UNIX / Linux Monitoring Engineer – ESM Tools


UNIX / Linux Monitoring Engineer – ESM Tools Job Locations US-MN-Eagan Requisition ID 2023-133999 Position Category Other / Technical Clearance Public Trust Sector Citizen Security & Public Services Responsibilities Peraton is currently seeking skilled and qualified candidates for their UNIX/Linux Monitoring Engineer position with the Postal ETS program located in Eagan, MN. This is an on-site position with no telecommute possibilities. This position requires a technical resource, who is considered an expert in their field. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to lead the development and engineering of UNIX/Linux based monitoring tools within the USPS enterprise. The selected individual will be expected to work independently with a minimum of guidance or direction. The candidate will report directly to the USPS manager. Day to Day Work Responsibilities: Monitoring system design, development, deployment and end-to-end support in a Linux/Unix enterprise environment IT experience specializing in implementation, engineering and support of the Enterprise Event Monitoring solution (AppDynamics, Zabbix, Solarwinds and Neustar) Experience in the installation, integration, troubleshooting, administering, and engineering of all above products on UNIX like servers Specification and implementation of integrations to other systems management solutions – hardware, storage, network and other 3rd party element managers Support and engineer integration with other enterprise monitoring tools, such as AppDynamics, SolarWinds, Neustar, Everbridge, Splunk, etc Provides periodic reports to users and managers of monitoring status Provides action plan for resolution of any/all faults detected Develops and implements operational management process and procedures. Develop growth plans to ensure that the hosting environment is capable of supporting the projected growth Develop and implement procedures that support proactive problem detection and avoidance, including disaster recovery planning and implementation. Support future integration of HPE Operations Bridge and other monitoring initiatives including development of monitoring frameworks to support the customers ITIL vision. Qualifications Basic Qualifications: Bachelors Degree with 5-7 years related work experience, MS degree with 3-5 years related work experience or HS diploma or equivalent with 9 years related work experience. U.S. Citizenship required; must have the ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance. Resided in the US for the past 5 years and not travel more than a combined 6 months in the past 5 years. Minimum 5 years experience with UNIX/Linux Must possess solid working knowledge on Windows and Unix Operating systems Demonstrate strong UNIX shell scripting knowledge (BASH, Perl) Demonstrate strong knowledge of other scripting language (Groovy, Ruby, Python, Selenium) Experience architecting and engineering software for use within a large organization and enterprise, including automation management like Puppet and Ansible Experience using any (application/hardware/os/network/portal) monitoring tools and responding to system alerts Strong knowledge of UNIX/Linux internals, including the kernel, network stack and many of the low level system calls which monitoring takes advantage Should have thorough understanding of SNMP & networking Preferred Qualifications: Expert level knowledge in UNIX (Linux, Solaris) Automation experience Experience with Google Cloud Software development experience on UNIX-like systems Strong understanding of system calls with knowledge of how to programmatically use these calls to develop system monitoring Hands on experience in developing various integrations using Shell/BASH, Perl, Ruby, Python and Groovy. Experience in working as a part of a team involved in the implementation of enterprise monitoring solutions Strong cloud monitoring experience (AWS, Azure, etc) Experience implementing ITIL and change management in a larg enterprise, especially from a service perspective Experience developing business and IT KPIs for monitoring systems and applications Experience in Service Impact Management and/or Event Management Experience with AppDynamics, Solarwinds, Neustar Monitoring application tools Experience with Splunk Strong knowledge of monitoring solutions on UNIX-like systems Peraton Overview Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Target Salary Range $66,000 – $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors. EEO Tagline (Text Only) An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.