Senior SolarWinds Engineer - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

Colorado Springs
United States

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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Senior SolarWinds Engineer to join our team in Colorado Springs, CO.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Designing, implementing, maintaining, and configuration of SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM), Server and Application Monitor (SAM), and IBM Tivoli Monitoring (ITM)
  • Continuously automate and tune monitors to limit false alarms
  • Able to install, configure and administer SolarWinds ORION components to include Network Performance Monitor (NPM) and Server and Application Monitor (SAM)
  • Able to design and implement a highly available continuous monitoring platform to be utilized by a 24x7 operations desk
  • Experience configuring monitors using SNMP, SSH, WinRM, WMI, JMX and other technologies.
  • Experience configuring collection of syslog messages from a variety of devices and storing and forwarding as required by local policies
  • Familiar with AppInsight for Microsoft Exchange and SQL Server
  • Familiar with configuration and administration NetFlow Traffic Analyzer
  • • Experience monitoring a variety of end devices to include routers, switches, firewalls, Windows servers, Linux servers and UNIX servers
  • Experience creating and managing custom views to provide a Common Operational Picture (COP)
  • Experience developing interactive maps with Network Atlas
  • Experience configuring custom reports upon request from local customers
  • Knowledge of database requirements and configuration of SolarWinds ORION applications
  • Able to share knowledge of monitoring best practices with system owners and system administrators to enhance overall monitoring and alerting posture

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 10 years of related professional experience in a technical field. Demonstrated experience may be considered as a substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
  • At least 5+ years of experience in design, implementation, administration, configuration and securing the SolarWinds suite of products
  • Perform configuration, tuning, and troubleshooting SolarWinds and related network management system tools
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work on individual tasks, as well as team-oriented tasks.
  • Ability to prioritize competing priorities.
  • Ability to work under a cross-matrix management structure.
  • Required to be on-call 24X7X365 and respond in a timely manner.
  • Strong Communications skills to relate technical details to non-technical leaders.
  • Self-starter with ability to work on individual tasks, as well as team-oriented tasks.
  • Ability to plan and execute system and software installations upgrades and changes across the organization
  • Ability to write administration and user based operating procedures, with assistance from a technical writer.
  • Ability to prioritize competing priorities.
  • Ability to work under a cross-matrix management structure.
  • Strong communications skills to relate technical details to non-technical leaders and SolarWinds users.
  • This position supports an IT operations environment.  The successful candidate should expect to support work on nights and weekends and may be included in an on-call rotation for after-hours support.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SolarWinds Certified Professional (SCP)
  • Experience troubleshooting network issues.
  • Other technical domain certifications (e.g. CCNA, MCSE, RHCSA)

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Active DOD Secret clearance and ability to obtain agency suitability clearance

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to type

The projected compensation range for this position is $80,000-$133,000. There are differentiating factors that can impact a final salary/hourly rate, including, but not limited to, Contract Wage Determination, relevant work experience, skills and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location (For Remote Opportunities), education and certifications as well as Federal Government Contract Labor categories. In addition, ManTech invests in it’s employees beyond just compensation. ManTech’s benefits offerings include, dependent upon position, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Retirement and Savings, Learning and Development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

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