Credit Union:

Kitsap Credit Union


Bremerton, WA



Job Description:


Kitsap Credit Union is hiring an IT Systems Engineer to work out of our Harborside location. This position serves as the liaison between Information Technology, vendor application support, and internal stakeholders. The Systems Engineer will focus on understanding, maintaining, troubleshooting, and providing business application and Microsoft cloud administration to ensure the highest levels of availability, performance, and security.


Quick Facts

Compensation: $78,795- $121,8000 a year – Depending on experience

Working hours: Monday-Friday, Hybrid

Grade: 4IT

Seniority level: Individual Contributor

Reports to: Manager, Information Technology

Department: Information Technology

Industry: Banking

Job Functions:  


Typical Job Duties

  • Develop subject matter expertise on the current and new methods of operation, best practices, and how enhancements and new applications will affect operations.
  • Manage, monitor, and troubleshoot operating systems, business applications, Microsoft Azure, SharePoint, Teams, OneDrive, Exchange, and M365.
  • Plan, pilot, communicate, and schedule the install and upgrades of operating systems, business applications, system management tools, Microsoft Azure, SharePoint, Teams, OneDrive, Exchange, and M365.
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of on premise and cloud systems availability.
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with vendors/developers to implement those fixes.
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies, including covering for others during out-of-office periods.


This role may be right for you if you enjoy being innovative and staying up to date on and implementing new and emerging technologies to accelerate organizational change. You pride yourself on your proven track record to complete projects in a timely manner. Your previous employers are impressed by how you leverage operational expertise, and your previous co-workers talk about your ability to elicit feedback for continuous improvement and make impactful efficiencies. Your friends consider you a great coach and leader, and your family is proud of your ability to see the big picture impact on small changes to influence decision-making. .


Basic Qualifications

  •  BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related subject such as Computer Science, or Management Information Systems, or any combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise in all phases of analysis, design, development, implementation, and maintenance.
  • Hands-on experience understanding of systems installation, support principles, resolving issues, including analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills, with keen attention to detail.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure, suite of cloud offerings, containerization, backups, and recovery.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Information Security practices and Security Incident Management, IT infrastructure planning and development, and ITIL v4 certification required or obtained within six months.
  • Previous experience in a financial institution.


What We Offer

Not only are we one of the largest credit unions in Washington State, and growing, but we are also a company that cares about its employees. We back that up for our employees by offering competitive pay and a benefits package that helps support you and your family’s lifestyle. We value our employees, and we strive to keep our benefits comprehensive and affordable. Some of our benefits include:

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  • Free onsite parking
  • Annual time off and sick time accrued
  • 10 Paid holidays
  • 2 Personal days
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Choose from a PPO medical plan or a High Deductible with a Health Savings Account
  • 3% KCU funded Safe Harbor Contribution to your 401K
  • KCU will match up to 2% of your 401K contributions
  • All 401K contributions are 100% vested
  • Potential annual incentive in all roles within Kitsap Credit Union
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 8 hours of paid volunteer time off
  • Discounts on KCU’s products and services
  • Paid membership including back up childcare reimbursement
  • Paid Rethink Care subscription, a personal wellness and professional resilience program

We believe in the power of belonging – it’s in our DNA as a not-for-profit, member-owned cooperative. Our un-bank-like structure ensures that we remain all about people: our members, our employees, and the people in the communities where we live and work. We work hard to provide a collaborative and inclusive environment where you can grow and excel in your career.

We are dedicated to serving our members by providing personalized experiences, convenient access, and highly competitive products and services. But it goes much deeper than that. For more than 86 years, we have been relentless about making a positive difference in our communities. We understand that when our members and communities succeed, we all succeed, and that success can’t happen without great employees. If this is the kind of organization, you’re looking for.


****** Employment is contingent upon satisfactory credit, background, and reference checks.  Kitsap Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to sex, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status. ******