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Performance Tester - Java Environment

Definitive Recruitment Ltd
Senior / Management roles
Job Type:
£60k (per annum)

Performance Tester - Java Environment , Central London, £55-60K + bonus. You must have a background as a Performance Tester / Engineer with experience of JVM monitoring, good understanding of GC (Garbage Collection), memory management, multithreading, thread / connection pooling, profilers (JMeter, JConsole), debuggers, Nagios or Zabbix. You should also have an excellent understanding of Java, Tomcat, Jar etc, Agile, Git, Bit Bucket, JIRA, Jenkins or similar.

Job Description.

As a Senior Performance Test Engineer, the candidate will be expected to assist the team's efforts to improve core application performances. This means expanding the existing platform and including performances as part of the company's software design and building practices
In return, the role offers an opportunity to develop career-building skills and experience, including exposure to high throughput, sustained performance production systems that handle large data volumes daily. The challenges faced by these systems during high profile sporting events continually break new boundaries, and as a member of the core team the candidate can look forward to helping update the product's architecture with leading-edge techniques, pushing it towards ever higher technical goals.

Key Responsibilities

* Design and implement the company's performance platform and framework
* Extend current framework to provide systematic performance metrics for the company's software on an ad hoc basis and as part of our CI build
* Contribute to improving software design by providing feedback to the development team regarding software performance behaviour (high volume, aging, etc.)
* Work closely with our Project Management team and Business Analyst in order to design solutions based on the company's software which would contribute to deliver a high performance Sport Betting solution
* Participate with the support team in troubleshooting performance issues submitted by our customers
* Provide regular report to the company's management team about application performances

This Performance Engineer position is based in Central London and is paying £55-60K + Bens, depending on relevant experience.