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Senior Infrastructure Engineer (REMOTE)

  • Location: City of Mediapolis, 50392
  • Salary: $100 - $100 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 6 months ago

Terrific Long-Term Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

Come work for this award-winning retirement and global asset management leader, helping people and businesses navigate a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, investment services and insurance.

Position: Senior Infrastructure Engineer (Remote)
Location: Des Moines, IA 50392 - Remote
Term: 12 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Independently conduct analysis and development, requirements, coding, automated testing, debugging, designing, documentation, quality assurance review, implementation, and maintenance.
  • Understand and make well-reasoned design decisions and trade-offs in the area.
  • Demonstrate independence working in more than one system.
  • Participate in technical design of features.
  • Focus on attaining expertise in more technical areas.
  • Some specific responsibilities include the following:
    • Designing, configuring, installing, maintaining, migrating, and upgrading Mainframe subsystems (CICS, MQ, Db2, etc.) along with their supporting applications.
    • Candidate must be invested in improving and providing/assisting with the technical direction.
    • Work with vendors on problem resolution by gathering accurate and sufficient documentation and understanding the issue thoroughly enough to ensure the vendor is on target and handling the problem with appropriate priority.
    • Thrive on solving unique problems using advanced analytical skills.
    • Experienced installing, configuring, and supporting ISV software.
    • Ability to effectively document and transfer acquired knowledge to others.
    • Ability to effectively train and mentor others.
    • Provide on-call rotational support and customer support.
    • Assist with the modernization of our mainframe systems to AWS.
  • Some travel may be required, including overnight stays.
  • May be required to provide on-call support.
  • Comply with a Code of Ethics which covers a number of obligations related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree (Computer Science, Technology, Engineering or Math-related field).
  • 6+ years of work experience as an Infrastructure Engineer.
  • Proven experience as an IT professional.
  • Proficiency with database applications, knowledge of mainframe, distributed and/or web programming language.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, problem-solving, analytical, decision-making and communication skills.
  • Some specific qualifications include:
    • Troubleshooting skills to identify and fix complex issues and determine ‘root cause’.
    • Experience with installing/upgrading and applying maintenance to a variety of products (examples include: CICS, MQ, DB2, IBM Tooling, etc.).
    • Demonstrated effectively train and mentor others as well as documenting solutions.
    • Self-starter with the ability to learn about new technologies independently.
    • Strong communication skills.
  • Able to maintain a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Desire and ability to learn new technology and continuously grow.
  • Ability to work on cross-functional teams and collaborate with both IT and Non-IT partners.

Even better if you have:
  • Understanding of COBOL and REXX languages.
  • Basic knowledge of insurance and financial services products.
  • Basic leadership skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.

About our client
Our client is a global financial company with 18,000 employees passionate about improving the wealth and well-being of people and businesses. In business for more than 140 years, it has helped more than 38 million customers plan, insure, invest, and retire, while working to support the communities where it does business, improve our planet, and build a diverse, inclusive workforce. Discover, grow, and thrive as part of a team that supports you


Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

For hourly W2 contract roles, MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options. Please see for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.