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Senior SCOM Engineer/Architect Posted Apr 21
Request Technology - Craig Johnson , Lincolnshire, IL
Permanent Full time role*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Sr. Systems Center/SCOM Engineer, preferably with some design and architecture experience. Candidate is responsible for managing and maintaining the enterprise SCOM platform. The SCOM platform is the primary solution for monitoring all technology systems and applications globally. Candidate will be responsible for collaborating with the Platform, Network, and Database engineering teams, as well as, application support teams to determine requirements for filters, events, alerts, and dashboards and reporting in various monitoring tools. This role also has responsibility for maintaining integrations from other monitoring solutions that route through SCOM or an Orchestrator based workflow, as necessary.


Perform administrative tasks from the Operation Manager console, provide application support for the SCOM platform and create and maintain monitoring and notification rules.

Identify monitoring gaps in the environment and propose solutions that leverage our existing investment in SCOM.

Identify opportunities to improve SCOM performance specific to agents, console views, MP's, etc.

Review and update SCOM console security, apply patches, create SCOM console roles and reviews, and create and install custom Management Packs (MP) as needed.

Review, plan and implement SCOM upgrades and releases (2012 R2 to 2016).

Deliver SCOM views via Remote Desktop Web Access, create custom reports on results of SCOM monitoring, using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) technologies, and provide problem resolution for SCOM components and related custom scripts.

Utilize verbal and written communication skills to maintain accurate system documentation and provide training as required

Ability to communicate how to leverage technology to create business value and become more effective and efficient

Transfer knowledge via documentation and training to support team resources.


BS/BA in Computer Science, Business Administration or related field or the equivalent work experience.

Minimum 7 to 10 years of related work experience including solid exposure to enterprise architecture

Experience with the installation and administration of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2012

Experience in application/network performance and availability monitoring

Experience using the Microsoft Windows PowerShell Scripting engine to automate tasks with SCOM

Experience with System Center Configuration Manager 2012

Experience with System Center Orchestrator

Knowledge of multiple processor systems, RAID hardware, SCSI attached, and storage area network solutions, preferably experience with HP and EMC hardware.

Knowledge of BMC Patrol, EasyVista ITSM, Nagios, Silect MP Author/Studio, XML, and SNMP

Must be a self-starter demonstrating the willingness to address/resolve ambiguity and conflict within complex business change projects.

Promote and follow prescribed project management guidelines for projects

Maintain documentation for all operational/support processes for the systems supported by the Server Technologies team; automate repetitive processes where appropriate

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time

Pay: $90,000 to $105,000 USD
Pay Period: Annual
Other Pay Info: Bonus

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