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Systems Engineer in Short Hills, NJ at Volt

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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    24 weeks
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Job Description

Volt is currently hiring for a contract to hire Systems Engineer for our client located in Short Hills, NJ. 

A member of the Enterprise Monitoring team is responsible for implementation, management and support of Application Performance Monitoring (APM) practice utilizing New Relic suite of tools. Key responsibilities include replacement of legacy APM / Synthetics tools, proliferation of APM agents, development of Synthetics scripts, implementation of effective alerting policies, and creation of dashboard structures as required by the Operations and Application Support teams.


  • Develop, implement, customize and manage New Relic APM agents configurations as per different applications teams’ requirements.
  • Provide expertise in using New Relic to resolve application performance issues.
  • Develop and implement New Relic Synthetics monitors of various complexity including Scripted Browsers and API Tests.
  • Provide expertise in Synthetics scripts development to the application community.
  • Create and manage effective alerting / notification policies including threshold and baseline alerts.
  • Work closely with the operations and application support teams to minimize the false positive alerts.
  • Develop and maintain various dashboards using New Relic Insights.
  • Work with the operations, application support and DevOps teams and create dashboards tailored to their requirements.
  • Compose Insights queries and develop custom and ad hoc reports as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related disciplines. 
  • Proficiency in Java, JavaScript and Python programming.
  • Experience with designing, creating, and consuming REST services.
  • Expertise in developing Selenium scripts.
  • Experience analyzing application performance metrics using New Relic, Dynatrace or AppDynamics tools to identify application degradation causes
  • Working knowledge of common platforms including Unix, Linux, Windows
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills  
  • Must have demonstrated leadership skills in the creation of innovative solutions. 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer