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Performance Test Engineer (948-6)
New York City
Work with development, engineering and performance test teams to analyze
system behavior, isolate bottlenecks and resolve defects related to
performance and capacity
Analyze production demand and attain detailed understanding of application
Determine maximum throughput capabilities and latency characteristics
Certify production performance capabilities and approve regression test
Develop and maintain performance metrics databases to allow for historical
trending, capacity planning, troubleshooting and service delivery reporting
Produce an annual Capacity Plan and provide regular management reports
Strong knowledge of server, network and storage technologies
Ability to isolate problems, pinpoint bottlenecks and find solutions
Comprehensive knowledge of Linux operating system, especially process and
system monitoring and performance measurement
Understanding TCP/UDP, InfiniBand, multi-cast.
Understanding of x86 micro-architecture, numa, thread pools, caches, process
and thread affinity, etc.
Scripting (e.g. perl, python, lua)
Ability to manage capacity, throughput, headroom and latency profiles
Understanding of trading system applications
Excellent collaboration and communication skills
Ability to take Initiative, think creatively with a focus on innovation and
Bachelor?s degree or higher with a minimum of 5 years? experience in a similar
role in financial services
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