Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Systems Admin (Windows Monitoring/Solar Winds) in Eagan, MN. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the probability of hire. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.

Please note that this position requires a DoD Public Trust Security Clearance prior to start.


We are seeking a Senior Windows Monitoring Administrator, specializing in Solar Winds to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Eagan, MN. This is an on-site position with no telecommute possibilities.


  • Monitoring system design, development, deployment and end-to-end support in a Windows enterprise environment.
  • IT experience specializing in implementation, engineering and support of the Enterprise Event Monitoring solution Solar Winds.
  • Experience in the instantiation, integration, troubleshooting and administration of all above products on Windows-based servers.
  • Specification and implementation of integrations to other systems management solutions - hardware, storage, network and other 3rd party element managers.
  • Support and engineer integration with other enterprise monitoring tools.
  • Provides periodic reports to users and managers of monitoring status.
  • Provides action plan for resolution of any/all faults detected.
  • Develops and implements operational management process and procedures.
  • Develop growth plans to ensure that the hosting environment is capable of supporting the projected growth.
  • Develop and implement procedures that support proactive problem detection and avoidance, including disaster recovery planning and implementation.
  • Bachelors Degree and minimum of 6 years' of directly related work experience. Additional 4 years of work experience may be considered in lieu of the degree.
  • SME of Solar Winds WPM/SAM monitoring application.
  • Proven experience with Windows Server platforms in an enterprise environment.
  • Must possess solid working knowledge on Windows and Unix Operating systems.
  • Demonstrate strong Windows scripting knowledge (Powershell).
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of other scripting language (Groovy, Ruby, Python).
  • Experience architecting and engineering software for use within a large organization and enterprise.
  • Experience using any (application/hardware/os/network/portal) monitoring tools and responding to system alerts.
  • Strong knowledge of Windows internals, including engineering and administration of applications in an enterprise.
  • Should have thorough understanding of SNMP & networking.
  • Should possess good communication skills, inter personal skills, and customer support skills.
  • Must have ability to obtain a DoD Public Trust Clearance prior to start.
Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • Software development experience on Windows-based systems.
  • Hands on experience in developing various integrations using C#, .NET, Python and Groovy.
  • Strong cloud monitoring experience (AWS, Azure, etc).
  • Experience implementing ITIL and change management in a large enterprise, especially from a service perspective.
  • Experience developing business and IT KPI’s for monitoring systems and applications.
  • Experience in Service Impact Management and/or Event Management.
  • Experience with Splunk.
  • Strong knowledge of monitoring solutions on Windows-based systems.
  • Local to the Eagan, MN area (this position does not provide relocation assistance).

Application Instructions

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