Sr Performance Engineer
Visionary Integration Professionals, LLC - San Ramon, CA

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Overview:
Established in 1996, Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) is a global technology and managed services firm that has provided solutions to over 900 government and commercial clients in various industries. With its mission of “helping clients achieve measurable results,” VIP helps its customers challenge boundaries and uncover new possibilities to increase productivity, maximize revenue, improve performance, mitigate risks, and reduce costs. VIP has over 700 staff and offers expertise spanning eight core service offerings: Business Intelligence, ERP Consulting & Integration, Technology-Based Learning Solutions, Management Consulting, Software Quality Management & Testing, Application Design & Development, Systems Maintenance & Operations, and Network & Data Center Infrastructure Consulting. VIP’s corporate headquarters is located in Folsom, California with offices in DC Metro, New York City, Houston.

Responsibilities:
As a contractor in the Performance Engineering & Testing department, you will:
Collect and analyze performance monitoring data in test and production to provide end-to-end performance analysis from production or performance testing Lead in identifying and defining detailed performance critical use cases, test cases and test scripts as part of Workload Characterization. Assist in test execution, compilation of test and monitoring results and related reporting. Lead or work with other performance engineers in compiling OS, DB, Storage, and Network monitoring data as well as utilize diagnostic tools to investigate performance issues, determine root cause and provide tuning and improvement suggestions Participate in quality management, architecture and design reviews to ensure that development or test effort follows performance testing best practices and procedures.

Qualifications:
BA/BS in Computer Science A minimum of 8-10 years of technology delivery project experience with 5-7 years of performance engineering experience Demonstrated experience in the practice of managing, modeling, analyzing, and tuning the performance characteristics of a system, from system design and requirements through deployment and maintenance Demonstrated experience in the practice of probing the runtime properties of a distributed multi- tier business critical application or system to reveal performance characteristics and potential bottlenecks. This competency should also include expertise in problem detection and repair of performance issues Extensive experience in performance monitoring and analysis using tools such as Nmon, Perfmon, BMC Patrol/Perceiver, HP Diagnostics, OEM Java Diagnostic Pack or similar tools

Physical Requirements:
Sit
Stand
Handle objects (manual dexterity)
Use fine finger movements (type)

Note: For MOST positions:Must carry/lift loads of:
Light (up to 25 lbs.)

Mental Requirements:
Read/comprehend
Write
Perform calculations
Communicate orally
Reason and analyze

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. EOE/F/M/DV. VIP participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.