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Monitoring Engineer- Direct Hire- Seffner in Brandon, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

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Job Description

Vaco is looking for a Monitoring Engineer for our client in Seffner.


  • Make suggestions and improve monitoring solutions, including requirements analysis, proof-of-concept, implementation, documentation, and training to the team
  • Effectively use the existing portfolio of performance tools, including SolarWinds, Splunk, Spotlight, Dynatrace, LoadRunner, and JMeter,
  • Mentor junior performance engineers
  • Utilize data analytics to improve visibility into the performance level of various IT operations
  • Additional responsibilities as needed

Knowledge, skills and abilities include:

  • Expert knowledge of information technology areas:
  • Operating Systems such as Apple OSX, Microsoft Windows and Red Hat Linux, including OS virtualization such as Hyper-V, Red Hat virtualization, VMware, and Citrix.
  • Expert with a scripting language such as Perl, Bash, or Powershell
  • Networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, VLANS, routing
  • Networking elements such as load balancers, proxies, routers and switches
  • Network Security elements including intrusion protection systems, anti-virus, proxies, and firewalls
  • Datacenter fundamentals, server hardware systems , KVM, UPS
  • Extensive knowledge of troubleshooting performance issues with complex large-scale multi-tier and distributed application infrastructures
  • Extensive knowledge of application software development areas:
  • Development methodologies such as waterfall or agile
  • Common application software architectures, such as multi-tier, distributed, client-server, micro-services, SOA
  • A common development language such as JavaScript, Java, C# or C/C++
  • Web services technologies, including SOAP and REST, tools such as Soap UI/Load UI, Web Services Virtualization (ITKO)
  • Tools and techniques such as source control, continuous integration, integrated development environments, JUnit, Selenium, testing frameworks
  • One of the common application stacks such as LAMP, Red Hat or Microsoft
  • A load test tool such as Gomez Load 360, Apache JMeter or HP LoadRunner
  • Expert knowledge of monitoring tools and technologies in use in the industry
  • Good working knowledge of an automation tool such as UC4, Ansible, Chef, Microsoft System Center, or Puppet.
  • Expert knowledge of a common APM tool such as Dynatrace, Riverbed, New Relic
  • Expert knowledge of a common NPM tool such as Riverbed, SolarWinds or Dynatrace
  • Expert knowledge of a CAPS tool such as SolarWinds, CA Nimbus, or Nagios
  • Good working knowledge of a OI tool like Splunk, GrayLog2, or LogStash
  • Good working knowledge of JVM and CLR tuning and fundamentals.
  • Expert knowledge of data analysis tools and techniques for structured and unstructured data, including statistical analysis using RDBM and NoSQL type platforms.
  • Good working knowledge of a query language such as SQL, T-SQL, SPL, or PLSQL
  • Expert knowledge of a database monitoring solution such as DELL Spotlight or Oracle Grid Control
  • Good working knowledge of database tuning for a RDBMS platform
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or information systems (Master's Degree preferred), or an equivalent combination of education, work experience and/or applicable certifications.
  • 3-5 years of a primary contributor on an application software development or QA team
  • 3-5 years as a primary contributor on an information technology delivery team