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Avangrid Windows Administrator in Rochester, New York

Windows Administrator

Company: AVANGRID MANAGEMENT COMPA

Location:

Rochester, NY, US Orange, CT, US Rochester, NY, 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)

Responsibilities

Responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining Microsoft Windows-based servers. Support other IT functions which may include vendor management and coordination, ticket resolution, 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. Seeks process automation to simplify Sytems Administration BAU

1.Leads and designs technical support and solutions for the installation, configuration, and maintenance of platforms for daily production requirements and project development.2. Responsible for Avangrid Wintel Automation initiatives, global automation adoptions, elaborating new use cases, configuration management…

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

4.Monitors MS Windows servers for performance and availability. Makes recommendations when necessary to meet the expected demands, increase efficiency and reduce obsolescence.5. Installs/maintains third-party software packages as required.6. Ensure current device firmware and software versions remain up to date, including patch levels on all devices.7.Designs the roadmap to ensure the MS Windows infrastructure's reliability, scalability, and availability, reducing the environment obsolescence through the appropriate lifecycle programs.

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 7 years of work experience in related IT areas.

•Fluent in various scheduling and scripting utilities and commands.

•Fluent in installing and configuring servers based on needs, including 3rd party and configurations.

•Experience with several MS Windows server-based operating systems, and Red Hat Linux

•Demonstrated knowledge of fundamental distributed computing environment concepts.

•Proven experience supporting and managing large IT environments

•Proven experience configuring and maintaining Microsoft Hyper-V Cluster environments.

•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 planniung, developing, and implementing large-scale projects from conception to completion.

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

•Demonstrated knowledge of PowerShell, SCCM, VMM, OpenManage…

•Experience in Configuration Management and Baseline management.

•Proven experience with HPOO and automated flows, E2E.

•Extensively experienced with performance tuning and planning for consolidation and capacity management for MS 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 MS Windows infrastructure analysis.

•Experience with cloud and prem solutions to suit business needs. Experience with data security and the need to protect confidential information.

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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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