Job Description :
Title: IT Architect/website performance Architect
Duration: 3-6 Months CTH
Location: NYC, NY

Note: A strong Retail background experience needed. Need excellent architect to for managing and performance optimization of large scale commercial websites.

- Professional experience scaling, performance tuning and securing high-traffic websites
- Design, write and deliver architecture to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of the retailers Web Services.
- Influence and create new designs, architectures, standards and methods for large-scale distributed systems.
- Conduct periodic on call duties
- Characterize end-to-end system performance from application to infrastructure to hardware.

Education, Skills and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Engineering (minimum), 8+ years of experience
Strong experience in Linux kernels, shell scripting, n-tier ecommerce architecture & design
Experience with programming languages (Java); experience with JavaScript is a plus
Direct performance tuning experience with web services, DB and applications
Experience with AWS, Rackspace and cloud performance monitoring tools and content delivery networks like Akamai,Scene7
Infrastructure automation experience(eg: Chef,Terraform, Vagrant)
Strong knowledge of networking (eg: F5 load balancers, ip tables, routers)
Build tools proficiency (eg: Maven, Ant)
Continuous integration tools (eg: Jenkins, Cruise Control
SCM tools (eg: Git, Mercurial)
Knowledge of browser profilers (e.g. Firebug, PageSpeed)
Must be experienced with performance test tools such as Dynatrace, LoadRunner, Neoload, Locust, JMeter, etc.
Direct Experience profiling and performance analysis expertise with a track record of optimization
Ability to multi-task and balance competing requirements and work
Effective organizational and problem solving skills