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L1 IT/OT Engineer

Company: Radian Generation
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

What We DoRadian Generation is a global provider of critical technology-forward services designed specifically to support the comprehensive lifecycle of renewable facilities-including solar, wind, and energy storage.
Who We ServeRadian Generation's wide range of commercial, technical and compliance services provide developers, owners, and operators with critical insights into each aspect of their assets to make better-informed decisions.
Radian Generation is committed to supporting greater diversity in the renewable energy industry. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Our growing company is seeking an experienced L1 IT/OT Engineer to support the delivery of MSP and MSSP services to customers. This is an opportunity to be part of a world-class team operating at the nexus of two of the most exciting and fastest growing sectors in renewable energy today: SCADA IT/OT and mission-critical software.
Role ResponsibilitiesThe Level 1 IT/OT Engineer executes assigned work orders, including support tickets and project tasks to meet Managed Services Provider (MSP), Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP), and other contractually defined obligations for new and existing customer facilities. This role will perform routine and scheduled maintenance and support tasks, work break/fix and other trouble and support tickets, act as a subject matter expert for programs and products offered, and respond to other emergent conditions across the fleet. Candidates must possess a strong understanding of and direct experience with concepts and best practices related to IT/OT systems.
MSP tasks--- Create and maintain user accounts.--- Modify permissions and access control lists.--- Perform routine management of backup and recovery services; file and disk management; and virus protection.--- Maintain consistent operation of multi-user systems, including coordination with network, SCADA and system engineers, field technicians, project managers, end users, and customer and IT management.--- Interact with our portfolio of remote networks and systems to perform various functions such as installations, upgrade/patch, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.--- Engage with internal and external parties (e.g., ISPs, vendors) to troubleshoot and resolve issues, escalating as necessary to ensure timely resolution.--- Perform design, implementation, and administration activities for complex power generation computing environments on systems (Windows servers & workstations), networks and security (Hirschmann, Palo-Alto, Cisco), communications (ISP services), storage (SQL, historian), substation hardware (SEL), and power (UPS, PDU).--- Evaluate host, system, and network configurations for newly acquired sites and make recommendations for improvements.
MSSP tasks--- Execute vulnerability assessments using vulnerability scanning software.--- Execute mitigation plans for vulnerabilities.--- Review security, antivirus, traffic, and event logs.--- Adhere to cybersecurity and information security procedures, guidelines, and policies.--- Edit Access Control Lists and security policies.
Consulting tasks--- Evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions--- Perform hardware and software upgrades
Other--- Report project status for all recurring and non-recurring efforts as required.--- Attend staff and client meetings as required.--- Availability for 24-hour on-call duty to meet customer requirements--- Availability to make occasional, planned shifts in work hours to accommodate efforts which can only be performed after generation hours--- Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.--- Ensure that required tasks are completed or directed to others as necessary.--- Effective written and oral communication at all organizational levels, including engineers, c-level, end-users, and external customers.--- Analyze known and ad-hoc requirements to determine efficient schedule, workflow, and process to complete.--- Provide Subject Matter Expertise in the evolution of IT/OT framework programs developed for our customers, which include product selection, infrastructure design, and security policies.--- Execute SOPs
Experience--- Experience in NERC CIP-regulated environments is preferred--- Experience in compliance programs or standard-driven environments (e.g., PCI-DSS, NIST, ISO-27001) is required--- SOC, NOC, or other operation center experience--- Work experience in at least one of the following areas: - SCADA and SCADA historian design, deployment, or maintenance - Power generation, especially renewable energy
Required Qualifications
--- Technical Degree or minimum 3+ years of relevant IT/OT professional experience--- Direct or indirect end-user service experience and/or experience providing remote support--- Ability to read electrical, network, infrastructure, and cabling drawings--- All applicants must have prior professional IT/OT systems management experience and knowledge in at least half the following fields:--- Server hardware and OS management--- Networking and infrastructure design, implementation, and management--- Cybersecurity, including Next-Generation Firewall configuration and management--- Remote infrastructure and network support--- Data storage and recovery
--- Work experience in at least one of the following focus areas: - Tier 2 or Tier 3 IT or OT help desk support - IT infrastructure design or support - Computer network design or support - Host hardening or security monitoring (Cybersecurity)
Required Skills--- Ethical, responsible, and reliable--- Self-motivated--- Desire to learn and share newly acquired knowledge with colleagues--- Remain cool under pressure in a fast-changing environment--- Navigate business and technical challenges with ease--- Effective oral and written communication with peers, external customers, and direct supervisors--- Exceptional organizational skills required--- Strong team collaborator--- Independently make decisions and solve problems--- Accurately remember and clearly communicate detailed technical information--- Able to work in an electrical environment. This may have been achieved through formal training, previous work experience, or the ability to demonstrate electrical safety skills--- Valid driver's license required
Preferred Skills
--- NGFW, especially Palo Alto, configuration, maintenance, and administration--- Microsoft Windows Server support--- Effective written and oral communication at all organizational levels, including: engineers, end-users, and external customers.

Keywords: Radian Generation, Charlotte , L1 IT/OT Engineer, Engineering , Charlotte, North Carolina

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