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Unix Systems Engineer

Unix Systems Engineer

Quicken Loans Inc.

Position Details

Who We Are

Transform an Industry. Transform Your Career.


We’re constantly innovating the mortgage industry, so we’re constantly looking for flexible, curious minds that thrive when collaborating to solve complex problems.


And once those problems are solved, they’re ready for whatever’s next.


On the Technology team, when you’re not busy revolutionizing the mortgage industry with the technology that you create, you’ll get personal time each week to work on whatever tech projects you want.


If you’re ready to transform an industry and transform your career, we want to hear from you. 


What You'll Do/Need

The Unix Systems Engineer plays a leading role in the design, implementation, and administration of our systems. This team member’s role is to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the information systems that support core organizational functions. This is achieved by monitoring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all networked software and associated operating systems. The Systems Engineer will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to identify, communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of the IT investments.  


  • Administer, configure, troubleshoot, upgrade, and support Unix Systems in heterogeneous server environments running under various operating systems (including AIX, Red Hat, and CentOS Linux)
  • Independently determine and develop approaches to solutions with limited direction
  • Perform day-to-day systems administration activities, such as user administrations, disk management, package install, etc.
  • Identify, analyze, fix, and determine root cause and future prevention of complex problems involving hardware, software, networking, and applications
  • Install and configure various enterprise-wide infrastructure tools including automation tools, job schedulers, authentication and authorization software, and backup tools
  • Quickly restore service during system outages, providing troubleshooting support to team members, performing proactive problem prevention, and escalating technical details to technical lead and/or to vendor support
  • Utilize enterprise tools to manage, monitor, and secure enterprise data center environments
  • Take part in after-hours on-call rotation schedule and weekend activities


  • Bachelors degree in computer science or a similar technical subject
  • Three years of related work experience
  • Three years of experience performing server systems design, implementation, and administration or equivalent
  • Three years of experience analyzing system failures to minimize outages and interruptions or equivalent
  • Two years of experience working with server-class hardware or equivalent
  • Experience taking projects from initial concept to implementation
  • Strong communication skills

What’ll Make You Special

  • AIX or Linux certifications

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision, and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards, including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more


Why We're Different


Corporate politics not your strong suit? The anti-corporate culture of Quicken Loans gives our team members the initiative to build solutions together and grow both personally and professionally. At Quicken Loans, we’re in the business of putting roofs over our clients’ heads, but we certainly aren’t putting ceilings on our team members’ careers. If you’re interested in working in a place with a philosophy that’s truly different, apply today.


Quicken Loans is an equal opportunity employer.


Quicken Loans received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power 2010 – 2016 Primary Mortgage Origination studies and the 2014 – 2016 Primary Mortgage Servicer studies. 2016 Origination (or Sales) based on 5,182 total responses and measures experiences and perceptions of consumers who originated a new mortgage, surveyed in July – August 2016. 2016 Servicing based on 7,542 total responses and measures experiences and perceptions of consumers with their current mortgage servicer, surveyed in March – April 2016. Your experiences may vary. Visit​

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