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Salesforce.com, Inc Performance Software Engineer - Senior/Lead/Principal in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Performance Software Engineer - Senior/Lead/Principal

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The role:

We are seeking a Software Engineer, Performance Engineer to join our R&D, Tech & Products team. Our mission as the “customer company”, is to ensure confidence with our customers, from Fortune 100 companies, to start-ups and nonprofit organizations. Processing more than 5+ billion transactions per day and growing, performance remains a center focus for innovation.

Your impact:

Be a part of the first-rate team that influences the future expansion of next-generation cloud solutions for speed, scale, and high availability. You will have the opportunity to design performance experiments, collect and evaluate data. Develop power tools and automation frameworks for continuous integration, performance measurement and evaluation. Contribute to the design and velocity of our global products. Optimize our systems end-to-end by advising infrastructure design, server and application development/ tuning, solving complex cluster architecture and any data storage issues that impact features within artificial intelligence, IoT, Platform, API’s and mobile UI experiences.

If you’re fired up about software performance, automating everything, and working with great engineers, this is the job for you! If you are a developer that is passionate about performance, or a performance tester that is also interested in contributing performance improvements, we would love to hear from you.

This candidate must have the technical prowess to write fast and efficient code, find inefficiencies and influence others to make performance improvements. In addition, this engineer needs to measure and demonstrate performance gains in a scientific way, by building/running workloads or simulations. The candidate should be comfortable in discussing time/space complexity using O(n) notation and engage in a project’s design phase for its performance and scalability considerations. You are the performance expert for your scrum team, and should own your team’s performance related problems on production.

Required Skills:

  • 6+ years of software development experience,

  • 3+ years in performance engineering

  • Strong programming skills in either Java, Javascript or Swift and profilers

  • Hands-on experience with performance measurement, evaluation, and optimization

  • Experience conducting benchmark and/or work-load testing using automation tools and frameworks for performance measurement and evaluation (Jmeter)

  • Experience performing simulation or lab experimentation to evaluate application/ system performance

  • Distributed systems debugging

  • Ability to work cross-functionally to articulate, measure and solve performance issues

  • Passion for continuous improvement in learning technically and professionally

  • Bachelor’s degree (or its foreign degree equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience

Preferred Skills:

  • SaaS experience at scale

  • Knowledge of database fundamentals: SQL, schema, internals (Oracle preferred, TKProf, AWR (Automated Workload Repository), ASH (Active Session History)

  • JVM (Java Virtual Machine) and garbage collector tuning, heap dump experience

  • Experience with the following performance tools: JMeter, YourKit

  • Experience in using UI profilers and deep knowledge of chrome developer tools

  • Knowledge of how a browser works (i.e. chromedevtools, ui automator)

  • Hands on Experience in javascript, React and NodeJS

  • Agile/ Scrum methodology experience

  • Experience with big data technologies such as Hbase, HDFS, Hadoop, Pig, Hive and/or Kafka

  • Experience working in an Apache/ Spark architecture

  • Understanding of back-end systems and API’s, developer tools and compilers

  • Knowledge of statistical break down and experimental design techniques

  • Working knowledge of Linux operating system

  • Experience evaluating and interpreting large volume of production data using Splunk to know throughput, latency, memory and CPU utilization

  • Experience with search platforms such Lucene, Solr or ElasticSearch

Benefits & Perks

We have a public-facing website https://www.getsalesforcebenefits.com/en that explains our various benefits, including wellbeing reimbursement, generous parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility benefits, and more. Visit for the full breakdown!

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