Job Description :
Title – Software Engineer
Location: Atlanta, GA
Length – 9+ Months Contract
Interview – On-site or Skype

Summary:
- Java, AWS or equivalent cloud experience, back-end development with REST APIs, Microservices, Web Services/SOAP, Linux, Unit Testing, SpringBOOT, Javascript (Angular or React) and Mobile Development (Android preferred)

The Performance Engineer is responsible for supporting applications from a performance perspective by providing diagnostic information on production (and test) performance results. The Performance Engineer plays a key role in automating processes to improve productivity in testing and engineering practices and creating and executing software performance testing strategies with focus on analysis and recommendations for a wide range of applications.

Key Responsibilities:

Responds to production performance issues and sees those performance issues through resolution
Performs deep performance related diagnostic troubleshooting / analysis.
Makes performance recommendations to developers based on results and code identifications.
Communicates performance analysis to stakeholders and suggests applicable changes.
Identifies workflows and system characteristics to be performance tested and monitored.
Defines performance benchmarks and SLA’s.
Writes, debugs and executes code used in performance/monitoring efforts.
Analyzes test results to identify issues, and works with architects and developers to suggest improvements and drive issues to resolution.
Analyzes production monitoring metrics to trace back to test results and offer suggestions for areas performance improvements.
Works with team to ensure quality and standardization of performance test plans, scripts, and results.

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications
Working experience with performance and monitoring tools (e.g. Load Runner, Web Page Test, Jmeter
Working experience of software development (e.g. Java, C++)
Working experience in software performance engineering in a large-scale environment
Working experience with performance tools (e.g. Web Page Test, Jmeter or Load Runner)
Working experience with diagnostic tools such as Dynatrace, App Dynamics or Wily
Working experience optimizing website performance with strong knowledge in networks, browsers, content delivery, etc.
Working experience of TCP/IP, networking topology, routers, switches
Working experience in identifying system bottlenecks, architectural risks, and issues
Working experience supporting web-based applications built on UNIX/LINUX systems
Working experience writing parameterized and data driven scripts
Working experience with Keynote, Gomez or other monitoring tool
Working experience in a variety of relational DBMS data structures including writing SQL statements to extract data from databases (Oracle preferred)
Working experience with source code control systems
Knowledge of functional automation testing and tools