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Working As A Performance Engineer

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Getting Information
  • Processing Information
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $84,427

    Average Salary

What Does A Performance Engineer Do At Oracle

* select, adapt, and maintain benchmarks for highlyscalable systems and cloud computing
* create big data and machine learning workloadsfor use in performance analysis
* create measurement and analysis facilities foranalyzing application algorithms and system run time behavior
* perform software engineering design, coding,testing, and documentation for system modeling
* perform CPU, memory, and I/O tracing and profiling
* perform SQL profiling for big data using Hadoop, Hive, Spark, etc
* Overseeand mentor the efforts from other engineers working on performance testing
* Provideperformance tuning recommendations to development teams.
* Collaborate with other teamsincluding Release Management, Product Management, Product Development andTest Development for successful delivery of highly scalable and performantproducts and services

What Does A Performance Engineer Do At Microsoft Corporation

* Expertise in working in LINUX environment with Python, C/C++, CUDA Deep Learning application frameworks (e.g.
* TensorFlow, Caffe, CNTK, Pytorch, etc.).
* Must have coding experience with at least Python, C/C++ and common LINUX scripting languages.
* Experience with performance root cause on CPU/GPU systems using analytical skills with appropriate profiling and debugging tools
* Comfortable with configuring/tuning hardware and complex third-party software installs and usage – especially for state of the art new systems (CPUs/GPUs/AI accelerators)
* Define, review, and verify performance monitoring features in target silicon
* Use performance monitoring features to assess usage patterns and identify performance bottlenecks in deployed HW
* Perform performance analysis to identify opportunities for HW acceleration

What Does A Performance Engineer Do At at&T

* Proactively monitor the performance of all devices and/or network elements in the entire JRSS services network
* Perform customer traffic measurements and monitor deviations from performance standards
* Responsible to provide reports regarding network events, or potential events, to customers and Government oversight entities, ensuring incidents are populated in the Trouble Management System
* Provide limited analyses of incidents by: determining the incidents’ nature and formulating responses, identifying and providing the ability to surge during emergencies, correlating event and incident data and determining actions to be taken, and determining possible effects on the networks, customers and other organizations
* Responsible to use network management and performance monitoring tools, identify components/elements which may lead to or cause network degradation or failure
* Responsible for taking customer requirements for new reports and developing initial report, and following up with the customer to ensure output meets their requirements

What Does A Performance Engineer Do At Vmware

* Contribute to architectural planning and design with development engineers
* Design and deploy cloud scale environments to study performance
* Develop and automate performance measurement and data analysis tools
* Develop performance diagnostics tools in the products
* Understand the products in depth to be able to identify bottlenecks in code/design/architecture
* Implement or prototype optimization ideas
* Publish research papers and product performance technical whitepapers
* Research next generation architectures for cloud scale performance

What Does A Performance Engineer Do At Ultimate Software

* Ensure quality for our customers by validating performance, stability, scalability and reliability in our HCM software solutions
* Work proactively with members of an Agile team to find and fix defects in our product architecture
* Discover thresholds and data impact
* Design and develop automated performance, stability, scalability and reliability tests at the system, sub-system, and component level
* Participate in the constant improvement of performance test automation practices
* Architect and develop tools to facilitate and enhance performance testing
* Debug, troubleshoot and work with team members to find and fix software defects
* Create reports that describe detected defects and possible causes
* Communicate with Product Analyst in creating acceptance tests as part of the requirements, and execute those tests with the necessary automation tools
* Analyze defects and test results, and be able to deduct the chain of events leading to a failure
* Provide feedback on how to improve product solutions, tools and other technical software features
* Write SQL code as part of data setup, in order to conduct performance tests
* Provide performance and scalability analysis and feedback on any of our HCM software systems
* Gain a technical and functional understanding of our product architecture and become part of the ongoing improvement of the performance of our enterprise application
* Communicate critical issues and status updates in a timely manner to Kanban team.
* This role requires work-related travel within the USA and Canada about 15 days per year

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Performance Engineer Career Paths

Performance Engineer
Architect Project Manager Development Manager
Director Of Software Development
12 Yearsyrs
Senior Engineer Senior Software Engineer
Lead Developer
6 Yearsyrs
Project Manager General Manager Technician
Lead Technician
6 Yearsyrs
Systems Engineer Senior Software Engineer
Principal Software Engineer
10 Yearsyrs
Project Engineer Operations Manager Business Analyst
Quality Assurance Lead
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Performance Engineer Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Quality Assurance Lead
Quality Assurance Team Leader
6 Yearsyrs
Project Engineer Senior Engineer Senior Software Engineer
Senior .NET Developer
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Senior Engineer Senior Software Engineer
Senior ETL Developer
5 Yearsyrs
Senior Performance Engineer
6 Yearsyrs
Systems Engineer Systems Administrator Software Engineer
Senior Programmer Analyst
7 Yearsyrs
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Business Analyst Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Senior Quality Analyst
6 Yearsyrs
Performance Test Lead Test Manager Business Analyst
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Software Engineer Business Analyst Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
7 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Lead Quality Assurance Manager
Senior Quality Assurance Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Consultant
Senior Software Engineer
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Engineer Project Leader Business Analyst
Senior Systems Analyst
7 Yearsyrs
Application Engineer Consulting Engineer Test Engineer
Senior Test Analyst
5 Yearsyrs
Architect Design Consultant Senior Engineer
Senior Test Engineer
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Software Engineer Senior Technologist Systems Engineer
Systems Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Lead Quality Assurance Team Leader Quality Assurance Manager
Test Manager
8 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Test Engineer 3.0 years
Performance Tester 2.2 years
Top Employers Before
Engineer 4.7%
Internship 3.1%
Consultant 3.1%
Top Employers After
Engineer 4.5%
Consultant 3.8%
Architect 2.6%

Performance Engineer Demographics

Gender

Male

78.4%

Female

17.9%

Unknown

3.7%
Ethnicity

White

59.4%

Asian

24.2%

Unknown

7.7%

Hispanic or Latino

7.6%

Black or African American

1.0%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

28.6%

French

10.2%

Hindi

8.2%

Mandarin

6.1%

Chinese

6.1%

Gujarati

4.1%

Bengali

4.1%

Russian

4.1%

Carrier

4.1%

Japanese

4.1%

Turkish

2.0%

Cheyenne

2.0%

Korean

2.0%

Greek

2.0%

Latvian

2.0%

Malayalam

2.0%

Portuguese

2.0%

German

2.0%

Persian

2.0%

Mongolian

2.0%
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Performance Engineer Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

8.3%

University of Central Florida

7.7%

Northeastern University

7.1%

New York University

6.5%

Purdue University

6.5%

Georgia Institute of Technology -

6.5%

Michigan Technological University

4.7%

University of Bridgeport

4.7%

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

4.7%

University of Florida

4.7%

George Washington University

4.1%

Arizona State University

4.1%

Pennsylvania State University

4.1%

New Jersey Institute of Technology

4.1%

University of Texas at Austin

4.1%

Wayne State University

3.6%

Illinois Institute of Technology

3.6%

University of Texas at Arlington

3.6%

Stevens Institute of Technology

3.6%

Southern Methodist University

3.6%
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Majors

Computer Science

18.0%

Electrical Engineering

16.8%

Mechanical Engineering

15.3%

Business

9.7%

Computer Engineering

5.5%

Information Technology

3.7%

Computer Information Systems

3.7%

Engineering

3.1%

Aerospace Engineering

3.0%

Management

2.9%

Project Management

2.3%

Computer Networking

2.2%

Industrial Engineering

2.0%

Computer Applications

1.8%

Chemical Engineering

1.8%

Electrical Engineering Technology

1.7%

Finance

1.7%

Information Systems

1.7%

Mathematics

1.7%

Engineering And Industrial Management

1.4%
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Degrees

Bachelors

46.7%

Masters

34.6%

Other

9.1%

Associate

3.4%

Doctorate

3.3%

Certificate

2.1%

Diploma

0.7%

License

0.1%
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Real Performance Engineer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Principal Storage Performance Engineer Intermodal Data, Inc. Santa Clara, CA May 18, 2016 $175,000
Lead Performance Engineer Glint Inc. Redwood City, CA Dec 10, 2016 $175,000
Performance and Capacity Engineer Facebook, Inc. Menlo Park, CA Dec 09, 2016 $172,000
GPU Software Performance Engineer Apple Inc. Cupertino, CA Sep 08, 2015 $168,000 -
$183,500
Lead Performance Engineer Toutapp Inc. San Francisco, CA Sep 11, 2015 $165,000
IOS Performance Engineer Apple Inc. Cupertino, CA Nov 19, 2015 $160,000 -
$165,000
Client Performance Engineer II Optimizely, Inc. San Francisco, CA Nov 07, 2016 $160,000
Performance and Capacity Engineer Facebook, Inc. Menlo Park, CA Dec 15, 2016 $157,600
Performance and Capacity Engineer Facebook, Inc. Menlo Park, CA Sep 11, 2015 $156,542
Performance and Capacity Engineer, Cloud Operations Autodesk, Inc. San Francisco, CA Sep 12, 2016 $153,000
Performance and Capacity Engineer, Cloud Operations Autodesk, Inc. San Francisco, CA Dec 09, 2016 $153,000
Software Performance Engineer, Quality EBAY Inc. San Jose, CA Nov 30, 2016 $152,000
Lead Automation Performance Engineer, Lmts Salesforce.Com, Inc. San Francisco, CA Aug 31, 2015 $150,786
GPU Performance Engineer Samsung Research America, Inc. Mountain View, CA Dec 21, 2015 $150,000
Associate, Performance Engineer Jpmorgan Chase & Co. Wilmington, DE Oct 24, 2016 $105,000
Performance Engineer, Associate Jpmorgan Chase & Co. Wilmington, DE Apr 01, 2016 $105,000
Performance Engineer Jpmorgan Chase & Co. Wilmington, DE Dec 15, 2015 $105,000
Lead Performance Engineer McGraw-Hill Global Education, LLC Columbus, OH Jul 25, 2016 $105,000 -
$115,000
Performance Architect Engineer Samsung Austin Semiconductor, L.L.C. Austin, TX Oct 01, 2015 $105,000 -
$165,000
Performance Engineer (Advisor) Caremark, L.L.C. Richardson, TX Mar 30, 2015 $105,000
Performance and Capacity Engineer Facebook, Inc. Menlo Park, CA Aug 09, 2015 $105,000
Performance Engineer, Associate Jpmorgan Chase &Amp; Co. Wilmington, DE Jan 02, 2016 $105,000
Service Performance Engineer III Sprint Corporation Maitland, FL Jul 18, 2016 $87,000
Performance Engineer The Mathworks, Inc. Natick, MA May 10, 2015 $87,000
Performance Engineer Jpmorgan Chase & Co. Jersey City, NJ Apr 12, 2016 $86,900
Performance Engineer Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Minneapolis, MN Mar 10, 2016 $86,800 -
$130,200
Performance Engineer Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Minneapolis, MN Dec 09, 2016 $86,800 -
$130,200
Performance Engineer General Motors Company Warren, MI Jan 09, 2016 $86,760
Performance Engineer/Analyst (Associate) JP Morgan Chase & Co Newark, DE Jul 15, 2015 $86,700
Performance Improvement Engineer Valmet, Inc. Lansdale, PA Nov 08, 2016 $85,946 -
$102,230

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Top Skills for A Performance Engineer

WebServicesPerformanceTestLoadrunnerAnalysisTestPlanTestScenariosTestDataSQLServerWindowsXPLoadTestUnixCapacityPlanningTestScriptsMemoryLeaksDevelopersTestCasesLoadrunnerVugenCPUSiteScopeTestResultsThroughput

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Top Performance Engineer Skills

  1. Web Services
  2. Performance Test
  3. Loadrunner Analysis
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Execute load on Web Services and monitor Mainframe CICS using Qpasa.
  • Implemented and maintained an effective performance test environment.
  • Monitored and Analyzed activity Report and Performance Report created using LoadRunner Analysis.
  • Involved in the development of Performance Test plan and Test strategy and also performed functional analysis of the system.
  • Create and Execute Load Tests, Performance Test, Endurance test and Stress Test scenarios.

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