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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

Salesforce.com San Francisco, CA

Company
Salesforce.com
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
49178
AJE Ref #
576027287
Location
San Francisco, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Post Date:
08/30/2016

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ARE YOU OBSESSED WITH SQUEEZING THE LAST BIT OF PERFORMANCE POSSIBLE OUT OF YOUR APPLICATIONS* ARE YOU INTRIGUED BY SOME OF THE LARGEST ENTERPRISE CLOUD DEPLOYMENTS ON THE PLANET AND HOW THEY REALLY ARE DEPLOYED AT SCALE* AS A PERFORMANCE ENGINEER YOU\'LL BE A PART OF THE TEAM RESPONSIBLE FOR SCOPING AND DEVELOPING THE TESTS, TOOLS, FRAMEWORKS, AND PLATFORMS NECESSARY FOR ENSURING SALESFORCE.COM REMAINS THE WORLD\'S MOST HIGHLY PERFORMING, SCALABLE, AND RELIABLE ENTERPRISE CLOUD COMPUTING COMPANY IN THE INDUSTRY.
SALESFORCE IS SEEKING A SENIOR PERFORMANCE ENGINEER TO WORK ON MEASURING, ANALYZING, AND HELPING OPTIMIZE THE PERFORMANCE AND SCALABILITY OF PLATFORM FEATURES WITHIN AN AGILE DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT. WHEN A PERFORMANCE ISSUE ARISES YOU WILL NOT ONLY BE ABLE TO IDENTIFY IT, BUT BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE TO OTHERS WHY IT IS HAPPENING, AND WHAT CAN BE DONE TO RESOLVE IT.
THERE ARE TONS OF CHALLENGES HERE FOR YOU. INITIALLY YOU WILL BE FOCUSSING ON SALESFORCE APIS. THATS A BIG THING AS ALL OUR UI\'S AND MOBILE APPS ARE BUILT ON TOP OF THEM. BESIDES APIS, THERE ARE A LARGE NUMBER OF FEATURES NEEDING YOUR HELP. THAT ALL DEPENDS ON YOUR INTEREST AND PRIORITIES.
THE SENIOR PLATFORM PERFORMANCE ENGINEER WILL ALSO:

* COMMUNICATE STATUS, RISKS TO TEST COMPLETE DATES, AND OFFER MITIGATION STRATEGIES TO ENSURE ON-TIME DELIVERY OF ALL COMMITTED PROJECTS TO CROSS FUNCTIONAL TEAMS

* PARTICIPATE IN DISCUSSIONS AND PLANNING WITH ENGINEERING TEAMS

* DEFINE PERFORMANCE STRATEGY FOR TEAMS YOU ARE INVOLVED

* DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT OVERHEAD, SCALABILITY, STABILITY, AND STRESS TESTS USING INDUSTRY STANDARD TOOLS AND CUSTOM DEVELOPED SOFTWARE WRITTEN IN JAVA

* PROVIDE EXPERTISE FOR USE IN PATCHES, RESEARCH PROJECTS, SIZING, CAPACITY PLANNING, AND HARDWARE AND NETWORK CONFIGURATION

REQUIRED SKILLS:

* 3+ YEARS OF PERFORMANCE TESTING, ANALYSIS, TROUBLESHOOTING, AND OPTIMIZATION ON LARGE SCALE ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS

* BS, MS, OR PHD IN COMPUTER SCIENCE OR EQUIVALENT WORK EXPERIENCE

* OUTSTANDING ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS

* ABILITY TO IDENTIFY POTENTIAL LIMITATIONS IN HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURES

* UNDERSTANDING OF THROUGHPUT, LATENCY, MEMORY AND CPU UTILIZATION

* EXPERT KNOWLEDGE OF SQL AND PL/SQL QUERY PLAN AND CONTENTION/LOCKING ANALYSIS AND TUNING

* EXPERT KNOWLEDGE OF JAVA DEBUGGING AND MONITORING SOFTWARE (E.G. JPROBE, YOURKIT, ETC.)

* EXPERT KNOWLEDGE OF UNIX COMMANDS AND SCRIPTING (E.G., BASH)

* EXPERT KNOWLEDGE OF HTTP LOAD GENERATION /MEASUREMENT SOFTWARE (E.G. JMETER)

* STRONG SKILLS IN AT LEAST ONE HIGH-LEVEL SCRIPTING LANGUAGE (E.G., PYTHON, RUBY, PERL)

* DATA ANALYSIS WITH SPLUNK AND HADOOP IS A PLUS

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

* EXPERIENCE IN AUTOMATION OF SYSTEMS TESTING AND SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION TASKS

* EXPERIENCE CODING IN AN OBJECT-ORIENTED LANGUAGE (E.G., JAVA, C++)

* FAMILIAR WITH JVM INTERNALS, MEMORY MANAGEMENT, AND GARBAGE COLLECTION

* FAMILIAR WITH APPLICATION SERVERS (E.G., JETTY, RESIN, WEBLOGIC, WEBSPHERE, JBOSS)

* FAMILIAR WITH ORACLE CLUSTERING TECHNOLOGIES (E.G., RAC)

* PROVIDE EXPERTISE FOR USE IN PATCHES, RESEARCH PROJECTS, SIZING, CAPACITY PLANNING, AND HARDWARE AND NETWORK CONFIGURATION

* EXPERIENCE IN USING & BUILDING ON TOP OF SALESFORCE PLATFORM

SALESFORCE, THE CUSTOMER SUCCESS PLATFORM AND WORLD\'S #1 CRM, EMPOWERS COMPANIES TO CONNECT WITH THEIR CUSTOMERS IN A WHOLE NEW WAY. THE COMPANY WAS FOUNDED ON THREE DISRUPTIVE IDEAS-A NEW TECHNOLOGY MODEL IN CLOUD COMPUTING, A PAY-AS-YOU-GO BUSINESS MODEL AND A NEW INTEGRATED CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY MODEL. THESE FOUNDING PRINCIPLES HAVE TAKEN OUR COMPANY TO GREAT HEIGHTS, INCLUDING BEING NAMED ONE OF FORBES WORLD\'S MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANY FIVE YEARS IN A ROW AND ONE OF FORTUNE 100 BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR EIGHT YEARS IN A ROW. WE ARE THE FASTEST GROWING OF THE TOP 10 ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE COMPANIES, AND THIS LEVEL OF GROWTH EQUALS INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITIES TO GROW A CAREER AT SALESFORCE. TOGETHER, WITH OUR WHOLE OHANA (HAWAIIAN FOR "FAMILY") MADE UP OF OUR EMPLOYEES, CUSTOMERS, PARTNERS AND COMMUNITIES, WE ARE WORKING TO IMPROVE THE STATE OF THE WORLD.
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