Job Title: Performance Engineer/Analyst
Location : San Francisco, CA
Pay Rate : Market
Duration : 1 Year Contract
Rate         : 40$/hr

Job Assignment

Web Presence Portal (WPP) is the replacement project for the current
Client’s membership website and some features have been migrated to
Production. Target for 2011 is Release 4 and Release 5 with tight deadlines
for performance risk assessment deliverables.

Job Summary

A software engineer with a performance engineering background and a
successful track record of delivering improved performance for enterprise
solutions. The engineer will design, develop, and conduct performance tests,
simulations, and prototypes. He/she will also be involved in systems
monitoring and analyze results to identify areas of performance risks and
provide further recommendations, where appropriate. Examples of such
functions include, but not limited to:

• Design, development and execution of simulations, profile testing, and
performance testing design and execution
• Design, development and collection of instrumentation data for systems
• Statistical analysis of test results for risk identification

This person will work closely with the Project Manager to support
performance-focused initiative. The technician needed for this position will
be hands-on and able to support leading performance practices.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

• Supports performance goals for the project
• Responsible for the following on a project:
o Design, construction and execution of stubs, agents, scripts that simulate
end-user behavior
o Design and development of instruments and monitors
o Technical risk assessment and resolution of performance issues. For
example, preparing reports to end-users and business unit leaders on status,
problems, issues and underlying performance problems and/or tuning


• Requires 4+ years experience developing and/or leading performance issues
on projects, such as:
o System performance monitoring, tuning and reporting
o Software tool performance monitoring, tuning and reporting
o Preparation of software tuning recommendations

• Two or more of the following technical skills
o Performance Center Load Runner 9 – Vugen, LR Analysis
o Shell, Perl scripting
o AIX 5.2 and above
o Solaris 10
o C/C++
o Java
o Websphere 6.1 (Application Server and Portal)
o SOA and web services on zLinux platform
o Oracle db performance analysis

• Proficient with Monitoring tools
o Vmstat, Netstat, Iostat, NMON, ESAR
o Sitescope
o Websphere - Tivoli ITCAM, Foglight GC analysis tools

• Bachelor’s degree
• Personable and diplomatic team player, with the ability to work well in a
team environment
• Experience in a technical role on at least 2 full lifecycle medium-sized
projects lasting more than 6 months
• Ability to define and distill detailed functional and non-functional
technical requirements
• Detailed knowledge of prototyping, performance testing and benchmarking of
third party product integration


*Murali** Gedela*

*Technical Recruiter*

*Vigi**boss** INC. *

*165 Main St, Suite 301*

*Medway, MA 02053*

*Email       :*

*Phone      : (774)-277-3300*


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