Performance Engineer in Jersey City, NJ at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  828517


  I’m working with Talent Acquisition at a major financial services client currently seeking a Performance Engineer for the project below

If you are interested please send me an updated copy of your resume to Kirk Bailey at

Location: Jersey City, NJ

6+ month extendable contract


  • Ensure that any applications deployed will properly scale and meet expected SLAs for Performance, Availability, Scalability and Stability.
  • Perform APM tuning of applications in development and critical production applications as well as to provide 3rd level performance support.
  • Administer, maintain and support APM suite of tools like Dynatrace, AppDynamics
  • Provide evaluation of application performance and capacity on system resources usage to sustain business application volume processing
  • Utilize diagnostic and monitoring tools to measure, detect, isolate and resolve performance issues found during application development performance testing including measuring, monitoring and capturing required infrastructure & application performance metrics, logs and reports.
  • Root cause analysis, heapdump, core dump, thread dump and other log analysis, code profiling, packet tracing, event tracing, resource analysis
  • Application Performance Tuning (Java and .NET applications).


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills which can traverse multiple levels of management and be able to work well with various technical groups including: network, database, applications and systems.
  • Experience with administering agent and network based APM tools for performance and availability monitoring
  • Good Unix and shell scripting
  • Good SQL skills and database skills with SQL server
  • 8-10 years of experience in Application Performance Management, Analysis and Capacity Planning
  • Working knowledge of the following: Windows, and Unix, Linux, Operating System tuning methods
  • Good understanding of virtualization on VMware, RHEV and AIX
  • Working knowledge of Application Servers - WebSphere and IIS Windows
  • Working knowledge of Database tuning methods - Oracle, DB2 and SQL Server
  • Dynatrace, OPNET, TeamQuest toolset experience
  • Education: B.S. in Mathematics or Computer Science

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS or higher is preferred