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Senior Performance Engineer
Ref No.: 18-27937
Location: Bedford, Massachusetts
Start Date: 04/23/2018

·         Role – Senior Performance Engineer 
·         Location – Bedford, MA Greater Boston Area
·         Duration – 6 to 12 months+
·         Rate: $60/hr
BigR.io is a technology consulting firm empowering data to drive innovation and advanced analytics. They specialize in cutting-edge Big Data, Machine Learning, and Custom Software strategy, analysis, architecture, and implementation solutions. BigR.io are an elite group with MIT roots, shining when tasked with complex missions. Whether it's assembling mounds of data from a variety of sources, surfacing intelligence with Deep Learning, or building high-volume, highly-available systems, BigR.io consistently deliver.
About the Job: 
Be a part of forward-thinking team as a Performance Engineer responsible for senior performance testing and tuning. You will design, develop, and execute performance/scalability tests to improve availability, performance, reliability, capacity, and scalability in the UI and n-tier database layers and create and maintain the performance testing framework.
As a part of an Agile team, your role will include researching, developing, and incorporating engineering best practices, continuously evolving and contributing to a culture of software excellence through your performance and scalability architecture, and serve as a liason from the performance team with scrum teams to assist in performance-related issues.
Candidate must have: 
- Hands-on experience working with performance load testing tools: NeoLoad, Client LoadRunner, or similar tools. 
- Advanced proficiency with Microsoft SQL Server queries and transactions. DBA experience is a plus. 
- Familiarity with issue tracking and SDLC tools such as JIRA. 
- Familiarity with J2EE technologies. 
- Performance testing experience working with databases such as Microsoft SQL Server and MongoDB. 
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Experience: 
- Working in Agile/Scrum models. 
- Working with Performance Monitoring tools. 
- Testing the performance of RESTful API. 
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field. 
- 7+ years performance-testing and tuning enterprise-scale workflow applications and platforms.