Performance Engineering Consultant/Architect

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world's fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Performance Engineering Consultant/Architect

•Development services team within MasterCard is about creating an ecosystem to build a world beyond waiting for all delivery teams to help achieve time-to-market, quality excellence, and higher customer satisfaction within all verticals including core, emerging payments, and value-added services.

•This position will be part of Development Services team driving Performance engineering and performance test strategy for all key MasterCard business verticals and capabilities.

Key questions:

•Are you an experienced leader who is passionate about innovative technology - specifically performance engineering tools, performance profiling, web/mobile and database performance real-time monitoring, tools - and its potential to help create a world beyond cash?

•Love being hands on and eager to demonstrate a clear path of services adoption to your partners with demos, presentations, and prototypes?

•Do you have a motivation to drive Performance Test automation and self-service culture as a part of software delivery practices?

•Can you scale your communication to articulate application performance metrics and issues starting from engineers to program managers to executives?

•Provide technical recommendations for a holistic performance strategy covering environment, techniques, key SLA metrics; platform hardware analysis; scalability architecture for better performance; and performance profiling/troubleshooting techniques.

•Mentor a small team of performance engineers on test data and performance environment needs, and develop schedules for ongoing performance testing activities.

•Partner with operations, product, and development teams to develop real-time performance dashboards and provide daily transparency of production application performance to stakeholders.

•Develop and oversee performance strategies and approaches including creating performance metrics and ensuring all applications are performing to the agreed upon SLAs.

•Perform performance testing, profiling, and troubleshooting for the assigned products/projects and present results with deep insight.

•Define and implement best practices for end-to-end application performance management solutions including Proof of Concepts and Tools evaluation and selection - specifically in the area of emerging technologies (Web, Mobile, Text based reports, Big-data).

All About You
•Ability to define performance test team strategy and roadmap, as well as partner with management to drive out and implement the strategy.

•Prior experience installing, configuring and using performance testing tools such as LoadRunner and JMeter, and performance monitoring tools such as Dynatrace and Splunk.

•Both Web Application and Web Services Scripting and performance testing experience and knowledge.

•Ability to monitor and tune Java virtual machine and app servers; articulate JVM GC process and its logs; ability to collect performance metrics from *nix and Windows.

•Performance tuning experience with RDBMS (Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, etc).

•Application development experiences preferably in Java.

•Self-motivated individual that finds and delivers solutions with ability to continuously learn new applications and technologies.

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

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