Job Description

Reference # : 17-01909Title : Performance Engineer
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date : 11/20/2017
We are looking for people who are keen to dig into problems, and are equally confident in building software (Java, SQL, Shell scripting) as they are in jumping into support escalations. A deep understanding (5+ years) of core Java, particularly distributed applications, low-latency services, performance trouble-shooting, resiliency patterns and recovery patterns is a must; as is the ability to be calm and decisive under pressure. We want people who are passionate about building robust architectures and deployment mechanisms, who have worked across the whole software development lifecycle, and who relish the challenge of solving difficult problems in other peoples' code.


Runtime Experience on a production plant > 30 machines OR 100 distributed processes working together.
Very deeply aware of SDLC from development all the way to standardized deployment into production with monitoring for a distributed stack.
Production monitoring and meta data analysis automation & dash boarding to detect trends as they develop.
Performance & Capacity testing -specifically automation of test data scale up / testing / result analysis ;
Applying perf testing automation to release candidates and fixes for the performance hotspots identified.
Strong technical ability, willing to learn and evolve your skills with advances in Technology & new Open Source products.
Programming expertise in one or more of the following languages: Core Java, Python, Web
Team player, eager to work in a global organization



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