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This is my direct-client opening for a System performance tester - San
Diego, CA - 8 months contract. Client is looking for local candidates due to
F2F Interview after the initial phone Interview. Client will also accept the
candidates who can attend the F2F Interview on their own expenses.
Senior System Performance Engineer Complete Description:
Our clients Systems Performance team is looking for a senior software
engineer to join us in improving performance and reliability of our highly
available, high volume systems. In this role you will perform architectural
and design reviews to prevent performance and reliability defects, analyze
system requirements, develop test plans and test for
load/stability/reliability and availability of our renowned tax processing
Work closely with software development, quality assurance, project
management, product management, system administration and operations to
understand systems requirements and develop and execute appropriate
Design/modify the system to support the expected capacity
Test the system hardware components to validate system design
Verify that the system is highly available to customers under a variety of
Test plans for clustered DB performance tests and reliability tests in which
the test systems will be forced to fail over to and fail back from backup
and contingency systems
Develop performance test methodologies that will exercise the
application/system with production-like behavior
Communicate test results across engineering teams to improve the
availability of the application and overall performance
Identify, troubleshoot and resolve production problems
Analyze behavioral differences between the performance and production
environments and make adjustments to close any gaps
This is a visible position within our Consumer Tax Group and your efforts
will impact the overall performance of our Turbo Tax business!
5+ years experience in software engineering, performance engineering or
quality engineering, recently with highly available large-scale
client-server or web-based OLTP applications.
Requirements, analysis and testing skills for distributed systems with a
general understanding of n-tier application and web architecture.
Strong understanding of system capacity, performance, reliability,
availability and security issues.
Strong knowledge of relational databases (Informix, Oracle and/or SQL
Proficiency with automated testing tools for web-based products such as Silk
Proficiency with Windows Performance Counters and SAR metrics.
General knowledge of MS Windows, HPUX, Solaris and Linux.
Proficiency with Perl, C, C++, Java, and shell scripting.
Strong knowledge of software development methodologies and practices.
Networking knowledge a plus.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to apply creative
thinking to solving problems.
Strong communication (verbal and written) and time management skills.
Ability to multi-task, with the flexibility to change course frequently.
Ability to remain calm and focused in high-pressure situations in a dynamic
BS or MS in Computer Science or related field.
*Please complete the following skills-matrix and send back with your updated
*Total exp as Performance Engineer:*
*Total Web based OLTP exp:*
*Total Silk Performer exp:*
*Total Tax processing exp:*
*Total Perl, C, C++, Java, and shell scripting Exp:*
*Total Windows Performance Counters and SAR metrics exp:*
*Total performance tests on a web –Based Products exp:*
*Do you have Knowledge performance, reliability, availability and security
*Do you have Knowledge Informix, Oracle and/or SQL Server?*
*Do you have Knowledge MS Windows, HPUX, Solaris and Linux *
*Do you have Networking exp?*
*Total exp in Oracle, Linux, EJB:*
*Are you willing to attend the "in-person" interview after the phone
interview with your own expenses?*
*Hourly Rate: *
*Whether is it C2C/1099/W2? *
*Day Phone #:*
*Evening Phone #:*
*Cell Phone #:*
*Thanks & Regards,*
*Ph: 714-857-2002 x 827*
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