Performance Engineer in Palo Alto, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  872798

Client: Fortune 100 company

Title: Performance Engineer

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Duration: 3 month (Contract)


Job Description:


Our client is looking for a Staff Engineer/Lead who is interested in joining our NSX R&D Performance Engineering Team. You will be part of the team that is building platform for performance measurements, diagnostics and analytics and also doing performance modeling & optimization for better design of NSX.


* Team is responsible for performance and scalability of NSX product and driving the product architecture for high performance and scale.

* You will be part of a high performing core engineering team that is deeply technical, dynamic, agile, dedicated and innovative.

* You will be driving projects across many cross functional teams and having an impact on large number of products and people.

* You will participate in many innovative projects, with the authority and scope to apply your expertise in technically driven environment.

* You’ll be part of a bright engineering team that has an open communication, empowerment, innovation, teamwork and customer success culture.




* Develop platform for performance benchmarking, analytics and auto recovery

* Develop the framework UI

* Develop solutions for performance improvements

* Drive a project across multiple cross-functional teams.

* Set a high bar for quality and performance and work with all stakeholders to maintain that.

* Drive the long term direction of the product for higher performance and scale.

* Strong ability to influence others and build consensus using good written and verbal communication skills and customer facing skills




* A Computer Science or related master's degree (Bachelor's is OK)

* Knowledge in python programming langue

* Knowledge in UI development

* Knowledge in networking

* Capable of architecting/understanding complex software solutions Desired Skills:

* Experience with Performance benchmarking, modeling & Optimization.

* Experience with Performance analytics

* Experience in Data Plane Performance and Linux Kernel

* Experience with Performance benchmarks and methodology

* Excellent verbal communication, analytical skill and critical thinking.

* Strong background in Networking and Systems software.










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