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IT Monitoring Engineer

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Bloomington, IL, USA · Minneapolis, MN, USA · Alpharetta, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024
IT Monitoring Engineer

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Primary Location

: US-IL-Bloomington

Other Locations

: US-GA-Alpharetta, US-MN-Minneapolis

COUNTRY Financial is seeking an IT Monitoring Engineer to join the Technology Monitoring Services team in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment who engineers and maintains monitoring/alerting tools. The ideal candidate benefits from experience with Splunk, Dynatrace, Zenoss, HP SiteScope, HP BSM and modern coding languages along with knowledge about Service Management, CMDB, DevOps, Agile, ITIL and GitLab. Having a passion for keeping our systems up and running is an absolute must!

The person in this role ensures the planning, selection, build, and maintenance of high-quality technology solutions that meet defined and emerging business capability needs in a cost-effective way. Partners with IT Security Analysts and Enterprise Architects to establish, understand, and adhere to technical and IT security standards. Involved in all aspects of the technology lifecycle to ensure that non-functional and functional requirements are adhered to in design and build so solutions are stable, secure, resilient, and perform well. Ensures that systems are maintained and supported to run effectively in production.

This position offers a hybrid work schedule and can be based out of our corporate offices in Bloomington, IL, Alpharetta, GA, or Minneapolis, MN.

How does an IT Monitoring Engineer make an impact?

  • Design, build, implement, and support COUNTRY’s IT solutions.
  • Ensure IT solutions meet requirements for security, availability, capacity, resiliency, and performance in a way that is efficient and supportable, reducing overall support costs.
  • Understand industry leading solutions and trends for assigned technologies and applying those as appropriate for COUNTRY.
  • Understand business needs and partnering with appropriate IT counterparts to recommend technology solutions.
  • Establish and maintain an IT multi-year strategy with a focus on continuous improvement. Create and maintain solutions architecture artifacts and other strategy and system documentation.

Do you have what we're looking for?

  • Experience in engineering various open source and commercial monitoring tools like Splunk, Zenoss, HP SiteScope, HP BSM, Dynatrace, Big Panda, PagerDuty, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability at scripting in any modern high-level language (C/C++, Python, PowerShell, JavaScript, Java, .Net, etc.).
  • Experience with various modern application frameworks such as Microsoft Azure, Pivotal Web Services and AWS.
  • Experience with internet related protocols (HTTP/FTP/SMTP/SNMP/etc.) and familiar with CLI is preferred, along with a good understanding of HTML and other web related technologies.
  • Experience in the fields of Agile, DevOps, infrastructure engineering, systems engineering, or site reliability engineering.
  • Typically requires 7 years of relevant experience or a combination of related experience, education and training.

This position is part of a job family. Placement will be determined by skills and qualifications of the candidate.

Why work with us?

Our employees and representatives serve nearly one million households with our diverse range of personal and business insurance products as well as retirement and investment services. We build relationships and work together to create a stronger, more secure future for our clients and our communities. We’re a big company, yet small enough you can make an impact and won’t get lost in the shuffle. You’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow throughout your career, either within this role or by exploring other areas of our business.

You’ll be able to take advantage of our benefits package, which includes insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, disability, and life), 401(k) with company match, parental leave, paid time off, paid company holidays and time off to volunteer in your community. Please click here to learn more about who we are and the many benefits we offer our employees.

COUNTRY Financial is committed to providing equal opportunity in all areas of employment, and in providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, disability, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

Come join our team at COUNTRY today!

COUNTRY Financial does not generally sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.