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IBM CSS Solar Winds Administrator in Boulder, Colorado


The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world's relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Specialists are responsible for keeping up with these latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Your Role and Responsibilities : IBM CSS is currently growing its Enterprise Systems Monitoring (ESM) team. As a member of the FIMS program, the Solar-Winds Administrator will support the implementation, maintenance and operations of SolarWinds and its supporting infrastructure, integrating with other systems, and developing and supporting automation.

This position focuses on the following scope:

  • Implement, configure, document the following products in failover mode: NCM, NPM, NTA, NCM, WPM, Server & Application Monitor ALX and Orion Enterprise Operations Console

  • Integrated Pollers with the possibility for pollers at multiple sites

  • Configure alerting and thresholds

  • ServiceNow autoticketing integration

  • Plugins for Security Scanning

  • Integration with SQL

  • Integration with CSS existing architecture

  • Design, document architecture

  • CSS supports a 24x7 operations team

After hours and weekend support of SolarWinds will be rotated among the team. Position will require integration with existing teams for implementation as well as assisting team members with day-to-day use of the tool and tool optimization.

If you are hired into a Colorado work location, the anticipated compensation range for the position $94,000 to $145,000 is based on a full time schedule. Your ultimate compensation may vary depending on your job-related skills and experience. For part time roles, the compensation will be adjusted appropriately.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Must be clearable to Secret or higher clearance

  • Experience in configuring, operating and/or troubleshooting SolarWinds

  • Ability to communicate (both orally and written) effectively to various audiences

  • Experience performing Enterprise Systems Monitoring (ESM)

  • Excellent teamwork skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with monitoring products - up to 3 year

  • Experience with network infrastructure devices including switches, routers and firewalls - up to 2 years

  • Experience with Linux or Windows System Administration - up to 2 years

  • Network experience, understanding WAN/LAN technologies with network monitoring - up to 1 year

  • Experience Performing network monitoring in a virtual environment - up to 1 year

  • Experience with integration of network/monitoring products with a ticketing system - up to 1 year

  • Experience troubleshooting VMWare issues in a large environment - up to 1 year

  • Experience working in an enterprise cloud operations environment - up to 1 year

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