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Performance Engineer
Ref No.: 18-01725
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
APM with Dynatrace Job Summary – • Ensure that any applications deployed will properly scale and meet expected SLAs for Performance, Availability, Scalability and Stability. • Perform APM tuning of applications in development and critical production applications as well as to provide 3rd level performance support. • Provide evaluation of application performance and capacity on system resources usage to sustain business application volume processing • Work closely with team of Performance Engineers to orchestrate, conduct and participate in line of business performance testing analysis • Utilize diagnostic and monitoring tools to measure, detect, isolate and resolve performance issues found during application development performance testing including measuring, monitoring and capturing required infrastructure & application performance metrics, logs and reports. • Administer, maintain and support APM suite of tools like Dynatrace, AppDynamics Activities: Monitoring and Reporting for existing applications/systems and infrastructure: Create automated solution for data collection and reporting for existing applications for Performance and Availability Administration of APM tools: Administer, support and maintain APM tools including instrumentation, configuration, creation of dashboards and reports as well as provide deep-dive and root cause analysis on Performance issues. Perform 3rd level performance troubleshooting for applications/systems: Root cause analysis, heapdump, core dump, thread dump and other log analysis, code profiling, packet tracing, event tracing, resource analysis Responsible for APM Tuning and Network Performance/Capacity Analysis: Application Performance Tuning (Java and .NET applications). Monitoring Web Application Performance and critical application end user experience Experience/Abilities: • Excellent written and oral communication skills which can traverse multiple levels of management and be able to work well with various technical groups including: network, database, applications and systems. • Experience with administering agent and network based APM tools for performance and availability monitoring • Good Unix and shell scripting • Good SQL skills and database skills with SQL server • Basic statistical analysis skills and graphical skills • All office products • 8-10 years of experience in Application Performance Management, Analysis and Capacity Planning • Working knowledge of the following: • Windows, and Unix, Linux, Operating System tuning methods • Good understanding of virtualization on VMware, RHEV and AIX • Working knowledge of Application Servers - WebSphere and IIS Windows • Working knowledge of Database tuning methods - Oracle, DB2 and SQL Server • Good networking architecture expertise • Dynatrace, OPNET, TeamQuest toolset experience Education: B.S. in Mathematics or Computer Science at least 10 years in IT with 5-7 years of experience concentrated in performance engineering and/or capacity planning MS or higher is preferred