AVP, System Monitoring Senior Engineer AVP, System Monitoring Senior Engineer …

in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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We are MUFG. 360 years of heritage. A world-class set of businesses. And more than 180,000 employees in 50 markets. It’s no surprise that MUFG has grown to become one of the top five banks in the world. Our services include commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. MUFG offers stability in an ever-changing market, providing services to high-profile clients worldwide. Our vision? To become the world’s most trusted financial group. You’ll help us achieve it.

Main purpose of the role:

Working in the Monitoring Team within Service Management Department in TEC-ESO, to support the Monitoring and Event Management tools development and administration.


Experienced administrator in monitoring tools (IBM Tivoli Monitoring, Omnibus/Netcool etc.), providing 3rd line support, environmental tuning, and architectural design and product roadmaps.


Support the design and management of the monitoring and event environment, ensuring system integrity and environment availability.


Key responsibilities:

In this role, you will be responsible for Monitoring across MUFG’s banking arm and securities business under a dual-hat arrangement. Under this arrangement, you will act and make decisions on behalf of both the bank and the securities business, subject to the same remit and level of authority, and irrespective of the entity which employs you.

  • Provide technical escalation and 3rd line troubleshooting for the tools and product sets managed by the team.
  • Create and maintain all support documents for the monitoring environment, including (but not limited to) operations guides, disaster recovery procedures and environment architecture records.
  • Monitor and tune environments to ensure optimum performance.
  • Plan and execute regular system functional design testing to ensure availability and reliability.
  • Co-work with Capacity and Availability Manager to provide environmental statistics and reporting functionality.
  • Provide Product Managers, Application and Infrastrcuture subject-matter experts, and Project Managers with solution design and implementation to meet specific infrastructure and application monitoring needs.
  • Actively participate in project delivery meetings and provide a technical evaluation of user requirements across multiple IT disciplines.
  • Act as an initial escalation point for junior staff, with the approach and ability to mentor, advise and help train the team in building confidence and requisite skills base.
  • Some evening and weekend working will be required.
    Direct Reports:
  • None


Work experience:

  • Must have previous experience of administering large IBM Tivoli Monitoring environments.
  • Must have experience of administering an ITM 6.3 environment.
  • Any experience of managing Netcool/Omnibus 8 environment highly beneficial
  • Any experience of integrating monitoring tools with ServiceNow, or similar ITSM tool, highly beneficial
  • Any experience of managing ILMT highly beneficial
  • Any experience of managing OpManager highly beneficial


Skills and experience:

Functional / Technical Competencies:

  • Demonstrable experience in most areas of responsibility stated above, with focus on design and delivery of infrastructure (hardware and application) monitoring and protection.
  • ITIL Foundation (or above) preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, and must be able to document and articulate to others key issues in the infrastructure arena.
  • Able to drive problem resolution through the appropriate escalation channels.
  • Able to lead and constructively participate in white board type design and review sessions.
  • Able to rapidly evaluate and understand new products within the team’s scope.
  • A team player, approachable and flexible but also able to work independently.
  • Contribute to the building of a service excellence culture, always putting the customer, our people and our business at the centre of everything undertaken.



  • Degree Educated (preferably Computer Science or similar) and/or similar work experience.


Personal requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability
  • A proactive, motivated approach.
  • The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly
  • Strong decision making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement
  • A structured and logical approach to work
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • A creative and innovative approach to work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to manage large workloads and tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressurised environment
  • Strong numerical skills


MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership. 

We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.