Scom Management Pack Developer

Client: Major Financial Institution

Location: Scarborough

Length: 5 Months Contract




· Deep knowledge of SCOM management pack authoring

· 7 years of experience in a similar role (SCOM environment)

· Expert knowledge of optimal targeting methods

· Expert knowledge of optimal health model construction

· Expert knowledge of the SCOM service model and its usage (classes, relationships, referenced classes)

· Advanced knowledge of module types including data sources, probe actions, and write actions

· Expert usage knowledge of consoles (Authoring, Operations)

· Disciplined testing procedures

· High degree of proficiency in XML (work with MPs’ XML)

· High degree of proficiency in SCOM MP module development

· Good knowledge of Operations Manager SDK usage for MP related tasks (e.g., Automation of MP creation, configuration data extraction)

· Good working knowledge of SQL Server 2008 or higher (e.g., queries, joins)

· Troubleshooting of Operations Manager infrastructure issues

· Able to implement MP development approaches, and techniques to best meet the business requirements

· Working knowledge of SNMP

· Good working knowledge of Powershell, WMI, VBScript

· Administrative knowledge of SCOM 2007 R2 and SCOM 2012 R2

· Understanding of Windows Clustering · Displays solid knowledge of current technologies employed at the desktop, laptop and server level

· Demonstrates solid knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Windows based operating systems, Windows Group Policy and a solid knowledge of the Windows Registry functions and parameters

· Infrastructure implementations in a large enterprise environment

· Solid Change Management Skills · Solid Communication Skills

Nice to Have 
· PowerShell scripting

· Experience in the financial industry



· Management Pack (MP) authoring within a large enterprise environment having diverse monitoring requirements

· Designing, documenting, developing, and testing MPs adhering to a strict MP Lifecycle and change management methodology

· Developing monitors, rules, discoveries, diagnostic and/or recovery tasks, views

· Complete testing, evaluation and implementation of complex software products and all associated deliverables, ensuring prescribed business requirements are adhered to

· Provide assistance, guidance and troubleshooting assistance to operational teams










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