Performance Engineer

Performance Engineer

Regions Bank | Hoover, AL, 35244, US
Salary Range:$67,000 – $84,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Thank you for your interest in a career at Regions. At Regions, we believe associates deserve more than just a job. We believe in offering performance-driven individuals a place where they can build a career --- a place to expect more opportunities. If you are focused on results, dedicated to quality, strength and integrity, and possess the drive to succeed, then we are your employer of choice.Regions is dedicated to taking appropriate steps to safeguard and protect private and personally identifiable information you submit. The information that you submit will be collected and reviewed by associates, consultants, and vendors of Regions in order to evaluate your qualifications and experience for job opportunities and will not be used for marketing purposes, sold, or shared outside of Regions unless required by law. Such information will be stored in accordance with regulatory requirements and in conjunction with Regions' Retention Schedule for a minimum of three years. You may review, modify, or update your information by visiting and logging into the careers section of the system.Job Description:At Regions, the Performance Engineer conducts a wide range of quality control tests and analysis to ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards and end-user requirements and monitor the performance of the production systems. In addition, this senior level position provides guidance and collaborates with various groups to develop and deploy high performing applications and systems.Primary Responsibilities
  • Researches, designs, recommends, and drives performance strategies for emerging technologies such as cloud, or containerization
  • Designs and implements availability, scalability, and performance plans for various platforms
  • Collaborates with various teams to mitigate performance bottlenecks throughout the entire application stack
  • Provides leadership and mentorship for performance engineering processes, tools, and best practices
  • Diagnoses, tracks, and manages performance issues to resolution in testing and production environments
  • Designs, scripts, configures, and runs performance tests to validate production readiness of software applications and infrastructure for stability and performance against Non-Functional Requirements
  • Procures, compiles, and conditions test data as needed to properly simulate test scenarios
  • Designs, builds, and uses dashboards that enable efficient monitoring of applications and systems running in production environments to troubleshoot issues and report findings
  • Provides summaries and assessments of the application's performance, emphasizing trends over time, conducting deep dive analysis when necessary
  • Collaborates with Application Development teams during story design to ensure new application features are developed in a performant and resilient manner
  • Fosters collaboration and participates in the Performance Engineering Community of Practice, a technical platform that enables knowledge sharing, cross-collaboration, standardization, and innovation
  • Serves as a subject-matter expert (SME) on methods of integrating testing best practices into the application development lifecycle to successfully reduce friction, identify potential problems early, and improve cross-collaboration
  • Collaborates with other engineers throughout the entire SDLCThis position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field and five (5) years working as a Performance Engineer or related experience with high-traffic, large-scale distributed systems, client-server architectures on-prem and cloud, and software application development or test automation
    • Or High School Diploma or GED and nine (9) years working as a Performance Engineer or related experience with high-traffic, large-scale distributed systems, client-server architectures on-prem and cloud, and software application development or test automationPreferences
      • Experience with Cloud DevOps (Kubernetes)
      • Experience with Structured Query Language (SQL), C, C++, C# or Java programming, and automated testing methodologies
      • Familiarity of mobile app (Android and iOS) and web technology stack (HTTP, REST, HTML, JavaScript, CSS)
      • Familiarity with application architecture, design, capacity planning, and application performance best practices
      • Familiarity with container technologies
      • Familiarity with open source load testing tools such as Apache JMeter, httperf and APM, infrastructure monitoring tools like Splunk
      • Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases - querying, profiling and performance tuning
      • Understanding of On-Prem and CloudSkills and Competencies
        • Ability to dissect multi-tiered systems and track data flow throughout an entire application stack
        • Experience with other tools and frameworks such as HP LoadRunner, Splunk, Fiddler, Dynatrace, JMeter, Hammer, Performance Center
        • Knowledge of application scalability and performance tuning (Web-based, n-tier, MQ, CICS)
        • Understanding of performance analysis and testing processes
        • Effective communication and leadership skills
        • Strong analytical and problem-solving skillsPosition TypeFull timeCompensation DetailsPay ranges are job specific and are provided as a point-of-market reference for compensation decisions. Other factors which directly impact pay for individual associates include: experience, skills, knowledge, contribution, job location and, most importantly, performance in the job role. As these factors vary by individuals, pay will also vary among individual associates within the same job.The target information listed below is based on the national range and level of the position.Job Range Target:Minimum:$88,264.00 USDMedian:$122,220.00 USDIncentive Pay Plans:This job is not incentive eligible.Benefits InformationRegions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.
          • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
          • 401K with Company Match
          • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
          • Disability Benefits
          • Health Savings Account
          • Flexible Spending Account
          • Life Insurance
          • Parental Leave
          • Employee Assistance Program
          • Associate Volunteer ProgramPlease note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions' benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.Location DetailsRiverchase OPS CenterLocation:Hoover, AlabamaBring Your Whole Self to Work We have a passion for creating an inclusive environment that promotes and values diversity of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sex, pregnancy, and many other primary and secondary dimensions that make each of us unique as individuals and provide valuable perspective that makes us a better company and employer. More importantly, we recognize that creating a workplace where everyone, regardless of background, can do their best work is the right thing to do. OFCCP Disclosure: Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans