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Avangrid Cloud Engineer in Orange, Connecticut

Cloud Engineer

Company: AVANGRID MANAGEMENT COMPA

Location:

Orange, CT, US Rochester, NY, US Augusta, ME, US

Company Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com (https://www.avangrid.com/wps/portal/avangrid/home)

Purpose

Responsible for maintaining Avangrid’s Cloud infrastructure. Supports other IT functions which may include: vendor management and coordination, ticket resolution and troubleshooting, production issues resolution, project lead and technology planning and roadmap creation, validating architecture proposals. Ensures IT procedures and policies are followed to meet Service Level Agreements.

Responsibilities

1.Leads and designs technical support and solutions for the Cloud infrastructure, including OnPrem migrations to Cloud. Maintenance of Cloud platforms for daily production requirements and project development.

2Responsible for Avangrid Cloud initiatives, local and global, elaborating new use cases, configuration management, documentation, operational support models…

3.Seeks Cloud infrastructure cost efficiency, making proposals to respond to the business units’ requirements and needs at the highest cost-benefit rate.

4.Maintains up-to-date documentation and procedures that define the operability of the Cloud infrastructure.

5.Monitors Cloud servers for performance and availability. Makes recommendations when necessary to meet the expected demands, increase efficiency and reduce obsolescence.

6.Installs/maintains third party software packages as require.

7.Designs the roadmap to ensure the cloud infrastructure reliability, scalability, and availability, reducing the environment obsolescence though the appropriate lifecycle programs.

8.Responsible for the midterm Infrastructure as code (IaC) implementation in Avangrid

Skills and Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or other technical discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field. Requires at least 8 years work experience in related area.

•Knowledge of server commands and utilities.

•Knowledge of all aspects of system administration (i.e. installation, configuration, use management, 3rd party software license management etc.).

•Experience with 1 or more cloud (Azure, AWS, GCP) platforms

•Demonstrated knowledge of fundamental distributed computing environment concepts.

•Proven experience supporting and managing large IT cloud environments

•Proven experience with vendor specific server management software.

•Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

•Ability to respond to 24/7 support.

•Ability to develop and maintain vendor relationships.

•Ability to coordinate with multiple individuals and departments.

•Ability to multi-task and coordinate multiple ongoing projects and initiatives.

•Ability to learn new technologies and apply them to current operational environments.

•Experience with planning, developing, and implementing large-scale projects from conception to completion.

•Ability to interface with clients to gather business requirements and objectives.

•Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Azure fundamentals, Landing Zones

•Extensively experienced with the performance tuning and planning for consolidation of infrastructure.

•Good analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to quickly adapt to new environments and learn new Technologies.

•Large experience coordinating service support vendors, with international and local support teams, following ITIL Processes

•Enterprise-class infrastructure design, deployment, and testing experience. Ability to perform advanced cloud infrastructure analysis.

•Broad understanding of industry trends across cloud and on prem operating platforms and data security.

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Competencies

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link (https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com

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