Performance Engineer

Location: Laurel, MD
ApplyLogic is a fast-growing Veteran-Owned consulting firm, headquartered in Dunn Loring, VA. Our people are our greatest asset and our company culture is grounded on that belief. We offer challenging and interesting work in a friendly and supportive environment. We deliver best-in-class technical expertise to the Federal Government market through IT professional service contracts. 

We offer a competitive salary with a robust Fortune 500 type benefits package: employee assistance, employee adoption, 401K with match, medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, 15 paid time days off, 10 holidays, unlimited web-based training and up to $5K towards continuing education and/or professional development and more!
 
Founded in 2004, ApplyLogic is a Veteran Owned Small Business, ISO9001:2008 certified with over $7M annual revenues and 35 employees. Our growth has been recognized in the Washington Technology Fast 50 and the INC. 5000. We have an immediate Performance Engineer position available in Laurel, MD

Job Description and Responsibilities:

The Performance Engineer  will develop models to ensure the performance demands for the program are understood. Additionally, the Engineer will manage the development, review, communication, and change management associated with performance-related non-functional requirements. These include networks, security devices, servers, storage, databases, memory, and operators.
 
Requirements:
 
  • Develops and maintains performance-related non-functional requirements (average/peak load, average response time, peak/average WIP, etc.)
  • Develop Program-level scale-up plans to guide the scale-up activities of the Program and Projects.
  • Develop and validate the Program-level performance plan.
  • Develops and maintains system sizing models
  • Analysis of systems’ scaling approach and development of recommendations
  • Change Management of Non-functional requirements.
  • Validation of modeling assumptions.

Required Skills:
  • Familiarity with cloud technology and infrastructure requirements to provide meaningful input on requirements and prioritization 
  • Experience with performance analysis and modeling.
  • Experience with scaling of complex systems
  • Experience working with complex systems through the full development life cycle
  • Familiarity with performance characteristics and bottlenecks of major system components including networks, security devices, servers, and storage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Experience with RMA analysis.
 
Education and Certifications
  • 3 years of experience specifically performing in a Performance Engineering / Solution Architecture role on a large scale mission critical program
  • Bachelor's degree
 
Clearance:
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Public Trust, or must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance
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