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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

  • $91,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Performance Engineer Do At Oracle

* As a Principal Performance Engineer of the Product engineering team,
* your primary responsibility will be to work with Developers/Product
* Managers/Program Managers and help validate and report on the quality of the
* product to help in stable and quality product releases.
* Diagnose performance problems as they arise in production and/or test
* environments.
* Bench-mark performance for POC or new system software or hardware.
* Monitor and analyze all aspects of system and seek tuning opportunities.
* Collaboratingwith the design team and business to understand the requirements and tocome up with performance testing strategy.
* Prepare comprehensive software performance test plan, test cases (System
* Regression / Integration/ Failure / Configuration etc.)
* Maintain and update all System Test plans and Test results documents
* with respect to every release.
* Execute test cases, ad-hoc testingscenarios and report on Performance ofthe product as well as recommendations on system capacity andconfigurations.
* Working alongside the engineering team in customer reportedissues andfollow up on closure of configuration issues and defects.
* Participate in release activity.
* Experience withVersion One or other Agile / Scrum project management tools is a plus.
* File bugs with proper investigation documentation,pursue resolutions and subsequent regressions.
* Strive for excellence and best customer experience

What Does A Performance Engineer Do At World Wide Technology

* Install, administer, deploy, customize, and integrate Extrahop solutions
* Design and develop customizations and integration with various operations monitoring solutions
* Manage technical tasks, including requirements analysis, design, development, testing, integration, configuration, and management of defect tracking, source code control, metrics and documentation of this IT space
* Work closely with customers, at a technical and user level, to design and produce solutions
* Develop customer facing pre- and post-deployment and design documentation such as worksheets, as-built docs, and drawings, etc.
* Work closely with the production management and development teams to rapidly translate the understanding of customer requirements for product and solutions
* Provide technical guidance, information exchange, and training as required

What Does A Performance Engineer Do At NRG Energy, Inc.

* Provide specialist performance modeling support to Development and Development Engineering teams for solar project development opportunities, technology evaluations, and project acquisition due diligence.
* Select data inputs and evaluate solar energy input and power output expectations using performance modeling software
* Analyze data and simulation results, identify patterns and provide insights and generate high quality reports to support optimization of plant design, installed generating capacity, energy output, capital cost, financial models, etc.
* Support conceptual engineering and energy simulation for solar power projects including roof top, shade structure, BIPV and ground mounted systems.
* Coordinate with NRG project team on energy resource predictions and production simulations
* Provide technical review and power output expectations for a variety of module and inverter technologies to support procurement and engineering with selection.
* Evaluate system generation performance and capacity testing methodologies for substantial completion of solar power projects.
* Support due diligence reviews of project acquisition opportunities to insure project technical viability and support development of pro forma costs inputs

What Does A Performance Engineer Do At Caci International

* Responsibilities include providing the dual functions of maintaining performance tools within the customer environment and also using the tools for troubleshooting application and network performance issues.
* The successful candidate will support multiple networks that operate 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
* Daily duties include the following:
* Analyze and escalate Remedy tickets for applications or networks
* Provide O&M support for tools including:
* OpNet Technologies Suite
* Computer Associates (CA) NetQos
* Develop Riverbed (OpNet) Appinternals scripts to monitor and debug performance and stability problems
* Create Riverbed (OpNet), vCenter Hyper
* V and Amazon Web Services views and/or dashboards that will provide application performance metrics to different groups
* Configure, establish, and utilize SNMP data within the OpNet and NetQoS products
* Create NetQoS reports for Wide Area Network (WAN) performance
* Diagnose and resolve application deployment and system problems for multi-tier systems including both Java and .Net environments
* Diagnose and debug both Java Virtual Machine (JVM) and Microsoft
* CLR performance to include web services
* Participate in cross functional teams to analyze complex system problems
* Respond to performance tickets and contribute to after action report creation

What Does A Performance Engineer Do At eBay

* The Performance Engineer works across the organization to identify, research, and implement performance and availability improvement programs for all platforms and systems.
* As a part of the StubHub performance team, the Engineer strives to improve the customer experience globally by optimizing the configuration of platform, infrastructure, Internet, system, and vendor components
* Responsibilities
* JMeter scripting, backend\frontend performance, Web Page Test, multi-load scenario testing
* Performance profiling, tracing and debugging of open source technologies
* Formulate and monitor policies, procedures, and standards relating to database and application management
* Perform system analysis to predict and detect system errors and anomalies
* Work closely with engineering staff to test planned database upgrades
* Work closely with product and project managers for prioritization and delivery of projects
* Manage escalations for down time issues and perform root cause analysis
* Drive performance evaluation and Sql review in pre-prod environment
* Perform application capacity planning
* Coordinate teams to drive incident resolution and apply fixes
* Document project run-books to transfer knowledge between shifts
* Develop proactive monitoring and alerting solutions for Net, DB, APP, and SYS components
* Work with product development teams while troubleshooting production issues
* Work with business teams to set priority of issue resolution

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Performance Engineer Career Paths

Performance Engineer
Senior Performance Engineer
6 Yearsyrs
Radio Frequency Engineer Project Manager
Information Technology Director
10 Yearsyrs
Radio Frequency Engineer Project Manager Information Technology Director
Chief Technology Officer
11 Yearsyrs
Radio Frequency Engineer Senior Engineer Senior Software Engineer
Senior Software Engineer Lead
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Performance Engineer
Performance Test Lead
6 Yearsyrs
Consultant Project Manager
Delivery Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Consultant Senior Engineer Engineering Manager
Senior Engineering Manager
12 Yearsyrs
Consultant Senior Software Engineer
Software Engineer-Team Lead
5 Yearsyrs
Lead Engineer Lead Technician Information Technology Manager
Information Technology Operations Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Lead Engineer Project Leader Senior Systems Engineer
Manager, Systems Engineering
9 Yearsyrs
Lead Engineer Project Leader Senior Business Analyst
Product Owner
9 Yearsyrs
Performance Test Lead Test Manager Senior Project Manager
Director Of Software Development
12 Yearsyrs
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Engineer Lead Quality Assurance Lead
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst Senior Software Engineer/Senior Tester
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
7 Yearsyrs
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst Senior Quality Assurance Engineer Senior Automation Engineer
Senior Test Engineer
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Performance Engineer Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Senior Quality Assurance
6 Yearsyrs
Project Engineer Systems Engineer Business Analyst
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
6 Yearsyrs
Project Engineer Quality Assurance Engineer
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
5 Yearsyrs
Project Engineer Quality Assurance Engineer Test Analyst
Senior Test Analyst
5 Yearsyrs
Senior Engineer Senior Test Engineer
Senior Quality Analyst
6 Yearsyrs
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Average Yearly Salary
$91,000
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$69,000
Min 10%
$91,000
Median 50%
$91,000
Median 50%
$91,000
Median 50%
$91,000
Median 50%
$91,000
Median 50%
$91,000
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$119,000
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Best Paying Company
Marathon Oil
Highest Paying City
San Mateo, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Avg Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does a Performance Engineer make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Performance Engineer in the United States is $91,268 per year or $44 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $69,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $119,000.

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Real Performance Engineer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Principal Storage Performance Engineer Intermodal Data, Inc. May 18, 2016 $175,000
Lead Performance Engineer Glint Inc. Dec 10, 2016 $175,000
Performance and Capacity Engineer Facebook, Inc. Dec 09, 2016 $172,000
GPU Software Performance Engineer Apple Inc. Sep 08, 2015 $168,000 -
$183,500
Lead Performance Engineer Toutapp Inc. Sep 11, 2015 $165,000
IOS Performance Engineer Apple Inc. Nov 19, 2015 $160,000 -
$165,000
Client Performance Engineer II Optimizely, Inc. Nov 07, 2016 $160,000
Performance and Capacity Engineer Facebook, Inc. Dec 15, 2016 $157,600
Performance and Capacity Engineer Facebook, Inc. Sep 11, 2015 $156,542
Performance and Capacity Engineer, Cloud Operations Autodesk, Inc. Dec 09, 2016 $153,000
Performance and Capacity Engineer, Cloud Operations Autodesk, Inc. Sep 12, 2016 $153,000
Software Performance Engineer, Quality EBAY Inc. Nov 30, 2016 $152,000
Lead Automation Performance Engineer, Lmts Salesforce.com, Inc. Aug 31, 2015 $150,786
GPU Performance Engineer Samsung Research America, Inc. Dec 21, 2015 $150,000
Associate, Performance Engineer Jpmorgan Chase & Co. Oct 24, 2016 $105,000
Performance Engineer, Associate Jpmorgan Chase & Co. Jan 02, 2016 $105,000
Performance Engineer Jpmorgan Chase & Co. Dec 15, 2015 $105,000
Performance and Capacity Engineer Facebook, Inc. Aug 09, 2015 $105,000
Performance Architect Engineer Samsung Austin Semiconductor, L.L.C. Oct 01, 2015 $105,000 -
$165,000
Performance Engineer, Associate Jpmorgan Chase & Co. Apr 01, 2016 $105,000
Lead Performance Engineer McGraw-Hill Global Education, LLC Jul 25, 2016 $105,000 -
$115,000
Performance Engineer Informatica LLC Aug 20, 2016 $105,000
Service Performance Engineer III Sprint Corporation Jul 18, 2016 $87,000
Performance Engineer The Mathworks, Inc. May 10, 2015 $87,000
Performance Engineer Jpmorgan Chase & Co. Apr 12, 2016 $86,900
Performance Engineer Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Mar 10, 2016 $86,800 -
$130,200
Performance Engineer Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Dec 09, 2016 $86,800 -
$130,200
Performance Engineer General Motors Company Jan 09, 2016 $86,760
Performance Engineer/Analyst (Associate) JP Morgan Chase & Co Jul 15, 2015 $86,700
Performance Improvement Engineer Valmet, Inc. Nov 08, 2016 $85,946 -
$102,230

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Top Skills for A Performance Engineer

  1. Test Cases
  2. Loadrunner
  3. Performance Test Plan
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Involved in Analyzing the Business Requirement Documents and Functional specification documents to prepare Test cases.
  • Configured Web/Application/Database server monitoring setup using LoadRunner Controller.
  • Designed and Implemented Performance test plans based on system understanding and analysis of functional and system specifications.
  • Performed concurrent and simultaneous load testing using the LoadRunner Controller test bench testing web applications utilizing different Browsers.
  • Conducted Database Integrity testing by executing SQL statements.

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Performance Engineer Demographics

Gender

Male

75.8%

Female

18.7%

Unknown

5.5%
Ethnicity

White

47.5%

Asian

23.2%

Hispanic or Latino

11.5%

Black or African American

9.4%

Unknown

8.4%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

31.1%

Hindi

11.1%

French

8.9%

Mandarin

6.7%

Chinese

4.4%

Gujarati

4.4%

Carrier

4.4%

Urdu

4.4%

Cheyenne

2.2%

Portuguese

2.2%

German

2.2%

Greek

2.2%

Mongolian

2.2%

Japanese

2.2%

Latvian

2.2%

Malayalam

2.2%

Arabic

2.2%

Korean

2.2%

Russian

2.2%
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Performance Engineer Education

Schools

Georgia Institute of Technology -

9.0%

Purdue University

7.5%

Michigan Technological University

6.8%

University of Texas at Austin

6.8%

University of Cincinnati

6.0%

University of Texas at Arlington

5.3%

University of Florida

5.3%

University of Central Florida

5.3%

North Carolina State University

4.5%

University of Washington

4.5%

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

4.5%

Wayne State University

4.5%

Pennsylvania State University

4.5%

Arizona State University

3.8%

University of Colorado at Boulder

3.8%

Rochester Institute of Technology

3.8%

University of Illinois at Springfield

3.8%

Illinois Institute of Technology

3.8%

University of Maryland - College Park

3.8%

Louisiana State University and A&M College

3.0%
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Majors

Mechanical Engineering

19.5%

Computer Science

17.7%

Electrical Engineering

13.5%

Business

8.5%

Computer Engineering

5.8%

Aerospace Engineering

5.1%

Information Technology

4.1%

Engineering

3.2%

Computer Applications

2.8%

Management Information Systems

2.5%

Industrial Engineering

2.3%

Chemical Engineering

2.3%

Engineering And Industrial Management

2.3%

Computer Networking

2.3%

Computer Information Systems

1.6%

Computer Systems Security

1.6%

Management

1.4%

Mathematics

1.4%

Project Management

1.1%

Music

1.1%
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Degrees

Bachelors

48.5%

Masters

41.7%

Doctorate

2.9%

Certificate

2.6%

Associate

2.6%

Diploma

1.1%

High School Diploma

0.6%
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