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IT Cloud Engineer

Company: Avangrid
Location: West Haven
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

The 2-year Global Graduate development program is designed to develop critical skills by providing participants an opportunity to experience a range of placement assignments as they establish broad experience within Engineering. These carefully structured experiences will expose participants to a view of the "big picture" and capabilities in areas important to engineering. Rotations could include experiences in one Iberdrola location in Spain, Scotland, Brazil or Mexico and 2 rotations in the U.S. (Orange, CT, Rochester/Binghamton, NY and Augusta/Portland, ME).
For each assignment, participants will be required to meet specific outcomes and execute project plans. Along with rotations, members also are given opportunities to work on Process Improvement projects that relate to their rotations.

Job Responsibilities:
The Cloud Engineer role is responsible to deploy IT assets in the cloud, allowing infrastructure and application development in our cloud platforms. The Cloud Engineer will have expert hands on knowledge on Integrate, Configure, deploy and manage cloud services.

This role will collaborate with the Cloud Team to implement the AVANGRID cloud first strategy and cooperate with other IT areas to translate application/business requirements into cloud infrastructure and services.
Provides technical support and solutions for the Cloud infrastructure, including OnPrem migrations to Cloud. Maintenance of Cloud platforms for daily production requirements and project development. Engages as technical stakeholder for AVANGRID Cloud initiatives, local and global, elaborating new use cases, configuration management, documentation, operational support models--- Seeks Cloud infrastructure cost efficiency, making proposals to respond to the business units' requirements and needs at the highest cost-benefit rate. Cloud subscription and resources management. Cloud Service provisioning. Support the creation of automation templates. Support the definition of cloud standards and guidelines in collaboration with Architecture Team. Support the definition of cloud service catalogue in collaboration with Architecture Team. Maintains up-to-date documentation and procedures that define the operability of the Cloud infrastructure. Monitors Cloud servers for performance and availability. Makes recommendations when necessary to meet the expected demands, increase efficiency and reduce obsolescence. Installs/maintains third party software packages as require. Contributes to define Cloud roadmap to ensure cloud infrastructure reliability, scalability, and availability, reducing the environment obsolescence though the appropriate lifecycle programs. Deploys and maintains Infrastructure as code (IaC) scripts implementation in AVANGRID as the main technology to deploy cloud services Requirements:
Education & Experience:
BS/BA Degree in Computer Science, Information Services, Electrical Engineering or other technical discipline Graduate: 0-2 Years Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of all aspects of system administration (i.e. installation, configuration, use management, 3rd party software license management etc.). Knowledge of one or more cloud platforms (Google Cloud, Azure,etc) and least knowledge of Microsoft Azure fundamentals, Landing Zones, etc Knowledge of fundamental distributed computing environment concepts. Knowledge on basic principles supporting and managing IT cloud environments Ability to coordinate with multiple individuals and departments. Ability to learn new technologies and apply them to current operational environments. Ability to interface with clients to gather business requirements and objectives. Ability to quickly adapt to new environments and learn new Technologies. Understanding of industry trends across cloud and on prem operating platforms and data security. Other Abilities:
Good oral and written communication skills. Problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to multitask. Interpersonal and Communication Skills. Must be a proven team player to work, promote and consolidate efficient team working relationships. Internal and External Relationships:
You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of IT Cloud projects.
Work closely with IT business analysts and IT architects to define cloud solutions following business and application requirements. Co-operate with the technical teams to balance usability and technical concerns in Cloud design. Work closely with AVANGRID Architecture team to implement, evolve IT standard and architecture models as required. Establish and maintain relationships with 3 rd party suppliers (mainly cloud) for operational activities.
About the Company
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
This job has been posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Avangrid. TalentBoost is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of TalentBoost not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Avangrid, West Haven , IT Cloud Engineer, Engineering , West Haven, Connecticut

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