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At Calpine, we give you the tools you need to chart your own career path in an engaging, fast-paced environment where you can learn from power industry leaders.

Whether you are a student seeking an internship that offers real-world experience, a recent graduate ready to build a rewarding career or a seasoned professional who wants to expand your horizons, Calpine provides meaningful opportunities and challenges.

Our learning and development platforms and educational reimbursement programs enable employees with initiative to explore their own potential in a dynamic and rewarding industry.

Requisition Number 20-0233
Title IS Analyst III
City Houston
State TX
Job Family IS
Shift Days
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 0
Relocation Provided No
Location Houston Office
Description Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Building Calpine's IT Servers in Azure (windows, Linux) from scratch according to user requirements.
• Monitoring the servers by using tools like Azure Log Analytics.
• Automating Server Builds using PowerShell and Azure CLI.
• Creating blob, file share storages in Azure and secure them based on Calpine standards and policies.
• Building azure WebApps based on users' requirements.
• Automating building processes using common tools like Ansible, etc., which includes patching, configuration management, server commissioning, etc.
• Troubleshooting and providing operational support.
• Adding extra storage disks to the Linux and Windows servers.
• Creating Development environments Like CAT(customer acceptance test) and QA environments on the user requirements.
• Creating RHEL Images from Scratch and storage to it by doing LVM.
• Writing shell script for monitoring Audit Logs.
• Creating Automation for all the environments by using Scripting Languages like Ruby, Shell, Powershell.
• Using CI/CD Tools like Teamcity, Jenkins, Azure DevOps and Octopus I created automated pipelines to compile and deploy the code base to the propagated servers.
• Documenting the Development environments creation process and updating confluence.
• Debugging the code based issues in the Development stages.
• Configuring the webservers according to the required application.
• Writing SQL query's to test the performance-based issues.
• Experience in designing cloud, Web, and middleware solutions, supporting them with solution approach, POCs, and development/migration Plans.
• Analyzing and identifying applications for cloud assessment and fitment, mapping the workloads across IaaS, PaaS, and private clouds.
Requirements Job Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
• Experience in Azure Cloud infrastructure, Micro-service architectures, Operations or DevOps roles.
• Strong Linux (Ubuntu/Redhat/Centos) administration skills.
• Strong Windows Administration skills.
• Strong experience in converting manual tasks through automation for deployments and Operation.
• Experience in Cloud infrastructure, Containerization architectures, Operations roles.
• Proficiency in Linux, Azure and distributed application architectures.
• Experience in distributed applications on public cloud providers such as Azure.
• Expert command of config. management principles and an ability to code your desired state, preferably by using Chef or Ansible or Puppet
• Experience with provisioning and configuration management tools and technologies such as GIT, Jira, Bitbucket and others strongly preferred.
• Enhance the stability, scalability, monitoring, cost efficiency, and maintainability of the development and production infrastructure, using tools like Team city, Jenkins, Azure DevOps, etc.
• Knowledge in best practices for the whole software development cycle (TDD/CI/CD) and agile methodologies.
• Experience working with databases MySQL, SQL, Oracle.
• Experience in managing Retail Energy applications, ETRM application & commercial retail real-time web applications.
• Excellent knowledge of Shell, Bash, PowerShell or another scripting language.
• Experience with Monitoring tools, preferably Azure Log Analytics, Azure Network Watcher.
• Strong understanding of system and networking concepts and troubleshooting techniques.
• Experience with application development and related technology stack, preferably Drupal or .Net.
• Experience in Migrating Applications from On-Perm to Azure cross-platform from AIX to Redhat Linux or Ubuntu Linux.
• Technical certification in Microsoft administration, development languages, databases, security, and/or DevOps tools
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.
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