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Sr. Performance Architect

Cognizant Dallas

Technology Skills: 

  • Strong application performance engineering expertise to execute Performance Driven development programs/ Projects. Deep knowledge on end-end architectures and frameworks i.e. knowledge across tiers in a multi-tier environment including but not limited to DMZs, Load Balancers, Web Servers, Application Servers, Databases, Single Signon systems, distributed caches like coherent, content delivery networks like Akamai etc.
  • Experience with Heterogeneous environment. Strong on Java/ .Net, REST based systems. Understands network and infrastructure level dependencies. Expertise should span performance engineering, performance optimization, performance tuning across J2EE/ .Net applications and database.
  • Expertise in designing and reviewing architectures for Performance, Scalability and availability, building automated tools for detecting and reporting metrics to drive pro-active performance engineering effort.
  • Ability to understand business non-functional requirements and break them down to application and system level to help architects, designers and developers in engineering applications for Performance. Experience in setting up Performance Engineering Center of Excellence with the ability to define processes and methodologies relevant to a customer context, define template and checklists, understand Cognizant Performance Architecture Consulting & Engineering Best practices and bring them to a customer and institutionalize.Provide thought leadership to the customer teams and Cognizant teams on adopting the best tooling for optimal productivity and faster time to defect identification and resolution w.r.t NFRs.Understanding of Scalable and highly available architectural patterns and best practices and experience in adopting them in real time engagements. 
  • Experience and skills to work with multiple teams and drive performance engineering recommendations to be implemented.Ability to communicate the benefits of implementing recommendations both from a technology perspective and business perspective.

Other Skills:

  • Ability to Program manage large technology programs or Performance Engineering center of excellence
  • Ability to communicate at the executive levels in order to convince them to adopt PE recommendations or PE best practices
  • Ability to work under tough timelines and deliver results as invariably most of the Performance related work
Job Location: Dallas, Texas, United States
Employee Status: Full Time Employee
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Job Posting: Aug 04 2018
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