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Senior Performance Engineer

Fremont, California, United States
Senior Performance Engineer - CREQ173535

Design and implement solutions to evaluate and improve performance and scalability of
SaaS / Cloud Native Platform, application and Infrastructure
Root cause analysis of performance and scalability issues and resolve issues quickly
Identify application code bottlenecks that consume high database resources and resolve the bottlenecks
Profile Ruby/Rails application code in identifying performance bottlenecks in the code and optimize the application code to improve performance.
Work in an agile environment where quick iterations and good feedback are a way of life
Continually look for opportunities to improve platform performance, reliability and scalability.
Performance profiling expertise of high traffic Ruby/Rails application
Strong analytical and programming skills in Ruby and Rails
Experience with query optimization and web stack tuning (garbage collection, caching, throttling)
Domain expert on public cloud, distributed system, micro services architecture
Knowledge of performance and alert monitoring systems
Demonstrated knowledge of systems software and understand the impact of locking, caching and I/O on software performance
Proven track record in bringing clarity to ambiguous situations. Ability to facilitate and arbitrate technical discussions, and to make challenging calls or recommendations; Work well in a distributed team environment
Experience in monitoring and measurements using tools like InfluxDB, Prometheus, ELK/Kibana and New Relic
Experience in monitoring, analyzing and identifying long running queries on database, and fixing the code to improve performance in Ruby/Rails application and MySQL database.

Primary Location
Fremont, California, United States
Job Type
Primary Skills
Ruby on Rails (RoR), Web Foundation
Years of Experience
Job Posting
Salary range
$110,000.00 - $130,000.00 (USD)

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