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System Engineer Monitoring

Posted 12 days ago

System Engineer Monitoring
Location: Scottsdale, AZ - Hybrid Schedule
Term: 6 month - Contract to hire
Pay rate: $65/hr DOE

  • Collaborates with other technology teams across the enterprise, i.e. application, database, server, storage, network, security, NOC, etc. to develop effective monitoring solutions and implement automation where needed.
  • Ensures stable performance through continuous performance monitoring and tuning.
  • Ensures network monitoring servers and software (Microfocus Network Node Manager) platforms are maintained and can quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance problems and outages.
  • Generate, assess, and improve alerting with a focus on proactive alerting and self-healing.
  • Support the Network Operations Center (NOC). The NNMi tool monitors all network devices.  NNMi is a critical application that must be administered and maintained with the mindset of uptime.
  • The candidate is responsible for maintaining and patching the NNMi Application and associated iSPI applications.
  • Patching of the servers and maintaining the HA configuration.
  • Develops dashboards utilized by business partners and IT customers
  • Monitors event activity and performance regarding servers, networks, security, Configuration Management Database (CMDB) and applications
  • Works with Business Systems Management (BSM) team and appropriate stake holders to support MicroFocus Application Performance Management and discovery products
  • Installs and/or upgrades existing applications following best business practices and Company procedures
  • Participates in Business Continuity planning, testing and execution
  • Analyzes and identifies trends with a focus on Continuous Strategic Improvement (CSI) and leads initiatives
  • This position requires a minimum of 3 years direct or related experience working as a Micro Focus Network Node Manager (NNMi)monitoring and discovery tool administrator.
  • Network experience of 3+ years preferred
  • Preferred practical knowledge of Micro Focus Sitescope, Micro Focus Operations Manager (Omi/Omwand DynaTrace as well as demonstrated understanding of additional discovery tools such as: Micro Focus Universal Configuration Management Database (uCMDB) and Micro Focus Discovery and Dependency Mapping (DDM) toolsets.Ability to create and implement innovative reporting.
  • Requires experience with at least one scripting language such as Java, VB, Python, Perl, WSH or Groovy.
  • Prefer experience with discovery methods such as: SNMP, SSH, WMI and NTCMD..
  • Demonstrated analytical problem solving skills and technical analysis skills; exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills.

Education Requirements:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or or equivalent work experience.
  • ITIL Foundation Level certification preferred. 
  • Certified in at least one monitoring or discovery tool. MicroFocus tool certification preferred.