Performance Diagnostic Engineer

Accenture
Full time Full day
Overland Park, KS

Job Description


ARE YOU READY to step up to the New and take your technology expertise to the next level?


Do you have a passion for using new technologies to make a positive impact on business and community Want a role that provides you with a sense of purpose and satisfaction Then join Accenture Technology and build a rewarding career improving the way the world works and lives, as you help clients shift to the New using leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine.


Thrive in our highly collaborative, digitally-driven and innovation-led environment. Nurture your talent for thoughtful and game changing solutions in our inclusive culture that values diversity of ideas, experiences and backgrounds.


WORK YOU'LL DO


As a Performance Diagnostic Engineer, some of your key responsibilities may include:




  • Defining the strategy for enabling performance diagnostics and monitoring through the use of an Application Performance Management (APM) tool, other monitoring tools, and diagnostic techniques.




  • Identifying, evaluating, and recommending monitoring tools and diagnostic techniques relevant to the application architecture. Assess gaps in as-is monitoring tool capabilities and recommend tools to augment or replace.




  • Learning an application's design to assess for performance risks and identify areas to apply past learnings




  • Instrumenting applications to enable performance diagnostics and monitoring




  • Collaborating with Performance Engineering leads and project team to review and refine application NFRs, SLAs, & KPIs to create acceptance criteria and performance budgets necessary to measure, validate, and improve performance




  • 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- Monitoring application performance during performance tests or production usage through the use of APM and other monitoring tools to isolate the fault domain, dive deep into application code, and identify root cause of performance issues.




  • Utilizing static code and dynamic code analysis to identify performance and maintenance concerns




  • Profiling application performance from end-user perspective to inventory performance concerns and suggest tuning opportunities across the application stack




  • Performing deep dive JVM analysis examining garbage collection logs, heap dumps, and thread dumps as needed.




  • Documenting performance findings and recommendations




  • Interacting with client and/or Accenture development, operations, and infrastructure resources to recommend solutions to remediate performance issues




  • Participating in re-architecture, redesign, and refactoring decisions to satisfy performance requirements




  • Developing dashboards and reports to provide ongoing visibility into the performance of client applications



  • Contributing learnings and experiences to the Accenture Performance Engineering community


For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.


Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.


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Qualifications


Basic Qualifications




  • Minimum of 2 years' hands-on experience with performance tuning, diagnostic or monitoring




  • Minimum of 2 years' hands-on design / development experience (e.g. Java, .Net, etc.)




  • Minimum of 1 year hands-on experience performance diagnostics tools (e.g. AppDynamics, Dynatrace, New Relic, CA APM (previously Wily Introscope), etc.)



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years work experience). If Associate's Degree, must have equivalent minimum 6 year work experience.


Preferred Qualifications




  • Experience delivering software designed for high concurrency, scalability, or availability




  • Experience using Application Performance Management (APM) tools (e.g. AppDyanmics, DynaTrace, New Relic, CA Introscope APM, HP Diagnostics)




  • Hands-on experience collecting performance data, analyzing, troubleshooting, and tuning




  • Hands on analysis, reverse engineering, debugging, and profiling Java code (e.g. Eclipse Profiler, Eclipse TPTP, JProbe, JProfiler, Yourkit, VisualVM, Valgrind, NetBeans profiler, JConsole, JBoss Profiler, JAMon, JRocket Flight Recorder)




  • Exposure to Cloud, SaaS, and virtualization concepts and performance concerns




  • Exposure to application threading and concurrency concerns




  • Working knowledge of operating system design , processes, and threading model



  • Ability to work in other languages such as JavaScript, Ruby, PHP, Perl, Python, Powershell, and Linux shell scripting


As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $90,288 - $148,900 and information on benefits offered is here.


What We Believe


We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.


Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.


All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.


Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.


Requesting An Accommodation


Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.


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Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.


Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.


The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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