Linux Systems Administrator

Florida, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Cl

Post Date: 05/01/2018 Job ID: 11608 Industry: IT Pay Rate: $80.00 - $85.00

Performs analysis and design tasks related to Application Performance Monitoring. Executes on strategic direction and develops tactical plans for improving performance/stability of mission critical applications. Position requires extensive contact with development, QA, and admin/operational staff. Effectively identifies opportunities for change, implements change and introduces new concepts, procedures, policies and tools while providing a clear explanation of benefits and purpose.


Triage degraded / outages situations in a production environment in order restore system health.
Use monitoring tools to uncover the backend dependencies for critical applications and work with teams to identify performance improvements/bottlenecks.
Acts as an escalation point for individuals/teams when they are engaged in troubleshooting production issues.
Engages teams to ensure that operationally significant events are being addressed or escalated in a timely manner.
Work with Command Center and Monitoring teams to ensure the proper level of visibility exists for business critical applications.
Develop dashboards which show the overall health of a complex application. This will likely be accompanied by other dashboards showing the health of dependent systems.

Skills: Must Have (at least 5 years of):
- Senior level Troubleshooting experience
- JBoss troubleshooting
- APM tools like Dynatrace / AppMon, Splunk, Blue Stripe (APM = Application Performance Monitoring)

Additional Skills:

Experience with Nagios, Splunk, SCOM, Service Now, MS PowerShell, Blue Stripe, AlertSite, Dynatrace, etc.
Event Management and Integrations (Tools like CA Service Operation Insight and Service Now, leveraging REST) Understanding of standard protocols/technologies such as DNS/WINS, TCP/IP, FTP, SSH, RDP, Active Directory, HTTP/S, IIS, JBoss, F5, etc.
Experience creating dashboards and relevant visualizations.
Proficient with Dynatrace, including:
Building custom measures
Building Business Transactions
Creating incident rules avoiding false positives Building dashboards to show application health/KPI Use Dynatrace to triage a performance problem in any environment

Education: Minimum of a B.S. In Computer Science, MIS or related degree and five (5) years of related experience or combination of education, experience and training.

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