Systems Performance Engineer Senior

at Elevance Health in Westchester, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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Systems Performance Engineer Senior

+ Job Family: Automation and Testing

+ Type: Full time

+ Date Posted:Oct 17, 2023

+ Req #: JR91477



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Systems Performance Engineer Senior

Location: This position will work a hybrid model (remote and office). The ideal candidate will live within 50 miles of one of our Elevance Health PulsePoint locations.

The Systems Performance Engineer Senior is responsible for Systems Performance Engineering support tasks, designing and implementing end to end infrastructure, platform, and .NET/digital application monitoring.

How you will make an impact:

+ Understand the overall architecture of our systems to identify gaps in monitoring and troubleshoot issues.

+ Configure and maintain custom dashboards and alerts in various monitoring tools.

+ Create custom reports, deliver report presentations to various stakeholders.

+ Develop scripts for monitoring PowerShell, Python, Shell scripting.

+ Develop metrics for both the business and technical teams to determine the health of systems.

+ Provide on-call support as needed.

+ Leads and coordinates performance engineering for medium to large initiatives.

+ Collect and document expected system performance and operational characteristics.

+ Collect and/or prepare test data for test execution.

+ Develop and execute performance tests including load, stress, endurance, fail-over and interoperability.

+ Conduct technical analysis of performance test results and production systems, and provide recommendations on performance tuning, systems, and infrastructure. Identify, report, and review defects in assessing system performance and stability.

+ Defining the strategy for enabling performance diagnostics and monitoring using an Application Performance Management (APM) tool, other monitoring tools, and diagnostic techniques.

+ Collaborating with developers to promote the concept of performance engineering during all phases of the SDLC to detect and correct performance issues earlier in the lifecycle.

+ Leads peer reviews to ensure the completeness of all test assets created.

+ Resolve performance and stability issues in performance test environment.

+ Leads performance defect triage.

+ Determine level of effort and resource requirements for customer engagements.

+ Develop performance engineering work plan structure and project schedule.

+ Review architectural design for performance risks and potential issues.

+ Prepare capacity analysis when applicable.

Minimum Requirements:

+ Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 7 years performance engineering and performance testing experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences:

+ Experience managing performance engineering efforts for an application strongly preferred.

+ Proficiency with the following tools is highly preferred (Splunk, Broadcom APM11, AppDynamics, among others).

+ Experience managing performance engineering efforts for an application strongly preferred.

+ Knowledge of developing scripts for monitoring (PowerShell, Python and Shell scripting).

+ 5 years’ of Splunk programming proficiency is highly preferred.

+ 5-6 years’ experience using .NET and Java application and Application Monitoring Tools like App Dynamics or Datadog or APM11 are highly preferred.

+ Proficiency is performance tuning is preferred.

+ Good understanding of the UI, Middleware and backend Databases

+ Knowledge of agile development (preferably SAFe), DevOps, Test Driven Development preferred.

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. A Fortune 20 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, we are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy, providing various levels of flexibility while also ensuring that associates have opportunities to connect in-person. Unless in a designated virtual-eligible role and specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2022, has been ranked for five years running as one of the 2023 World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine, and is a growing Top 20 Fortune 500 Company. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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Posted On: Oct 19, 2023

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