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Senior Software Performance Engineer

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Job Summary

  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • BBBH801093
  • Dec 06, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Software Performance Engineer to join a fast growing, Cork based technology company on a permanent basis.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Software Performance Engineer role is a technical leadership role on a Performance Engineering team. You will work closely with software development and dev ops teams to define, estimate, and design performance benchmark CI/CD pipeline strategies for complex, strategic solutions to ensure their performance delights our customers.

You are responsible for driving innovation through leadership, influence, and discussions. In addition, this role is responsible for impacting and continuously improving our performance engineering process and mentoring other engineers across the organization.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties and responsibilities of this position consist of, but are not limited to, the

following:

  • Design performance test strategies that align to development's long-term plans based on deep expertise and insight, including long term and micro-service specific strategy
  • Ensure consistent, usable, forward-looking, maintainable test infrastructure; draw from a large base of design patterns, uses expertise in available technologies, and is adept at identifying practices that work well
  • Develop efficient tests to help understand the root causes of performance issues
  • Proactively identify performance issues, troubleshoot, provide effective options to prevent issues in production that could span multiple product areas
  • Develop and maintain thorough architectural documentation for the test environment
  • Estimate work, time, resources, and skill needs for performance analysis projects that span multiple product areas
  • Proactively identify performance test technologies or solutions that differ from current technology stack or represent innovative uses of existing technologies
  • Evaluate the performance of proposed solution strategies for new technologies and work with architecture to review and approve proposals
  • Mentor and coach other software performance engineers, and proactively seek mentorship from others
  • Lead the effort in defining the software performance engineering lifecycle and practices for team and associated teams in partnership with principal software engineers
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IS, MIS, or other technology degree or minimum 4 years of equivalent work experience and high school diploma/GED
  • Minimum 6 years of experience developing and implementing performance tests and analyzing performance test results for commercial software across several platforms while leveraging a variety of programming languages
  • Experience in owning and delivering performance test projects and results of increasing technical complexity
  • Experience with APM tools (ex. Appdynamics, Dynatrace)
  • Experience with modern development languages (ex. .Net CORE, C#, Java)
  • Experience with thin-client development (ex. HTML/CSS, JavaScript, JS frameworks)
  • Experience with database objects in relational databases (ex. MS SQL, Oracle) including schema design, stored procedure development and performance and optimization techniques
  • Experience with non-relational databases (ex. MongoDB, Elastic, Cosmos)
  • Experience with HTTP and REST architecture
  • Experience with unit, integration, and acceptance testing
  • Experience with version control systems (ex. GIT, GITHub, TFS, etc.)
  • Experience with CI/CD continuous integration / continuous deployment practices
  • Experience building cloud native applications and services (ex. Azure, AWS, GCP)

Preferred:

  • Experience working on large-scale open source or inner source software development
  • Experience in system integration projects or global projects
  • Experience with data streaming architecture and frameworks (Kafka, ESB)
  • Possess solid communication skills and strong customer focus
  • Effective collaborator, experienced in creating technical partnerships across teams
  • Able to learn and understand the various technical domains across the enterprise and able to communicate complex technical and business concepts across the enterprise and various business stakeholders
  • Experience directly or indirectly leading high performing teams with the ability to assess and grow software engineering talent
  • Proven track record of effectively delivering results in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

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Leah Tiernan
  • Consultant | IT Recruitment
  • 353 (0) 21 2300300
  • ltiernan@morganmckinley.com