Performance Engineer

Cincinnaty, Ohio 11450

Post Date: 09/29/2017 Job ID: 17167 Industry: Other Area(s)

Contract to Hire – Yes

11450 Grooms Road, Blue Ash, OH, 45242, USA

Position Description:


This role will be responsible for design, deliver, and optimize high-performing systems.  Provides architecture and application design and development guidance that ensures scalability and minimizes performance issues. Role model and demonstrate the company’ s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.  


Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for capacity estimation/planning, modeling, monitoring, analyzing and recommending solutions to performance problems with enterprise business application and load balancer issues.
  • Review architecture and design for performance
  • Creating a performance testing strategy, workload modeling, running various types of performance tests.  Review the tests and analyze and provide recommendations to improve.
  • Obtain information on limitations / capabilities, performance requirements, hardware & software interfaces to develop specifications and resolve technical issues related to performance.
  • Monitor resource usage for physical servers, application servers & databases to drive optimization changes in production environment.
  • Work with ‘ Service Owners’ to optimize the configuration of clients, servers, and networking equipment to enable system/application performance across the enterprise.
  • Plan and manage deliverables for: performance diagnostic, capacity planning, performance architecture design, performance tuning, and performance monitoring.
  • Conduct system performance and stress testing, analyze test results and suggest action plans.
  • Distill volumes of data, analyzes performance results, diagnoses performance problems and clearly characterize system performance to stakeholders.
  • Drive performance engineering as an integral step during the software development life cycle.


Minimum Position Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software product development and delivery experience.
  • 3+ years of performance engineering & performance testing experience.
  • Ability to identify system bottlenecks with strong troubleshooting, problem solving & reasoning skills.
  • Strong knowledge of HTTP load generation and measurement software - HP Performance Center & JMeter.
  • Familiarity with tools such as Fiddler, Firebug, YSlow and JProfiler.
  • Experience in using monitoring tools & ability to identify performance issues within J2EE architecture.
  • Experience in JAVA, Web Services, XML technologies and SQL performance tuning.
  • Experience with Load balancers, Webservers, Database, Operating System, Network Software and Hardware.

  Bonus Skills: Desired Previous Job Experience
  • Familiarity with Test-driven development (TDD) and virtualization technologies.
  • Working knowledge of Web services, ORM technologies & WebSphere Commerce Server.
  • Programming skills in Java and .Net.
  • Knowledge on SOA, AJAX and Web 2.0.

Jane Gorlacheva

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