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US-IL-OakBrook: Software Performance Engineer

Date: _28-Dec-2011_
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Software Performance Engineer

# Develop standardized performance strategies and solutions around various hardware, software, database, network and application technologies

# Outstanding attention to detail and communication skills # Must be methodical in identifying application performance issues and system bottlenecks # Must be comfortable working in an environment that is fast-paced with constant change. # Needs to be a quick learner of new technologies # Holistic troubleshooting and reasoning skills, does not jump to conclusions but bases decisions on facts # Ability to convert ideas and facts into actionable recommendations for any part of the technology stack # Ability to write and explain clear and concise technical documentation and present factual rationale for architectures and changes required

# Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience level is required # Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or Liberal Arts is acceptable

# Requires systems and software implementation experience, preferably on technically demanding projects # At least 3 years experience with performance planning and trouble-shooting for systems, networks, and applications # 1-2 years of benchmark testing and performance analysis using industry standard tools # Exposure to performance and management tools such as Introscope, Vantage, SCOM, LoadRunner, Rational Performance Tester, JUnit, HTTPWatch, YSLOW, etc. # Knowledge of TCP/IP, networking topology, routers, switches and load balancers # Knowledge of synthetic traffic generation solutions (e.g. AlertSite, Topaz, Gomez, Keynote) # Knowledge and understanding of functional automation practices within tools like RFT & QTP

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