Monitoring Engineer

System and Support

The monitoring engineer has responsibility for creation and refinement of; monitoring policies, processes, procedures for application, system software and infrastructure monitoring. He’s responsible for monitoring systems and infrastructure. Work in cooperation with Technical teams ensuring that monitoring capabilities are in line with needs.


• Monitor systems, software, applications
• Troubleshoot problems
• Track all issues
• Report, manage, escalate incidents
• Monitors Systems/applications performance and troubleshoots problem areas as needed
• Maintain tickets and documentation
• Write scripts, SQL queries, new checks in scope of monitoring or problem solving
• Solve issue where applicable

• Day-to-Day monitoring using tooling, in case of problem, either solve or route those into the technical team (escalation)
• Create new checks, scripts to improve visibility
• Decide about severity of incidents

Proactive monitoring assuring fast and reliable incident handling with proper visibility and follow up.

Improve monitoring by interfacing various source of alerts.

Exchange of information: Data centre provider, other providers (storage, network etc…)

Technical skills

Service Management techniques/methodologies (desirable) ITIL, Linux system engineer
Minimum. 3 years in system management in a Linux environment
Experience with Monitoring, Incinga, Nagios and ZenOss are a plus
Strong scripting and understanding of sysadmins activities (bash, perl …)
Knowledge of Jira & Confluence, used to write documentation (tickets, WIKI)
Used to work in a Java application landscape (JDK, Tomcat)
Familiarity with Oracle SQL. Able to run queries against a database and incorporate such queries into a script.
3. Qualifications
Degree in computer science or equivalent
Excellent command of spoken/written English
4. Skills
Excellent analysis and troubleshooting skills of complex technical systems.
Excellent documentation skills
Excellent communication

Personal skills

Essential: Good communicator; “can do” approach; determined; understand other issue, can listen and learn from others
Desirable: self-learning and keen to learn new technical domains

Contact name
David Van Hooydonck
Contact email

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