Lead Performance Engineer
Location: United States - CA - San Mateo About the Role SuccessFactors is seeking Lead Performance Engineers who will be responsible for improving Performance and Scalability of various products that SuccessFactors deliver. Duties and Responsibilities: - Partner with Project Management and Development teams, review the functional design specifications of new features that will be coming out in each release, review the existing performance issues, and provide guidance on how to improve performance - Analyze profiling result and performance test result and provide suggestions to development teams on the next steps - Enforce Performance best practices as an integrated step during the product development life cycle. - Keep track of Performance metrics of SuccessFactors’ application and communicate that to senior management and across all teams - Work with Customer Success and Provisioning Services teams to help them with performance trouble shooting, tuning and resolving performance issues - Create and maintain best practices documents for performance coding, system configuration and application configuration - Work with DCOPS/NOC team to set up monitoring and benchmarking tools on production and performance lab and generate reports regularly - Work closely with 3rd party vendors to evaluate performance metrics of various technologies - Handle customer escalations, prioritize initiatives and align them with business goals - Assist other teams such as Development, Network Operations and Customer Support, as needed Required Experience and Skills - Hands-on experience with various Performance and Load Assurance practices and methodologies - Solid experience with Java or J2EE - Strong experience with relational databases and ER modeling - Experience using Load Runner or other load testing tools - Must have solid knowledge of algorithms and data structures and be able to assess trade-offs between memory vs. CPU vs. I/O vs. database load etc. - Familiar with system administration, application server config, network config and setup - Experience working on large deployment of production systems - Experience with performance Profiling/Tuning/Testing - Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering (any field) or related - 5 years of experience as a performance engineer, database architect/administrator, software engineer, or similar (Will accept 3 years of experience with a Master’s degree) About SuccessFactors SuccessFactors, an SAP Company, is the leading provider of cloud-based Business Execution Software and delivers business alignment, team execution, recruiting execution, people performance, and learning management solutions to organizations of all sizes across more than 60 industries. We offer the most powerful software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions on the market. As we like to say… our cloud strategy is BadAss SaaS. Period. As an SAP company, the possibilities for growth, innovation, and impact are endless! Our primary focus is always on the win. When our customers win, we win. We deliver innovative solutions, content and analytics, process expertise, and best-practice insights to our broad and diverse customer base. Today, we have more than 3,500 customers and 15 million subscription seats in more than 168 countries using our solutions in 35 languages. Are you ready? You’re in for an exciting ride. SuccessFactors is known for its innovation, extraordinary leadership, and high-energy culture. Our talent around the world is all passionately focused on revolutionizing the future of work, and we hire high-performing people that want to make a difference. Our commitment to our employees is to provide opportunity for personal and professional growth, recognition for real impact, and meaningful rewards for delivering amazing results! Employees truly are the heart of our success! We expect all our talent to be leaders – no matter your role. We challenge ourselves and each other to swing big and take risks every day. We move fast, but we care about how we work with each other. It’s one of our core values – “No Jerks!” Connect with us! Learn more about the culture at SuccessFactors, an SAP Company, see pics of our global offices, talk to recruiters, and see real-time job openings: Facebook: http://facebook.com/successfactorscareers Twitter: http://twitter.com/CareersAtSF YouTube: http://youtube.com/CareersAtSF Linkedin: Search "SuccessFactors Careers" Match yourself and your network on Facebook and Linkedin to open jobs at SuccessFactors using our new SocialMatcher tool: http://jobs.successfactors.com/social-matcher/ Do you know someone that might be interested? We pay for external referrals! Refer them to email@example.com, including a resume and contact info, and you can make $1,000! Requisition ID: 19557 TO APPLY Click here to apply - Please mention that you saw the job on VentureBeat
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