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IT System Engineer

Posted on feb 21, 2024 Full time R21982
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At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to THINK OUTSIDE.


The IT Systems Engineer role is responsible for the Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Active Directory, and VMWare environments which includes designing, implementing, and supporting these core infrastructure services.  This individual will serve as the “Infrastructure Automation” Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the team, utilizing their expertise in PowerShell & Ansible to drive automation of team owned processes and tasks.


  • Design, implement, and maintain Ansible YAML templates to automate tasks and processes in a Microsoft, Red Hat, and VMware ecosystem.

  • Utilize Ansible Tower for centralized management, logging, role-based access control, and workflow automation.

  • Monitor automation processes ensuring their reliability and efficiency.

  • Stay in-sync with platform changes refactoring templates and plugins as necessary.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on identifying opportunities for automation, gathering requirements, and analyzing findings to design complex workflows.

  • Drive automation of infrastructure tasks and processes through self-service using Service-Now and Infrastructure-as-Code.

  • Assess complex projects with a variety of requirements quickly, correctly prioritize tasks, provide accurate time estimates, and complete tasks in a timely manner while communicating changes and updates.

  • Develop standards and technical documentation to support Level 1 and 2 staff.

  • Adhere to and promote existing ITIL processes and change management procedures.

  • Stay current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related technical field, or equivalent practical working experience.

  • 3+ years developing automation through PowerShell.

  • Strong technical knowledge of PowerShell Scripting/Coding is required.

  • Technical understanding of Windows, Linux, and Cloud environments is required.

  • Experience architecting, administering, or supporting global Microsoft Windows Active Directory networks including Hybrid (Azure AD), Directory Services, DNS, DHCP, DFS, GPO and Security is desired but not required.

  • Ansible Automation Platform/ Ansible Tower / Chef Infra / Puppet is desired but not required.

  • Professional certification in Microsoft, Red Hat, AWS or Azure is desired but not required.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, as well as work independently with limited supervision.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with the IT organization, management, and business personnel


  • Standard office environment

  • Support hours: UK & US Hours

  • Travel requirements: No

  • On-call Support: No


We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to THINK OUTSIDE.  Apply today!

About Polaris

As the global leader in powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; military and commercial off-road vehicles; snowmobiles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; Aixam quadricycles; Goupil electric vehicles; and pontoon and deck boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a robust portfolio of parts, garments, and accessories. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe.  

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.