Performance Diagnostic Engineer
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WORK YOU’LL DO
As a Performance Diagnostic Engineer, some of your key responsibilities may include:
Defining the strategy for enabling performance diagnostics and monitoring through the use of an Application Performance Management (APM) tool, other monitoring tools, and diagnostic techniques.
Identifying, evaluating, and recommending monitoring tools and diagnostic techniques relevant to the application architecture. Assess gaps in as-is monitoring tool capabilities and recommend tools to augment or replace.
Learning an application's design to assess for performance risks and identify areas to apply past learnings
Instrumenting applications to enable performance diagnostics and monitoring
Collaborating with Performance Engineering leads and project team to review and refine application NFRs, SLAs, & KPIs to create acceptance criteria and performance budgets necessary to measure, validate, and improve performance
Collaborating with developers to promote the concept of performance engineering during all phases of the SDLC to detect and correct performance issues earlier in the lifecycle- Monitoring application performance during performance tests or production usage through the use of APM and other monitoring tools to isolate the fault domain, dive deep into application code, and identify root cause of performance issues.
Utilizing static code and dynamic code analysis to identify performance and maintenance concerns
Profiling application performance from end-user perspective to inventory performance concerns and suggest tuning opportunities across the application stack
Performing deep dive JVM analysis examining garbage collection logs, heap dumps, and thread dumps as needed.
Documenting performance findings and recommendations
Interacting with client and/or Accenture development, operations, and infrastructure resources to recommend solutions to remediate performance issues
Participating in re-architecture, redesign, and refactoring decisions to satisfy performance requirements
Developing dashboards and reports to provide ongoing visibility into the performance of client applications
Contributing learnings and experiences to the Accenture Performance Engineering community
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Minimum of 2 years' hands-on experience with performance tuning, diagnostic or monitoring
Minimum of 2 years' hands-on design / development experience (e.g. Java, .Net, etc.)
Minimum of 1 year hands-on experience performance diagnostics tools (e.g. AppDynamics, Dynatrace, New Relic, CA APM (previously Wily Introscope), etc.)
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years work experience). If Associate’s Degree, must have equivalent minimum 6 year work experience.
Experience delivering software designed for high concurrency, scalability, or availability
Experience using Application Performance Management (APM) tools (e.g. AppDyanmics, DynaTrace, New Relic, CA Introscope APM, HP Diagnostics)
Hands-on experience collecting performance data, analyzing, troubleshooting, and tuning
Hands on analysis, reverse engineering, debugging, and profiling Java code (e.g. Eclipse Profiler, Eclipse TPTP, JProbe, JProfiler, Yourkit, VisualVM, Valgrind, NetBeans profiler, JConsole, JBoss Profiler, JAMon, JRocket Flight Recorder)
Exposure to Cloud, SaaS, and virtualization concepts and performance concerns
Exposure to application threading and concurrency concerns
Working knowledge of operating system design , processes, and threading model
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