Monitoring Solutions Engineer

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Job ref:

    BBBH126114_1599069690

  • Published:

    27 days ago


Job Title: Monitoring Solutions Engineer
Duration: 6 months
Location: London
Rate: Up to £454 per day based on relevant experience

Monitoring Solutions develop & maintain systems at huge scale and perform millions of automated monitoring checks every day. We store terabytes of customer experience and network performance data daily and process this to automatically create alerts and present our users with information through intuitive dashboards and web applications.
The Core Monitoring Team develop and maintain a variety of systems, including Opsview, AppDynamics and Dynatrace amongst others. We monitor over 40,000 servers and a wide variety of applications and services across the estate, ranging from our customer platform to our mobile phone infrastructure and everything in between. We work with diverse technologies in terms of what we monitor and how we monitor. This makes the role interesting, varied and also challenging.
Job Purpose/Key Responsibilities
Join a team responsible for creating monitoring applications, tools, and interactive dashboards that are used by multiple teams, using a wide range of technologies to bring our data to life.
Your key responsibilities
As a member of the Core Monitoring Team, you'll help support, drive improvements and create new functionality on our platforms that provide real-time data and insights to our support teams
* Work with a wide range of stakeholders to create solutions from concept stage to production
* Develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve our monitoring software and infrastructure.
* Be keen to solve difficult technical challenges with creative solutions
* Research and develop new tools, technologies and ways of working and sharing this with the team in our regular showcases.
Candidate Specification
There's plenty of opportunity to learn on the job, so we'd love to speak to you about this role even if your experience does not match our current technology stack. There's no requirement for you to have a degree or formal qualifications.
Your skills
* A passion for technology with skills in the following areas:
o Experience with infrastructure, application and synthetic monitoring tools, for example: Nagios/Opsview/Icinga, HP SIM, AppDynamics and Dynatrace.
o Linux scripting environments
o Elastic experience
o Using REST APIs to integrate into monitoring tools
o Kuberbetes and/or Fluidcloud
o Interest and ability to learn other development languages & tools as required.
* Ideally you'll be keen to learn about and use
o Monitoring systems such as Prometheus, Icinga, Nagios, AppDynamics and more.
o Cloud platforms such as Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, AWS
o Elasticsearch
o Machine Learning
* We're looking for individuals who are
o Excited by using cutting edge technology
o Are creative thinkers, driven by building creative solutions to problems
o Have a structured approach to work
o Think beyond their areas of responsibility
o Happy working in an Agile team
Essential Experience
Monitoring tools experience
Elastic
Kubernetes
Linux scripting
SQL
Desirable Skills
Rest APIs
Perl
Working with GCP or AWS
DevOps skills
RabbitMQ or Kafka (use and admin)
CI environments with GitLab and Jenkins
Working in Agile teams
If you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, please submit your CV in the first instance.

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