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Barclays

AVP, Lead Performance Engineer, Portfolio Change Delivery

Barclays
Florham Park, United States
Posted 10 days ago Permanent Competitive
Barclays Services LLC

What will you be doing?

• On behalf of a global financial services organization, develop and execute software test plans to identify and address software problems.
• Analyze and assess business software performance testing to identify software application issues and to ensure stability and scalability of applications.
• Utilize MicroFocus LoadRunner/Performance Center Tool to create scripts within different protocols including Web (Http/Html), Windows Socket, Web Services, Remote Terminal Emulator, TruClient, Remote Desktop, Oracle - 2 Tier, Java over HTTP, and Citrix ICA.
• Write code in C, C++, and Java programming languages to create robust performance scripts.
• Develop, modify, and enhance open source tools inlcuding JMeter.
• Create scripts utilizing Groovy, JavaScript, and Bash scripts.
• Utilize MicroFocus LoadRunner/Performance Center and JMeter/ Gatling to generate load volume.
• Utilize AppDynamics, Wily Introscope, Ganglia, Fiddler, HTTP Watch, SOAP UI, REST Client, and OpsManager to validate and monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
• Configure instrument diagnostic and monitoring tools to measure, detect, isolate and resolve performance issues.
• Design and conduct performance, load, capacity, endurance, stress, and failover tests with complex workloads and data shapes to expose potential bottlenecks and failure points of micro services.
• Analyze metrics and trends to identify opportunities for system performance improvements.
• Devise chaos engineering practices to identify application flaws and failure points prior to occurrence in production.
• Leverage knowledge of Amazon Web Services to develop tools, scripts, and techniques for integration with performance engineering cycles.
• Conduct systems analysis activities within Linux and create Shell scripts for network monitoring and log analysis.

What we're looking for:

Minimum of Bachelor's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related Information Technology field of study and at least five (5) years of post-baccalaureate progressive experience as a Software Developer, Software Engineer, Systems Analyst, Quality Assurance Engineer, Test Architecture Specialist, Performance Test Architect, Test Architect, or related occupation. In the alternative, will accept a Master's degree, or foreign equivalent, in above referenced fields of study and at least three (3) years of experience in the above referenced occupations.

Must have at least three (3) years of experience with each of the following required skills:

• LoadRunner/Performance Center, JMeter, and SoapUI to execute tests and perform test analysis;
• SQL Developer and Toad to perform data capture from databases and perform data analysis;
• Wireshark to capture network traffic to identify network latency and Eclipse to analyze heap and thread dumps to perform root cause analysis;
• Performing Java application tuning;
• Writing code in Java, C++, and C and writing complex SQL statements;
• Verifying code in Bitbucket and deploying code via Jenkins to application containers;
• AppDynamics, Wily Introscope, Ganglia, and Kabana to monitor applications and perform log analysis to debug and provide recommendations;
• Testing IBM MQ Queues, Apache Active Message Queues, and Kafka Queues within non-production and production environments.

Where will you be working?

You will be working at our Whippany, New Jersey location at 300/400 Jefferson Park. At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you'll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.

Our Values

Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity

We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

Our Benefits

Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.

This position is eligible for incentives pursuant to Barclays Employee Referral Program.
Job ID  00279503
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