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Lead Monitoring Engineer / Team Lead

Employer
IG
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

  • Monitoring Team Lead - Grafana, Prometheus
  • You will have experience in designing roadmaps and implementing the stratergy with the team. You must have strong experience with Metrics.


  • IG's vision for the future and evolution of its architecture and development practices are constantly presenting a new set of challenges. Our platform performs millions of transactions a day and publishes millions of metrics a minute. The sheer amount of data presents its own challenges for our Logging and Telemetry Team which is responsible for providing a scalable and reliable monitoring solution for IG's Development & Operations teams. The Logging and Telemetry team is focused to play its key part in IG's strategy to sustain its technology leadership. The team is characterized by passion for continuous improvement, providing & supporting monitoring solutions and enabling innovation for our next generation of platform. Our strategy is to empower development & operations teams by delivering a reliable high-performance monitoring solution. They can then use the service to make decisions that will enable them to create high-quality resilient software. In addition to the requirements, it would be beneficial to have the following: • Knowledge & experience of AIOPS technologies • Basic understanding of JAVA • Good at statistical analysis


  • What you'll do
  • We are seeking a candidate who will play an integral role in deciding and driving the team's strategy forward and report to the Head of Data Services. The responsibilities will include: • Delivering a monitoring platform that will enable insight accross metrics, traces and logs • Operational support of the monitoring platform • Participating in the developement of the operational visbility and observability strategy • Governance of the monitoring platform


  • Who you'll be
  • Required Experience: • Providing and developing reliable monitoring solutions with excellent design patterns. • Work experience in environments characterized by high throughput, zero downtime and frequent production deploys. • Troubleshooting complex problems in a distributed environment • Driving a project from inception to completion and overseeing all stages • Excellent communication skills and the abilty to inspire colleagues and team members Required Skills: • Excellent understanding of concepts related to Operational Visibility/Observability (metrics, logging and tracing). • Experience with monitoring/observability technologies such as Splunk, AppDynamics and Grafana/Prometheus/Influx) • Use of CI/CD tools such as Puppet, Jenkins, Ansible, Git etc


  • We're looking for tenacious, curious, eager and open-minded people to help us maintain our industry leadership. People who embody our three core values - who want to champion the client, lead the way and love what we do. We recruit based on excellence, and believe that diversity is vital to success. We have zero tolerance for bullying, harassment or any other behaviour that stifles innovation and collaboration


  • From the team:
  • This is an opportunity to be an integral part in IG's strategy for providing a scalable monitoring solution to drive improvements in availability, resiliency and reliability
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