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Platform Performance Engineer

SkillStorm is seeking a Platform Performance Engineer for our client in Addison, TX. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Job Description:

  • This is a Performance Test Engineering role supporting a new initiative in Addison, TX. Candidate must possess a passion for producing high quality software and solutions, be ready to jump in and solve complex problems, and mentor junior resources.

Required Skills:

  • 6+ years of hands-on experience in software development, QA and performance testing
  • Act as single point of contact for platform health, monitoring, capacity planning, performance and make recommendation on scaling/tuning the infrastructure
  • Create Performance Analytics dashboard and present to team and senior executives
  • Drive and maintain a culture of resiliency, reliability, never down across the platform
  • Collaborate with Architects, engineers, vendors and product teams on performance needs
  • Own technical decisions and solutions for performance testing & reporting, capacity planning and scaling
  • Own the quality of modules being delivered, insure proper testing and validation processes are followed.
  • Work with globally distributed teams to understand the systems and processes. Lead globally distributed teams and show results
  • Support the company’s commitment to protect the integrity and confidentiality of systems and data.
  • Ability to clearly communicate with team, stakeholders and C-Level executives

Desired Skills:

  • Data Science
  • Performance engineer should be responsible for performance, capacity planning, resiliency, health and performance metrics for Streaming/Data Science Platform/Graph Platform/Databank
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Software Engineering or related field
  • Hands on experience managing the performance and optimization of platform services (i.e. Graph, Data Science, Kafka, Hadoop, Caching etc.)
  • Experience managing the performance for any platform area by dissecting the problems for Code, runtime, Env. hardware, software, networking, storage, compute etc.
  • Manage the metrics for all platform area, build and manage full stack monitoring dashboard for Infra, platform, and application level monitoring
  • Ability to work in Agile environments, hands on experience using CI/CD like jenkins, Git and others the Atlassian ecosystem
  • Experience in building dashboard for performance analytics and health of platform. Exposure to tools like Tableau a plus. Familiarity with databases and SQL
  • Experience with monitoring tools like basemon, splunk, app dynamics a plus
  • Exposure to emerging technologies such Kafka, Hadoop, Cassandra, data science, graph is plus

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