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Nelnet ALLO IT Server and Cloud Administrator in Madison, Wisconsin

At ALLO, we believe people are our biggest asset. Our team brings the ALLO mission to life because as local members of each community, we live, work, play, and volunteer right here with you. We're passionate about being involved and contributing to the success and progress of each of our fiberhoods.

We pursue these passions because ALLO leaders have created a workplace where folks are valued, ideas are heard, and work-life balance is an everyday practice.

Who We Are

Here at ALLO, we’re all about giving our customers a faster and better experience. We’ve provided homes and businesses with unparalleled speeds and dedicated customer service for more than 15 years. Whatever the task may be, we always get the job done with a smile because we know how much customers love our faster, friendlier service. ALLO was created to bring people into the fiber future, and we need inspirational individuals that can help us on our mission. If you’re passionate, awesome, and determined, we’d love to find the right fit for you.

The Role

We are currently seeking a full-time Windows Server, Azure AD and VMware Administrator who can thrive in a team setting and is passionate about delivering quality work and exceptional service. Our Administrator will perform server administration and planning in a Microsoft Azure AD, O365 and Server 2016 and 2019 environment, including creating and administrating organizational units and group policy objects, OS security patches, and MFA and endpoint security. Our Server Administrator will also manage and configure VMware, Virtual Center, and perform server infrastructure performance analysis. Includes server and application provisioning in AWS for Linux applications.

  • Operation and maintenance of Windows server systems running Windows MS Server (2019, 2016, 2012)

  • Resolve Azure AD issues relating to Office 365 and Active Directory

  • Build and administer multiple VMware products across cloud and on-premise environments.

  • Operation and maintenance of the enterprise VMware environment

  • Install and manage security reporting tools to monitor any Active Directory changes

  • Plan and manage all the migrations and upgrades related to Active Directory and Domain controllers

  • Assist in developing, implementing, testing, and maintaining disaster recovery plans

  • Operation of Windows Active Directory infrastructures, DNS and user administration

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of emerging tools and technologies

  • Research, evaluate and recommend technologies to support business requirements

  • Rigorously create and maintain documentation for all processes and procedures

  • Provide tier II support for the IT Service Desk

  • Provide emergency 24 x 7 on-call support on a rotating basis

PREFERRED EDUCATION and Qualifications:

Degree in Networking, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related work experience (relevant experience - field preferred – and education may be considered in lieu of a degree). Minimum 2-3 years of experience in Server Administration. At least 2-3 years of experience working with server hardware, Windows and Linux OS and server provisioning, including maintenance and upgrades. Experience working with Linux and Windows servers, firewalls and network monitoring tools. Knowledge of network switching, routing and routing protocols, and DNS. Strong technical aptitude and ability to research and solve complex issues independently. Willingness and ability to learn new skills and apply them as needed. Ability to effectively communicate issues and resolutions to all levels of the organization.


  • Exceptional customer service skills

  • Performs collaboratively within the IT team-focused environment

  • Works cross-functionally with the business

  • Strong oral and written communication skills (e-mail, chat, and telephone conversations) with technical and non-technical clients

  • Strong interpersonal skills with technical and non-technical clients

  • Works with a minimum of direct supervision

  • Proven technical aptitude including strong troubleshooting skills

  • Organized and follows issues/tasks to completion

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD&D insurance, employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program. Click here to learn more about our benefits: LINK ( .

Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Nelnet Corporate Recruiting.

Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Corporate Recruiting at 402-486-5725 or .

Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Nelnet is a leading student loan servicer – but we’re even more than that. We’re a professional services company, telecommunications innovator, and K-12 and higher education expert (and that’s just the shortlist). For over 40 years, we’ve been serving our customers and making their dreams possible.

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