Posted: 11th September 2019

Performance Test Engineer


Berlin, Berlin. Germany

Datameer is looking for a Software Engineer Performance Test *. This role is based out of our Berlin office.

Working in the Test Automation Team, you’ll be responsible for delivering performance measurements across  all our internal projects. You’ll ensure performance monitoring and CI jobs are implemented, maintained, and are being used to give consistent feedback on the health of our systems. You’ll be the subject matter expert of performance frameworks at Datameer.

Are you ready to be part of Fast Company's 50 most innovative tech companies? Do you want to be part of shaping the most cutting-edge big data analytics product?

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work with development teams that are building our software to generate workloads and tools to understand and characterize system performance and scalability
  • Understand system architecture to isolate and layout limitations/problem areas
  • Be the performance guru and owner for our on premise product and cloud services
  • Work with the engineering team, customer support, and field engineers to find and analyze   performance bottlenecks and initiate discussions about improvements in architecture and  underlying code
  • Give performance consultation and tuning tips to the field
  • Own development of automated performance test framework
  • Monitor/analyze/catalog the results and ensure that our product hits defined target goals for performance
  • Job duties as assigned


Required Skills & Experience
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 8+ years industry experience in performance / performance testing
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Experience with agile development methodology
  • Good knowledge of database systems and query execution methods
  • Excellent track record of thriving on technically demanding projects
  • Ability to narrow down root cause of performance bottlenecks on both frontend and backend
  • Skilled with object-oriented scripting languages such as Python or Ruby
  • Comfortable in a Linux environment
  • Ability to identify potential limitations in software architectures
  • Have solid knowledge on performance, the core principles and methodologies


Desired Skills & Experience
  • Experience with AWS is a plus
  • Experience with Performance Testing - e.g. Jmeter or Gatling
  • Know how to tune up the JVM, GC and the kernel
  • Understanding of throughput, latency, memory and CPU utilization
  • English required, German beneficial


About Datameer

We are a well-funded, global software company headquartered in San Francisco with global offices across Europe backed by top tier investors including KPCB, Redpoint Ventures, and Next World Capital among others. Our customers include who’s who of the fortune 100 and the list is growing!