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Monitoring and Support Specialist

Job Title: Monitoring and Support Specialist
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Staines, Middlesex
Salary: £400 - £450 per annum
Start Date: asap
Duration: 3-4 months
REF: 12839/001
Contact Name: Jon Cundy
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

I am currently looking for a Monitoring and Support Specialist to work on a 3-4 month contract based in Staines. The role is to work for an award winning organisation which has achieved year on year growth since inception.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with technology Subject Matter Experts in designing, assessing and implementing monitoring and reporting solutions for a range of infrastructure technologies.
  • Evaluating platform and application monitoring tools
  • Evaluating new technologies and devising new monitoring approaches
  • Working with our integration team to integrate monitoring into our service management platform
  • Documenting the monitoring solutions and developing operational management guides
  • Developing reports to support the capacity management process
  • Working with our Automation and Integration to integrate new tools into our existing OSS platform, and with our Service Monitoring and Reporting Team to integrate into current processes where applicable


  • Proven experience designing and implementing monitoring solutions across a range of technologies
  • Ability to independently research and evaluate monitoring solutions
  • Experience working in a highly dynamic, virtualised environment.
  • Understanding of key monitoring and alerting approaches, e.g. APIs, log file monitoring, database querying, SNMP etc
  • Experience of any of the following technologies an advantage:
    • VMWare infrastructure
    • VMWare vROPS
    • Cisco ACI
    • NetIQ AppManager
    • Solarwinds
    • PRTG
    • ELK
    • SSRS

If this role sounds of interest please contact me ASAP.