Performance Engineering Lead


New York Life Insurance Company is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States. Founded in 1845 and headquartered in New York City, New York Life reported 2017 operating earnings of $2.06 billion. Total assets under management at year end 2017, with affiliates, totaled $586 billion.

New York Life holds the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major ratings agencies: A.M. Best, A++; Fitch AAA; Moody's Aaa; Standard & Poor's AA+ (Source: Individual independent rating agency commentary as of 8/1/17).

Financial strength, integrity and humanity-the values upon which New York Life was founded-have guided the company's decisions and actions for over 170 years.

Job Title

Performance Engineering Lead

Relevant Experience

(in Yrs)

Performance Engineering- 5+ years

Performance Testing-5+ Years

Performance Lead- 3+ Years

Technical/Functional Skills

Experience Working with:

  • Websphere - Core Java,

App Server/DB Monitoring tools: App Dynamics, Dynatrace, HP SiteScope
  • Code Profiling Tool: Jprofiler, HP J2EE Diagnostics
  • Worked with mobile performance monitoring tools
  • Performance Testing Tool: HP LoadRunner and Performance Center


Experience Required

Must Have:

Experience Working with:
  • Websphere with Core Java knowledge
  • Server/DB Monitoring tools: App Dynamics, Dynatrace, HP SiteScope
  • Code Profiling Tool: Jprofiler, HP J2EE Diagnostics, .Net Profile tools
  • Worked with mobile performance monitoring tools
  • Performance Testing Tool: HP LoadRunner and Performance Center
  • Experience testing with the following Protocols SAP, Siebel/PeopleSoft, SOA, Remote Access, Oracle E-Business, Network(FTP), Database(OdBC)
  • Performance tuning efforts from Database perspective (Query performance and make indexing recommendation)
  • Data mining experience using custom shell scripts and leverage complex splunk queries for troubleshooting, test bed setup
  • Experience with managing and working with on shore off shore model.
  • Experience with agile process. ( Safe Agile preferred)


Roles & Responsibilities
  • Strong knowledge in Performance Engineering tools & Process( JVM, GC, JDBC, Thread Pools, Thread Dumps, CPU, Memory and Physical Disks concepts and Counters)
  • Strong in Development skills in Programming knowledge in core Java
  • Strong Experience in load Profiling and Monitoring tools ( CA Wily Introscope, Dynatrace, App Dynamics , Team Quest, SQL Profilers, J-Profilers)
  • Strong Experience in Capacity Planning.
  • Good knowledge on Enterprise & Web Applications and their architectures
  • Strong knowledge in Firewalls, Load Balancers, Web Servers, Application Servers, Siteminder, Mainframe, Networking Nodes, DNS and Database Servers.
  • Working Experience in AWR Reports knowledge
  • Expertise with Load runner, Performance Center and JMeter.
  • Good Knowledge in Unix.
  • Finding Root causes for Performance bottlenecks and recommend the Tuning for Code optimization to Development Team.
  • Knowledge in testing process.
  • Excellent Communication/Coordination skills


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