Con Edison Systems Specialist / 2H in New York, New York

Qualifications: Con Edison is seeking an experienced engineer/architect to join our Infrastructure Planning team. Infrastructure Planning is part of a centralized IT department that is collectively responsible for the evaluation, planning, design, and implementation for all of the corporation’s infrastructure components. Infrastructure Planning is specifically responsible for establishing the hardware and software infrastructure standards used in the corporate data network. We are looking for a senior technical candidate who can demonstrate the ability to investigate and integrate new technologies seamlessly into the existing corporate IT infrastructure. Candidate should also be adept at reviewing system designs, implementing cybersecurity best practices, and evaluating system performance. The candidate should possess:

  • 8 years of relevant infrastructure work experience with a proven track record of evaluating and implementing technologies on an enterprise scale

  • 5 years of architectural design and planning experience

  • 2 years of experience with integrating corporate systems with Cloud Providers

  • A strong knowledge of cybersecurity best practices and remote access technology used to secure corporate network internally and at the perimeter

  • A working knowledge of protocols and infrastructure services

  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments in a fast paced environment and under pressure

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Knowledge of server and storage architectures

  • Sound judgment to render sound technical and business decisions

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Proven experience demonstrating excellent team skills with internal and external clients

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills across a levels of personnel and management

  • Strong presentation skills

Associates Degree Required. Bachelor of Science/Masters of Science preferred. Programming and script development for management tools and automation is highly desirable.

Responsibilities: The primary focus of this position is to work on a team to establish company IT standards and evaluate and implement new technologies that enhance and secure a large enterprise network. The position requires a broad foundation of IT architectural experience with an understanding of current PaaS and SaaS technologies. A candidate should be familiar with Internet facing technologies, server/storage technologies, cloud services and hybrid cloud integration. This position is expected to be the last level of technical escalation within the company for the assigned responsibilities. The successful candidate will:

  • Lead the technical direction of our internet facing infrastructure through superior product evaluation and selection methods

  • Understand the current threat landscape and anticipate technology shifts to provide the best security posture for Con Edison

  • Work as part of a team supporting all facets of new technology deployments under the Infrastructure Planning Departmental responsibilities. These include Remote Access, Windows Infrastructure including patching, corporate device selection and security infrastructure.

  • Provide sound technical solutions for IR Application Owners and Business Units

  • Participate in planning sessions

  • Develop visual diagrams and project work plans.

  • Have a familiarity with collecting and interpreting various logs and traces for performance and/or troubleshooting analysis

  • Have strong troubleshooting skills and a personal drive to remediate any issues.

Physical Requirements: Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be able to lift and rack equipment. Must be available 24x7 for emergencies and scheduling of critical work in order to minimize system impact to the supported business units. ravel to other company locations as necessary.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Consolidated Edison is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice its commitment to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship, eligible veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law.

Con Edison is a federal contractor subject to VEVRAA and desires to receive priority referrals of protected veterans.

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Title: Systems Specialist / 2H

Organization: Information Technology

Department: Info Technology Planning

Expires On: 10/8/2017

Job Code: 17-0832