-from-home options to team members with manager approval.
*Available only at the Nexcess main facility in Southfield, MI
Nexcess.Net, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.
All team members have an at-will employment relationship with Nexcess.
Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of this position.
Regular and reliable performance of this position’s essential job functions is required.
The lists, text, and statements above are intended to describe the general nature of work required of a successful candidate. This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of successful candidates. Successful candidates may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities.
This position is salaried. Successful candidates will be expected to work beyond normal working hours when necessary.