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Linux Monitoring Tools Engineer – India

Are you passionate about solving challenging problems, making a real impact and building something big? Join the Virtela team today.

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Are you passionate about solving challenging problems, making a real impact and building something big? Are you someone who is looking to make a significant positive impact in your role as a UNIX Systems Engineer?

Virtela just might have a position for you! We’re looking for a razor sharp engineer to help transform how to support enterprise networking and security. If you’re a systems infrastructure fanatic who tirelessly fine-tunes their craft and seeks to improve your ideas based on what applications and end-users really want and need – it’s time to apply!

Required Skills

  • 3+ years managing Linux based monitoring solutions along with Security monitoring experience
  • Expert level experience with Zabbix and Nagios
  • Expert level programming with Bash as well as Perl or Python
  • Strong CentOS and/or Ubuntu experience
  • Strong MySQL experience or any databases

Preferred Skills

  • Networking background is a plus
  • Puppet experience is a plus

Experience Required

  • Hands on experience supporting Enterprise applications.
  • Strong skills for automation of repeatable work
  • Knowledge of Internet services, systems monitoring and management, and open source tools with emphasis on Syslog, SMTP, HTTP, LDAP, Radius, SQL, DNS, Nagios, and Zabbix.
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Understanding of Systems design and the OSI model
  • Ability to perform 24x7x365 on-call duty with other systems team members

Key Responsibilities

  • Management of Virtela’s Zabbix and Nagios monitoring solutions
  • Authoring scripts to monitor resource utilization, availability, and functionality of custom applications
  • Automating monitoring of new servers and devices
  • Scaling and distributing monitoring solution geographically
  • Scanning and monitoring for security vulnerabilities. Working with application and device owners to ensure resolution of identified problems.
  • Ensuring a minimal amount of false positive alerts
  • Configuring and managing alert escalations, including SMS and notifications to management
  • Working with developers and operations personnel to ensure adequate monitoring and proper alerting is in place
  • Acting as a key member (support/consult/lead) on various application’s BSS/OSS projects
  • Systems planning, configuring systems, installing software, providing guidance in technical meetings, defining standards, assisting with research and design for architectural issues, assisting/providing status updates, attending project meetings and implementation support of new applications


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