Monitoring and Tools Engineer




Blacksburg, VA


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1901 Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Monitoring and Tools Engineer to support our Blacksburg Virginia Enterprise IT Operations Center.  The Monitoring and Tools Engineer will receive on the job and formal training and will be required to gain expertise in multiple systems administration areas. This is viewed as a critical role within the Monitoring & Tools Team and will contribute substantially to the team’s success.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform account management tasks including adding, changing, and deleting user accounts in a secure RBAC environment.
  • Provide asset management workflow support
  • Perform tools configuration for SL1, Service Now, SolarWinds, NetLineDancer, PRTG and others. Tasks include configuring and upgrading monitoring platforms, onboarding new devices for monitoring, adjusting monitoring thresholds, and ensuring devices are monitoring and alerting as required.
  • Perform tools integration tasks so the 1901 Group tools stack efficiently shares data across the platform. Integration may be performed via Python and other scripting languages, system API, or tools configuration.
  • Provide system upgrade support during tools platform upgrades and provide on-call support to ensure system availability.
  • Learn new tools and skills to assist in operations and maintenance of the tools stack as it evolves over time.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 4 years experiencec or we will accept additional years of experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Exposure to TCP/IP and other basic networking, and a desire to learn deeper networking skills.
  • Exposure to Python or other similar programming languages, and a desire to learn Python skills.
  • Positive attitude and high-energy approach to IT support. Desire to learn, work, and grow in a team environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a proactive attitude toward ensuring all stakeholders are aware of tools activities and changes.
  • After training, must have the ability to independently drive tasks to conclusion with minimal supervision and oversight.
  • Windows and/or Linux server administration skills.
  • Excellent communication and team collaboration skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong SL1/SolarWinds administration skills.
  • Experience configuring enterprise tools such as ScienceLogic SL1, SolarWinds, NetLineDancer, PRTG, Microsoft System Center, etc.
  • Experience automating assigned tasks utilizing Python, PowerShell, bash or other scripting languages.
  • IT Operations-related technical certifications (A+, Net+, Sec+, MTA, MCSA, RHCSA, CCNA, etc.)

Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,https://300.00 - $102,https://000.00 - $137,https://700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

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  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.

  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.

  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.