Senior Monitoring Engineer in Chicago, IL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

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Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Senior Monitoring Engineer for an opportunity with a client located in Chicago, IL.

The Senior Monitoring Engineer is responsible for managing and maintaining the global enterprise Datadog platforms, maintaining the templates for the monitoring systems, integration to BigPanda, the quality of the alerting into the BigPanda eventing platform, CMDB integration, monitoring Best Practices for AWS cloud.

Desired Skills:

  • 10+ years working in Information Technology
  • 4+ years running production systems on AWS
  • Datadog
  • Experience with site monitoring and log monitoring tools, specifically Datadog
  • Certified AWS SysOps Administrator a plus
  • Experience with TypeScript & JavaScript
  • Experience with DynamoDB, S3 and Cognito
  • Good understanding of Serverless and CloudFormation
  • Understanding of best practices for AWS, EC2, Couchbase and monitoring of containers
  • Manages capacity planning, updates, upgrades and internal integration
  • Responsible for administration of monitoring tools in the APM space
  • Coordinates with DevOps, Problem Management, etc escalations to support monitoring
  • Manages uptime and availability and reporting
  • Mentor, educate, and train support personnel on how to use tools
  • Maintains knowledge on current technology by reading technology periodicals, evaluating new technologies and attending trade-shows, technical seminars and training sessions

Required Qualifications:

  • Manage monitoring of overall application availability, latency and system health
  • Determine alert standards for production environments and implement them
  • Develop strategies for logging and indexing to improve visibility to development teams
  • Develop and manage configuration scripts for Amazon hosted infrastructure
  • Work with the development team and management to ensure high availability
  • Familiarity with configuration management software such as Ansible
  • Build reporting dashboards to assist visibility of cost and stability
  • Provide support to teams for alarms and outages on an as-needed basis
  • Experience with Windows Server, IIS, Docker/Kubernetes
  • Strong understanding of systems, networks and troubleshooting techniques

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.