Senior Performance Engineer
- Location SUNNYVALE, CA
- Career Area Information Technology
- Job Function Information Technology
- Employment Type -
- Position Type -
- Requisition 1242987BR
What you'll do at
eye on performance. We are responsible for the big picture of how all of our
systems relate to each other. Intellectual curiosity, transparency and collaboration are the key to our success.
As a member of the Performance Engineering team, you will be expected to work independently or with your peers on reviewing the architecture, design, development and implementation of our ecommerce platform to address unique performance challenges. This includes collaborating cross-functionally across the company, working on commercial or in-house tools and evangelizing performance best practices and governance. Come up with better solutions and recommendations to make our products perform faster without compromising on quality.
Roles and Responsibility not limited to owning end-to-end performance with a shift-left attitude through design, launch, and operation. Others:
• Understand architecture design, requirements, and help support new product launch.
• Tackle performance issues for cutting edge technologies. Debug server-side performance issues, identify bottlenecks and optimize product/service performance to improve user experience.
• Work collaboratively with a large group of engineers from all disciplines within Engineering to improve code base performance (e.g. algorithm redesign), reduce resource consumption, shorten request latency and present findings to a group with a varying degree of technical experience.
• Provide visibility to what is going on for allotted ecommerce site: Run performance and capacity experiments to determine scaling and utilization parameters for various front-end and service tiers.
• Proactively investigate site performance issues in production and work cross functionally to validate resolutions.
• Effectively collaborate and communicate for better performance governance across all teams in Walmart. Present performance-related findings to various teams.
other technical field or
• 5+ years’ experience in a performance engineering, capacity engineering or site
reliability role for customer facing solutions preferably in ecommerce.
• Experience in Performance testing, profiling, tuning and monitoring tools, especially
testing tools such as Silk Performer, Apache JMeter, or LoadRunner.
• Experience in production system operations (logging, telemetry, alerting etc.).
• Self-starter attitude required to experiment with new technologies, research technology trends and apply the results to performance problems
• Basic familiarity with continuous integration tools and frameworks like Jenkins, etc.
• Basic experience with Cassandra, KairosDB, Apache Solr, Apache Kafka, Apache Spark or Grafana and/or Big Data processing technologies.
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- Retirement Plan
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