Web Performance Engineer

Location
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Posted
Apr 08, 2018
Closes
May 07, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time

WEB PERFORMANCE ENGINEER

Best Buy Co., Inc. in Richfield, MN seeks a Web Performance Engineer to ensure performance of highly scalable applications, services and systems associated with Best Buy's global web operations. Generate reports and performs analysis of large data sets, identifies service or capability improvements, improves incident identification and resolution times. Make recommendations for improving support procedures. Perform advanced system administration activities. Communicate and collaborate with multiple vendors in order to resolve issues inclu. those related to complex systems. Provide data and input to assist in budget management and planning. Provide input to various teams about optimal holiday performance settings for applications in scope and engage in holiday readiness activities. Identify, follow-up on, report and make recommendations on risks and defects and identify areas for improvement. Perform load tests against a multi-origin, zero-downtime, highly scalable web infrastructure. Design, develop and execute load testing scripts and plans to handle peak volumes for top 3 e-commerce retailer. Identify performance bottlenecks and constraints and work with engineering teams on remediation. Requires: At least a Bachelor's or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Science and Information Technology or a related engineering field, plus at least 5 years of progressively responsible, post-baccalaureate experience supporting and troubleshooting application and server interactions, APIs using programming languages (Java and Ruby) and web technologies (HTTP, REST, Web Services, XML) in a large e-commerce, agile and dev/ops environment. One year of the five years of experience must have also involved: 1) working with industry load testing tools including JMeter, SOASTA, LoadRunner, SilkPerformer, Keynote, Gomez, Neoload; 2) CPU profiling; 3) Garbage collection and RHEL administration; 4) BASH scripting; 5) performing SQL database administration 6) performing JavaScript development. Qualified applicants should apply online by going to www.bestbuy-jobs.com (requisition #: 588558BR), or by sending resumes and cover letter to Michael Hurley at Michael.Hurley2@bestbuy.com.

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