Performance Engineer, QA

Atlanta, GA

Onsite  -  IT - Quality Assurance / Testing  -  Direct Placement  -  Job ID: 24-01400

Title: Performance Engineer
Location: Atlanta, GA 30339
Duration: Direct Hire
Compensation: $115,000 – $120,000
Work Requirements: Must be Authorized to Work in the U.S.

As a Performance Engineer, you'll work closely with the development teams and will be expected to provide input into the architecture and scalability of various components. The performance engineer will focus on identifying, fixing, and preventing performance bottlenecks in a multi-tier and massively parallel infrastructure. The performance engineer will design benchmarks, test methodology and and support performance work throughout the engineering team and across the industry.

JOB STATEMENT:
As a Performance Engineer, you'll work closely with the development teams and will be expected to provide input into the architecture and scalability of various components. The performance engineer will focus on identifying, fixing, and preventing performance bottlenecks in a multi-tier and massively parallel infrastructure. The performance engineer will design benchmarks, test methodology and and support performance work throughout the engineering team and across the industry. The ideal candidate will have a passion for Performance and can take performance analysis and code optimization challenges across multi-tiers with focus in one or more of the areas below.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • End-to-End Performance Analysis: Analyze applications, test and optimize performance bottlenecks in our application stack.
  • Coding and Developing skills: Develop and Debug code to identify and fix performance issues.
  • Evangelize Performance: Own and drive the performance initiatives.
  • Automation tools for Performance: Design and build efficient processes and automation to repeat tests for every build.
  • Workload Model: Hands-on experience with collecting workload traces and mapping those to traffic generator configurations.
  • Performance Tuning: Identify performance bottlenecks, conduct root cause analysis, and implement performance tuning strategies to enhance system responsiveness.
  • Scalability Assessment: Assess the scalability of the platform, recommending infrastructure upgrades or optimizations as needed to accommodate growth.
  • Load, Stress and Endurance Testing: Design and execute load and stress testing scenarios using load testing tool to validate the platform's ability to handle increased loads.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain comprehensive documentation of performance test plans, results, monitoring configurations, and recommendations, providing regular reports to stakeholders.
  • Collaboration : Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including development, quality assurance, to ensure alignment on performance goals and requirements.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent practical experience
  • 10+ years in a performance engineering role analyzing, troubleshooting, and automating performance workloads on large scale systems.
  • 2+ years of experience as a developer building platforms and applications or building automation tools utilizing CI/CD pipelines.
  • Coding experience in Golang, Java, C or Python
  • Experience with Event based systems and microservice based systems.
  • Expertise in AWS Cloud services and cloud-based architectures.
  • Experience developing and using web services (REST or SOAP).
  • Experience with relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL).
  • Experience identifying bottlenecks across various layers of web application stacks (client, network, backend)
  • Expert level understanding of the key performance metrics associated with throughput, latency, memory, CPU, disk & network, and the ability to debug bottlenecks associated with any of them.
  • Must have hands-on experience in load testing tools like JMeter or K6 and other open-source tools.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, and walk
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

About INSPYR Solutions

Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients' business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at inspyrsolutions.com.

 

INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities

 

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