• Data Center Administrator - Torrington, CT

    Job Locations US-CT-Torrington
  • About Our Company


    FuelCell Energy is transforming the world’s energy landscape by delivering clean and efficient solutions for the supply, recovery and storage of energy.  We thrive on innovation as our fuel cell power plants provide answers to some of the industry’s biggest challenges, such as generating a virtually pollutant-free and affordable supply of electric power within cities, reducing carbon emissions from coal and gas-fired power stations, and producing hydrogen for transportation, industry and utility-scale energy storage.  Our unique mission requires a diverse, energetic and creative workforce, and our shared passion for a cleaner energy future is the foundation of our Company’s culture. We take pride in what we have accomplished and are dedicated to providing innovative solutions that address energy, environmental and economic challenges for power users and communities world-wide.


    With SureSource™ installations on three continents and millions of megawatt hours of ultra-clean power produced, FuelCell Energy is a global leader with environmentally responsible power solutions. 


    Join our team and contribute to a brighter, cleaner energy future.


    We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our corporate network Infrastructure team.  The successful candidate will play an integral role supporting the corporate global network infrastructure and data centers activities.


    The Data Center Administrator serves as a key member of the Infrastructure and Desktop Services team, responsible for improving system reliability and performance.

    • Leads IT integration projects.
    • Proactively monitors and maintains all IT related assets and applications with a primary focus on our manufacturing IT environment.
    • Assists network and infrastructure design and support.
    • Manages multiple projects and implements solutions quickly with little supervision.
    • Documents and completes knowledge transfer of all system changes and enhancements to our helpdesk team.
    • Participates in rotational on-call support
    • Uses vulnerability assessment tools to implement scans and manage process of remediating security vulnerabilities.
    • Performs Backup Administration on Virtual and physical servers. (VMware and Unix).
    • Diagnoses system and application issues while engaging with other teams as needed
    • Performs administration and maintenance of windows 2008\2012\2016 virtual servers using VMware
    • Manages and troubleshoots Cisco VOIP systems.
    • Monitors network devices and server resources.
    • Provides reports using various tools on application response time and system up time.
    • Performs testing of system backup, participates in DR testing and compliance audits.
    • Reports on all routine maintenance tasks, including backups, server patches, and antivirus updates.
    • Maintains and troubleshoots VPN issues and two factor authentication issues.
    • Performs other tasks as assigned.


    Education:   Associates Degree in Business, Computer Sciences or related discipline is required.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  Extensive experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.


    Experience:  Requires a minimum of 5 years of system administration experience in a global network environment.  Experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus.


    Candidate Must Have:

    • Experience with Active Directory Administration, DNS, DHCP, and Group Policy Administration
    • Experience with HP/Cisco switches, routers, wireless, and firewalls is a must
    • 2 years of scripting experience using PowerShell
    • Understanding VPN, and network protocols
    • Knowledge of LAN\Wan technologies, understanding of network protocols
    • Understands the complexities of global network environment and be able to identify, troubleshoot, and document network connectivity and performance issues.
    • Experience with HP bade servers and 3 par storage systems
    • Ability to automate tasks and processes.
    • 2 years’ experience with supporting hyper converged technology
    • Experience with helpdesk management software
    • Office 2016 Administration
    • Project Management experience is a plus
    • Microsoft and or Cisco certifications are a plus
    • Microsoft Dynamics support a plus

    Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

    • Must be able to travel to Danbury, CT location 3 to 4 days a week for the first three to six months for training. After training period, continued travel to Danbury or other work locations will be as needed
    • Must be able to lift 60 pounds with assistance.
    • Must be able to stand extended periods of time
    • Bending, stretching.
    • Must be able to distinguish color

    Equal Opportunity Employer - Vet/Disability


    We offer a competitive compensation package as well as comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, company-paid life/disability insurance, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase plan and generous paid leave.


    Employment with FCE is subject to pre-employment drug-screen and background investigation.


    No agency submissions please. Resumes submitted to any FuelCell Energy employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the FuelCell Energy Recruiting team for this position will become the property of FuelCell Energy and no agency fees will be paid.


    FuelCell Energy, Inc. is committed to ensuring that its application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all U.S. job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.


    If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please send an email with your resume to jobs@fce.com or contact us by calling 203-205-2070. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed.


    NOTE:   This dedicated phone line and email address are designed exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only messages left for this purpose will be acknowledged.  A response to your request may take up to two business days.


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