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Job Title: Performance Engineer
Location: O’Fallon, MO
Duration: 6-12 Months

Overview
Quality Engineering Services team within the client is about creating an ecosystem to build a world beyond waiting for all delivery teams to help achieve time-to-market, quality excellence, and higher customer satisfaction within all verticals including core, emerging payments, and value-added services.

This position will be part of the Quality Engineering Services team driving Performance engineering and performance test strategy for client Services business verticals and capabilities.

Key questions:

Are you an experienced leader who is passionate about innovative technology – specifically performance engineering tools, performance profiling, web/mobile and database performance real-time monitoring, tools - and its potential to help create a world beyond cash?

Love being hands-on and eager to demonstrate a clear path of services adoption to your partners with demos, presentations, and prototypes?

Do you have a motivation to drive Performance Test automation and self-service culture as a part of software delivery practices?

Can you scale your communication to articulate application performance metrics and issues starting from engineers to program managers to executives?

Role:
Provide technical recommendations for a holistic performance strategy covering environment, techniques, key SLA metrics; platform hardware analysis; scalability architecture for better performance; and performance profiling/troubleshooting techniques.

Mentor a small team of performance engineers on test data and performance environment needs, and develop schedules for ongoing performance testing activities.

Partner with operations, product, and development teams to develop real-time performance dashboards and provide daily transparency of production application performance to stakeholders.

Develop and oversee performance strategies and approaches including creating performance metrics and ensuring all applications are performing to the agreed upon SLAs.

Perform performance testing, profiling, and troubleshooting for the assigned products/projects and present results with deep insight.

Define and implement best practices for end-to-end application performance management solutions including Proof of Concepts and Tools evaluation and selection – specifically in the area of emerging technologies (Web, Mobile, Text-based reports, Big-data

All About You
Ability to define performance test team strategy and roadmap, as well as partner with management to drive out and implement the strategy.

Prior experience installing, configuring and using performance testing tools such as LoadRunner/StormRunner and JMeter, and performance monitoring tools such as Dynatrace and Splunk.

Both Web Application and Web Services Scripting and performance testing experience and knowledge.

Ability to monitor and tune Java virtual machine and app servers; articulate JVM GC process and its logs; ability to collect performance metrics from *nix and Windows.

Performance tuning experience with RDBMS (Oracle, PostgreSQL and SQL Server etc

Application development experiences preferably in Java, C/C++ and/or Linux Shell Scripting.

Familiarity with cloud computing concepts preferred (MS Azure, Google Cloud and/or Amazon Web Services)

Self-motivated individual that finds and delivers solutions with the ability to continuously learn new applications and technologies.