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Systems Engineer I

League City, TX, US, 77573

American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  We’ve been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s most trustworthy financial companies and best mid-sized employers. With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.


What’s in it for you?

American National supports a comfortable, diverse, and inclusive work environment, following a casual dress code and focus on healthy work-life balance. We understand that comprehensive benefits are important which is why we offer a generous package that includes: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, health-wellness initiatives, and a volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a charity of choice, and referral bonuses! We also offer a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.

Purpose of Job

American National is seeking a Systems Engineer I for our League City, TX location. The systems engineering positions are highly technical positions with specialization in operating system software and/or one or more subsystems or business applications, such as Windows, Linux, Directory Services, DNS, FTP, SQL, IIS, etc. The systems engineer I is the entry-level position in the job family. The incumbent will manage and maintain Exchange, SharePoint and Office 365 and must be able to resolve issues accurately and comprehensively by drawing upon extensive training and limited experience.

Essential Functions

  • Administers servers and server applications including applying security patches, software updates and OS upgrades.
  • Troubleshoots server problems and take necessary steps to resolve during and after business hours.
  • Participates in disaster recovery planning and testing.
  • Participates in projects which may involve coordination with IT personnel at various locations.
  • Administers and maintains critical business systems.
  • Builds new systems and integrate them into the current network topology with no negative impact on the business units based on defined standards.
  • Documents and maintains procedures regarding responsible systems and servers with little or no assistance from senior team members and/or management.

Additional Qualifications

  • Associate degree.
  • Two or more years of experience in Exchange 
  • Must have troubleshooting and problem resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated success in a high volume, 24/7 production environment.
  • Previous desktop support experience 

Additional Requirements

  • Able to participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation and expected to respond to wide range of hardware and software problems.
  • Limited travel requirements to remote sites to perform duties as required.
  • Able to participate in subject matter expert related tasks outside of normal business hours.


  • PowerShell scripting knowledge preferred 
  • Knowledge of maintenance best practice processes and formal change-management procedures.
  • Able to troubleshoot and resolve server issues on critical business systems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to successfully perform job duties with or without supervision.
  • Demonstrate the ability to complete project assignments.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP, IP addressing, subnetting, FTP, SMTP, HTTP/HTTPS, DNS, DHCP, etc.

Occupational Requirements

American National Insurance Company is committed to compliance with the ADA. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding essential job function, please contact a member of the HR team.
Physical effort: The position is physically comfortable most of the time with occasional periods of stooping, bending, reaching and/or light lifting of materials.



Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.


American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.


Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @CareerswithAN


American National is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, President and CEO.




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