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Performance Engineer 2 (I6)

Kaunas, Lithuania

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Job ID R73100 Date posted Oct. 26, 2018

Location - Kaunas

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees.

At Dell, we take pride in working to the most rigorous standards and our Performance Engineering team makes sure that our cutting-edge products are fit for purpose. We model the anticipated performance of product concepts and enhancements by designing, developing, testing, analyzing and documenting analytical experiments. We also analyze existing and proposed components, as well as enhancements, modifications and corrections to existing products. In short, we stop at nothing to ensure that Dell products are the best that they can be for our customers.
Key Responsibilities

  • Plan approach and test strategy for performance testing by identifying workflows and system characteristics to be performance tested and ensure they are reflected in the test scope. Testing against UI, APIs, white and black box strategies.
  • Collaborate with Sr. Quality Architect to plan and manage deliverables for: performance diagnostics, capacity planning, performance architecture design, performance tuning, and performance monitoring.
  • Consult with SCRUM teams to implement performance tests into their SCRUM team testing.
  • Conduct system load and stress testing, collaborate with Sr. Quality Architect in determining the patterns and volumes to be used during the performance test, preferably by analysis of production workloads.
  • Work closely with development on the design and implementation of enhancements based on the tuning recommendations.
  • Analyze the CPU/memory/thread utilization, garbage collection, and database utilization to verify the performance of the Application.
  • Utilize or develop performance/monitoring tools, analyzing results, resolving performance related issues to include optimization and tuning recommendations.
  • Distill volumes of data, analyzes performance results, diagnoses performance problems, suggest improvements, and clearly characterize system performance to stakeholders.
  • Conduct Architectural & Technical reviews during software development life cycle and provide suggestions for performance improvements.

Essential Requirements

  • Minimum 1 year of Performance Testing or Software Development experience
  • Understanding of Performance Testing methods
  • Software development, in languages such as Python, Javascript, Golang, C#
  • Experience with Neoload, Loadrunner, JMeter, or other commercial or custom execution and analysis framework
  • Experience with web technologies (HTTP, HTML, JavaScript)
  • Ability to identify system bottlenecks, architectural risks, and issues
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related degree or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to analyze and interpret technical data
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Must be able to write and maintain clear and concise technical documents
  • Ability to work in a fast, agile and nimble environment with frequent change
  • Ability to work flexibly with a globally distributed team
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Desirable Requirements

  • Good practical and theoretical knowledge in Performance Engineering, best practices, trends
  • Experience with Web Services, RESTful APIs
  • Experience with containers (such as Kubernetes, Docker)
  • Experience in Cloud Computing and Cloud Management
  • Experience working in a Linux (Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS) environment
  • Experience with using/managing virtual environments such as VMware ESXi (vSphere, vCenter) to deploy and manage virtual machines
  • Experience with Git or other revision control systems
  • Experience in tuning .NET applications
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL

We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

If you can design and develop analytical experiments to the highest standard, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

Closing date: xx xxxxxxxxx 20xx.

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Dell here.

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