Performance/ Technical Architect

Job Description
Performance Architect/Engineer

The Performance Architect / Engineer executes implementation projects in accordance with approved client Statements of Work (SOWs) for the SWG Industry Solutions technical services consulting organization. Working as an individual contributor or as part of a larger team the B2BC Performance Engineer must demonstrate the following general proficiencies:

  • Work with customers on billable performance tests of deployed product solutions
  • Write test scripts according to test plans during performance tests
  • Build tools to create test data in automated performance tests, using tools such as Loadrunner
  • Set up and manage performance test environments, including installing and configuring Sterling OMS, deploying customizations, configuring complementary products - application servers (), databases (Oracle / DB2), integration tools, etc
  • Run test scripts during performance test execution
  • Run scripts to collect metrics and other evaluation data for analysis
  • Troubleshoot performance related issues during performance tests
  • Analyse custom code to discover potential performance issues
  • Create and/or review caching implementation
  • Tune products used in performance tests, including OMS /Sterling Commerce products, databases, application servers
  • Support customers during implementation, production deployment and / or after a "go-live" event, by troubleshooting performance related issues, and tuning environments and products as required
  • Write reports giving details of issues found and resolutions and recommended actions
Required skills
  • Experience with performance tuning with OMS Application Server
  • Ability to code test drivers and scripts using tools such as LoadRunner or Silk
  • Knowledgeable and have experience with technologies such as Java, Web Services, J2EE, JSPs, EJBs, etc.
  • Experience with Eclipse development environment
  • Coding proficiency in the following: Unix Shell, SQL, Java, JavaScript, XML, HTML
  • Knowledge of Java Internals - Heap Dump, Thread Dump Analysis, GC Analysis
  • Experience in troubleshooting Performance Problems
  • Experience in troubleshooting Oracle - AWR Reports/Explain Plan/SQL Profiles
  • AIX/LPAR Knowledge and understanding of POWER systems
  • Experience in troubleshooting OMS Clustering/IHS/Load Balancer issues
  • Knowledge of load testing tools/languages
  • Understanding of OMS MQ Concepts - File Bindings/JNDI etc.
  • Experience supporting Enterprise Level Performance Test
Preferred experience
  • Technical product implementation experience with the primary skill set.

Opening date:- 27/4/2018
Closing date :- 25/05/2018
Salary - Competitive
Location:- London

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with performance tuning with OMS Application Server
  • Ability to code test drivers and scripts using tools such as LoadRunner or Silk
  • Knowledgeable and have experience with technologies such as Java, Web Services, J2EE, JSPs, EJBs, etc.
  • Experience with Eclipse development environment
  • Coding proficiency in the following: Unix Shell, SQL, Java, JavaScript, XML, HTML
  • Knowledge of Java Internals - Heap Dump, Thread Dump Analysis, GC Analysis
  • Experience in troubleshooting Performance Problems
  • Experience in troubleshooting Oracle - AWR Reports/Explain Plan/SQL Profiles
  • AIX/LPAR Knowledge and understanding of POWER systems
  • Experience in troubleshooting OMS Clustering/IHS/Load Balancer issues
  • Knowledge of load testing tools/languages
  • Understanding of OMS MQ Concepts - File Bindings/JNDI etc.
  • Experience supporting Enterprise Level Performance Test


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Technical product implementation experience with the primary skill set required.

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