Monitoring Engineer - APM Tools (Splunk/CA)

12 Mar 2018
09 Apr 2018
Andre Whitney
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type

Monitoring Engineer - APM/UIM Tools (CA/Splunk) - Leeds

My client is a UK company who is listed on the London Stock Exchange and has been established for well over 30 years. They are looking for a Monitoring Engineer to join their well-established team. The ideal Monitoring engineer will be experienced in deploying, architecting and implementing monitoring solutions and also have a good working knowledge of enterprise class CA APM and or UIM toolsets and (Splunk)

Main Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the installation and maintenance of core enterprise monitoring systems and maximise their availability, resilience and performance
  • To drive quality improvements and integrations that provide class leading infrastructure and application monitoring solutions in a rapidly evolving technology stack
  • To transition monitoring solutions, upgrades and new deployments into production and other environments for operational readiness across cloud and legacy platforms
  • To work with project, development and operational teams to enhance and develop custom monitoring requirements.
  • To create and maintain event automated processes that support systems and contributes to a stable environment
  • Expose key infrastructure and application metrics for capacity planning activities
  • Continuous self-development and understanding of both current and future technologies
  • To share knowledge and cross train skills with the team to maximise overall effectiveness
  • Maintain and improve key relationships within the immediate team, infrastructure operations, Technical services, service desk, cloud and platform and senior management
  • Act as a mentor and subject matter expert as and when needed for other teams.

The key experience and knowledge required for this role includes:

  • Experienced in deploying, architecting and implementing monitoring solutions
  • Excellent background of Operating Systems infrastructure technologies and application containers
  • Demonstrable knowledge of enterprise class CA APM toolsets (CA/Splunk).
  • Highly focussed on providing a quality service and a dedicated self-starter who can work on their own initiative
  • Understanding and aptitude to define and deploy monitoring improvements across a large disparate infrastructure
  • A solid understanding of cloud based technologies
  • Ideally holds an ITIL foundation qualification
  • Ideally holds a degree in an IT discipline or equivalent professional qualification.

This is a contract role working for a top company as a Monitoring Engineer for a 12 month period.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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