Help provide critical information technology services to Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) employees while gaining hands-on experience with cutting-edge technologies for virtualization (KVM, LXD, and docker), storage (ZFS), and server orchestration (Ansible). Working within a small, dedicated team of IT professionals, you will help manage and automate Linux servers (bare metal, virtual machines, and containers), Windows workstations, and network infrastructure using DevOps principles.

This position is full-time and in-person at our Verona, WI facility for either May–December of 2024 or January–August of 2025. This typically requires students to take a semester off of school to accommodate.


  • Currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science, System Administration, or a related field
  • Experience with Linux distributions and Bash or Python scripting is desirable
  • Windows system administration experience and knowledge of basic network technologies
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and fulfill tasks to meet project deadlines
  • Experience with virtualization technologies, git, Ansible, ZFS, or Active Directory is a plus

Compensation and Benefits

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

  • No-deductible, low-copay group health insurance (90% employer paid)
  • Safe Harbor 401(k) contribution

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 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

X-ES is proud of its strong university partnerships and offers multiple student opportunities each year. Student employees make direct contributions to the company’s products, processes, and day-to-day operations.

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.

Extreme Engineering Solutions is located in the Madison, WI area. The company designs and manufactures rugged embedded computing solutions for a variety of applications. For more information, visit

Extreme Engineering Solutions 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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