AppDynamics Consultant



Our client is looking for an enthusiastic & driven AppDynamics Consultant/Engineer to join their Central Application Monitoring team. The successful candidate would be part of a central monitoring team, working with internal clients (platform engineering and application teams), designing and implementing wide deployments of strategic Monitoring solutions across the organisations infrastructure and applications.


The engineer will provide subject matter expertise to target engineering and application teams, helping to improve the performance and efficiency across the development and testing stages as well as configure monitoring and alerting solutions for the production services teams. Additionally, as a member of the central monitoring tools team, the successful candidate will be responsible for Back-End support and server side software maintenance activities.


About the Role


Key Responsibilities:


Agent Instrumentation: instrumenting monitoring agents across the platforms and technologies. Working closely with central infrastructure and platform teams to automate the agent instrumentation processes for:


  • Infrastructure Monitoring
  • Application Monitoring
  • Database Monitoring
  • Web and Mobile User Experience Monitoring


Monitoring Configuration: Once the tool is deployed and out-of-the-box monitoring data is consumed, the successful candidate will collect, analyse and implement the monitoring requirements, achieving strong integration between the monitoring tool and the client’s application. This will include:

  • Setup of infrastructure and database monitoring
  • Configuration and optimization of business transaction detection
  • Configuration of end user experience monitoring
  • Perform end user training to target application teams


Essential Skills:


  • Very Good working knowledge of AppDynamics
  • Strong knowledge of other monitoring tools, performance management or analytics tools will be a distinct advantage
  • Proven background in application installation/deployment.
  • Strong Java knowledge (J2EE, Java Memory, JVM parameters).
  • Strong UNIX or Linux skills.
  • Scripting skills of Perl, Shell Scripts and SQL queries
  • Strong Database and SQL skills (Oracle or Sybase)
  • Good understanding of the development life cycles
  • Strong communication skills, ability to communicate with people at all levels and influence the progress of tasks
  • Experience in delivering presentations and training courses
  • Experience in writing technical documentation


Qualifications/Experience Required


  • Mandatory: Background in Application Support, Application
  • Development, System Administration and/or Application
  • Performance Monitoring Tools.
  • Experience within the IT Industry, preferably within Investment Banking
  • Application Support or Development Experience


Desirable Skills:


  • Experience within the IT Industry, preferably within Investment Banking

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January 30, 2019