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Performance Engineer in Santa Monica, CA at The Select Group

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Description


The Select Group is looking for a Performance Engineer to support their client in the Santa Monica area! This client is a learning science company and one of the "big three" educational publishers that provides customized educational content, software, and services for Pre-K through postgraduate education. The Performance Engineer will be joining an innovative team that is supporting a new online system that allows students to virtually study together. The ideal candidate should have strong experience performance Monitoring with Dynatrace, New Relic or Datadog.


  • Explore newer tools for profiling, monitoring or reporting and develop efficient monitoring for performance and production using various tools like NewRelic, Gomez, Dynatrace, sumologic, datadog, grafana, Prometheus and others.
  • Develop test strategies, plans, metrics extraction and results analysis documentation.
  • Interact with Business, Engineering and QA to understand non-functional requirement.
  • Participate in planning and Designing of performance tests.
  • Recommend methods of testing various types of applications.
  • Analyze performance test results
  • Assist performance needs for Cloud based dockerized (kubernetes) application environment.
  • Application profiling, memcached & MySQL performance analysis to debug performance issues and tuning.
  • Performance test planning, execution and reporting.


  • Experience monitoring infrastructure performance using at least one of the following monitoring tools - Dynatrace, New Relic, Datadog
  • Experience working in an AWS DevOps environment using DevOps automation tools: Jenkins, Puppet, or Terraform
  • Excellent skills in performance engineering concepts.
  • Must be able to lead performance engineering projects effectively.
  • Setup local dockerized environment and write terraforms for kubernetes configurations
  • Should be have strong knowledge and at least basic hands on experience with DevOps duties - using tools like Jenkins, Puppet, or Terraform
  • Knowledge in capturing browser side performance.
  • Performance testing with LoadRunner

About The Select Group:

We are TSG - a fast-growing technical services firm serving the U.S. and Canada. We open doors to diversified prospective employers who respect and value your ambitions, your pursuit of a meaningful career, and your particular skill-set. We offer interview guidance, an impressive referral program, and partner with you to find work that drives you. Learn more about us in our company overview video, or visit us at Sign up to receive weekly job alerts in your inbox by joining the TSG Talent Network.

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The Select Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.