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EnergyUnited Cloud Engineer in Statesville, North Carolina

Cloud Engineer

Statesville, NC

Job Description

EnergyUnited is currently seeking a highly skilled Cloud Engineer to join their innovative team. This role will be pivotal in managing cloud solutions that enhance EnergyUnited's infrastructure and service delivery.

This is an exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking professional to contribute to the future of energy solutions!

What Would You Do?

  • Work with the Manager to identify projects and schedules for the improvement of IT infrastructure.

  • Provide engagement with EnergyUnited community to enhance the user experience.

  • Assist with implementation, maintaining, and execution of enterprise-wide security measures.

  • Assist in providing enterprise infrastructure guidance and direction to team members. Encourage their development.

  • Review enterprise infrastructure requirements, make improvement recommendations, and ensure enterprise systems installations receive ongoing maintenance including security patches.

  • Assist with the design, creation, and maintenance of an inventory for enterprise hardware/software and assist in disaster recovery planning and execution.

  • Perform operating system and core software installations and upgrades.

  • Keep current with technology trends and maintain skill set to implement new technology.

  • Work with technology vendors on hardware and software issues. Work with representatives of various departments in assessing departmental needs, evaluating new IT projects, enhancing efficiencies and re-engineering system processes.

  • Enforce all copyright laws as stated in software license and EU Electronic media policies.

  • Maintenance and support of the core systems infrastructure.

  • Provide input for maintenance and support of the Cooperative’s telecommunication network.

  • Assist end users with the implementation of new equipment within the department and procedures related to the use of the new hardware or software applications.

  • Keep abreast of current cloud and on-premises technologies and offer recommendations on updated technology.

Skills & Requirements

What Do You Need?

  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT or related field. Experience and/or industry-recognized certifications may be considered in lieu of education. AZ-900 (Azure Fundamentals) Certification Required with AZ-104 (Azure Administrator) certification preferred.

  • Must have 5-10 years of experience working in an IT role supporting enterprise-class infrastructure and assisting users. Experience with telecommunications including cloud-based call routing systems and Microsoft Teams.

  • Advanced knowledge of software and cloud technologies including O365, M365, and Azure.

  • Advanced knowledge of networking technologies including routing, switching, firewall configuration, IPS/IDS, and 802.11x wireless in a multisite intranet installation.

  • Advanced knowledge of VDI and hyper-converged technologies, and cybersecurity concepts.

  • Advanced knowledge of physical and virtualized systems utilizing VMWare

  • Working knowledge of PC applications including O365 products, MS Project, Visio, MS SQL, and Windows server and client platforms.

  • Advanced knowledge of P2V migration strategy and execution involving Microsoft Azure

  • CiscoPrime, Solarwinds, and other network monitoring and management tools.

  • Advanced experience with on-premises Active Directory and Microsoft Entra, Group Policy, Microsoft Server and Client operating systems.

  • Familiarity with Linux operating systems.

  • Maintain and improve our IT knowledgebase for your areas of responsibility according to the predefined standard.

More About This Position:

  • Normal working conditions and hours of 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Some irregular working hours may be required. Must be available for work during adverse weather conditions.

  • This position is categorized as Hybrid, which is a work arrangement that allows an employee to perform work and duties associated with this position at both an EnergyUnited Office location and their home.

  • All employees assigned to headquarters must live or be willing to relocate within one of the nineteen counties served by the Cooperative or within 40 miles from any EnergyUnited office.

As a federal contractor subject to the nondiscrimination and affirmative action obligations of Executive Order 11246, as amended, and its implementing regulations, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and its implementing regulations at 41 CFR § 60-741, and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act, as amended, and its implementing regulations at 41 CFR § 60-300, EnergyUnited EMC (hereinafter referred to as "the Cooperative"), with the full support of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), reaffirms that it will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability status, any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws, or status as a protected veteran.