184004 - Sr Windows Monitoring Administrator Solar Winds
Industry
IT
Region
MN-Minnesota
City
Eagan
State
MN
Rate
Up to $63.42 DOE
Duration
6 months, CTH
Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking a Senior Windows Monitoring Administrator Solar Winds for an opportunity in Eagan, MN.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We are seeking a Senior Windows Monitoring Administrator, specializing in Solar Winds to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Eagan, MN. This is an on-site position with no telecommute possibilities. This position is part of the Northrop Grumman's ETS Contract with the United States Postal Service, bringing top of the line professional technologists to their teams.
The selected individual will be expected to work independently with a minimum of guidance or direction. He/she will report directly to the USPS Windows manager. This position requires a technical resource, who is considered an expert in their field. In addition, the successful candidates will be required to lead the development and engineering of Windows based monitoring within the USPS enterprise.
Roles and Responsibilities include but not limited to:
o Monitoring system design, development, deployment and end-to-end support in a Windows enterprise environment.
o IT experience specializing in implementation, engineering and support of the Enterprise Event Monitoring solution SolarWinds.
o Experience in the instantiation, integration, troubleshooting and administration of all above products on Windows-based servers.
o Specification and implementation of integrations to other systems management solutions - hardware, storage, network and other 3rd party element managers.
o Support and engineer integration with other enterprise monitoring tools, such as, Newstar, AppDynamics, Splunk, etc.
o Provides periodic reports to users and managers of monitoring status.
o Provides action plan for resolution of any/all faults detected.
o Develops and implements operational management process and procedures.
o Develop growth plans to ensure that the hosting environment is capable of supporting the projected growth.
o Develop and implement procedures that support proactive problem detection and avoidance, including disaster recovery planning and implementation.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 6 years' of directly related work experience. Additional 4 years of work experience may be considered in lieu of the degree (10 years relevant experience with a High School degree).
SME of Solar Winds monitoring application.
Proven experience with Windows Server platforms in an enterprise environment.
Must possess solid working knowledge on Windows and Unix Operating systems.
Demonstrate strong Windows scripting knowledge (Powershell).
Demonstrate strong knowledge of other scripting language (Celenium, Groovy, Ruby, Python).
Experience architecting and engineering software for use within a large organization and enterprise.
Experience using any (application/hardware/os/network/portal) monitoring tools and responding to system alerts.
Strong knowledge of Windows internals, including engineering and administration of applications in an enterprise.
Should have thorough understanding of SNMP & networking.
Should possess good communication skills, inter personal skills, and customer support skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
Expert level knowledge in Windows in an enterprise.
Software development experience on Windows-based systems.
Strong understanding of system calls with knowledge of how to programmatically use these calls to develop system monitoring.
Hands on experience in developing various integrations using C#, .NET, Python and Groovy.
Experience in working as a part of a team involved in the implementation of enterprise monitoring solutions
Strong cloud monitoring experience (AWS, Azure, Google, etc.).
Experience implementing ITIL and change management in a large enterprise, especially from a service perspective.
Experience developing business and IT KPI's for monitoring systems and applications.
Experience in Service Impact Management and/or Event Management.
Experience with Splunk.
Strong knowledge of monitoring solutions on Windows-based systems.
Local to the Eagan, MN area (this position does not provide relocation assistance).

EDUCATION:
High School degree or Bachelor's Degree is required.
School must be accredited.

HOURS:
5/40 workweek.

MISCELLANEOUS:
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Max Cameron
mcameron@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x242 or (800) 927-9318 x242

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.