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Sr Software Performance Engineer

San Diego, CA, USA | ServiceNow

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    1-3 years
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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At ServiceNow, our technology makes the world work for everyone, and our people make it possible. We move fast because the world can’t wait, and we innovate in ways no one else can for our customers and communities. By joining ServiceNow, you are part of an ambitious team of change makers who have a restless curiosity and a drive for ingenuity. We know that your best work happens when you live your best life and share your unique talents, so we do everything we can to make that possible. We dream big together, supporting each other to make our individual and collective dreams come true. The future is ours, and it starts with you.


With more than 7,400+ customers, we serve approximately 80% of the Fortune 500, and we're on the 2021 list of FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies®.


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Job Description


What you get to do in this role:


As a Performance Engineer, you will be a key member of the Product Quality Engineering team driving improvements in performance, scalability and reliability of our products and services. You will work within our agile software development process and will certify products for release readiness for performance, scalability and reliability and will carry out performance benchmarking for our products & services at global scale.


The ideal candidate for this position will have strong background in performance testing & engineering in enterprise software platforms and applications. The candidate should have experience in architecting and driving complex performance testing / engineering projects that measure the characteristics of systems running under dynamic, real-world workloads.


In this role you will create infrastructure, automation, and tools that drive realistic loads against the core services of our platform. You will also enable peers in engineering, customer support, and cloud teams to leverage our tools to provide related services.


Qualifications


To be successful in this role you have:



  • 4+ years of experience with 2+ years of experience in architecting and driving performance testing / engineering projects and solutions. Proven experience with concurrency, multithreading, and distributed system architectures

  • Strong hands-on technical skills and experience in developing performance testing strategy, performance testing process

  • Proven skills in JMeter and/or other industry standard performance testing frameworks such as Load Runner

  • Strong skills in monitoring & reporting frameworks such as Splunk, Grafana

  • Highly skilled in DB SQLs, analyzing performance issues at DB layer and recommending solutions

  • Skilled in scripting / programming with Java, Java Script, Python

  • Ability to carry out root cause analysis of complex performance issues, analyze results and recommend solutions

  • Solid understanding and experience with agile software development methodologies

  • Ability and experience in working with globally distributed cross-functional teams to drive results

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with an aptitude for learning new technologies

  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science with proven experience in performance testing/engineering for mission critical software products & services.


Additional Information


ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by law.


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If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at talent.acquisition@servicenow.com for assistance.


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Work Personas


Work personas are categories that are assigned to employees depending on the nature of their work. Employees will fall into one of three categories: Remote, Flexible or Required in Office.


Required in Office


A required in office work persona is defined as an employee who is contracted to work from or aligned to a ServiceNow-affiliated office. This persona is required to work from their assigned workplace location 100% of the work week based on the business needs of their role.


Flexible


A flexible work persona is defined as an employee who is contracted to work from or aligned to a ServiceNow-affiliated office and will work from their assigned workplace location roughly 3 days/week or less (generally around 40-60% of the work week). Flexible employees may choose to work the remaining working time from their workplace location or home. Flexible employees are required to work within their state, province, region, or country of employment.


Remote


A remote work persona is defined as an employee who performs their responsibilities exclusively outside of a ServiceNow workplace and is not contracted or aligned to a ServiceNow-affiliated office, including those whose place of work (pursuant to their terms and conditions of employment) is their home. Remote employees are required to work within their state, province, region, or country of employment.


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