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Senior Performance Test Engineer - Opportunity for Working Remotely

Primary Location: Detroit,Michigan


Additional Location(s): Minneapolis,Minnesota,USA; Wichita,Kansas,USA; Lincoln,Nebraska,USA; Pierre,South Dakota,USA; Bismarck,North Dakota,USA; Miami,Florida,USA; Washington,D.C.,USA; Des Moines,Iowa,USA; Austin,Texas,USA; Palo Alto,California,USA; Charlotte,North Carolina,USA; Atlanta,Georgia,USA; Birmingham,Alabama,USA; Nashville,Tennessee,USA; Jackson,Mississippi,USA; Little Rock,Arkansas,USA; Dallas,Texas,USA; Oklahoma City,Oklahoma,USA; Reston,Virginia,USA; Charleston,South Carolina,USA; Jacksonville,Florida,USA; New Orleans,Louisiana,USA; Philadelphia,Pennsylvania,USA; Baltimore,Maryland,USA; Hillsboro,Oregon,USA; Wilmington,Delaware,USA; Newark,New Jersey,USA; Bridgeport,Connecticut,USA; Seattle,Washington,USA; Providence,Rhode Island,USA; Manchester,New Hampshire,USA; Burlington,Vermont,USA; Louisville,Kentucky,USA; Chicago,Illinois,USA; Portland,Oregon,USA; Milwaukee,Wisconsin,USA; Kansas City,Missouri,USA; San Francisco,California,USA; Boston,Massachusetts,USA; New York,New York,USA; Palo Alto,California,USA; Portland,Maine,USA; Charleston,West Virginia,USA; Columbus,Ohio,USA; Indianapolis,Indiana,USA;

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VMware Carbon Black is leveraging the power of big data analytics to provide our customers with the tools and visibility to stop attacks before they start. The product portfolio includes the rapidly growing Carbon Black Cloud platform that delivers next-generation endpoint protection capabilities from the cloud. Now with the full resources of VMware, you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact and build upon Carbon Black’s success.

To deliver on this mission we are looking for a Quality-focused Senior Performance Test Engineer to drive key projects within our Production Engineering group. Production Engineering sets the tone for product and operational Quality standards. This role will be both hands-on, working alongside other Engineers to extend our performance tests and frameworks, work with dev teams to support gathering critical metrics, and act as a technical lead across multiple Quality initiatives.

As a Senior Performance Test Engineer, you will strategize on and execute a battery of tests to reveal performance, scale and stability bottlenecks within our cloud and sensor platforms. As our customer base grows you will help achieve higher adoption without compromising on performance and stability

What You’ll Do

· Design and implement solutions to evaluate and improve performance and scalability

· Root cause performance and scalability issues and contribute to product code to alleviate these issues

· Optimize sizing of deployed component instances for cost optimization

· Develop performance and scale test plans based on deep understanding of domain, architecture and product tech stack

· Design and implement relevant simulators to ingest large scale data

· Design, implement and maintain test frameworks

· Support extended teams in troubleshooting problems, such as system malfunctions

· Provide feedback, propose solutions and suggest improvements in the product

· Deploy and manage AWS instances to orchestrate the scale and performance testing pipeline.

· Track test results as query-able time series data and alert upon failure in an automated fashion

· Support test failure troubleshooting in various relevant pipelines

· Support troubleshooting of customer reported scale and performance bugs and close the test coverage loop

· Partner with other performance engineers and developers to develop best practices, author blogs and white papers, and present internally, at conferences, and directly to partners and customers

What You’ll Bring

· Bachelor in Computer Science or equivalent experience

· 8+ years of experience in software engineering, focusing on performance, scale

· 2+ years of experience with systems engineering and software development

· 2+ years of experience leading and mentoring scale/performance engineers

· Strong analytical and programming skills (Python and/or Java preferred)

· Strong understanding of OS fundamentals (Mac/ Linux/ Windows)

· Proven expertise in troubleshooting OS level performance issues

· Expertise troubleshooting large scale data ingestion issues

· Excellent Kubernetes diagnostic experience

· Understanding of cloud-scale and micro/macro-services architecture

· Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to lead discussions

· Excellent troubleshooting skills and great attention to detail

· Experience supporting an enterprise-level SaaS environment

· Security Experience a plus

· Experience with persistence layer scale and performance troubleshooting

· Experience with AWS, open source tools such as Kafka

· Good understanding of virtualization is a plus


Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Software Engineering
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-07-23



VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at http://careers.vmware.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law. Job ID: R2111287
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