Monitoring Expert – Rijswijk / Hybrid

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Red Carpet IT Services is looking for a Monitoring Expert for our client. It is important that you have the willingness to work on an on-call basis.


Must have experience with: Nimsoft/Systar

Experience: Perl/Java, JMeter, PagerDuty, Cloud monitoring

Nice to have: AppDynamics, MS SQL, ServiceNow


Main duties as Monitoring Expert:

  • Implement monitoring request required by the service level manager and the developer’s team;
  • Provide support to incident management to diagnose and fix issues in the production environment;
  • Design, build, configure and test monitoring probes for a wide range of systems and applications;
  • Carry out research to define systems according to needs;
  • Pinpoint malfunction causes and suggest remedial action and alternative solutions;
  • Act as an acknowledged go-between for experts from other areas;
  • Investigate alerts;
  • Add probing to new linux nodes;
  • Maintain monitoring CMDB;
  • Monitor technologies;
  • Put forward solutions to improve systems performance;
  • Establish rules for the proper management of systems;
  • Define systems from a functional and technical standpoint;
  • Check that standards are implemented;
  • Scripting in Perl/Java.


Required knowledge:

  • The Monitoring Expert must have the following knowledge and experience with at least 5 years’ experience with such services and the following skill set;
  • Experience in writing secure and resilient code in Perl and Java;
  • Monitoring experience: CA-Nimsoft is recommended and a knowledge of AXWAY/Systar product is wished;
  • Event management based on the interface between the monitoring tool and the ITSM tool;
  • Event correlation rules design and optimisation experience;
  • Experience in a vast range of enterprise technologies. Such as databases, Unix, Linux, Windows, cloud based applications, storage and virtualisation technologies, switches, and firewalls;
  • An excellent knowledge of MS/SQL is required;
  • A basic knowledge of ITIL V3 is recommended;
  • Ability to program in Java and scripting languages e.g. perl csh using; Workbench development GUI’s like eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA;
  • Familiar to work with code repositories tooling like svn and git;
  • Code editors like VCode, Ultraedit, NotePad++;
  • Fluent spoken and written English.


  • Attention to detail;
  • Consistently meeting deadlines with high quality documentation;
  • Coordination of multiple procedures simultaneously;
  • Working with and communicating to, stakeholders at all levels of the organisation;
  • A friendly, outgoing and polite manner;
  • Production systems monitoring. Troubleshooting and incidents analysis (first / second level);
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery platforms (Jenkins);
  • Source code management systems (Git/svn/Bitbucket);
  • Production systems monitoring. Troubleshooting and incidents analysis (first / second level);

Nice to have:

  • GCP/Azure knowledge;
  • Documentation skills. (Operational procedures / How-to);
  • Kubernetes knowledge;
  • AWS knowledge;


Start date: As soon as possible!


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For more information about the position, please contact Jonathan Hearn on +31 6 82128440 or +31 20 723 0900 or