NREL Hybrid Cloud System Engineer in Golden, Colorado
Hybrid Cloud System Engineer
CO - Golden
Hours Per Week
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a leader in the U.S. Department of Energy’s effort to secure an energy future that is both environmentally and economically sustainable. With locations in Golden, Boulder and Washington D.C., NREL is the primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy technologies in the United States. The NREL mission is to develop renewable energy and energy efficient technologies and practices, advance related science and engineering, and transfer knowledge and innovation to address the nation’s energy and environmental goals.
NREL's Information Technology Services Department is looking for a Cloud System Engineer to design, plan, implement, and support the infrastructure, systems, and services needed to provide private and public cloud offerings, utilizing AWS, Azure, VMware, and Cisco UCS technologies.
Design and implement public cloud virtualization architectures utilizing AWS and/or Azure
Design and implement private cloud virtualization architectures utilizing VMware
Design and implement hybrid private/public cloud architectures
Manage on-premises hardware to support private cloud
Troubleshoot VMware environment
Troubleshoot AWS/Azure environment
Monitor and optimize VMware environment
Monitor and optimize AWS/Azure environment
Migrate systems from physical to virtual infrastructure
Migrate systems from private cloud to public cloud infrastructure
Design, maintain, and support backup strategies for virtualization
Secure a VMware environment to comply with organizational cyber security requirements
Utilize cloud-based storage options to solve organizational challenges
Secure the private cloud environment to comply with organizational cyber security requirements
Secure the public cloud environment to comply with organizational cyber security requirements
Virtualize Windows and Linux server operating systems
Communicate technical information to IS management, internal customers, and vendors
Document systems, processes, and procedures
Required Education, Experience, and Skills
Relevant Bachelor's Degree and 9 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience.
Or, relevant Master's Degree and 7 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience.
Or, relevant PhD and 4 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience.
Applies extensive IS expertise in specific field and has full knowledge of related disciplines. Evaluates new hardware, software, systems tools and applications and makes procurement recommendations.
Excellent leadership and project management skills. Skilled in analytical techniques, practices and problem solving. Extensive programming and architecture abilities with various computer software programs and information systems.
Engineering and architecture experience with VMware 6.0 or higher
Engineering and architecture experience with AWS
Engineering and architecture experience with Azure
Engineering and architecture experience with VMware VDI technologies
Cisco UCS experience
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Basic knowledge of backup technologies
Basic knowledge of scripting techniques
Excellent customer service skills
Understanding of the principles of ITIL
Understanding of architecture and design principles for high availability environments.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills in working with people with a wide range of personalities and abilities
Knowledge of Software Defined Networking
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The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a leader in the U.S. Department of Energy’s effort to secure an environmentally and economically sustainable energy future. With locations in Golden and Boulder, Colorado, and a satellite office in Washington, D.C., NREL is the primary laboratory for research, development, and deployment of renewable energy technologies in the United States.
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