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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
* HOW YOU CAN FIT

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
* POSITION SPECIFICATIONS
* 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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Average Length of Employment
Test Engineer 3.0 years
Performance Tester 2.2 years
Lead UAT 1.3 years
Top Employers Before
Consultant 2.7%
Engineer 2.0%
Top Employers After
Consultant 3.0%
Architect 2.2%

Senior Performance Engineer Demographics

Gender

Male

74.3%

Female

22.5%

Unknown

3.2%
Ethnicity

White

55.5%

Asian

28.3%

Unknown

8.0%

Hispanic or Latino

6.7%

Black or African American

1.5%
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Languages Spoken

Carrier

33.3%

Dari

16.7%

French

16.7%

Chinese

16.7%

Spanish

16.7%
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Senior Performance Engineer Education

Schools

University of Houston

7.7%

Purdue University

7.7%

New York University

6.2%

National University

6.2%

New Jersey Institute of Technology

6.2%

Syracuse University

4.6%

University of Florida

4.6%

Wright State University

4.6%

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

4.6%

Ohio State University

4.6%

University of Illinois at Chicago

4.6%

University of New Haven

4.6%

California State University - Long Beach

4.6%

San Diego State University

4.6%

Towson University

4.6%

More Tech Institute

4.6%

Fairleigh Dickinson University

4.6%

Stevens Institute of Technology

4.6%

Washington State University

3.1%

North Carolina State University

3.1%
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Majors

Computer Science

24.4%

Electrical Engineering

11.2%

Business

10.2%

Mechanical Engineering

8.1%

Information Technology

6.1%

Computer Engineering

5.8%

Engineering

5.8%

Computer Applications

4.4%

Computer Information Systems

3.7%

Management

2.7%

Accounting

2.4%

Physics

2.0%

Information Systems

2.0%

Industrial Engineering

2.0%

Finance

1.7%

Computer Networking

1.7%

Project Management

1.7%

Music

1.4%

Electrical Engineering Technology

1.4%

Health Care Administration

1.4%
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Degrees

Bachelors

44.7%

Masters

32.4%

Other

12.1%

Doctorate

3.9%

Associate

3.6%

Diploma

2.1%

Certificate

1.3%
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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 Jun 21, 2016 $175,000
Senior Performance Engineer Egnyte, Inc. Mountain View, CA Apr 25, 2016 $175,000
Senior Performance Engineer Mobile Iron, Inc. Mountain View, CA Jan 06, 2016 $164,382
Senior Performance Engineer MacHine Zone, Inc. Palo Alto, CA Aug 28, 2015 $160,000 -
$189,000
Senior Performance Engineer Credit Sesame, Inc. Mountain View, CA May 30, 2016 $160,000
IT Senior Performance Engineer Salesforce.Com, Inc. San Francisco, CA Jan 12, 2015 $155,000
SR. Performance Engineer Pure Storage, Inc. Mountain View, CA Feb 17, 2016 $148,803
Senior Platform Performance Engineer Ninthdecimal Mountain View, CA Mar 18, 2015 $145,000
Senior Performance Engineer Salesforce.Com, Inc. San Francisco, CA Jun 08, 2015 $140,000
Senior Performance Engineer Inflection.Com, Inc. Redwood City, CA Mar 23, 2015 $140,000
SR. Performance Engineer Renaissance Learning, Inc. New York, NY May 30, 2016 $140,000 -
$170,000
Smts, Senior Performance Engineer, Search Cloud Salesforce.Com, Inc. San Francisco, CA Nov 07, 2016 $138,362
Senior Performance Engineer, Data.Com Salesforce.Com, Inc. San Mateo, CA Nov 01, 2016 $138,362
Senior Performance Test Engineer Amadeus North America, Inc. Waltham, MA Jun 09, 2016 $119,000
Senior Performance Testing Engineer Alstom Power Inc. Windsor, CT Mar 23, 2016 $118,569
Senior Performance Engineer Evolent Health LLC Arlington, VA Nov 14, 2016 $115,000 -
$125,000
Senior Performance Engineer Akamai Technologies, Inc. Cambridge, MA Apr 13, 2015 $115,000 -
$135,000
Senior Performance Test Engineer Mobileiron, Inc. Mountain View, CA Sep 10, 2015 $115,000 -
$140,000
Senior Performance Engineer Akamai Technologies, Inc. Cambridge, MA Nov 18, 2015 $115,000 -
$135,000
SR. Performance Engineer Tesla Motors, Inc. Fremont, CA Jun 06, 2016 $115,000 -
$125,000
Senior Performance Test Engineer Dealertrack, Inc. Lake Success, NY Jan 28, 2015 $114,941
Senior Performance and Verification Engineer Lg Electronics Mobile Research U.S.A., LLC San Jose, CA Apr 27, 2015 $102,606
Senior Performance Engineer Motorola Mobility LLC Chicago, IL May 11, 2015 $102,523 -
$134,700
Senior Performance Engineer Motorola Mobility LLC Chicago, IL Mar 02, 2015 $102,523 -
$134,700
SR. Healthcare Performance Engineer Montefiore Medical Center Yonkers, NY Oct 01, 2015 $102,000
Senior Performance Engineer The Mathworks, Inc. Natick, MA Sep 04, 2015 $102,000
Senior Engineer Performance/Simulation/Application Caterpillar Inc. Rossville, IL May 25, 2015 $102,000
Senior Performance Engineer Webmd, LLC New York, NY Dec 29, 2015 $101,899 -
$130,000
Senior Performance Engineer Akamai Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA Feb 16, 2016 $101,800 -
$145,000

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Top Skills for A Senior Performance Engineer

PerformanceTestTestPlanLoadRunnerAnalysisTestScenariosLoadTestSQLServerTestDataLoadrunnerVugenWindowsXPTestScriptsMemoryLeaksWebServicesDevelopersTestCasesProtocolsUnixCPUCapacityXMLSiteScope

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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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Senior Performance Engineer Videos

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

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