Job ID :
976
Company :
Starpoint
Location :
new york city, NY
Type :
Hire
Duration :
6 Months
Rate :
Open
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
6 years ago
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Technical Skills Summary 


Experience in the Web / Application Performance Management space. 
Solid understanding of the web performance 'big picture', from TCP/network level concerns through browser rendering and server-side runtime deep-dive 
Monitoring technologies subject matter expertise in the below areas (with a preference for the listed vendor tools) 
Synthetic Monitoring - Gomez, HP BSM BPM 
Real End-User Monitoring - Tealeaf, BMC EUEM/Coradiant Truesight 
Transaction Monitoring - Optier Corefirst 
Deep Dive - Dynatrace Diagnostics, CA Wily 
Web Technologies - an understanding of, and preferably experience with... 
Developing ASP.NET, Perl/CGI and/or Java web applications 
Client-side web technologies including HTML, CSS, Javascript and Flash/Flex 
Experience configuring and deploying web servers/application servers including IIS, Apache, Tomcat, Websphere 
Scripting experience using Perl/Python 
Networking 
Understanding of TCP/IP at its various layers 
Ability to troubleshoot problems at the networking layer 
Understanding, and preferably experience with, load-balancing and clustering 

Soft Skills Summary 

Proven track record in working with large scale, complex Engineering / Infrastructure initiatives. 
Self-starter with the ability to take ownership of projects and drive to completion. 
Project management skills, business process redesign principles, tools and techniques. 
Exposure to ITIL 
Business analysis experience in large size companies with multiple functions / business units (Financial Services industry preferred).

 

Key Responsibilities 

Deploy and configure vendor performance monitoring tools in our highly customized web infrastructure 
Integrate multiple vendor and in-house performance tools together to create end-to-end visibility of transaction flow 
Build and maintain relationships with business unit-facing technical groups utilising the team's products, and provide performance consultancy to them 
Assess new technologies and vendors for potential future integrations 
Support operations teams as engineering escalation point on the plant and provide engineering on-call cover for the plants/products we?re responsible for 

Position Overview 

The Web Performance Tools Engineer candidate will be responsible to perform engineering evaluations and integration in the application performance management / web infrastructure space, on Windows & Java platforms. The primary function of this role will be client consultation with web application development, application support and infrastructure operations teams in order to feedback client requirements into the performance management tools, products and roadmaps. Also given the overall requirement to better integrate the teams from the retail and institutional sides of the company, close collaboration with other engineering teams is also a key component of the role. This will require the candidate to demonstrate a broad exposure to various technologies along with a deep technical knowledge (specifically in the web, infrastructure, and network space). Additionally, the candidate must possess a strong ability to coordinate and execute tasks across technology silos / divisions, and must demonstrate superior communication skills as to seamlessly operate with all levels of staff ? from senior managementto associate level engineers. He / she will also be responsible for identifying and resolving problems using structured troubleshooting methods, tools, and techniques.