Performance Engineer

Company Description

Verizon Digital Media Services brings together world-class technology to prepare, deliver and display content — so users can watch and enjoy on their terms. The purpose of our platform is simple. It delivers next-generation digital experiences for today’s demanding users, whether it be their favorite TV shows, catching up with friends via social media or shopping for the latest gadgets. Built on top of one of the world’s largest networks, our platform easily handles your users’ appetite for instant, secure and always-on media, anytime, anywhere.

Job Description

Verizon Digital Media Services (which includes companies like upLynk, Volicon, Intel Media, AOL, and EdgeCast Networks) is where the growth and innovation is happening.

In short, Verizon Digital Media Services makes the Internet great, fast, accessible, and affordable. Our self service platform is intuitive and simple, enabling thousands of customers to scale their media quickly. We power digital media across any and all platforms at a global scale; providing security, acceleration, storage, transaction and delivery services to millions of consumers every second. We do all of this through innovation, creativity, hard work, and fast processes. Our leaders are accountable and empowered. We foster the culture we have built, the learning we provide to employees, and the career they choose to create.

Role: Performance Engineer

The Performance engineer is a generalist excellent at investigating complex systems while taking into account the full technology stack. You should be a problem ­solving, code­-cracking, treasure-hunting ace that is passionate about performance and finding solutions.


Work with internal groups helping to identify service issues and solutions.

Design solutions utilizing existing technology stack 

Develop tool sets for analysis that interact with internal data systems and platforms

Enhance internal processes for escalation and problem identification.

Train and educate team members on technical findings and solutions.


3­-5 years in a service organization working with customers and/or internal engineering groups.

3- 5 years working in a operations organization or integration role.

Data analysis using Python, R or similar

Experience with ElasticSearch and related technologies a plus

Comfortable using cloud methodologies for rapid deployment, testing, and analysis.

Additional Information

EEO/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities Employer: AOL offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401(k) match and performance bonus. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or other protected category.

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