Senior Performance Engineer

Apply

Posted Date
02-25-2022
Job ID
23593
Job Function
Information Technology
REI City
Sumner
REI State
Washington
REI Location
HQ Employee At Sumner Distribution Center
Remote Eligible
No
Please visit the Covid-19 Hiring Updates before applying
What's cool about this job

Job Title: Senior Performance Engineer

Location:  REI; City: Reporting to Sumner; State: Washington. Telecommuting within normal commuting distance of Seattle, WA is required, with at least monthly in-person meetings at Seattle-area REI offices.

Job Description: Design and execute performance testing activities for a broad range of applications and platforms to ensure all digital/physical retail and back-end IT systems meet established performance and load standards as defined by business partners and system owners. Drive performance. Be involved with planning activities, working closely with software architects and technical leads to define the long-term strategy for repeatable and scalable performance testing activities within the organization. Apply understanding of automated regression testing in a continuous integration environment. Work closely with product management, software developers and system engineers and participate in design discussions to understand system performance requirements. Conduct performance, scalability, and reliability tests of business tools, third party applications and consumer-facing high availability and high reliability systems like e-Commerce Order Management, and ERP, and Merchandizing solutions. Design, orchestrate and analyze load and performance tests using a variety of testing tools (e.g. LoadRunner, JMeter, StormRunner), statistics and analysis techniques. Perform analysis and communicate performance test results, bottlenecks, sizing guidelines, and recommended improvements for Java applications and database specific issues. Lead overall design, strategy and planning for software application and platform performance testing efforts. Review specifications, architecture and design for various software. Lead environment setup, package installation and configurations needed for performance testing. Lead proof of concept efforts for new performance and monitoring tools (such as New Relic, Dynatrace). Handle special requests from operations for hardware testing and certification. Provide technical leadership and mentoring to team members. Collaborate with operations support and other teams to ensure robust production operations. Build repeatable performance testing frameworks for e-commerce, OMS, ERP, Merchandizing Solutions, etc. products. Apply knowledge of test automation in a continuous integration environment. Telecommuting within normal commuting distance of Seattle, WA is required, with at least monthly in-person meetings at Seattle-area REI offices.

Bring your passion and expertise
Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or a closely related field, or the foreign degree equivalent; and 5 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience performing benchmark testing, performance analysis, and measurement of technically challenging applications in systems that require high reliability and high availability retail system including e-commerce, order management system, and/or ERP systems OR a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or a closely related field, or the foreign degree equivalent; and 3 years of experience performing benchmark testing, performance analysis, and measurement of technically challenging applications in systems that require high reliability and high availability retail system including e-commerce, order management system, and/or ERP systems. This experience must include the following: 3 years of developmental experience with LoadRunner load testing tool; 3 years of experience using Loadrunner for HTTP load generation, measurement, and testing; 2 years of experience with Atlassian JIRA defect management technology; 2 years of experience with Dynatrace monitoring tool; 1 year of experience testing Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Technology; 1 year of experience in object-oriented programming language; 1 year of experience mentoring junior engineering staff in performance testing methodology and practice; and 1 year experience in troubleshooting errors for high reliability and high availability systems. Experience may be gained concurrently. 

Position is eligible for REI Employee Referral Program.

Job # REI02092022

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

NEW YORK CORRECTION LAW
ARTICLE 23-A, Section 753
LICENSURE AND EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES

§753. Factors to be considered concerning a previous criminal conviction; presumption.

1. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall consider the following factors:

(a) The public policy of this state, as expressed in this act, to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

(b) The specific duties and responsibilities necessarily related to the license or employment sought or held by the person.

(c) The bearing, if any, the criminal offense or offenses for which the person was previously convicted will have on his fitness or ability to perform one or more such duties or responsibilities.

(d) The time which has elapsed since the occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(e) The age of the person at the time of occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

(g) Any information produced by the person, or produced on his behalf, in regard to his rehabilitation and good conduct.

(h) The legitimate interest of the public agency or private employer in protecting property, and the safety and welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

2. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall also give consideration to a certificate of relief from disabilities or a certificate of good conduct issued to the applicant, which certificate shall create a presumption of rehabilitation in regard to the offense or offenses specified therein.