Architect, Performance Engineering

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted 30 days ago
Full time

Job description

Architect, Performance Engineering:

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced Architect, Performance Engineering in Brand & Commercial Technology team. This role will be responsible for driving performance and stability improvements for LS&Co applications and ensure optimal end user experience by working closely with the Development, Engineering, Product, Architecture, Database and Operations teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute towards building automation/monitoring/data analysis tools for the performance engineering platform that will help teams understand and make better decisions on how their applications perform and scale.

    • Collaborate with teams and other architects to develop end to end performance engineering strategies and approaches.
    • Identify and resolve critical performance bottlenecks in APIs, web and mobile applications.
    • Apply the latest APM/tracing tools and work collaboratively with development teams to enable quicker resolution of performance issues.
    • Ability to troubleshoot and debug application and server errors / logs and triage accordingly.
    • Drive the Platform Engineering organization's vision and strategy across the performance engineering track to attain consistency in method and process.
    • Stay abreast of the latest technology trends, coding standards, libraries and frameworks .
    • Required Qualifications

      • Bachelor's degree in technology field.
      • 10+ years of progressive ecommerce domain experience.
      • 5+ years of experience focusing on improving architecture, performance, scalability and reliability of software products.
      • Experience with performance tuning of transactional APIs, web, and mobile applications.
      • Extensive monitoring experience using Dynatrace, AppDynamics or similar Advanced Performance Monitoring tools.
      • Experience with load testing tools such as Apache JMeter, LoadRunner etc.
      • Software automation development skills (at least one) - Python or Java.
      • Understanding of mobile app (Android and iOS) and web technology stack (HTTP, REST, HTML, JavaScript, CSS etc).
      • Experience with SQL databases - querying, profiling and performance tuning.
      • Proficiency with JVM internals as they relate to performance tuning and memory management.
      • Knowledge of container technologies like Docker/Kubernetes, CI/CD tools like Jenkins, cloud platform like Amazon Web Services (AWS)
      • Experience with CDN such as Akamai.
      • Nice to haves

        • AWS, Azure or GCP Certified Solutions Architect.
        • Experience in troubleshooting complex production incidents in multi and/or hybrid cloud.
        • Experience with automation of tools to support monitoring and alerts.
        • EOE M/F/Disability/Vets

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