Principal Performance Test Engineer

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The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
Full Time

Job Description

About this Opportunity
We have an immediate requirement for a Principal Performance Engineer to join our passionate Performance Engineering team. The Principal Performance Engineer is a software engineer and performance analyst with a passion for optimizing the performance of applications. This highly technical position is responsible for the performance engineering of DTCC distributed computing environments and providing analytical stress evaluations of applications/systems and service level compliance using statistical, analytical, and simulation methods. They will work together with developers and test engineers to deliver impactful, business-critical applications.
Business Unit: Information Technology
The Information Technology group delivers secure, reliable technology solutions that enable DTCC to be the trusted infrastructure of the global capital markets. The team delivers high-quality information through activities that include development of essential applications, building infrastructure capabilities to meet client needs and implementing data standards and governance.
Department: IT Governance & Assurance
The IT Governance and Assurance Department focuses on advancing organizational goals through the effective and efficient use of IT, by ensuring IT has the vital capabilities and controls to enhance the stability of DTCC products. The department is also responsible for maturing core IT business management and governance capabilities.
What You'll Do
  • Coordination / leadership of performance team and external team members, e.g., product, development, DBA, middleware, network
  • Assist in the development of estimates for projects
  • Assist with resource assignments and coordinate between teams at multiple locations to ensure on time delivery of projects
  • Work with product and development teams to define and maintain non-functional requirements to work into test plans
  • Deliver effective performance analysis, reporting and presentations to collaborators (business, development)
  • Perform the analysis of relationships between the non-functional requirements and key performance metrics
  • Coordinate troubleshooting of infrastructure and application issues
  • Conduct root cause analysis of performance issues and bottlenecks
  • Defect tracking and reporting
  • Work closely with application development and other technical teams to ensure that defects are dealt with in a timely and professional manner
  • Develop and maintain statistical models of key performance metrics
  • Construct and maintain analytical models of applications/systems
  • Proactively identify areas for further research and analysis
  • Lead and participate in knowledge sharing activities
  • Mitigate risk by following established procedures and supervising controls, spotting key errors and demonstrating strong ethical behavior.

Sound Like You?
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline with master's or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in performance engineering (analysis, testing, and tuning)
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience developing n-tier, J2EE software applications
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working in Unix or Linux environments
  • Expertise in performance analysis of distributed platforms including Linux, Windows, AWS, Containers and VMware (tools: Dynatrace, AppDynamics, Splunk, CloudWatch, TeamQuest)
  • Extensive knowledge of the functionality and performance aspects of the above computing platforms
  • Experience in advanced statistical and analytical modeling
  • Excellent analytical skills including:
  • Data exploration, analysis and presentation applying descriptive statistics and graphical techniques
  • Time series analysis and forecasting
  • Key Performance and volume metrics relationship modeling
  • Understanding of queuing networks modeling and simulation modeling concepts and experience with one of the industry standard analytic modeling tools - TeamQuest, Metron-Athenee, HyPerformix, and BMC
  • Expertise in load testing tools, such as JMeter, LoadRunner etc.
  • Experience in scripting (Perl, Unix shell, Python, Terraform, Chef, Jenkins)
  • Experience using JMS/IBM-MQ messaging system
  • Understanding of RESTful web service, JSON, and XML
  • Experience in Relational Databases, preferably Oracle
  • Experience working with AWS services (Kinesis, Elastic Beanstalk, CloudWatch, Lambda, etc)
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline implementations, including testing, using Jenkins or similar tool
  • Expert MS Office skills. Effective use of Excel statistical functions and sophisticated Power Point presentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with Agile teams (preferably scrum)
  • In-depth knowledge of the entire software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Experience in the financial services industry
About Us
About DTCC

DTCC safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently, in times of prosperity and crisis. We are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry's needs, and we're working to continually improve the world's most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Our employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle.

DTCC proudly supports Flexible Work Arrangements favoring willingness and gives people freedom to do their jobs well, by encouraging diverse opinions and emphasizing collaboration. When you join our team, you'll have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions at a company that is recognized as a thought leader in both the financial services and technology industries. A DTCC career is more than a good way to earn a living. It's the chance to make a difference at a company that's truly one of a kind.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation


Company Information

Who are we?

DTCC safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently – in times of prosperity and crisis. We are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry’s needs and we’re working to continually improve the world’s most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Our employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle.

Why choose DTCC?

DTCC employees work at the center of the world’s financial markets, bringing both innovation and stability to the entire post-trade lifecycle. Our work environment favors openness and gives people freedom to do their jobs well, by encouraging diverse opinions and emphasizing teamwork. When you join our team, you’ll have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions at a company that is recognized as a thought leader in both the financial services and technology industries.

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Dice Id : 90853261
Position Id : 204561
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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