Senior Systems Engineer (4207 )

IT North Mankato, Minnesota


Position at Taylor Technology Services, Inc (TTS)

Taylor Corporation is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to work on the Hosting Team. You are responsible for supporting the hosting environment that provides websites for the Taylor Corporation Companies. This includes the design, implementation, administration, and support of the company’s infrastructure servicing Internet facing applications. You will be responsible for managing a variety of applications, performing analysis to increase performance, resolving issues, providing recommendations to provide best of class service and working closely with other teams on hosting initiatives.  Work closely with development and application teams to implement environments. 


Shift Available

  • Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-5:00PM (scheduled on-call responsibilities)


Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for web application support on Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 and Linux Server including IIS, Apache and Tomcat
  • Manage third party applications providing a variety of hosting services including FTP, site acceleration, content delivery, load balancing and web administration.
  • Responsible for analyzing vulnerabilities in the web environment and establishing plans to mitigate or improve web security
  • Participate in varying sizes of client technology upgrades, projects and infrastructure design migrations/implementations
  • Help research, test, and develop web environments for Taylor companies and their clients.
  • Monitor and react to alerts via automated network monitoring system with on-site support provided as needed during rotating call support.
  • Responsible for load balancing configurations of web environments
  • Responsible for research and implementation of new web technologies
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining documentation for support of the team and environments.
  • Collaborate, coordinate, and communicate across disciplines and departments.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Expert understanding of enterprise systems and web technologies, concepts, principles, and best practices is required
  • Exceptional Communication skills (written, verbal and listening), organizational, prioritization, analytical, Project Management, problem definition and resolution skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage and lead complex projects from start to finish with documented positive result
  • Strong understanding of all TCP/IP Networking Protocols and Procedures, all relevant Windows Server and Workstation Operating Systems
  • Experience managing Internet facing web environments including Web and database servers in a firewall secured topology.
  • Experience with Microsoft IIS and web technologies including DNS and SSL certificates.
  • Knowledge and understanding of networking concepts including TCP/IP, WAN, and LAN
  • Knowledge and understanding of Web Services, IIS, and Apache
  • Ability to create and maintain documentation to support the web hosting environment
  • Experience with Red Hat Linux including Apache, Tomcat, PHP and MySQL

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Experience with Linux Operating Systems.
  • Knowledge of advanced scripting and ability to create custom scripts for improving web administration and automation
  • Advanced Experience with F5 LTM Load Balancer technologies
  • Experience managing and architecting web environments



About Our Company

Our Total Rewards package of benefits and compensation reflects our bold commitment to creating opportunity and security for employees.


We offer a competitive base salary, and an attractive benefit package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K, incentive compensation plan, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday pay.


About Taylor Corporation:

Taylor Corporation is a Minnesota-based, global leader of business and personal communication products, technologies and services that connect people and grow businesses. As one of the largest commercial printers and one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, we are comprised of more than 80 companies and employ over 10,000 employees globally. This position is available in the corporate office which is the holding entity for the diverse network of companies around the globe that form Taylor Corporation (to learn more about Taylor Corporation, visit our web site at