Monitoring Design Lead

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Monitoring Design Lead

Design Lead required to work on the end to end design and engineering of the SOM Automation solution. Must have experience in Infrastructure Monitoring/Management, Application Performance Monitoring, Integration with SOM components.

Job Description

Monitoring Design Lead
£650 per day
5 months initially

Due to the nature of this role candidates would preferred to be currently SC security cleared

Key Responsibilities:
As the Design lead you will be responsible for the end to end design and engineering of the SOM Automation solution. This role will be responsible for extending product evaluation criteria with Automation specific criteria, work with selected vendors in evaluating a select set of candidate products, documenting evaluation results and developing recommendations.
On selection of the appropriate product you will work with the Architect/BA/Technical BA's to refine requirements (user stories), liaise with other Design Leads to produce an integrated design for SOM overall. As part of the Design Lead Role you will help establish a team of engineers and direct and manage the engineering delivery for the scope of responsibilities.
You will also be responsible for ensuring quality of the solution including product build out, configuration, testing, training and operational handover. The role also involves working with other programs (non SOM) to accommodate their requirements and configure the tool set accordingly working with our on-boarding team.

Included in the Automation Design Lead role are the following capabilities:
o Infrastructure Monitoring (hosting, storage, network, OS, PaaS/IaaS).
o Infrastructure Management (automated resolution).
o Application Performance Monitoring.
o Threshold, Event and Alert Management.
o Root Cause Analysis (RCA).
o Integration with other SOM components.
o Providing Compute capacity demand to Foundation Service for storage, network, CPU and shared service(IaaS).

Key Skills
o Extensive and proven experience in Monitoring and Management.
o Proven experience of Designing and implementing Monitoring/Management solution sets.
o Proven experience in translating requirements into monitoring/management solutions.
o Proven experience in designing effective solutions for RCA integrating data sources and presenting reliable information for swift resolution and ongoing prevention.
o Recent hands on Design experience in Service Management and Infrastructure Design (hosting, storage, network, PaaS/IaaS).
o Experienced in managing thresholds, events and alerts/notifications and tuning the environment to avoid overloading operations.
o Strong leadership and self-motivated.
o Attention to detail.
o Strong communication skills.
o Ability to decompose High Level requirements, Model them and document in sufficient detail for low level design.
o Experience leading and directing small teams.
o Experience of Monitoring and Managing cloud systems (VMware/UCS).
o Detailed knowledge of Linux and Windows, CISCO events & Alerts and how to handle these.
o Ability to work collaboratively across multiple disparate teams.
o Vendor management experience.

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission

Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Phillip Reynolds


I make it my mission to find the best IT candidates for our corporate services client base. I cover all areas of IT contract roles, but my main focus is roles for one our key automotive clients. These roles can vary from application support to project managers and software developers to network analysts.

Jonelle Odairi-Foxe