Senior Software Performance Analyst
OpenText Corp
Ottawa, ON, Canada
4d ago


As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital.

Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.

The opportunity :

Are you interested in Enterprise Information Management and motivated in facing challenges? This is a compelling opportunity to assess the performance of EIM solutions in new technology stacks, identify and work with members of divers skill sets to resolve complex and challenging performance issues.

The position requires a continuous learning of new technologies and gives you an exposure to the end-to-end deployment of EIM solutions.

You are great at :

Design, develop and execute software performance and scalability tests for OpenText products. A qualified candidate can analyze the results of these tests, offer diagnosis of bottlenecks, and optimize the design and deployment of software applications on-premises or in the cloud.

Knowledge and application of performance assessment methodologies are needed to establish scalability characteristics, to conduct analysis on trend, edge case handling, stability and end-

to-end responsiveness, and to evaluate efficiency in design.

Communication skills are essential to author reports and work with fellow engineers to share findings and analysis, propose mitigation approaches, architectural enhancements, or configuration best practices to optimize product performance.

Ability to guide and mentor junior performance analysts is also required.

In addition to the actual testing and analysis, the person in this role will setup, configure and tune the performance lab equipment and infrastructure software supporting these tests.

What it takes :

oAt least 5 years of software performance analysis and load testing experience

oComputer science, mathematics, or engineering degree or diploma, or equivalent experience working in technical roles in the software development industry

oClear verbal and written communication skills in English is vital

oHighly organized with project leadership skills

oMost important is a keen interest and tenacity for finding performance bottlenecks, designing / developing tests to expose them and finding solutions to mitigate them

  • oMust have working system admin level experience with the full web application technology stack, from web servers to the Java or JS application tier, relational database server to operating system;
  • knowing how to configure, tune and troubleshoot all tiers

    oMust have performance load testing experience, preferably with web applications (designing and scripting tests in leading load simulation tools like SilkPerformer, LoadRunner, JMeter, analyzing load test results, resource monitoring and interpretation skills, and diagnosing exposed bottlenecks)

    oDatabase and SQL tuning experience required (Oracle, SQL Server, Postges)

    oDesirable code profiling experience (eg JProfiler, VTune, etc)

    oDesirable resource (memory, connection, etc.) leakage analysis experience

    oNice to have ability to apply statistical methods to promote understanding of load results and scaling, and model realistic response tolerance

    oNice to have development experience (eg Java, JavaScript, SQL, C++ / C#, etc)

    oNice to have - experience with OpenText products or similar Enterprise Information Management systems

    At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of sex, national origin, disability or race.

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