17 days old

Performance Diagnostic Engineer

Philadelphia, PA 19133


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





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.





WORK
YOULL DO





As
an Application Performance 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



WHO
WERE LOOKING FOR?





Basic
Qualifications



+ 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.)


+ Ability
to meet travel requirements, when applicable


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


+ Consideration
will be given to candidates who hold equivalent qualifications







Basic
Qualifications



+ 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.)


+ Ability
to meet travel requirements, when applicable


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


+ Consideration
will be given to candidates who hold equivalent qualifications



Preferred
Qualifications



+ 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


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


+ Bachelor's
degree



Professional
Skill Requirements



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


+ Proven
success in contributing to a team-oriented environment


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


+ Desire
to work in an information systems environment


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



WHATS
IN IT FOR YOU?



+ 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
professionally.


+ 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.











Applicants 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.
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Posted: 2020-11-13 Expires: 2020-12-13

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