Application Performance Job Description

Application Performance Job Description

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Application performance provides administration and configuration support for monitoring tools like New Relic, Pingdom, Graphite, Grafana, Splunk, ELK, CA Wily Introscope.

Application Performance Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conduct studies involving analysis of system architecture and performance, energy management, running harmonic, load flow, dynamics and transients stability, arc flash and faults analysis to determine robustness under various operational conditions using commercial power system software tool such as PowerFactory, PSS/E, SKM
Work closely with product marketing team to define the cloud IAAS software stacks and configurations
Work with ISV partners and open source communities in optimizing the software using the features provided by SOC
Leading APM (Dynatrace, DCRUM, Gomez, ITCAM, HPDiags) implementation team, advancing APM practice at the bank and specialize in the area of applying the practice to JEE (Webpshere, JBoss, Weblogic), Windows/IIS Web Hosting Platforms, Apache, IBM MQ, Mainframe, IBM WESB, IBM iLOG, IBM BPM, Oracle DB Performance tuning of complex JEE and Windows/IIS applications and web hosting platforms
Implementing performance management practice which provides 360 degree view inside-out outside-in of performance
Work with business to establish business transactions of interest and develop executive dashboards required to monitor and manage performance at executive level
Work with development and architecture teams to manage performance of critical applications through the lifecycle of the application
Providing technology direction and guidance to the engineering team
Resolving technology issues and help team(s) to make right implementation choices
Partnering with other technology groups to set and implement standards, develop and implement processes, and monitor both for consistency and performance

Application Performance Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Application Performance

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: XML, ITIL, MCTIP, MCSA, MCSE, CISSP, SSL, NTI, NPI, VI

Education for Application Performance

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the application performance job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Performance, Management, Design, Architecture, Engineering, Information Technology, Technology, Business, Information Management

Skills for Application Performance

Desired skills for application performance include:

Python
Java
JavaScript
Debuggers
New Relic
Performance tools
Profilers
Programming models
SQL
Software

Desired experience for application performance includes:

Knowledge of application architecture, SDLC & Programming languages
Responsible for overseeing the development and provide technical guidance across multiple hosting platforms/product roadmaps
Deliver new solutions to the enterprise
Develop enhancements to servicing capabilities to reduce expense
Have subject matter expertise in specific product areas or technologies and be viewed internally as a go to person
Must be able to quickly understand emerging technologies and business value in relationship to current environment

Application Performance Examples

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Application Performance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of application performance. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for application performance
  • Perform complex analysis work, identify, and solve product issues
  • Participate in On Machine test setup and planning activities
  • Keep up to date on new analysis/simulation technologies and/or develop new technologies
  • Communicate technical information to customers, team members, suppliers, and other community members
  • Mentor and train student interns
  • Support and advise other engineers, managers, customers
  • Responsible for implementation and support of new monitoring solutions
  • Ensure projects are completed on or ahead of schedule
  • Contribute to development activities designed to improve monitoring solutions
  • Assist business units and functional units with their specific monitoring needs
Qualifications for application performance
  • High degree of initiative and personal accountability
  • Experience with DATK (Data Analysis Toolkit), PV-Wave programming / MATLAB
  • Experience in GUI (Graphical User Interface) Design is also desirable
  • Experience with Fatigue life prediction analyses
  • Experience with PV-Wave programming
  • Experience working directly with customers providing support and consulting services
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Application Performance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an application performance. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for application performance
  • Setup appropriate reports and alerts for Prod IT and R&D teams to monitor performance
  • Make appropriate recommendations to tune JVMs, Cache and GC settings, along with long-term architectural improvements
  • Help setup production performance analysis framework and build-out strategies to load test the system using scripts
  • Evaluate tools for performance
  • Positions in this function utilize knowledge of distributed application and system operating concepts, knowledge of performance tuning and capacity planning, to effectively manage system resources
  • Cloud - covering both PaaS and IaaS
  • Virtualization technologies including OVM/Xen, Kernel Zones, and LDOMs
  • Utilize knowledge of distributed application and system operating concepts, knowledge of performance tuning and capacity planning, to effectively manage system resources
  • Conduct application performance reviews with application teams to identify hotspots and application errors
  • Address customer technical issues with the product and drive the resolution of quality issues
Qualifications for application performance
  • Experience with engine emissions calculations and optimization
  • Develop a deep understanding of both traditional relational database big-data data store platform, and their proper use cases
  • BS degree in Mechanical, Civil, Structural, Aerospace, Aeronautical, or Theoretical & Applied Mechanics engineering, plus 9 to 12 years of experience in the application of finite element analysis methods OR an MS degree in Mechanical, Civil, Structural, Aerospace, Aeronautical, or Theoretical & Applied Mechanics engineering plus 6 to 8 years of experience in the application of finite element analysis methods
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in linear and nonlinear static analysis processes
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in fatigue analysis processes
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience of using (i) Hypermesh/NX, (ii) Nastran/Abaqus (iii) Datk/MatLab or other relevant commercial finite element analysis and data analysis tools
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Application Performance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an application performance. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for application performance
  • Provide technical support of existing applications at Korean customers and contract manufacturers
  • This position will be located in Seoul, Korea
  • Develop Go To Market (GTM) strategy and maintain pipeline and forecast
  • Mine the installed base for new opportunities
  • Complete renewals, expansions and upsells for existing APMS Customers
  • Create new opportunities by evangelizing APMS to new customers and stakeholders
  • Collaborate with development teams to understand the most critical paths for applications under development
  • Use monitoring tools to uncover the backend dependencies for these applications and make sure that they are instrumented appropriately
  • Determines if all of endpoints identified above have been adequately covered with synthetic transactions
  • Engages development teams to ensure that operationally significant events are being emitted by each sub-system
Qualifications for application performance
  • Understanding and knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the banking and capital markets industry
  • Ability to lead a small team of analysts and developers
  • Prior experience in the financial industry is highly desirable, specifically as it relates to the application group
  • Successful track record in system and database design and implementation
  • Develop various tools, for example, metrics catalog, query attention tracking application, query parser, query sanity checker, etc
  • Continue currently established query metric framework which facilitates performance investigation and improvement from both reactive and proactive manners
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Application Performance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of application performance. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for application performance
  • Conduct negative testing to make sure that the notification mechanism setup within the various APM products are working and alerting the correct teams
  • Develop dashboards which show the overall health of a complex application
  • Work with QA Performance team to identify bottlenecks in applications where stress tests are being performed
  • Triage degraded / outages situations in a production environment in order restore system health
  • Plan and prepare engine test cell activities
  • Execute planned tests in engine test cells, machines or in virtual environments
  • Deliver optimized engine calibration parameters
  • Solve quality issues in product maintenance
  • Develop new engine SW functions
  • Participate in Engine development projects
Qualifications for application performance
  • Develop a deep understanding of application performance metric, relational database big-data data store platform
  • Have opportunity to work with all sub-BUs in Prime Services Tech, thus have cross-subBU exposure and visibility
  • 5+ years RDBMS, Sybase and UDB preferred, TSQL, stored procedures, optimizer
  • Experience with infrastructure design
  • Enthusiasm in learning new technologies
  • Innovative and enthusiastic
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an application performance. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for application performance
  • Development of technical solutions and proof of concepts
  • Creation, execution, and maintenance of performance tests
  • In-depth technical analysis of performance test results
  • Communication of performance and scalability issues, contributing factors, and possible solutions
  • During the first period, to work together with a calibration engineer to understand what are his role and responsibilities in VOLVO Powertrain organization and to learn the tools to be used and the processes to be applied to perform engine tests, to build datasets and to validate a calibration
  • During the second period, as an autonomous member of the team working under the lead of a Performance Leader, to take the responsibility of developing and validating the calibration for some of the ECU strategies through simulation on a virtual test rig
  • Organize and work with multi-disciplinary teams to investigate and resolve application performance issues longer term performance improvements
  • Developing in-depth market and application understanding in portable electronics
  • Uncovering unmet needs to support new and existing products – provide FFU input to NPD process
  • Driving derivative product commercialization within existing product concepts in alignment with the PS, PEs and Lab Associates
Qualifications for application performance
  • Hadoop and Elasticsearch experience
  • Familiarity with Hadoop ecosystem and programming languages is a plus (pig, Hive, HBase, Storm, Spark)
  • Minimum of 5+ years experience in advanced troubleshooting
  • Provide leadership to IT related projects with a focus on achieving goals, minimizing risk and delivering quality
  • Chair & lead regular project related review meetings prioritizing enhancements, communicating impacts of project and addressing any concerns related to the overall management of deliverables
  • University Degree (A Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Management, or equivalent) or at least five (5) years of related work experiences as a IT project manager with a demonstrated track record working with virtual teams across multiple geographic locations

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