Application Tools And Monitoring Engineer

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Houston , TX 77020

Posted 5 months ago

Application Tools and Monitoring Engineer

Job Description:

For this position we're able to consider candidates with either US citizenship or an existing Green Card at this time. This position is based in Houston, TX. This position is not budgeted for relocation assistance at this time.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an innovative, dynamic company with a rich past and a promising future. Originally Hewlett-Packard Company, HPE has continuously reinvented itself. Today, HPE is one of the world's leading technology companies and provides wired and wireless networking, servers, storage, IT and Cloud services for the next generation of IT infrastructure.

HPE IT is undergoing an extensive transformation program to deploy state of the art systems like Hybrid Cloud, S4 HANA, and Hortonworks Data analytics platform. HPE has both legacies, and new technology in the landscape.

This role will require hands on experience in implementation of monitoring in the applications landscape. The engineer will identify key business transactions in collaboration with the business and IT teams and implement monitoring to get pro-active alerts on system disruption and outages before it creates business impact. The purpose of this role is to ensure the new processes and design of the organization's go forward Systems landscape meet the performance requirements defined by the business, achieves the business goals and enhances our IT capability.


  • Ensures the successful installation, integration, and deployment of application monitoring tools and solutions in various production and non-production environments

  • Install application monitoring tools working with the infrastructure teams, and report application metrics with the ultimate goal of preventing problems and improving IT effectiveness

  • Analyzes reported incidents and problems for the applications, assessing patterns, making recommendations and implementing monitoring solutions.

  • Prepares and maintains technical documentation to assist with operation, maintenance, and development of the monitoring

  • Creates and executes application and system test procedures after tools implementation

  • Identifies critical business transactions and implement tools to managing alert and response

  • Identifies opportunities for streamlining processes through automation

  • Works with the primary AMS support team to provide industry leading service and support

  • Lead implementation of tools and monitoring with Outsourcing providers

  • Manage and ensure Security remediation Implementation for all findings

  • Service maintenance employing ITIL principles

  • Define Service SLA with Business Relationship Management and outsourcing Providers

  • Lead problem Management and resolution

  • Provide Instrumentation for proactive diagnostic insight into health of applications

  • Create systems for error handling, and logging

  • Work with ITSM to show improvement in impact of change to production

Education and Experience

  • Technical Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of 2 years of related experience or a Master's degree and up to two years of experience.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Working knowledge of the holistic monitoring of applications with drill-down on the platform layer (infra, data, middleware, apps, etc.)

  • Installation and working knowledge of application monitoring tools Solomon, Dynatrace and equivalent. Knowledge of Nagios, and Solarwinds monitoring tools will be a plus.

  • 2 or more years of experience writing code (such as, and not limited to, Java, C, C++, C#, VB.Net; databases like SqlServer/ Oracle. Experience of one or more full release cycles. Basic understanding of modern software development methodologies (Object).

  • Basic understanding of modern software development tools and SCM (software configuration management).

  • Basic understanding of Software Test methodologies, test scripting and testing tools.

  • Understanding of Basic Database Administration.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.


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Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities.

HPE will comply with all applicable laws related to the use of arrest and conviction records, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

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Application Tools And Monitoring Engineer

Hewlett Packard Enterprise