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Performance Engineer
Ref No.: 18-28900
Location: ATLANTA, Georgia
Start Date / End Date: 05/21/2018 to 03/31/2019
DESCRIPTION:
 
Artech is currently seeking to add to the below position
 


Job Title: Performance Engineer
Job ID: 18-16912
Location: Atlanta ,GA /Costa Mesa ,CA  (Onsite)
Duration:  12 Months (Possible Extension)
 

Description:
This role is responsible for leading the effort to ensure that client software products and client solutions are of the highest quality in terms of performance and scalability.  The WCA application is a centerpiece of client’s Watson Customer Engagement Division and uses cutting edge technology to provide Marketers with the best tools for engaging their customers.   The WCA team is a highly innovative Agile Product Development team working on an exclusively Cloud / SAAS Platform.  
Required Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with Offering Management, Engineering and Architecture to define performance and scale benchmarks for the application
  • Research and identify best practices in Cloud application performance
  • Work with the Performance Engineering team to validate system changes against performance metrics and recommend improvements
  • Drive improvements with agile teams on production monitoring metrics to better understand customer behaviors that drive system load
  • Work with Agile Teams and Architecture to understand user stories and produce appropriate test scenarios
  • Clearly translate test scenarios into executable performance test plans.
  • Based on feedback from Architecture & Operations, refine automated and performance test suites to isolate specific application problems.
  • Provide visibility into overall performance and scale for management and Agile teams
  • Update status to Agile and Release Management teams.  
 Required Skills
  • Experience implementing Site Reliability / Performance Engineering measurement on large scale customer facing applications
  • Experience in Multi-Tenant Cloud based SAAS applications 
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams and experience with Agile development methods (e.g., Scrum)
  • Familiarity with standard concepts and technologies used in web-based applications is required including HTML, XML, Rest API
  • Demonstrated understanding and Experience with Load / Performance Testing Including Gathering Requirements, Test Scenario Development, Test Execution / Monitoring, Result Capturing and Reporting.
  • Working knowledge of database concepts and Structured Query Language
  • Experience with Unix Commands, Shell Scripting / Perl Scripting & Systems Resource Monitoring is required. 
  • Excellent Written and Verbal communications skills  
  • Ability to Multi-Task and work in a Highly Dynamic Environment with continually changing priorities
 
Required Education / Years of Experience
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Load / Performance Engineering - At least 5 Years of Experience
  • Working Knowledge of Database concepts SQL & Scripting - At least 3 years’ experience,
  • Web Technologies – At least 5 years’ experience.
  • Experience with Commercial Load Testing tools (NeoLoad, LoadRunner, Blazemeter, Others)
  • Experience with NewRelic or Graphite
 Desirable but not required
  • Experience with Redis / Akka
  • Experience with Mongo DB
  • Experience using Visual VM/Jconsole
 
Please apply on our company website (www.artechinfo.com) with reference to job ID, or contact me at Anurag.pal@artechinfo.com / 973.967.3462
 
Anurag Pal
Assistant Manager - US Staffing
Artech Information Systems LLC 
360 Mt. Kemble Avenue, Suite 2000 | Morristown, NJ 07960 
Office: 973.967.3462 | Fax: 973.998.2599
Email: Anurag.Pal@artechinfo.com | Website: www.artechinfo.com

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