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12622 SolarWinds Administrator

SolarWinds Administrator

Our client is an innovative communication and collaboration company that delivers superior customer experiences and operational efficiency at scale. By leveraging decades of experience and a rich set of application programming interfaces (APIs), they can customize solutions to achieve desired business outcomes.  Enabling real-time integrations with both modern and legacy applications (even home-grown applications), they optimize solutions for today – and evolve them as your needs change.

We are looking for an experienced SolarWinds Administrator to join our client to support the operation, maintenance, and continuing development of SolarWinds and its supporting infrastructure.  Candidate will leverage the SolarWinds and multiple polers to monitor cloud based UCaaS service delivery platforms in several data centers.

Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will be the SolarWinds subject matter expert and an evangelist for the application.  They will be expected to promote the SolarWinds solution and proactively:
    • make recommendations on what existing monitoring strategies should be modified to align with best practices.
    • identify ways to leverage unused SolarWinds capabilities to resolve business problems and maximize the utility and effectiveness of application.
    • review SolarWinds performance and make recommendations to maximize application performance.
  • Develop and implement device, server, and application monitoring strategies, based on best practices, to provide intuitive alert dashboards, ongoing performance monitoring, and trend analysis.
  • Provide operational support and maintenance of existing SolarWinds application, remote polers, and associated infrastructure maintain software currency and maximize system availability & security.  Includes upgrades, patches, backups, new feature activation, etc.
  • Provide daily support activities to SolarWinds application end users and implementation teams adding new monitored devices and applications to the platform.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a technical related major (Computer Science, Telecommunications, etc.)
  • 5 years’ experience as a SolarWinds Administrator with experience in deploying new features and monitoring strategies.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and recent experience in the design and deployment on monitoring solutions using the following SolarWinds areas:
    • Overall solutions architecture, maintenance, diagnostics, and troubleshooting
      • Multiple remote polers
    • NPM – Network Performance Monitor
      • Monitoring via ICMP, SNMP, REST API, Server Agents
    • SAM – Server and Application Monitor
    • NCM – Network Configuration Manager
    • NTA – NetFlow Traffic Analyzer
    • Must have Linux, Unix and Redhat.

Additional Skills:

  • SolarWinds Certified Professional (SCP) a plus
  • Telecommunications – SIP Signaling, VoIP, UCaaS
  • Cloud-based hosted services operations
  • Windows & Unix Server operations and administration

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary will be commensurate with experience and education
  • Comprehensive benefits package available: (medical, dental, vision, and life insurances; 401k plan with company match; paid vacation, sick and personal days, and holidays)

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Job Category: IT
Job Location: Plano TX

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