Sr Performance Engineer in Alpharetta, GA at MDI Group

Date Posted: 8/10/2019

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Position Summary:

Looking for experienced and skilled Sr. Performance Engineer to join our team in Alpharetta, GA. The candidate will work closely with Product owners, Development teams and DevOps Team to gather and analyze non-functional requirements of the complex systems. This role will be responsible for design, deliver, monitor, and optimize high-performing systems that ensure scalability and minimize performance issues.


Work collaboratively with various stack holders to implement performance engineering best practices and long-term solutions

Work with various teams to define SLA, shape non-functional requirements and performance of various components in the system

Provide recommendations on the Performance test approach/strategy

Ability to investigate system bottlenecks and recommend tuning option to improve performance

Monitor, collect and analyze resource usage for physical servers, Virtual servers and containers, performance metrics for Java Springboot micro services

Develop test scripts and scenarios for various types of performance tests

Conduct Performance tests, analyze test results, and suggest performance improvements

Responsible for preparation and execution of Load, Stress & endurance test scenarios

Analyze the performance issues using GC log, heap dump, thread dump, DB Analysis Reports, resource usage data, profiling snapshots, log files etc.

Troubleshoot test environment and take action to keep environment up and running

Drive performance engineering as part of agile development

Participate in daily standups and Time box planning in agile environment

Ability to multi-task and adopt to rapidly changing priorities 


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering preferred

8+ years of experience in Performance Engineering

5+ years' experience in monitoring, load analysis, bottlenecks detections and profiling

3+ years' working in an Agile Scrum / Kanban environment / methodology

Proven experience in designing and managing robust performance testing framework in support of continuous integration and deployment processes for high volume mission-critical application or platform

Ability to pick up new concepts and apply them quickly in daily work

Required Skills:

  1. Strong skills using Load generation tools such as HP ALM PC 12.x, Load Runner 12.x, JMeter
  2. Experience and skills using various VUGen protocols such as Web, Web Services, Java VUser, TruClient-web, TruClient-Mobile web, Java Vuser for Continuous Delivery, JMeter to develop test scripts in C, Java, and Java script languages
  3. Strong Skills and experience on monitoring/Diagnostic tools such as Dynatrace, AppDynamics  NewRelic, SiteScope and Open source profilers etc                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
  4. Experience in testing MicroServices, J2EE, SOA, REST, Web, Mobile, Big Data technologies (Cassandra, Kafka, MongoDB)
  5. Experience with Load balancers, Webservers, Application servers, Database Servers, Operating System, Network Software and Hardware
  6. Ability to continually learn/engage with new technologies and programming techniques
  7. Experience in Linux: Cpu, Memory, Disk and Network performance analysis and bottlenecks identification
  8. Skills on Linux OS to troubleshoot and collect performance data
  9. Experience in Performance metrics of J2EE: GC, Heap Analysis, Java threads
  10. Experience in log analysis using tools such as Splunk, ELK Stack etc
  11. Experience in Network virtualization and Service virtualization tools
  1. Experience in testing of Micros Services, AWS, Cloud
  2. Experience in DevOps tools such as Jenkins, Concourse, BitBucket
  3. Experience in testing with container technologies (Docker, Kubernates)
  4. Knowledge in AWS in the area of EC2, RDS, ELB/ALB etc


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