Join a member-driven leader in a fast-paced, challenging and collaborative environment with the shared mission of supporting America’s network of rural electric cooperatives. Since its formation in 1969, National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation, or CFC, located in Dulles, Virginia, has provided capital and industry-leading financial products to more than 900 not-for-profit, consumer-controlled utility systems across the United States. Our exceptional team delivers the “CFC Difference” that encompasses our values of service, integrity and excellence in all our interactions.
CFC has a need for a Microsoft Cloud Systems Engineer on our Business Technology Services team. The Microsoft Cloud Systems Engineer is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software and related infrastructure in cloud environments. This individual also participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.
As a Microsoft Cloud Systems Engineer, you will: • Design, recommend, plan and implement enhancements to the systems infrastructure. • Lead the installation, configuration and maintenance, including recognizing and troubleshooting problems of Windows operating systems. • Recognize and troubleshoot problems with server hardware and applications software. • Establish and document standards and procedures for management review. • Daily administration tasks in SharePoint such as adding users, controlling access to document libraries, and setting permissions. • Manage ad secure servers and systems to ensure sound and secure computing practices are in place. • Evaluate and analyze system performance and metrics to recommend service improvements.
To be successful, you will need: • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related technical degree, or equivalent work experience required. • 7 years of experience as a Windows Server Administrator in cloud environments. • Knowledge of server, network architecture and troubleshooting. • Knowledge of cloud based architectures (Azure, AWS). • Support applications and infrastructure on IaaS and PaaS platforms. • Knowledge of Microsoft Servers, Active Directory (Azure AD), and VMware. • Knowledge of information security principles and virtualization technologies. • Ability to create and troubleshoot shell scripts in Powershell or Python. • Provide security management of cloud applications. • Knowledge of how software, hardware and network integrate in cloud with in-house systems. • Knowledge of O365, SharePoint, IIS, SQL Server skills. • Knowledge of SharePoint Online and the ability to support it. • Evaluate cost/benefits of using cloud vs on premise systems. • Implement cloud services integrating them with in-house applications.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes tele-work options; annual incentive opportunities; an employer-paid pension plan; 401(k); medical, dental and vision insurance; a generous leave policy; onsite gym; and more—all in a friendly, professional work environment. For additional information, please visit our website at www.nrucfc.coop. CFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.
The National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC) was founded in 1969 by the rural electric cooperative industry. CFC is a nonprofit finance cooperative with more than $32 billion in assets that provides industry expertise, flexibility and responsiveness to more than 1,000 member-owners to help them meet their financial needs. At CFC, our members’ success is our success. Our commitment to our members goes beyond our work as a lender. In addition to our lending solutions, CFC offers treasury services, investment opportunities, financial models and tools, programs to support and promote the cooperative business model, and industry-leading events and training.