Systems Engineer (Applications Development)

5 months ago
Job Title
Systems Engineer
Information Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

BECU Opening Statement

How would you like to be part of an organization where member values and company values are one and the same? Whose culture encourages and expects employees to advocate for our members -- which has made us the most trusted and respected financial institution throughout the communities we serve and support. That’s BECU—where we put Members First.


We’re looking for dynamic, passionate, engaged employees who value doing what’s right to serve our members – and take pride in knowing that our success depends on everyone who comes to work with us each day.


BECU is one of the nation’s leading credit unions, serving our Members for over 80 years. We know our people are what make us special, and we seek to employ those who want to make a difference. If that’s you, then read on…


As our Systems Engineer you will have the opportunity to play a key role in the success of building our CICD pipeline. Our top candidate will use their strong expertise to support BECU’s systems life cycle in BECU’s multi-platform environment. You will have the opportunity to implement and maintain an efficient and secure enterprise infrastructure that offers uninterrupted service for our customers. A focus on the application layer and up is integral in this position. Best of all you will have the opportunity to continue to grow your already excellent skills and knowledge in the following:

• Windows 2008 R2
• Windows 2012
• Microsoft Web Platforms
• PowerShell Scripting
• Cloud Technology especially Azure
• Build Automation
• Support of VM Resources
• Working with Scum and/or XP Delivery Teams

In this job, you will

• Perform all responsibilities in accordance with BECU Competencies and Information Protection requirements.
• Design, install, configure and maintain IT systems that grow and support the business. Develop recovery strategies for all systems.
• Own at least one core infrastructure technology: Active Directory, Exchange, DNS, SCCM, VMware, Scripting, Citrix, FTP, Linux, or Windows Servers, etc.
• Monitor and evaluate usage statistics to ensure timely upgrades and additions of hardware and software to meet growth requirements.
• Provide escalated systems support for Tier 3 Operations, problem resolution, and mentoring across the IT Division.
• Integrate and schematically depict systems architectures, topologies, hardware, software and signaling links into complete Systems configurations.
• Partner with the security team to prevent, detect and investigate suspicious activity in a timely manner.
• Participate on project teams throughout the organization in order to provide systems expertise and accomplish business objectives.
• Perform additional duties as assigned.


• Bachelor’s degree in business, communications or computer science, or equivalent work or educational experience required. Advanced degree preferred.
• Minimum 5 years of experience in installation, configuration and maintenance of at least 5 of the following systems required: Windows 2003/2008/2012, Unix/Linux, Messaging/collaboration hardware/software, storage hardware/software including SAN/NAS technologies, hypervisor/virtualization technologies, enterprise management/monitoring tools and voice/data networking.
• Knowledge and understanding of Systems Development Life Cycle and systems architecture required.
• Excellent conceptual, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills required.
• Professional certification in an applicable technology or project management preferred.
• Specialized knowledge required for at least one core infrastructure technology, including having a firm grasp of solutions, functions, technology and protocols: Active Directory, Exchange, DNS, SCCM, VMware, Scripting, Citrix, FTP, Linux, or Windows Servers.
• Foundational knowledge of IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) concepts and frameworks required.
• Ability to plan, organize, schedule and implement multiple projects simultaneously in accordance with BECU and industry project management methodologies.
• Maintain system knowledge and be aware of developments in the technical and financial services industry.
• Full time hours required, with occasional travel and the ability to adapt to flexible work hours.
   o Weekend, nights and holiday work may be required.
   o Will be required to be on-call, carry department communication device and be reachable by phone to provide 24 x 7 coverage.
   o Full time on-site coverage required for employees who support the Spokane Data Center.
• Ability to lift 50 pounds required, with bending and mobility to move large objects.

EEO Statement

BECU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.


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