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Lead Software Engineer- Performance Engineering
Posted on 5/5/2022
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Deep Understanding of Performance KPIs and their tradeoffs and patterns
  • Performance Modeling capability based on Performance Test Numbers for a predefined application Non Functional Requirement
  • Deep Understanding of Linux Memory management
  • Deep Understanding of IO Subsystem (IO subsystem layers, Type of IOs, Caching, Filesystems, RAID)
  • Understanding of process state, context switches, system calls
  • Understanding of Network layers - protocols, flow control and congestion control
  • Knowledge of at least one language - GoLang, Python or Java. Should be able to code independently
  • Ability to build Cost Profile for Application based on test results[CPU, Memory, IO and Network]
  • Ability to profile CPU and Memory consumptions or raw dumps. Familiarity with traces, thread dumps, debug log
  • Create performance test strategy and test cases
  • Design Chaos test case scenarios and formulate test strategy by identifying failure points
  • Accountable for creating application and infrastructure performance plans/models for a highly scalable, data-intensive, highly-available and high-throughput applications
  • Understand and own component level performance engineering activities, including code and data flow review
  • Design and contribute to performance and resiliency testing and tuning of distributed components
  • Coordinate with the Dev / QA / Support / PM teams to review and document requirements
  • Design and conduct tests with complex workloads and data shapes to expose potential bottlenecks and failure points
  • Perform root cause analysis for the issues identified
  • Analyze metrics and trends to find out opportunities for performance improvements of the applications
  • Experiment with ways to eliminate issues and present corrective actions, conduct session with developers and architects on the corrections/techniques suggested
  • Oversee system performance lifecycle and identify key metrics for performance improvements
  • Generate periodic performance engineering reports for architects, developers and PMs to review
  • Conduct technical presentations to enable teams on how to improve system and application performance
  • Innovate solutions to improve performance engineering effectiveness
  • Design and develop Performance best practices and influence non-functional requirements at early stages
  • Work closely with application development teams to provide technical direction to improve application performance
Desired Qualifications
  • Good understanding of ETL systems and their testing is a big plus
  • Good understanding of Hadoop ecosystem is a big plus
  • Deep understanding of Relational Database is a plus

10,001+ employees

Leading credit card company
Company mission
Visa's mission is to remove barriers and connect more people to the global economy. The company provides end-to-end financial infrastructure.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Dental Insurance.
  • Disability Insurance.
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance.
Company Values
  • Integrity: Doing well by doing right.
  • People: Behind payments are people.
  • Innovation: Pioneering with a purpose.
  • Clients: Keeping clients in focus.
  • Collaboration: Pulling ahead by pulling together.