Performance Monitoring Engineer / Architect

Oct 18, 2016
Nov 15, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Company is seeking a Monitoring Specialist to join our team. We are looking for an individual with a sharp mind, an eagerness to learn, an understanding of IT systems, a base knowledge of IT/programming and application design including database technologies. If you are interested in getting your foot in the door of an established company and working with leading edge technology this is the opportunity for you. This individual will be directly responsible for implementing monitoring for our digital products. More specifically, the individual will help develop monitors to proactively provide availability alerts and performance metrics. The candidate must be responsible, flexible, results oriented, self-managed, and successful in working with a team. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of IT infrastructure technologies, SQL, scripting and experienced in understanding web based applications. This role requires core competencies in configuring the following types of tools for monitoring the application availability and performance of our production and near-production applications: • Synthetic Transactions - Keynote Systems• Application Performance (Class/Method call stack monitoring) - AppDynamics• Operating System Infrastructure - Solarwinds (SAM), SCOM• Log Aggregation - SumoLogic/Splunk Addition competencies required, are the writing of SQL queries as well as scripting (Linux - Perl, Windows VBScript/Powershell) to accommodate custom monitoring requirements. The individual must be self-directed with the ability to work in cross-functional, multi-organization teams. The individual must possess systems analysis skills such as performing requirements gathering interviews, analysis, evaluations, and developing recommendations and possess effective oral and written skills. Responsibilities/Duties: • Analyze user requirements and designs modifications to existing systems. Learn to design new monitoring capabilities • Design and develop new monitoring capabilities for applications and create reports to support the company's operational and analytical processes.• Prepare test data, perform quality assurance tests and analyze test results to ensure that programs function according to specifications.• Analyze and correct programming errors, troubleshoot software, and resolve problems.• Communicate with users to obtain information and program/system performance, identify operating procedures and clarify program objectives. • Support users and modify existing systems as needed Requirements: • Experience in writing SQL queries • Experience scripting in multiple tools (vbscript, powershell, perl)• Knowledge of Windows and Linux environments• Knowledge of web based applications and technologies• Deployment and support of monitoring tools• Experience with SQL and at least basic knowledge of databases• Experience with scripting languages for job automation• Testing processes and development languages• Bachelor's degree in a computer related field• Demonstrated computer programming knowledge as part of coursework or internship or other experience • General knowledge of systems analysis and software development lifecycle methodologies

Company Description:

Founded in 1996, OperationIT provides clients IT professionals for national Staff Augmentation and Project based needs in four specialized areas. In today's business environment companies are relying on specialists to help them achieve their corporate objectives, especially in the information technology field. Locating the right computer support personnel can be difficult. Quality, technical expertise and cost are key areas to consider when making such decisions. With a team of highly talented sourcing professionals, OperationIT is big enough to handle the most demanding staffing requirements, but small enough to apply that boutique touch for superior performance and results. Our team has built strong domain knowledge and experience staffing four specific areas of technology.

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