Career Opportunities at K2 Insurance Services

K2 Insurance Services is growing and so are the career opportunities we offer.

We offer a unique opportunity to join an established company in growth mode while earning a competitive compensation package that includes benefits such as medical, dental, and vision insurance with no waiting period; paid time-off in year of hire; and a 401(k) plan with generous employer match.

If you’re an insurance professional interested in career development opportunities with an innovative, rapidly growing company, please send your resume to careers@k2ins.com.

Job Positions Available

    IT DIRECTOR

    K2 Insurance Services, LLC is seeking a full-time IT Director to join its IT team at its office in Harrisburg, PA or San Diego, CA.
    The IT Director will be responsible for the management, strategy and execution of corporate wide IT infrastructure.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Accountable for managing and coaching a geographically diverse IT team. Ensure team can accomplish individual tasks, achieve goals and meet expectations.
    • Work closely with management and business unit leaders, learning about each business unit, performing necessary due diligence and asking critical questions to ensure overall IT infrastructure addresses specific business needs.
    • Develop and execute an Information Technology strategy that supports the company’s core objectives. This includes but is not limited to, Disaster Recovery and Cybersecurity.
    • Properly document, prioritize and execute all IT project initiatives.
    • Identify and execute processes, methods, tools, resourcing, policies and practices that guarantee high-quality outcomes, reduce costs, ensure security and compliance, increase efficiencies & user satisfaction, and improve data access and accuracy.
    • Develop a business plan and operating budget for the department and monitor the implementation of these to ensure that financial targets are met.
    • Constantly seek opportunities to maximize efficiency, security, reliability, scalability and supportability, while minimizing costs.
    • Identify areas of risk and recommend paths forward to reduce that risk.
    • Negotiate service level agreements, renewal agreements and new contracts.
    • Complete other related activities as needed to support corporate objectives.
    • Occasional travel will be required.


    The ideal candidate will have:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline.
    • Minimum of ten years’ experience, must include Senior level of IT Management with supervisory responsibility.
    • Insurance industry experience is preferred but not required.
    • Experience with SolarWinds, vCenter, WSUS.
    • Experience with Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008/2012/2016
    • Knowledge of Windows infrastructure technologies (AD, DNS, DHCP, MS Clustering)
    • Experience with VMware vSphere 6.x and VMware Horizon 7.x.
    • Experience with SAN configuration and administration.
    • Basic understanding of computer networks, SonicWALL Firewalls, CISCO switches and routers.
    • Experience with software/hardware implementations to a user base that varies regionally.
    • Experience managing technology staff in multiple locations/time zones
    • “Hands on” work philosophy. Project management experience is a must.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under critical deadlines while also producing quality detailed work
    • Excellent written, verbal, listening, and negotiating skills
    • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
    • Ability to work well under pressure and in situations of ambiguity
    • Team player, flexible, and ability to resolve conflicts
    • Strong analytical, technical, organizational and interpersonal skills.

    PLUS Other Duties:
    • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    VMware SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

    K2 Insurance Services, LLC is seeking a full-time VMware Systems Administrator to join its IT team at its office in Harrisburg, PA and San Diego, CA.

    This position is newly created due to business growth and introduction of VDI architecture to several of our business units. The position will be focused on providing VMware infrastructure support and maintenance.

    VMware Systems Administrator responsibilities include:

    • Responsible for maintaining the virtual infrastructure hardware, operating systems, and VMs on servers which support business processing requirements.
    • Maintain reliable, secure and high performing systems in a multi-site Windows Active Directory environment that consists of SQL servers, VMware vSphere 6.0 and VMware Horizon 7 infrastructure, Windows 2008/2012/2016 servers.
    • Maintain, upgrade, and implement improvements to the VMWare vCenter infrastructure.
    • Maintain, upgrade, and implement improvements to the VMWare ESXi infrastructure.
    • Maintain, upgrade, and implement improvements to the VMWare Horizon infrastructure.
    • Maintain VM templates for building servers and creating Virtual Desktop Pools in the virtual environment.
    • Proactively monitor event logs for changes or errors and take appropriate actions to resolve issues.
    • Manage available virtual and storage resources within the infrastructure environment.
    • Collaborate with team members to resolve problems.
    • Perform upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages (VDI components, vSphere, Windows services, or other enterprise apps) as necessary.
    • Create and maintain system documentation for updates made to the infrastructure.
    • Participating in system updates (this may sometimes require work during non-standard business hours).
    • Keeping up-to-date on hardware and software supported.
    • Documenting procedures and resolution outcomes for future reference.

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related experience or 5 years of related experience without the degree. VMware certification a plus and may qualify/trade as experience.
    • Experience with SolarWinds, vCenter, WSUS.
    • Experience with Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008/2012/2016
    • Knowledge of Windows infrastructure technologies (AD, DNS, DHCP, MS Clustering)
    • Experience managing VMware vSphere 6.x and VMware Horizon 7.x.
    • Basic understanding of SAN configuration and administration.
    • Basic understanding of computer networks, SonicWALL Firewalls, CISCO switches and routers.
    • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills combined with strong customer service focus.
    • Willingness and ability to quickly learn and support new technologies and work with minimal supervision.
    • Experience with using virtualized systems to provide disaster recovery/business continuity is a plus.
    • Experience managing VMware on hyper-convergence infrastructure is a plus.