1+ months

Performance Engineer- Apps Systems Engineer 4

Charlotte, NC
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The Community Bank Technologies (CBT) Stress, Performance, Load, and Infrastructure (SPLI) team is seeking a talented Performance Engineer to support multiple mission critical middleware business services platforms vital to Wells Fargos day to day operations. These distributed systems process millions of transactions a day, and support some of the largest customer facing portals within the bank. You will have the opportunity to work with an engineering staff numbering between 1-4 individuals located within the continental US as well as in our EGS offices (India) while providing in depth analysis of performance testing results as well as tuning recommendations to our systems architect teams. You will partner closely with our Functional QA, Development, and Environment Support teams to schedule Load, Soak, Stress, and Capacity tests working to identify performance bottlenecks within a complex infrastructure and ensuring quality product releases to the production environment.

The mid-tier platforms you will be supporting are built on Java, so an in depth knowledge of the JVM architecture as well as Java programming skills are a must. As well, you must be adept at analyzing SPLI testing results and be comfortable with working closely with Developers/Systems Architects and be proficient at providing recommendations regarding performance opportunities. Additionally, you would be responsible and accountable for project life cycle deliverables relating to performance testing, from planning to analysis to results presentation and monitoring of production performance. You will provide performance test exit criteria with respect to key performance indicators and defects found and ensure the credibility of test results relative to being production like as much as possible with emphasis on test data profiling and conditioning, scale factors, load rates, and virtual memory profiling.

You must be a self-starter and be able to work well both independently and in a team environment with confidence. You have experience with moving performance test engineering into the design and development phases of the SDLC. You have proven written and verbal communication skills are a must. To be successful you must also have leadership experience with managing work in a fast-paced and a rapidly changing environment

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of application development and implementation experience
  • 5+ years of Java experience
  • 1+ year of performance tuning experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Hogan experience
  • Good analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to work effectively in virtual environment where key team members and partners are in various time zones and locations
  • A BS/BA degree or higher in information technology

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience with Java stack tuning and debugging including garbage collection, core dump analysis, contention/concurrency and other bottleneck measurements
  • Proficiency with JVM internals related to performance tuning and memory management
  • Demonstrated experience working with Splunk and Introscope monitoring tools
  • Demonstrated experience in UNIX/Linux command level utilities such as VMSTAT / IOSTAT , NETSTAT, TraceROUTE and analyzing the output


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.



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