Solarwinds Admin

Confidential Company  •  Cary, NC

8 - 10 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/15/18
Confidential Company
Cary, NC
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/15/18

Job Description:

  • This role has global responsibilities for the administration, architecture, design, implementation, operations and disaster recovery aspect of the solarwinds tool. 
  • This position is responsible for the developing and enhancing the use of SolarWinds monitoring, reporting, and alerting for the client network, WAN/LAN, storage, Oracle/SQL databases, Linux/Unix/Windows server environments. 
  • The candidate will need to have strong core competencies in the administration, support, and operation of the Orion SolarWinds platform, including Network Performance Monitor, Network Configuration Manager, Server & Application Monitor, NetFlow Traffic Analyzer and IP Address Manager.  

Experience Required: 

  • A minimum of 8years of senior level experience with Solarwinds architecture & administration.  ?

?Qualifications:

  • The candidate will need to have expertise in the administration, support, and operation of the Orion SolarWinds platform including Network Performance Monitor, Network Configuration Manager, Server & Application Monitor, NetFlow Traffic Analyzer and IP Address Manager. 
  • Must be Solarwinds Certified professional.
  • Expertise in the use of network management protocols (e.g. SNMP, SNMP Traps, Syslog, ICMP, NetFlow,etc.) 
  • Knowledge of and experience with LAN/WAN and Data Center environments, including servers 
  • The candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills, as well as excellent verbal and writing skills 
  • Knowledge of and experience in writing technical documents & SOP?s for an IT environment that include but are not limited to IT standards, work instructions, SOP?s and procedures which are specific to disaster recovery for IT infrastructure and this solarwinds application
  • ?Position responsibilities:Providing expertise to leverage MIBs, OIDs, and WMI performance counters in order to diagnose and troubleshoot network problems 
  • Review business requirements and improve monitoring of the Orion Platform 
  • Provide expertise to help improve a reporting system that meets the needs of our clients, including the creation of additional Orion reports 
  • Determine the breadth of the monitoring scope and the impact of the network overhead that will result from the monitoring scope 
  • Perform regular maintenance of the environment including the cleanup of unused and obsolete elements 
  • Configure additional Orion alerts as required
  • Configure and manage Syslog and SNMP traps 
  • Enable devices for network management including any required configuration changes 
  • Determine future capacity requirements, providing an 18 month roadmap for the technology
  • Provide technical expertise that will define scope, set monitoring parameters, and provide monthly report on SLAs 
  • Provide technical expertise that will proactively detect and verify network faults 
  • Provide the technical expertise that will permit the solarwinds environment to detect and verify performance issues and determine the source & scope of the performance issue 
  • Provide expertise to properly configure and monitor the NetFlow data 
  • Collect and analyze network monitoring data in order to determine the cause performance issues, making recommendations for improvements 
  • Review Orion and optimize its performance 
  • Discover and manage additional network elements (e.g. nodes, interfaces, volumes) using Orion 
  • Customize Orion web console and Orion custom properties, views, and menu bars to meet client business needs 
  • Create and maintain Orion maps, including online diagrams of server rooms, MDFs and IDFs 
  • Identify the ways in which Orion can effectively integrate with other management products 
  • Create new documentation and update existing documentation as required
  • Provide expertise to help improve a reporting system that meets the needs of our client and create additional Orion reports 
  • Determine monitoring scope and impact on the network 
  • Perform cleanup of unused and obsolete elements 
  • Configure additional Orion alerts 
  • Configure and manage Syslog and SNMP traps 
  • Enable devices for network management including configuration changes 
  • Determine future capacity requirements 
  • Provide expertise to define, monitor, and report on SLAs 
  • Provide expertise to detect and verify network faults 
  • Provide expertise to detect and verify performance issues and determine the scope of the performance issue 
  • Provide expertise to properly configure and monitor NetFlow data 
  • Collect and analyze network monitoring data to determine the cause of the performance issue 
  • Review Orion and optimize its performance 
  • Discover and manage additional network elements (e.g. nodes, interfaces, volumes) using Orion 
  • Customize Orion web console and Orion custom properties, views, and menu bars to meet client business needs 
  • Create and maintain Orion maps, including online diagrams of server rooms, MDFs and IDFs 
  • Identify the ways in which Orion can integrate with other management products 
  • Create new documentation and update existing documentation 

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