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Senior Engineer Full Stack at Cognizant in Dallas, Texas

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title: Performance Engineers

Job Description

  • End-to-end experience in performance testing activities from gathering requirements to analyzing results and delivering findings and recommendations

  • Capabilities in performance testing tools including Jmeter, Silk Performer, HP Load Runner, Performance Center with specialization in performance analysis of J2EE/ .Net applications and Apache/Tomcat or IIS web servers

  • Application monitoring experience using leading monitoring tools like Wily, Dynatrace, HP Diagnostics, AppDynamics, JVisualVM, Perfmon and Splunk. Knowledge on any monitoring and analysis tools is welcome.

  • Expertise in root cause analysis of performance issues using native tools or other diagnostic tools like Jprofiler, JProbe or other J2EE profilers and .Net profiles, Application Performance Management (APM) tools such as the ones listed above or any other APM tools

  • Knowledge on Operating system concepts and how they relate back to applications and application containers.

  • Broad knowledge of the below and in-depth knowledge in one of them

      • Experience in jvm tuning, thread/heap dump analysis, and improvisation of web services (REST APIs / methods)

      • Experience in Linux/Unix and windows

      • .Net

      • J2EE

  • Experience in CLR tuning, thread/heap dump analysis using WinDBG or tools alike, .Net Profiling tools and improvisation of web services (REST APIs / methods)

  • Experience in Linux/Unix and windows

  • Databases

  • Experience in database profiling using SQL profiler or other APM tools to understand time consuming queries

  • Expertise in providing recommendations such as indexing, table partitions, query re-write.

  • Experience in Linux/Unix and windows


Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Core Java PL1 Required


* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.