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Clearway Energy Systems Administrator in Carlsbad, California

What The Role Is

The Systems Administrator is a key member of the IT Infrastructure team at Clearway Energy Group (CEG). The Systems Administrator is responsible for managing, monitoring, & maintaining CEG’s IT infrastructure, including servers, software, desktop systems, and cloud infrastructure across locations in the United States. These operations include corporate offices, data centers, and wind and solar power generation plants owned and/or managed by CEG. The Systems Administration team ensures that this critical infrastructure is secure, highly available, right-sized, and compliant with all regulatory guidelines by which CEG is governed.

What You'll Be Doing

Systems/Applications Integration Support:

  • Responsible for the maintenance, updates, planning, and installation of servers and application software

  • Provide support of the CEG Microsoft Office 365 environment, including account management, email security, and device maintenance and deployment

  • Provide support for a complex Azure Active Directory, including identity access management and administering AD topologies in a hybrid environment

  • Assist in the design of proper systems architecture to achieve CEG’s strategic business goals

  • Coordinate with the CEG compliance and cybersecurity teams to align processes with all regulatory requirements

  • Assist in the deployment of new infrastructure and application integration to support business needs

  • Assist in the development and documentation of technical standards, ticketing system problem queue entry and closure, and interface applications.

  • Participate in planned maintenance activities to ensure IT systems are properly implemented and maintained according to best practices with as little impact to the business as possible

  • Develop and maintain proper processes, procedures, and system documentation according to industry best practices and regulatory requirements

Servers and Storage Hardware & Software Systems Support:

  • Analyze, implement, and support servers, storage hardware, and network equipment

  • Assist in the monitoring of storage, disk usage, system tuning, and make recommendations

  • Support the maintenance of data storage, backup, server patches and vulnerability remediation

  • Ensure the company’s data is sufficiently replicated and/or backed up to meet regulatory requirements

  • Provide direct support for end-users

  • Responsibilities may require evening and weekend work in response to needs of the systems being supported

What You'll Bring

This role requires expert-level knowledge of the following:

  • Microsoft Windows Server operating system, Microsoft M365, and Intune

  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory, AD Group Policy, AD Federation/Integration in a hybrid environment

  • VMware Virtual Center, hypervisors, and management tools

  • Compute infrastructure and Server Manager software

  • Hyperconverged Infrastructure and server systems

  • SSL certificate management

  • Understanding of disaster recovery principals

This role requires a strong working knowledge of the following:

  • Network Load Balancing

  • Networking concepts (i.e., Firewalls, VLANs and VLAN tagging, IP subnetting, IP routing, etc.)

  • Encryption technologies (i.e. SSL, TLS, VPNs, etc.)

  • Data center facilities (i.e., power, UPS, cooling, etc.)

  • Storage arrays and Network Attached Storage (NAS) solutions

  • ITIL framework

  • Capacity and resource planning capabilities and knowledge of associated relevant tools

  • Knowledge of data center security policies and procedures, penetration testing, and methods of auditing

  • Strong incident management skills.

  • Regulatory compliance experience

  • Exceptional work ethic and time management skills

  • Ability to work well independently and/or as part of a team

  • Strong communication skills and a commitment to customer service

  • Ability to travel 10% of the time, and on short notice

  • Participate in after-hours on-call rotation as necessary for problem resolution, and project management/installations

  • If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications but see yourself contributing, please submit your resume

What Would Be Nice

  • An Associate or bachelor’s degree in information systems or a similar field is preferred. Significant experience in key Information Technology competencies will be considered in lieu of a formal degree.

  • 2 years of experience designing, implementing, administering, and supporting server and storage infrastructure as well as Microsoft directory services and messaging platforms in an enterprise environment

  • Experience working in a NERC regulated environment

Clearway will not sponsor nonimmigrant visas for this position (H-1B, TN, E-3, etc.).

The pay rate for the successful candidate will depend on geographic location, skills, relevant and demonstrated experience, education, training and certifications, and other factors permitted by law. This role is eligible to earn an annual cash bonus, subject to personal and company performance goals.

Salary Range Across all U.S. Locations

$70,000—$95,000 USD

Clearway Energy Group is leading the transition to a world powered by clean energy. Along with our public affiliate Clearway Energy, Inc., we own and manage more than 9.6 gigawatts of renewable and conventional energy assets across the country. As we develop a nationwide pipeline of new renewable energy projects for the future, Clearway’s 7 gigawatts of operating wind, solar, and energy storage assets offset the equivalent of more than 9 million metric tons of carbon emissions for our customers today. Clearway Energy Group is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Carlsbad, Calif.; Scottsdale, Ariz.; Houston; and Princeton, N.J. For more information, visit clearwayenergygroup.com.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

At Clearway, we create a community that isn’t about being the same – it’s about building a team of unique individuals, with different backgrounds & skill sets, coming together to build something big & make a difference in the world. Clearway’s team is dedicated to a clean energy future across a wide spectrum of roles & responsibilities. Embodying our company values and operating principles, unique individuals come together over a common mission. We embrace opportunities to do challenging work that can change the world. We aspire to bring out the best in everyone. We share setbacks, celebrate successes, & act with integrity & accountability to get the job done.

Working at Clearway, Hybrid Together

Here at Clearway, we’re committed to balancing flexibility while fostering strong relationships with our teammates. We do this by prioritizing new hires based near one of our offices in San Francisco, Carlsbad, Scottsdale, Houston, & Princeton. Our office-based employees typically work together from fabulous spaces on Tuesdays & Thursdays to collaborate & learn, build community, get to know one another, & enjoy company-provided meals & events.

Clearway Energy is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience & expertise. We intentionally foster a culture of inclusion that empowers our employees to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities & protected veterans to join the team. Clearway is a proud promoter of employment opportunities to our Military & Veterans.

What We Provide

Clearway offers all eligible employees working 20+ hours per week a comprehensive menu of benefits: generous PTO, medical, dental & vision care, HSAs with company contributions, health FSAs, dependent daycare FSAs, commuter benefits, relocation, & a 401(k) plan with employer match, a variety of life & accident insurances, fertility programs, adoption assistance, generous parental leave, tuition reimbursement, & benefits for employees in same-sex marriages, civil unions & domestic partnerships. For more on Clearway benefits, visit our Benefits Website (https://benefitsatclearway.com/) .

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