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Vermeer Corporation Senior Systems Administrator-IAM in Pella, Iowa

You’re not likely to find another company like Vermeer. Our people are from all walks of life in locations around the world, rolling up our sleeves and getting tough work done every day. Together. We’re a family-owned and operated company with an unmatched culture, one that is built on the belief that every Vermeer team member has real, personal impact – on our people, our customers and our world. Whoever you are and where you are in your career, Vermeer helps you be Equipped to Do More ® .

Job Summary

Work Shift

1 - First Shift

The Senior Systems Administrator creates, secures, monitors and troubleshoots server/storage systems, operating systems, cloud systems and server applications all while providing high level customer service to end users.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Demonstrate the Vermeer characteristics of caring culture, demonstrating agility, customer focused, and stewardship and model the associated behaviors.

  2. Drive automation of server/storage configurations with the use of scripting and containers.

  3. Provide support and insight to network administrators, systems administrators, business analysts and service desk personnel to achieve excellent customer service.

  4. Troubleshoot and manage application changes and install new business applications.

  5. Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, Iaas, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, to achieve high service and security levels.

  6. Install/manage infrastructure including virtual servers, cloud services (Iaas, Paas), and configure services, settings, directories, storage, applications, etc. in accordance with security standards and project/operational requirements.

  7. Develop performance and capacity analysis and plans. Perform ongoing performance turning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.

    Education and/or Experience

  • 4-year college degree with a major in Computer Science or equivalent.

  • Minimum 5 years related computer systems experience and/or training; and/or combination of education and experience.

    Other Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge in the area(s) of systems integration; understanding of computer hardware systems along with application program integration concept; knowledge of LINUX and Microsoft server.

  • Knowledge of networking protocols; knowledge of TCP/IP and networking; ability to lay out systems logically to determine how they integrate.

  • Ability to maintain server reliability as measured by total of all server uptime.

  • Ability to provide informative and professional assistance when working with the public/customers and co-workers; ability to provide excellent internal customer service; availability to be on-call for serious problems during off-shift hours is required, e.g., ability to respond within a 30-minute timeframe when on-call.

  • Ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships, which encourage openness with customers and peers; ability to develop interpersonal relationships with co-workers, staff, clients and the community to meet or exceed expectations.

  • Demonstration of excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstration of attention to detail and a high sense of accuracy; ability to create accurate, professional and error-free documents; ability to type and enter data accurately.

  • Demonstration of strong organizational skills; ability to work effectively under extreme stress; ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.


Up to 10% domestic and/or international travel by car or plane may be required.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------IAM SPECIFIC SKILLS AND ABILITIES:- Extensive knowledge in Linux administration.- Solid understanding of APIs utilizing JSON, XML, REST and SOAP. - Experience implementing solutions with IAM platforms such as Okta, NetIQ, Ping Identity, AzureAD, etc. - Previous experience building SSO solutions with protocols such as SAML, OpenID, and OAuth. - Experience with .NET, PowerShell, Python, Ruby, SQL - API Management Experience with Axway, Amplify Cloud, and/or Mulesoft preferred. - PKI / Certificate Management preferred.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation due to a disability at any stage of the employment application process should contact Team Member Solutions in human resources at (641) 621-8767 or at

Why Vermeer?

Our reach is global, our impact is personal. By joining Vermeer, you won’t just be making the right step for your career. You’ll be making a real, personal impact on our people, our customers and our world.

Impact Our People: You’ll find teams of hardworking people who take pride in their work, pride in each other and pride in the principles that guide them. Our team members are diverse, talented and driven to continuously learn, improve and innovate, both for our company and for their careers.

Impact Our Customers: Whether our customers are operating small stump cutters in their backyard or giant surface mining equipment in Australia, they make progress happen. Our team members are constantly turning up new possibilities and collaboratively innovating to keep our customers and the people they serve on the leading-edge of progress around the world.

Impact Our World: At Vermeer, we believe in giving back and helping people and communities. We’ve held that belief from our founding in 1948. Our reach extends from offering impressive benefits that help our team members and their families live well, to supporting our local communities through volunteer and community investment programs. Our impact is also experienced by the way our customers use Vermeer products to make a difference. Vermeer equipment is used all around the world to keep people connected to life necessities, such as water and electricity, harvest the feed that nourishes a vibrant food supply and effectively manage precious natural resources that improve our quality of life.