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Sr Engineer - Performance and Test


Pune, IN

Job ID:  4558

About our group:

We are a globally distributed team with representation in California, Singapore, Israel and Pune and several remote locations. Our team is built of passionate engineering, marketing and business skill sets combined together with the goal of accelerating strategy creation, product development, product planning and innovation. This is a fast paced, asynchronous working style with passion for invention, customer success enablement, and revenue generation through creativity. 
This position is a great opportunity to be part of a leading team responsible for quality and efficiency of our product software development. Each member of this team would work closely with R&D, Infrastructure, Ops and Product teams on understanding different customer work profiles, performance, system stability, availability requirements.

About the role - you will:

●    Design, create, maintain, evangelize and execute the performance/NFR test plan and strategy
●    Work with a geo-dispersed team to reveal, instruct, guide, debug and improve applications in the areas of performance, scalability, resiliency and reliability
●    Be responsible for ensuring non-functional requirements for performance (such as throughput, latency, Memory/CPU usage, etc.) are met
●    Create application/system performance benchmarks, measure and model system behavior under load/stress
●    Analyze performance test results, and work with cross functional teams to identify performance bottlenecks and their root cause
●    Define test scenarios, write detailed test cases with fully documented test steps, pass/fail criteria, execute tests, debug issues, analyze system behavior, prepare/present/maintain test results & reports. 
●    Document, track, triage issues in JIRA - follow JIRA lifecycle for defects
●    Create, build, upgrade, expand/maintain testbeds / test-environments 

About you:

●    Flexibility to adapt with ever changing priorities and work in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment.
●    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
●    A team player, self-motivated, eager to learn, result oriented, able to work independently as well as in team environment, have a strong attention to detail and be able to think “outside the box”
●    Collaboration with customers and tool / platform vendors in getting resolution of issues 
●    Maintain flexible work schedules as driven by test environment availability or supporting escalations

Your experience includes:

●    Experience with Performance, Load, Stress, End-to-End testing of distributed architecture/cloud applications
●    Experience with building/utilizing in-house or industry standard performance test automation 
●    Experience with programming / scripting languages including, but not limited to: Bash, Python
●    Knowledge and Application experience of advanced programming concepts (e.g. threads, exceptions and I/O, memory management) in Java technology stack required
●    Experience working with public cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
●    Expert in Linux, OS config, debugging and profiling tools,
●    Experience in performance testing & automation tools for web / micro services / REST API’s
●    Experience with GitLab, Git, JIRA
●    Sound knowledge of Manual & Automation Testing best practices in QE
●    Working knowledge with most of the following:  Communication & Networking domain, Wireshark (or other similar tools), relational (SQL) and nonrelational (NoSQL) databases, testing client/server architectures
●    Experience with virtualization/container related technologies (Xen, VMware vSphere / ESXi, Docker, Kubernetes)
●    Experience with utilizing monitoring tools like: New Relic, Appdynamics, Dynatrace, BSM, Wavefront or similar
●    Experience with time series tools (e.g. Prometheus, InfluxBD, Graphite)
●    Experience CI / CD tools - Jenkins  


Our site in Pune is dynamic, both in our cutting-edge, innovative work, as well as our vibrant on-site food, and athletic and personal development opportunities for our 400+ employees. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner from one of four cafeterias in the park. Take a break from your workday and participate in one of our many walkathons or compete against your colleagues in carrom, chess and table tennis. Learn about a technical topic outside your area of expertise at one of our monthly Technical Speaker Series or attend one of the frequent on- site cultural festivals, celebrations, and community volunteer opportunities.

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