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Operations Support/Cloud Engineer - ITS4

Company: State of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Working Title: Operations Support/Cloud Engineer
Job Class: Information Technology Specialist 4
Agency: Minnesota IT Services

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 05/20/2023

  • Closing Date : 06/02/2023

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Minnesota IT Services

  • Division/Unit : Department of Public Safety

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift

  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : No

  • Salary Range: $33.13 - $54.64 / hourly; $69,175 - $114,088 / annually

  • Job Class Option : Systems Software

  • Classified Status : Unclassified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE

  • End Date : 05/11/2024

  • FLSA Status : Exempt - Administrative

  • Telework Eligible : Yes - #LI-Hybrid

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities ( : Yes

    Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.
    The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.
    As an Operations Support/Cloud Engineer, you will provide advanced technical design and engineering role within the MNIT @DPS Operations Support Team in the transformation of MNIT Services cloud (private/public/hybrid) environments. This position will have an active role in developing and transforming the way we deliver and upgrade MNIT's cloud environments with upgraded tools, automation, and techniques based on technology best practices and the most up to date security standards. This role will take on an ever-changing part to analyze, assess, design and implement the next evolution of the cloud environment. This position will also assist DPS in reviewing current Cloud hosting and potentially migrating to Microsoft Azure Cloud environment for some or all of the DPS services currently hosted in AWS.
    This position is temporary position and includes full state fringe benefits; it is anticipated to last up to one (1) year,
    This position requires an employee to be onsite at the work location 1 day per week.

    • Telework for Minnesota IT Services allows an employee to perform work from a remote telework location and an employee may be required to be in the office based on business needs and other dependencies.

    • Candidates residing outside of Minnesota and bordering states (Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin) require additional review prior to telework approval upon becoming a finalist.

    • Candidates located in Minnesota, or a bordering state, do not require additional review.

      Minimum Qualifications
      Candidates must clearly demonstrate all of the following qualifications in their resume:
      This position requires a minimum of four (4) years of experience with Linux/Unix/Windows server operating systems, network, and cloud computing technologies.
      Experience must include:

      • Linux/Windows administration

      • AWS/Azure Cloud administration

      • Experience with cloud services (Saas, PaaS, laaS)

      • Information technology frameworks, such as ITIL

        A Master's degree in Information Technology or a related field may substitute for three years of experience, related Bachelor's degree may substitute for two years, or related Associate's may substitute for one year.
        Successful candidate must pass past-employer reference checks and a criminal history verification
        It is the policy of Minnesota IT Services that all employees submit to a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:

        • SEMA4 Records Check (applies to current and past state employees only)

        • Criminal History Check

        • Reference Check

        • Social Security and Address Verification

        • Education Verification

        • CJIS Background Check

        • Other legally required checks

          Minnesota IT Services will not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US
          Preferred Qualifications

          • Managing Windows Servers hosted in the Cloud via Cloud Interfaces

          • Migrating servers from on-prem to Cloud

          • Migrating servers from one Cloud vendor to another

          • Setting up networks and security access in the Cloud

          • Configuring application and network load balancers

          • Managing infrastructure as code

          • Advanced scripting with PowerShell

            Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.
            Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email . Please indicate what assistance is needed.

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