Performance Engineer


Fast Switch, Ltd.

2019-09-05 00:36:06

Job location Columbus, Ohio, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: I.T. & Communications

Job description




Performance Engineer. We have an immediate contract need for a Performance Engineer to interact with Business, Engineering and QA to understand non-functional requirements. The candidate will own performance engineering activities for assigned products/project.

Critical Functions:



  • Improving the performance, availability and scalability troubleshooting servers, network, hardware and capacity.

  • Performance test planning, execution and reporting.

  • Performance tune for low latency, high performance, scalable systems.

  • Develop efficient monitoring for performance and production.

  • Perform Workload analysis and make sure performance tests are aligned with the same.

  • Debug performance issues (Profiling, heap analysis bottlenecks, cache analysis, Thread Profiling).

  • Analyze performance test results and create final test report.

  • Participate in continuous integration framework development.

  • Explore newer tools for test execution, monitoring or reporting.

  • Maintain a detailed understanding of system component interaction and data relationships to effectively build and execute tests and analyze results.

  • Develop test strategies, plans, metrics extraction and results analysis documentation.




Required Skills:



  • B.S. Degree, Computer Science or related work experience.

  • Experience working with teams effectively in a globally distributed environment.

  • Five plus years' experience participating in complex performance engineering programs.

  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment / methodology.

  • Experience in profiling large scale distributed systems.

  • Experience with Application Performance Management tools (New Relic, Sumo Logic, Gomez).

  • Knowledge of Internet protocols and technologies (HTTP, TCP/IP, DNS, FTP, etc.).

  • Experience in Performance testing Lifecycle.

  • Experience in LoadRunner, Storm Runner, JMeter, HTTP/WEB Protocol of LoadRunner.

  • Good knowledge of DB concepts.

  • Familiarity with basic performance monitoring and troubleshooting on AWS, Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Experience in debugging issues in large scale virtual environment.

  • Experience with Application Performance Management tools (New Relic, Sumo Logic, Gomez).

  • Knowledge of software development life cycle and processes for quality assurance guidelines.

  • Knowledge of Internet protocols and technologies (HTTP, TCP/IP, DNS, FTP, etc.).

  • Knowledge of WAN Emulation Tools (plus).

  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux performance monitoring tools.

  • Knowledge of n-tier architecture.

  • Knowledge of Internet and enterprise software technologies including web and application servers.




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