Join a small, dedicated team of IT professionals working to design, administer, and monitor Linux and Windows servers and network infrastructure using DevOps principles and open-source technologies.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage servers using Ansible, an enterprise automation and infrastructure-as-code platform
  • Use advanced virtualization technologies such as QEMU/KVM, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Perform code reviews in GitLab and leverage powerful continuous integration pipelines
  • Maintain highly-available network storage servers using ZFS, NFS, and CIFS
  • Manage Active Directory, O365, and multi-factor authentication
  • Deploy web applications and manage MySQL and PostgreSQL databases
  • Configure network switches, firewalls, and Internet gateways
  • Write scripts to automate tasks and integrate services using Python and Bash
  • Utilize monitoring infrastructure to proactively detect outages and respond to alerts to ensure uptime of critical services

Required Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited high school (or valid General Educational Development certificate) is required
  • Computer proficiency and a high level of organization with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Ability to work onsite from our facility located at 9901 Silicon Prairie Parkway in Verona, WI

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Systems Administration, or a related field preferred
  • Experience with Agile methodologies, CI/CD, ansible, git, or AD/LDAP is a plus
  • Proficiency with virtualization and storage technologies
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts (DHCP, DNS, VLANs, etc.)
  • Ability to efficiently balance several projects with competing deadlines and engage with customers across the organization

Compensation and Benefits

Extreme Engineering Solutions offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits, including:

  • No-deductible, low-copay group health and dental insurance (90% employer paid)
  • Health and wellness benefits coverage eligibility begins on the first of the month following your start date
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance (100% employer paid)
  • Paid time off, plus eight paid holidays a year
  • 401(k) employer match up to 4%, subject to plan terms & waiting periods (Roth option is available)
  • Participation in the 100% employee-owned Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) at no cost to employees

X-ES also takes a casual, small-business approach to company culture. At our state-of-the-art office and manufacturing facility located in Madison’s growing tech corridor, there’s no formal dress code, flexible day shift scheduling, and dedicated personal workspaces. Our employees kick back at regular company events and enjoy lunches from local pizza places and food carts. At X-ES, we strive to offer a comfortable, relaxed environment for our employees to do their best work.

About X-ES

When “rugged enough” isn’t rugged enough for embedded computing systems, industry leaders in the military, aerospace, industrial, and commercial sectors turn to Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES). Because we strive to be the premier provider of mission-critical embedded products while delivering exceptional levels of customer and employee satisfaction, we hire strong contributors and give them space to thrive. As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees both drive and directly benefit from our success. Together, we meticulously design and build products that stand up to some of the most extreme conditions on the planet.

X-ES is located on the far west side of Madison, WI. The company designs and manufactures rugged embedded computing solutions for a variety of applications. For more information, visit

X-ES is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by law.

All X-ES job postings and application procedures are posted in compliance with Section 39.08 of the Madison General Ordinances.

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