Performance Engineer – World Famous – Early Stage Startup

As a Performance Engineer interested in understanding complex distributed systems, databases and large clustered datasets you will lead efforts to optimize overall system and product performance. You’ll work with the Development, QE (Quality Engineering), and Product teams to deliver high quality initiatives for all our products throughout their development life cycles.


3+ years of hands-on performance testing experience with distributed systems

About you

  • Ability to identify bottlenecks and limitation in software and hardware architectures
  • Good understanding of various operating systems
  • Good understanding of file systems and their architectures
  • Good understanding of network and application protocols
  • Strong programming skills (e.g., Python, C, Java or other languages)
  • Familiarity with database technologies is a plus
  • BS in CS or related discipline; MS/PhD preferred


  • Analyze and review existing test matrices, parameters, and framework to recommend improvements for test efficiency and product quality
  • Work with QE, Development and Product Management in defining test measurements
  • Work with other members of the Performance team in driving improvements
  • Identify quality gaps in software development cycles and work closely with the Product and Development teams to eliminate them.

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