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Performance Engineering Rensselaer, NY 
     
Posted:  1/2/2019
Category:  Team Lead
Job Type:  Temp to Perm
 
Minimum Experience:  15
Required Education:  BS/BA Degree
 
Job Description

Seeking a Performance Engineering Team Lead, Albany, NY
 
Project Description
Management of the New York State Health Exchange website, application development, database, and technical infrastructure for the state of New York. In addition to normal run and maintain functions, we are embarking on the evolution of the Health Exchange to facilitate a more efficient, modular, service oriented, rules based application design. Additionally, we are building out a Data Mart to support various reports and queries based on the Health Exchange data. We are looking for an experienced Performance Engineering Team Lead to play a key role in these transformative projects.
 
Position Description 
As the Performance Engineering Team Lead, you will be responsible for being the evangelist / SME for system processing performance throughout the system development lifecycle. You will participate in design discussions and code walk thrus with the development team. You will work with the database, middleware, and infrastructure teams to ensure optimal configurations and help troubleshoot any performance issues. You will gather, store and correlate key performance measurements of the application in order to uncover opportunities for continued improvement. A primary responsibility will be creating, executing, and documenting performance test plans as part of each application release.
 
Position Requirements
    •Lead 2-3 person performance engineering team and develop Performance Engineering plan

    •Provide input into infrastructure capacity planning

    •Work with Applications Development, Database and Infrastructure teams to provide performance optimization insight into the application/system design process

    •Establish proactive monitoring procedures for production processing in order to initiate a pattern for SLA compliance and  continuous performance improvement

    •Assist in system troubleshooting and address performance issues throughout the development life cycle

    •Perform code reviews when appropriate

    •Develop application capacity models

    •Develop, execute, and document performance testing plans for each application release

    •Work with developers, DBA’s, and system administrators where necessary to address performance issues

    •When performance bottlenecks are encountered perform diagnostic analysis and make recommendations to development with regard to remediation

    •Show leadership and initiative in managing performance

    •Develop presentations for senior management

 Required Qualifications
    •Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field.

    •Fifteen (15) years of experience in the IT industry.

    •Nine (9) or more years of experience in performance engineering of very large, high volume, OLTP applications.

    •Experience leading Performance Engineering teams in high-volume a mission critical environment with strict performance SLA’s in at least two different environments

    •Experience with:

      •DB2 LUW,

      •WebSphere product family

      •Loadrunner scripting

      •Splunk

    •Strong knowledge of SOA and event driven architectures

    •Strong JAVA knowledge

    •Strong SQL tuning experience

    •Knowledge of analysis tools such as SAS, Access and Microsoft Office, including Project and Visio

    •Excellent presentation skills

    •Demonstrated team lead and planning experience



Job Requirements

For Additional Information, Contact
Casey Ryan
cryan@tidal-group.com
410-863-8850




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