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Performance Tuning Engineer

Company Description:

Infostretch is a pure-play digital engineering services firm focused on helping companies accelerate their digital initiatives from strategy and planning through execution. We leverage deep technical expertise, Agile methodologies and data-driven intelligence to modernize systems of engagement and simplify human/tech interaction. We deliver custom solutions that meet customers’ technology needs wherever they are in their digital lifecycle. Backed by Goldman Sachs and Everstone Capital, Infostretch works with both large enterprises and emerging innovators -- putting digital to work to enable new products and business models, engage with customers in new ways, and create sustainable competitive differentiation.

Infostretch Corporation is seeking a Performance Tuning Engineer to Define, develop and apply performance/scalability benchmarks.

Please note that to start the role it will be remote for 3 - 6 months but once this Covid19 is behind us - it will be an in-house role in Santa Clara, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with team members to design and develop shared stress and performance testing tools and platforms.
  • Define, develop and apply performance/scalability benchmarks
  • Work in cross-functional teams to characterize, debug, and improve system performance and scalability
  • Work efficiently with various profiling tools to identify performance bottlenecks and provide root cause analyses.
  • Devise and conduct experiments to evaluate performance impacts of system changes.
  • Conduct analysis of performance test results, identify bottlenecks and come up with solution through performance tuning
  • Constantly evaluate the performance test strategy and approach to identify areas of improvement.
  • Participate in architecture and design reviews of complex solutions in cross-team engineering efforts and own quality perspectives for the design.
  • Develop acceptable performance test reporting and process tools preferably open source / home grown.
  • Work closely with Operations team to help specify and provide tools to measure tests for service scalability.
  • Research, develop and present new performance test strategy, frameworks and tools
  • Participate in scrums in design & architecture related discussions, planning and operational reviews with development teams
  • Report trends highlighting product performance and team status against committed milestones and projects
  • Execute service level tests
  • Inculcate and drive Performance engineering rather just test discipline
  • Build scripts to hit various endpoints along passing parameters and stubbing dependent services
  • Identify the load each service needs to hit based on workload model and environment scale compared to production
  • Generate Report including all test execution data needs to be pumped into DB such as InfluxDB, generate view in analytics tools such as Grafana, with passed and failed builds by service
  • Establish NFRs for each service with response times, failure rate, system health etc. (Nice to have)

Required Skills:

  • Strong AWS, including Cloud formation and/or Lamda/Serverless Framework
  • Strong understanding on complex Infrastructures
  • Proficient with Kubernetes, Docker, InfluxDB and Grafana
  • Experience with Automation of Performance Testing tools such as JMeter/ Soasta / Loadrunner
  • Familiarity with WAF
  • Good Agile
  • Solid comm skills
  • Extensive hands-on experience with various performance tools, performance test scripts, performance tuning
  • Well versed with front-end web, backend-batch, cloud-based and n-tier architecture
  • Must be proficient in 2 or more of the following: 1. Java 2. Python 3. Groovy 4. Shell scripting

Preferred Skills:

  • Applicable training/certification on AWS
  • Healthcare experience
  • Familiarity with Pipeline as Code

Education Qualification:

  • B.S. in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or related area of study

Disclaimer:
If you feel that this is a good match for your skillsets, please submit a current word version of your resume along with a cover letter describing your skills, experience and salary expectations. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). You can read our job applicant privacy policy here.

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Job Code: IS-SCC20210406001

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Contractor

Location: Santa Clara, CA, USA

Open Positions: 1

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