1+ months

Peformance Engineer

Overland Park, KS 66210

ARE YOU READY to step up to the New and take your technology expertise to the nextlevel?

Do you have a passion for using new technologies to make a
positive impact on business and community? Want a role that provides you with a
sense of purpose and satisfaction? Then join Accenture Technology and
build a rewarding career improving the way the world works and lives, as you
help clients shift to the New using leading-edge technologies on some of the
coolest projects you can imagine.

Thrive in our highly collaborative, digitally-driven and
innovation-led environment. Nurture your talent for thoughtful and game
changing solutions in our inclusive culture that values diversity of ideas,
experiences and backgrounds.


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

+ 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

role requires 100% travel flexibility to travel and work onsite with clients
(typically Monday - Thursday)

+ Minimum
of 3 years' hands-on experience with performance tuning, diagnostic
or monitoring

+ Minimum
of 3 years' hands-on design / development experience (e.g. Java, .Net,

+ Minimum
of 1-year hands-on experience performance diagnostics tools (e.g.
AppDynamics, Dynatrace, New Relic, CA APM (previously Wily Introscope),

+ Bachelor's
degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associates
Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)

+ It is currently our objective to assign our people to
work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and
our need to serve clients, our employees must be able to travel when needed.
This role requires 100% flexibility to travel and work onsite with clients
(typically Monday through Thursday).

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience
delivering software designed for high concurrency, scalability, or

+ 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

+ 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

+ Ability
to work in other languages such as JavaScript, Ruby, PHP, Perl, Python,
Powershell, and Linux shell scripting

Professional Skill Requirements

+ Proven
success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

+ Proven
ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving

+ Desire
to work in an information systems environment

+ Excellent
leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills


+ Competitive
benefits, including a fair and balanced parental leave policy.

+ At
Accenture, we believe in bringing the best to our clients through
continuous learning & improvement from basic skills to
industry-specific content available to all our people.

+ Career
coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop

+ Performance
Achievement our performance management process that focuses on your
strengths, progress and career possibilities.

+ Fantastic
opportunities to develop your career across a variety of clients.

+ Opportunities
to get involved in corporate citizenship initiatives, from volunteering to
doing charity work.

for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in
the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the
United States and with Accenture.

is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of
Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Employment Opportunity

employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color,
religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital
status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state,
or local law.

candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of
conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men
and women.

who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture
business may not be eligible for consideration.


Posted: 2019-09-23 Expires: 2019-12-25

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