Performance Engineer (490)
EVO Solutions - Beaverton, OR

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EVO Solutions is seeking a Performance Architect to be the lead contact for our Client's performance center of excellence. This role will work with the various teams to build effective relationships in order to create robust performance strategies that seamlessly merge technical complexities of the applications/systems with functional business processes. This person will assist with mitigation of the performance risks for deployed applications. This candidate should possess critical thinking skills for performance analysis, discovery and simulation of real-world performance conditions, performance test execution (manual and automated), performance analysis, bottleneck identification and remediation. This person will report to the Director of Performance Center of Excellence and should have a minimum of 7 to 9 years of Information Systems experience.

DUTIES :

* Plan and transition to future technology capability for IT infrastructure and services to deliver cost effective and sustained level of application availability
* Define technical solutions supporting continuity management
* Find and communicate best practices, thinks outside of the box to design solutions
* Participate in and develop business cases
* Planning and designing for technology recovery
* Identify critical areas for monitoring based on knowledge of application, system, and technical architecture
* Explore and identify technology solutions to satisfy business requirements
* Develop and execute evaluation process for evaluating technology and supporting services using critical elements from the business and GIT technology plan
* Participate in development of the GIT technology plan based on accepted recommendations
* Specify requirements of infrastructure maintenance at a technical level
* Adhere to the Center of Excellence policies and procedures
* Set baseline for acceptable infrastructure performance
* Design high-level maintenance process and review details developed by less-experienced personnel
* Work with the IT Production Support and Operations teams to understand monitoring capabilities so they can provide feedback into the test execution processes
* Provide technical expertise in the area of strategic planning and direction
* Apply advanced concepts in security management as it relates to area of responsibility
* Evaluate strategy regarding security management and advise or make corrections as indicated based on best practices or industry guidelines
* Prepare for and support emergency events
* Collaborate with architects to develop next generation security solutions
* Validate the technical approach and strategy for each individual performance testing engagement
* Coach, mentor, and influence peers (performance test leads) and test analysts on robust performance test designs

SKILLS and REQUIREMENTS :
* Must have effective communication skills to share testing knowledge and test strategy in a collaborative atmosphere
* Understanding of object-oriented languages such as C# or Java
* Working knowledge of SQL to provide database server performance tuning and profiling
* Hands on experience working with production monitoring tools and analyzing monitoring results
* Hands on experience at implementing a variety of performance improving strategies, including but not limited to, platform changes (e.g. operating systems, jvm settings, database settings), infrastructure optimization options (e.g. WAN Accelerators), and code changes (e.g. different loop structures, object instantiation techniques, etc).
* Experience across technology disciplines
* Proficient with Java development
* High proficiency in LoadRunner 9.x/11.x
* Proficient in performance testing of Web Services
* Understanding of .Net applications
* XML, HTML knowledge
* VmWare (ESX) knowledge
* Oracle 10g and up, SOA, Oracle Application Servers
* JMeter, Neoload, Webload, LoadUI
* Bachelor's Degree and minimum of 8 years directly relevant work experience

* MUST BE LOCAL TO BEAVERTON - NO TELECOMMUNTE *

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