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Job Title: App Performance Engineer
Category:  Telecommunications (334)
Job Title: Application Performance Engineer

Location: Phila, PA

Duration: 3+ months (w/ EOY extension)




  • Work with the Application Support and Development Teams to determine the optimal way to scale and various applications.

  • Identify & prioritize software performance issues: Work with software developers closely to improve code base performance (e.g. algorithm redesign), reduce resource consumption and shorten request latency.

  • Use DynaTrace and New Relic to monitor systems and services.  Write monitoring, reporting and capacity-related tests and analysis.  The resource will also be responsible for end to end root cause analysis and reporting.

  • Provide deepest visibility to what is going on for all products: run capacity and performance experiments to determine scaling and utilization parameters for various service tiers.

  • Present performance and capacity roadmap for critical project and cost analyses in presentation and written form weekly to Executive Teams and Domain Leads.

  • Identify capacity-related issues proactively and work with Tools, Network, Infrastructure, Database, and Application and Engineering Teams to outline and address resolutions.

  • Ability to identify & prioritize hardware performance issues: Analyze and debug difficult infrastructure performance issues, identify bottlenecks and optimize product/service performance to improve user experience.


  • 4+ years of experience with Java

  • 2+ years of experience with at least one infrastructure domain (e.g., server, network, etc.)

  • 2+ years of experience in performance testing

  • Experience with New Relic and Dynatrace or other performance profiling tools

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Location  Philadelphia , PA
Minimum Experience (yrs):  5-7
Required Education:  Bachelors Degree

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