Lead Performance Engineer Full-time Job

3 weeks ago   Engineering   Dubai   122 views Reference: 33745
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In This Role You Will Be Responsible For

Participate in all phases of the Performance Engineering lifecycle: Requirement Gathering, Design, Development, Scripting, Execution, Analysis, Troubleshooting, Tuning, and Reporting.

Collaborate with Architecture, Solution Design, and Development teams to design for Performance.

Ensure NFRs are defined for Features and Components, and ensure every sprint team has NFRs in their backlog.

Understand non-functional requirements effectively and build a Test strategy and Test translating into specific design and testing goals with required workload models.

Understand Big Data, Data Warehouse, and BI applications, including the underlying architecture and technology stack, to recommend appropriate strategies and ensure the system performance is within defined SLAs.

Collaborate with feature teams to review and implement the performance improvement suggestions and tuning opportunities provided as part of the Performance Testing Analysis.

Work with observability teams to improve the visibility of Big Data and BI systems.

Evaluate testability of Features / Solutions. Work with architecture and design to build testability into the architecture.

Work with Site Reliability and Platform Engineers and Application teams to resolve, diagnose, and identify bottlenecks.


Qualifications & Experience

Information Technology or Other: 5+ Years of work experience.

Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent) : Degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Software Engineering.


Experience in Performance Engineering, including testing, profiling, and tuning, for highly available and scalable mission-critical applications.

3+ years of experience in leading the performance engineering practice for a suite of products, including big data, data warehouse, BI, and real-time streaming applications.

Knowledge of data lake and data warehouse technologies with expertise in performance analysis and tuning data engines.

Expertise in working with large Cloud service platforms and solutions (e.g. Azure, Cloudera).

Expertise in reviewing architecture and design principles, and providing recommendations for improving application/system performance. Advanced knowledge of architecture and design concepts, including latest trends in technology

Proficient in detecting performance issues leveraging commercial and open-source Load Testing tools, APM tools, Code Profilers, and Observability frameworks.

Vast knowledge in building Workload models for complex systems using analytics and user-pattern analysis.

Expertise in building and tuning complex BI dashboards.

Proficient in at least one coding/scripting language.

Hands-on operational experience working with UNIX and Windows environments, and troubleshooting environment, OS, or networks using packet sniffers and network monitoring tools.

Sound knowledge of commercial and open-source log analytics tools.

Knowledge of Chaos engineering, Application Reliability, and Disaster Recovery testing.

Knowledge of DevOps and how Continuous Performance Testing can be implemented using Load testing tools, APM tools, code profilers, etc.

Company Description
Based in Dubai, the Emirates Group employs over 103,363 staff from more than 160 nationalities. The Emirates Groups extensive and diverse international portfolio includes the worlds largest international airline, Emirates, and one of the largest combined air services provider in the world, dnata. For the year financial year ending 2017-18, the Emirates Group posted a profit of AED 4.1 billion (US$ 1.1 billion). Within the Group there are a diverse range of businesses which offer a wide spectrum of career opportunities, all of which can be explored through the Group's dedicated careers website, emirates.com/careers
Essential to the Groups ongoing success is the employment of high-quality people who benefit from living and working in Dubai, a modern cosmopolitan city offering one of the most desirable lifestyles in the world. The Emirates Group employees come from over 160 nationalities, receive tax-free salary and benefits package, and are offered professional development opportunities to further their careers with the organisation. If you are a high-performer, seeking a career challenge, personal and professional development, and reward and recognition for your contribution, then the Emirates Group is the perfect opportunity for you. To find out more about the career opportunities the Emirates Groups offers and how to become part of our future growth and rapid success, visit emirates.com/careers