Solarwinds / Nagios Engineer


Fort Collins, CO

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


Not Specified years

Posted 274 days ago

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We are looking for Solarwinds / Nagios Engineer for our client in ???????San Jose, CA / Fort Collins, CO

Job Title: Solarwinds / Nagios Engineer

Job Location: San Jose, CA / Fort Collins, CO

Job Type: Contract ? 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

  • This position is responsible for supporting the configuration and operation of real-time monitoring, alerting and reporting of the global infrastructure and applications (Network, Servers, Storage, Databases, etc.)

Essential Functions:

  • Partner withNetwork Engineers, System Administrators, Database Administrators, Architects, Applications Engineers, and Project Managers to support their technical monitoring requirements.
  • Utilize best practices and provide recommendations to improve problem identification and response time in IT systems.
  • Track and maintain the standard baselines and configuration sets of global infrastructure and implement industry best practices with regards to:
  • Windows and Linux based server technologies
  • Application-based monitoring
  • Infrastructureutilization and capacity analysis
  • LAN/WAN monitoring and capacity analysis
  • Large server farm monitoring
  • Patch management
  • Responsible for providing 24/7on-call coverage on a rotating basis.
  • anticipate in complex problem solving situations. Identify process improvement opportunities through infrastructure monitoring and analytics.
  • Ensure timely and effective delivery of automated systems patches, upgrades, and new configurations.
  • Participate in design sessions, architectural reviews and technical advisory roles as required.
  • Interact with customers at the technical level as required


  • Experience in Systems Monitoring & Management Engineer role
  • Expert knowledge of management and monitoring tools, such as Nagios, SolarWinds
  • Experience with virtualization technologies (Citrix, VMWare, etc.)
  • Experience on scripting in various languages including PowerShell/Shell/Python/Perl
  • Familiarity with networking technologies (routing, switching, load balancing, security, VPN)
  • Knowledge of server hardware, Cisco UCS.
  • Knowledge and understanding of network applications, web servers, email servers, firewalls, databases, file shares and print servers
  • Knowledge of SAN and NAS technologies.
  • Working knowledge of server clustering technologies
  • Detailed knowledge of best practices for system support, including topics such as information security, patching and monitoring.
  • Knowledge and understanding of IT service management process.
  • Familiarity with databasetechnologies such as MS-SQL/PG-SQL.
  • Commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Proven ability to manage own work and meet deadlines with documentation.
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written.