Monitoring Consultant

RDA Recruitment
11 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is seeking a Monitoring Consultant/ Implementation Specialist for this 1 year contract role based in Leeds.


CA (primary - CA APM/UIM preferred) and Splunk (secondary) - MUST have CA to be applicable.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in deploying, implementing and architecting of monitoring solutions.

Project specific details:

- 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.

Technologies/applications required:

- Minimum of 3 years’ experience in deploying, implementing and architecting of monitoring solutions
- Excellent background of Operating Systems infrastructure technologies and application containers
- Advanced scripting knowledge shell script, Perl and Python
- Knowledge of distributed version control/software configuration management toolsets
- Demonstrable knowledge of enterprise class APM toolsets (CA/Splunk) essential.
- 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

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