13 days old

Performance Engineer

Minneapolis, MN 55423
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Position Overview:


  • Perform load tests against a multi-origin, zero-downtime, highly scalable web infrastructure
  • Design, develop and execute load testing scripts with industry leading tools
  • Develop load testing plans to handle peak volumes for top 3 e-commerce retailer
  • Identify performance bottlenecks and constraints and work with engineering teams on remediation
  • Analyze performance testing results providing actionable recommendations
  • Be a subject matter expert for cross functional teams on performance

Skills Overview:

What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years related experience
  • Proficient with industry load testing tools - JMeter, SOASTA, LoadRunner, SilkPerformer, Keynote, Gomez, Neoload
  • Experience working in large environments with many moving pieces
  • Ability to work independently within a large team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and is driven to solve problems
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Extensive experience performing JavaScript development

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ingrained agile and devops culture
  • Experience with CPU profiling
  • Understanding of a large n-tier services-oriented architecture
  • Working knowledge of Garbage collection and RHEL administration
  • Strong software development experience working with object-oriented programming languages (Java, Ruby)
  • Experience with common web technologies (HTTP, REST, Web Services, XML, etc.)
  • Prior e-commerce experience
  • Experience with Unix server monitoring and BASH scripting
  • Prior experience writing Database/SQL

What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Team player, highly ethical, brings best attitude to work and places others interest in par or above their own self-interest.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Independent personality with excellent problem-solving skills and ability to come up with solutions quickly
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment
  • Ability to handle conflict in a professional manner


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