System Monitoring Administrator
Indeed - Austin, TX

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Indeed.com is looking for a full-time Monitoring Administrator to expand our monitoring, metrics and reporting capabilities. In this role, you’ll be working with the Operations team on a modern and fast-paced production system which provides job search results to over 60 million unique visitors per month. If you’re talented, love to learn, and enjoy working with open-source solutions, this position is a great opportunity to grow your skills and contribute to a top-tier web site.

Responsibilities:
  • Champion and implement new solutions to provide more insight into performance and scalability.
  • Work with operations and development teams to ensure that future monitoring needs are being met.
  • Analyze growth trends and make recommendations for capacity planning.
  • Maintain existing monitoring and notification systems, and recommend improvements.
  • Develop and implement new monitoring tools and solutions.
  • Provide regular service quality reports.
  • Other tasks as assigned

Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or similar
  • At least 2 years of hands-on experience writing, deploying and maintaining open source monitoring and notification solutions such as Nagios, Ganglia, OpenNMS, Cacti, MRTG, etc. in a complex global operation
  • At least 4 years of experience with Linux as a power user or administrator
  • Strong scripting skills in PERL and others used in creating and maintaining custom monitors
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience working with various types of databases (SQL and NOSQL)
  • Familiarity with administration of custom complex JAVA applications in Tomcat environment
  • Ability to research technical problems and solutions online
  • Interest in learning and taking on increasingly complex tasks
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented work ethic
  • Willingness to work flexible / odd hours at times, based on needs, including on-call rotation

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