Observability Engineer - Platform engineer - Logs and Metrics Observability Engineer - Platform engineer - Logs  …

State Street Corporation
in Quincy, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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State Street Corporation
in Quincy, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
State Street Corporation
Observability Engineer - Platform engineer - Logs and Metrics
Observability engineering team is responsible for implementation of Observability stack for monitoring the enterprise infrastructure footprint of State Street. Ideal candidate for this role (Observability Engineer - Logs & Metrics) is responsible for working closely with the Application and infrastructure teams to ensure that all aspects of the production infrastructure are accurately monitored and reported (alerting etc...). This role also involves writing custom collectors in Python and Go. The candidate must be a self-motivated individual with cross functional knowledge in software development, monitoring and maintenance.
* Design and Engineer log & metrics aggregation tool
* Configures monitoring/alerting/reporting for related to logs and metrics using tools like Elasticsearch, Splunk , Kie workbench etc.
* Performs installation and upgrade of Splunk, Splunk forwarders, Elasticsearch, logstash, beats
* Performs agent instrumentation on applications to enable 24*7 monitoring and alerting that helps AppSupport and Dev teams with actionable inputs
* Works closely with application development teams during release rollout to analyze agent performance impact and troubleshoot issues
* Guide App & QA teams to derive Performance Test Cases and perform Root Cause Analysis during Performance tests
* Makes technical recommendations on monitoring improvements (by creates Technical PoCs to demonstrate performance improvements)
* Analyzes Logs and relate it with metrics to identify root-cause of applications and provide tuning recommendations
* Work closely with delivery and operations specialists to ensure proper tuning and operation of the systems/applications
* Collaborate with Development and support teams to resolve performance related issues

* 3+ years of App/Infra monitoring, support and application performance management & tuning is required
* 3+ Years Proven Experience in supporting Java/J2EE/Spring technologies is required
* 1+ Experience in Python Scripting is required
* Proficient in Log aggregation tools such as Splunk, Elasticsearch, logstash etc. is required
Must have working experience in at least in one of the following : Splunk dashboards or addons, Kibana dashboards or Grafana
* Proven understanding of web technologies and distributed application architecture is required
* Proven understanding of full life cycle software development methodologies is required
* Proven ability to troubleshoot complex application logic flow is required
* Application Server experience with Tomcat, JBOSS required
Should be comfortable working in Linux/Unix environment with expected proficiency in scripting
* Should be strong in JVM & GC Tuning
* Experience with REST, Spring MVC , Spring Boot is required
Hands on experience in microservices, dockers is required
Hands on experience in Ansible is required , any exposure to Ansible tower is a plus
* Understating of load balancers, general network infrastructure is a plus
* Ability to work as part of and with external teams is required
* Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to think outside normal scenarios is required
* Minimum Bachelor of Science Degree (Computer Science/Engineering/Math)
Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.