Local Presence: Local to the Eagan, MN area (no relocation assistance provided).
We are looking for candidates with developing tools to monitor Cloud Based system and applications for all platforms (Azure/AWS/GCP)
Candidates should have strong knowledge of Linux/UNIX systems and experience or knowledge of AppDynamics, Zabbix, SolarWinds, and Neustar.
This position is on-site in Eagan, MN. Teams are required to be on-site a minimum of 2 days/week
Embark on an exciting journey with our esteemed team as a Senior UNIX/Linux Monitoring Engineer based in Eagan, MN. This on-site role calls for a seasoned expert in UNIX/Linux monitoring tools, contributing to the technological advancement within the USPS enterprise. The successful candidate will exemplify autonomy, showcasing a self-directed approach to drive development and engineering tasks.
This position will lead the development and engineering of UNIX/Linux based monitoring tools within the clients enterprise. The selected individual will be expected to work independently with a minimum of guidance or direction.
Lead Innovation: Spearhead the design, development, deployment, and comprehensive support of UNIX/Linux-based monitoring tools within the dynamic landscapes of Google and Azure Cloud environments.
Specialization in Solutions: Excel in implementing, engineering, and supporting the Enterprise Event Monitoring solution, leveraging tools such as AppDynamics, Zabbix, SolarWinds, and Neustar.
Technical Prowess: Showcase your technical prowess by installing, integrating, troubleshooting, administering, and engineering cutting-edge products on UNIX-like servers.
Integration Expertise: Specify and implement integrations with diverse systems management solutions, including hardware, storage, network, and third-party element managers.
Collaboration: Engineer seamless integration with other enterprise monitoring tools such as AppDynamics, SolarWinds, Neustar, Everbridge, and Splunk.
Transparent Reporting: Provide regular, transparent reports on monitoring status to users and managers, accompanied by well-thought-out action plans for fault resolution.
Operational Excellence: Develop and implement operational management processes and procedures to ensure operational excellence.
Strategic Growth: Formulate growth plans that align the hosting environment with projected expansion, ensuring scalability and resilience.
Proactive Problem Management: Implement procedures for proactive problem detection and avoidance, including robust disaster recovery planning.
Educational Background: Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience (additional experience considered in lieu of a degree).
Technical Proficiency: Minimum 5+ years of experience with UNIX/Linux, showcasing proficiency in Windows and Unix Operating systems.
Scripting Skills: Strong UNIX shell scripting skills (BASH, Perl) and proficiency in other scripting languages (Python, Selenium).
Engineering Acumen: Experience in architecting and engineering software for large organizations, incorporating automation management tools such as Puppet and Ansible.
Monitoring Expertise: Utilize monitoring tools for applications, hardware, OS, network, and portals, demonstrating a robust knowledge of UNIX/Linux internals, including the kernel and network stack.
Communication Skills: Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer support skills.
Clearance: Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance – US Citizen or Permanent Resident, with no more than 6 months of combined travel outside the US in the last 5 years.
Residency: Must have resided in the US for the last 5 years.
Cloud Expertise: Extensive experience setting up monitoring and alerting within Google and Azure Cloud platforms.
Technical Mastery: Expert-level knowledge in UNIX (Linux, Solaris).
Automation Proficiency: Automation experience and software development skills on UNIX-like systems.
System Calls Knowledge: Strong understanding of system calls and their programmable use for system monitoring.
Integration Experience: Hands-on experience developing integrations using Shell/BASH, Perl, Ruby, and Python.
Team Collaboration: Experience working in a team implementing enterprise monitoring solutions.