Performance Engineer at MetroStar (Remote)

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MetroStar Systems is looking for dynamic and creative Performance Engineer to join our world-class engineering team at US Census and do great things with their data. As a Performance Engineer, you will collaborate with solution architects, front-/back-end developers, and product owners to influence product direction and functional requirements, and deliver complex search queries, and APIs. If you want to join a company that values people that are fearless about making technology work and are open to commuting to Suitland, MD we want you to work for MetroStar!

You’ll love our position if you have… (This is the stuff you MUST have to be a fit)

  • 4+ years of experience with Java / Java Web Services RESTful (primary), WSDL, XML and supporting integration
  • 2+ years of experience using API performance and load testing tools such as HP ALM / JMeter / LoadUI
  • a working knowledge using Java Profilers such as VisualVM / NetBeans / YourKit
  • experience in Linux and bash or shell scripting
  • the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree

We’ll REALLY love you if you… (This is the bonus stuff that makes you stand out)

  • have 1+ year of experience with search-specific applications using Elasticsearch, tuning / optimizing large-scale Elasticsearch clusters
  • have strong experience in performance testing web services in enterprise-scale system
  • are familiar with Continuous Integration methodologies and tools, including Jenkins
  • are familiar with source control services and tools, including SVN, GIT and AWS CodeCommit

What your day will look like:

  • You will run load and performance tests to design, implement, and deploy engineering fixes and strategies to optimize and tune applications to handle large, enterprise-scale user demands
  • You will design and develop software based on business and functional requirements in a Scaled Agile framework (SAFe)
  • You will participate in go/no-go discussions in a rapid, iterative environment

The Admin Stuff: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

The Legal Stuff: MetroStar Systems is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of MetroStar Systems.

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MetroStar operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Reston, VA, Washington, DC, Stafford, VA, Albany, GA and Bloomington, IN. MetroStar was founded in 1999. It has 250 total employees. To see all 32 open jobs at MetroStar, click here.
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