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Principal Performance Engineer


Noida - None - India



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Kronos Noida is hiring software professionals who are high on energy, enthusiastic and eager to learn and work on SaaS product. The current opening gives an opportunity to engineers to prove their mettle and contribute to the overall performance of the product.

The candidate should have 8-12 years of experience in Performance Engineering. He/she will be responsible for result analysis, tuning & results preparation. Candidate must be having knowledge of/willing to learn performance test and profiling tools such as JMeter, Dynatrace, coaching the junior staff on the best practices and technical depth.

The successful candidate will be expected to:
• Capture the product non-functional requirements/business drivers such as SLA, transaction mix, concurrency, user population and deployment models etc.
• Define the performance strategies and provides performance engineering services such as code reviews, POC to improve the performance of the product set.
• Work closely with architects, developers to ensure performance issues are being addressed in a timely fashion
• Design the test suite, creating test cases and simulating workload mix
• Measure the test results, works on tuning and provide the capacity numbers
• Drive research & development of high performing reusable components to increase the efficiency and productivity
• Awareness of new technologies and make recommendations on future direction as it relates to performance engineering as well as apply the latest techniques and industry best practices as appropriate


• Engineering or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
• In depth knowledge in any of the Oracle, SQL server, Postgres databases as well as the related monitoring and analysis tools & techniques
• Deep knowledge of n-tier web technologies on Windows, Unix and Linux
• Deep knowledge in JBoss or Tomcat, Java, J2EE, SQL, Node JS, Redis

Preferred Skills:
• Knowledge in SaaS applications and SOA architectures
• Experience in working with scripting language such as Python, Ruby, Perl, Shell etc.
• Performance Engineering background in the area of Simulation and Modelling, Performance testing, Benchmarking and Capacity planning
• Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment

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Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. 

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