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Working As A Senior Performance Engineer

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

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $122,609

    Average Salary

What Does A Senior Performance Engineer Do At Accenture

* This role will be responsible for the following Performance Tuning the ALIP software platform in all technical areas, including software performance, application server tuning, database tuning, and messaging optimization.
* Work with client team members to understand and diagnose difficult performance issues and provide fixes and positive results
* Build out and enhance the performance testing plan for the ALIP software base.
* Manage the IDC performance testing team, whose responsibilities would include running routine client performance tests, debugging and resolving performance issues from the routine testing
* Interface with clients to solve hot button performance issues at client sites
* Function as a first responder for clients experiencing performance issues
* Maintain and update any documentation pertaining to performance tuning and testing the ALIP platform.
* Conduct project and issue management status reporting and issue reporting Client Travel as needed

What Does A Senior Performance Engineer Do At Scholastic

* The Senior Performance Engineer will:
* Collaborate closely with engineers, architects, business analysts, product owners and other team members to determine appropriate performance SLAs for all changes (new features as well as updates)
* Appreciate application architecture, application behavior and usage profile for applications under test and devise the appropriate performance test strategy and schedule
* Be responsible to design and create performance tests based on the agreed upon acceptance criteria.
* The Senior Performance Engineer may work with other performance test engineers for this
* Be responsible to setup the execution of performance tests as needed, interactively, or via Continuous Integration (CI) tools
* Be responsible to review the system performance via application monitoring tools such as AppDynamics, NewRelic etc.
* Be responsible to engage with all technical as well as non-technical stakeholders to ensure the timely performance validation of applications
* Be responsible to review the performance of applications deployed to Production and validate that the tested SLAs continue to be met
* Be responsible for generating and communicating test reports and metrics out to stakeholders
* Mentor other junior members of the team

What Does A Senior Performance Engineer Do At Exelon

* Accountability
* Mentors and directs diverse teams of investigators and subject matter experts in performing Root Cause Investigations (RCI) of significant incidents. #CD# Participates in selected investigations. #CD# 25
* Trains and mentors personnel at various levels across the organization in conducting Apparent Cause Evaluation (ACE) investigations (lower level significance) of incidents. #CD# 20
* Collects and analyzes company-wide performance data derived from investigations and other sources and provide conclusions and recommendations to the Vice Presidents, Directors, and managers. #CD# Interfaces with Senior Management to provide recommendations for improvement in solving human performance issues and for improvement of Human Performance and Performance Assessment processes. #CD# 20
* Provides mentoring and quality oversight of Human Performance improvement initiatives, assisting in plan development and implementation. #CD# Provides coaching and mentoring of VPs, Directors and Managers in the use of the Change Management Model for sponsoring and implementing significant process or program changes. #CD# 20
* Owns and manages the Performance Assessment process, to include: Incident Investigations, PassPort Action Tracking process for investigation and corrective action tracking and reporting, trend analysis and reporting, performance indicators, investigation training and qualification, data management and quality control, and organizational authority. #CD# #CD# 10
* Assure timely response to emergencies and provide 24 hour/day coverage for emergency response support. #CD# 5
* Minimum:
* Technical background includes a 4-year technical degree with 5
* years industrial experience or in lieu of Bachelors degree, a minimum of 9
* years relevant business experience is required.
* Supervisory experience is preferred, including second line supervision level, project management, team direction, peer challenging, and senior leadership interface.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must, as is an ability to rapidly organize and analyze complex and diverse situations and large amounts of data.
* Special Training or Technical Skill required include basic knowledge of transmission, distribution and industrial systems and equipment. #CD# Proficient computer skills to include all MS Office Applications and PassPort Action Tracking.
* Experience and training in Root Cause Analysis preferred. #CD# Proven analytical/problem solving experience required
* Working conditions require frequent travel to various Delivery locations and a mobile work environment.
* Most work is performed independently, divided according to assigned cognizant functional areas or VPs or project scope.
* Leadership and supervisory activities involve mentoring and process-directing the whole of the organization divided by areas of cognizance.
* Decision making accountabilities affect process changes, resource allocation, and budgetary impact at the department level.
* Most interactions are at the Director/Superintendent level but involve working with and mentoring personnel at all levels from senior VP to bargaining unit.
* This position reports to the Performance Assessment Manager with indirect reporting to all VPs in Delivery operations and some other Delivery organizations.
* This position involves budgetary and planning accountabilities for Business Plan objectives related to the assigned cognizant areas and special projects.
* The job involves adapting to changing conditions, priorities, and requirements and the Delivery to rapidly learn new skills and grasp new topics.
* Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
* VEVRAA Federal Contractor
* EEO is the Law Poster

What Does A Senior Performance Engineer Do At Abraxas Corporation

* Develop knowledge-based questions, cues signaling equipment faults, and other data needed for assessment
* Collect, organize, and analyze domain expert data from subject matter experts, documentation, and existing courseware
* Identify triggers for feedback and remediation in response to possible learner actions
* Develop instructional policies that initiate appropriate system responses to correct and incorrect actions by learners
* Develop learner performance metrics
* Conduct expert evaluations, brainstorming sessions, and apply other engineering methods
* Translate expected and incorrect learner actions into coded data elements
* Function as a liaison between instructional design and software engineering teams
* Serve as team leader for intelligent tutoring and learner assessment package design

What Does A Senior Performance Engineer Do At Hire It People, LLC

* Model technical requirements to evaluate performance impacts
* Develop performance requirements
* Validate performance test environments
* Work with cross functional project teams to define performance metrics and
* acceptance criteria
* Design, develop, execute and implement customized performance tests for
* enterprise-level applications with minimal guidance.
* Analyze performance test results to evaluate impacts on production
* infrastructure and make comparisons with previous release benchmarks
* Provide performance tuning recommendations especially around operating systems
* and databases
* Create detailed Performance Summary reports for management
* Provide performance sign-off and review results with the management and other
* technical groups
* Manage off-shore resources in a technical capacity for LoadRunner script
* development and executio

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Real Senior Performance Engineer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Senior Performance Test Engineer Netflix, Inc. Los Gatos, CA Mar 30, 2015 $240,200
Senior Performance Engineer Egnyte, Inc. Mountain View, CA Apr 25, 2016 $175,000
Senior Performance Engineer Egnyte, Inc. Mountain View, CA Jun 21, 2016 $175,000
Senior Manager, Performance Engineering Salesforce.Com San Francisco, CA Jul 10, 2015 $164,403
Senior Manager, Performance Engineering Salesforce.Com San Francisco, CA Mar 10, 2015 $164,403
Senior Performance Engineer Mobile Iron, Inc. Mountain View, CA Jan 06, 2016 $164,382
Senior Performance Engineer Credit Sesame, Inc. Mountain View, CA May 30, 2016 $160,000
Senior Performance Engineer MacHine Zone, Inc. Palo Alto, CA Aug 28, 2015 $160,000 -
IT Senior Performance Engineer Salesforce.Com, Inc. San Francisco, CA Jan 12, 2015 $155,000
SR. Manager, Performance Engineering Saba Software Inc. Redwood City, CA Jun 28, 2016 $150,000 -
SR. Performance Engineer Pure Storage, Inc. Mountain View, CA Feb 17, 2016 $148,803
Senior Software Platform Performance Engineer YUME, Inc. Redwood City, CA Jul 12, 2016 $147,846
Senior Platform Performance Engineer Ninthdecimal Mountain View, CA Mar 18, 2015 $145,000
SR. Cellular Software Performance Engineer Apple Inc. Cupertino, CA Jul 09, 2015 $145,000 -
SR. Healthcare Performance Engineer Montefiore Medical Center Yonkers, NY Oct 01, 2015 $120,000
Senior Performance Engineer Alcatel Lucent USA, Inc. Austin, TX Feb 26, 2016 $120,000 -
Senior Performance Engineer Akamai Technologies, Inc. Cambridge, MA Aug 10, 2015 $120,000 -
Senior Performance Test Engineer Popular Tech Irvine, CA Mar 03, 2016 $120,000
Senior Performance Engineer Akamai Technologies, Inc. Cambridge, MA Oct 08, 2015 $120,000 -
Senior Performance Engineer Akamai Technologies, Inc. Cambridge, MA Aug 15, 2016 $120,000 -
Senior Platform Performance Engineer Ninthdecimal Mountain View, CA Mar 18, 2015 $120,000
Senior Software Performance Engineer Edifecs, Inc. Bellevue, WA May 01, 2015 $119,309 -
SR. Performance Engineer II General Motors Company Milford, MI Sep 08, 2015 $103,968
Senior Software Performance Engineering Sabre Inc. Southlake, TX May 14, 2015 $103,792
Senior Performance Engineer Nityo Infotech Corporation Plainsboro, NJ Nov 21, 2016 $103,626
Senior Performance Engineer Akamai Technologies, Inc. Cambridge, MA Sep 25, 2015 $103,500 -
Senior Performance Engineer Akamai Technologies, Inc. Cambridge, MA Aug 01, 2015 $103,500 -
Senior Performance Engineer Akamai Technologies, Inc. Cambridge, MA Jul 26, 2015 $103,500 -
Senior Performance Engineer Akamai Technologies, Inc. Cambridge, MA Jan 08, 2016 $103,200 -
Senior Service Performance Engineer Akamai Technologies, Inc. Cambridge, MA Jul 17, 2015 $103,189 -

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Top Senior Performance Engineer Skills

  1. Performance Test
  2. Test Plan
  3. Load Runner Analysis
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Implemented a customized network simulation and infrastructure performance testing architecture for the U.S Department of Veteran Affairs in Tampa, FL.
  • Developed the Performance Test Plan & Scope documents and Performance Test Cases.
  • Analyzed the results by using Load Runner Analysis and prepared the result report by customizing the graphs.
  • Designed the test plans which include scope, test strategies, test scenarios and types of tests to be executed.
  • Performed load testing from various different locations using Keynote.

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Crash Course in APM: Monitor Performance, Troubleshoot, & Optimize Apps: William Li @nginxconf 2014