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Performance Engineer

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203 | Contract To Hire

Job ID: 737 Industry: Information Technology / Systems Pay Rate: 100,000

  • Create and refine effective performance test objectives, test plans, and scenarios that support Company performance across applications
  • Determine environment and release health and thorough performance testing and analysis
  • Utilize monitioring tools to detect, isolate and resolve performance issues and implement new monitoring checks and tools as needed
  • Create test execution reports and trend results across releases
  • Analyze performance results to identify issues and suggest optimizations
  • Maintain testing servers and hosts both on-site and cloud-based
  • Understand interfaces and how code changes impact the user experience
  • Conduct quality coding processes, including peer reviews
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned



  • 2+ years of relevant development/performance experience
  • E-commerce experience preferred
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, planning, problem-solving, and presentation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
  • Programming experience (C, shell scripting, java)
  • Knowledge of load-testing methodology and tools
  • Knowledge of eCommerce components and architecture
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP protocol (routing, firewalling, networking)
  • Knowledge of monitoring tools (e.g. Cacti, Nagios, Splunk, Tealeaf, RUM, BPM, APM)
  • Some after-hours work may be required



Vincent Vennero

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