Monitoring Tools Engineer - Woodland Hills, CA

Job Description

We are Farmers! 

Farmers Insurance is proudly certified as a Great Place to Work and listed in Forbes’ Best Employers for New Grads in 2018. At Farmers Insurance, our employees set the tone, drive our strategy, dream of the future, and create world class customer experiences. Our employees help make Farmers one of the largest insurers of vehicles, homes and small businesses in the United States.

Job Summary:
  • Design, develop, and deploy various Enterprise Monitoring tools and solutions.
  • This role is to continue developing and executing the Enterprise Monitoring roadmap as we iterate through the plan. 
  • The ideal candidate will have hands on experience in the implementation and administration of Enterprise Monitoring.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop and deploy various infrastructure and application monitoring solutions
  • Develop functional procedure and system documentation as needed
  • Develop dashboards for IT operations, production support, app/dev teams, as well as executives
  • Analyze and identify thresholds to establish meaningful alerts
  • Work with infrastructure teams to establish baseline monitoring and thresholds for core technologies
  • Work with application teams to create custom alerts for critical applications
  • Work with various teams to understand transactions that need to be monitored and develop solutions to meet those requirements
  • Perform configuration, tuning, and troubleshooting of monitoring platform
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or specific relevant experience.

 Experience Requirements:

  • 4+ years of combined experience in Software/Systems Engineering, Business/System Analysis, Application SME role
  • 5+ years in large enterprise environments

Required Skills / Knowledge:

  • May require occasional traveling
  • Good written and oral skills in local language
  • Motivated self-starter capable of working on individual tasks as well as team-oriented tasks
  • Ability to prioritize competing tasks and escalate as needed
  • Skilled in problem solving and learning new technologies
  • Application Performance Monitoring (AppDynamics, Dynatrace, etc.)
  • Infrastructure monitoring
  • Network Monitoring
  • Windows/Unix/AIX/Linux/Solaris Server, Server, Networking (Cisco), VOIP, IIS, Active Directory, SQL Server, Oracle Database, and Virtualization
  • SOAP/XML, JavaScript, Java, Python, .NET, Databases (Oracle, SQL, DB2, Postgress), Selenium, ELK, Heroku, PCF, AWS, Ansible, Jenkins, Morpheus

Internal Job Code: Application Subject Matter Expert II


Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 


Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 02/19/2019