Senior Performance Engineer
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
3d ago

Senior Performance Engineer

Location : Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Position Title : Senior Software Engineer

External Description :

Senior Performance Engineer

Our Team

We are building a number of next-generation MDM solutions such as Customer , Reference , Product , Customer Insights, and many more.

Our team uses advanced technologies such as Spark, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Cloudera, Hortonworks and EMR distributions, Machine Learning, and natural language processing techniques.

We are a development team made up of team members from Bangalore, Toronto, Redwood City, Stuttgart, and Chennai

Your Opportunity

We are looking for a Senior Performance Engineer with a proven record of performance automation, performance testing, and engineering to deliver high-performance, scalable, and stable enterprise-class software.

In this role, you will be responsible for creating performance automation scripts, executing, monitoring, and analyzing the performance bottleneck of the product.

You will work in a fast-paced environment delivering product and feature increments in short iterations. Your technical skills will be very critical to delivering product functionalities across releases.

Our Ideal Candidate

We want you to be a strong technical member with performance engineering skills. We would like you to embrace complex problems and provide a practical and strong solution.

Your technical capability to understand the product in a short time and adapt to new circumstances will be well received.

Having an excellent sense of time management to meet deadlines is quite important. You will also be required to help your peers to meet their goals and set an example for good work procedures.

Your Responsibilities

The performance engineer works closely with just about every team at Informatica to ensure our applications perform well under load and are stable.

That means writing and executing JMeter scripts for performance use cases, monitoring the performance of applications, servers, and processes involved, conducting performance analysis, identifying performance bottlenecks, and working with the right people to resolve the issues.

The performance engineer will identify and collect the necessary metrics to ensure the performance, stability, and scalability of Informatica's products.

The performance engineer will also have to ensure the client-side performance is up to par in a variety of supported browsers so they should have a good understanding of technologies like JavaScript and Ajax, and be able to identify slow page elements.

The performance testing engineer will also get pulled into escalated production performance issues. That means they will need to be able to perform under pressure, manage multiple concurrent tasks, and present information clearly and concisely to upper management.

Required Skills :

  • Design and develop performance test plans, test cases based upon requirements, and Customer use cases
  • Create and execute JMeter scripts for performance use cases
  • Experience with performance monitoring tools and understanding performance metrics
  • Experience in performance analysis at different layers such as Database tuning, JAVA Tuning, and UI tuning
  • Conduct performance analysis and report findings to product teams and senior management.
  • Deep understanding of JVM architecture, parameters, and tuning.
  • Understanding of RDBMS concepts and working experience in any RDBMS databases such as Oracle, DB2, and MS SQL.
  • Work closely with the development teams to analyze the performance issues, debug and resolve any issues
  • Collaborate effectively with peer engineers and architects to solve complex problems spanning their respective areas to deliver end-to-end performance quality in our technology and customer experience
  • Understand business use cases, internal / external performance Benchmarks, debugging performance issues, designing automation framework, decision making on issues, technical assistance in performance analysis and tuning DB / OS, etc.
  • Influences development managers to ensure appropriate levels of Performance quality on owned technologies.
  • A deep understanding of performance testing methodologies, like Performance Testing Guidelines for Web and JAVA Applications.
  • Good to have an understanding of Hadoop technology, monitoring, and performance analysis of Hadoop components such as HDFS, Hbase, YARN, SPARK, Zookeeper and etc...
  • Influences and communicates effectively with non-technical audiences including senior product and business management
  • Your Qualifications

  • BS / MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical degree
  • 3 to 6 years of experience in performance testing and engineering for high data volume management products
  • Minimum 2+ years working experience in creating and executing performance automation scripts using JMeter
  • Proven experience in identifying performance bottlenecks and measuring the performance of enterprise applications and servers
  • Experience with performance monitoring tools, commands, and deep understanding of performance metrics
  • Experience with Java Application Performance analysis and tuning in the context of J2EE style server or middleware applications
  • Experience in performance test data creation methodologies and tools
  • Experience in performance analysis and tuning of anyone database such as Oracle, DB2, and MS SQL
  • Must have expertise in application profiling tools Yourkit, JProfiler, Jprobe, or any other java profiler
  • Knowledge of Perl or Shell scripting to analyze logs quickly and isolate the performance issue
  • Experience with Hadoop application Performance testing and tuning for scalable very large enterprise applications is plus
  • Strong working knowledge in Linux / Unix / Windows Operating system and tuning operating system parameters
  • In-depth understanding of large complex software systems to isolate defects, reproduce defects, assess risk, and understand varied customer deployments
  • State :

    Seniority Level : Mid-Senior Level

    Alternative Location(s) :

    Community / Marketing Title : Senior Performance Engineer

    Remote LinkedIn Hashtag :

    LinkedIN Hashtag : LI-GS1

    Company Profile :

    Where data is poised for greatness

    A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader.

    By joining our team, you'll be able to solve real-life problems, make a difference, have a global impact, and join a supportive group of globally diverse teammates.

    We encourage you to be yourself, grow with us and help us create a world where data is poised for greatness.

    EEO Employer Verbiage :

    We’re driven by our values and we are passionate about building and delivering solutions that accelerate data innovations.

    Perks and Benefits :

  • Inclusion, diversity, equality and belonging (IDEB) our commitment to fostering a culture that celebrates our unique differences
  • Comprehensive and competitive health and wellness benefits, including paid parental leave and adoption benefits, and k plan or international pension / retirement plans
  • Flexible time-off policy and hybrid working practices
  • Global recognition program for employees and leaders to reward and recognize each other
  • Global learning organization with mentorship opportunities and a tuition reimbursement program to support your professional and personal growth
  • Equity opportunities and a robust employee stock purchase program (ESPP)
  • Comprehensive Mental Health and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) benefit
  • Referral Bonuses
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

    Travel Requirement : Limited

    Location formattedLocationLong : Toronto, Ontario CA

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