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Senior Performance Analyst

Job Category:
QA/Tester, Analyst (Business/Systems)
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
West Dublin, Nationwide
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Planet Payment
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We are seeking a talented and experienced Performance Analyst to improve application performance for our transaction processing and back-office systems. You will join an experienced team reporting directly to the Senior Director Performance and Project Management. 

What you will do 

  • This position will assume responsibility and operation of the performance load testing systems.

  • Create and run the performance test plans and analyse the results for each application stack.

  • Work with our globally disparate development and IT operations teams on a range of payment systems; testing, breaking, refining and improving their efficiency.

  • Performance test creation, testing methodology, performance automation and performance-test strategy development.

  • Provide application performance recommendations and reports - from tuning to development, driving capacity planning for the growth of systems in production environments.

Who you are

  • 5+ years' experience in application performance testing and performance engineering.

  • Proficient in MSSQL and C# for code reviews during testing.

  • Proven skills with load testing tools eg. Tosca Flood, Selenium, jMeter, Loadrunner or similar is essential.

  • Experience designing and/or implementing automated software testing, deployment and performance analysis systems.

  • Have in-depth of knowledge in MSSQL, and ideally will have a programming background prior to working in a Performance analysis role.

  • Experience in implementing performance monitoring tools.

  • Knowledge of failure mode analysis and efficiency analysis in complex distributed systems.

  • Excellent ability to execute performance tests and analyze results.

  • Strong understanding of hardware load balancers, network optimization, or other related and demonstrable TCP-level experience within the remit of performance improvements to transaction processing systems is an advantage.

  • Ideally have experience with large distributed systems such as large scale distributed database systems, geographically dispersed transaction processing, or horizontally scaled request processing systems.

  • Ability to adapt and improve systems and processes, to accommodate rapid and increasing growth in systems and traffic.

  • A natural at building adaptable, reusable test plans.

  • Comfortable with performing code reviews, or code profiling to assure code is adhering to best performance practices; Assist with performance-related problem resolutions.

  • Analytical, driven and interested in improving system efficiency.

  • A passion to work in the Payments space.

Your Skills and Our Values

We Search for Better - We Celebrate Differences - We Go Beyond Expectations - We Grow Together

Contact Details:
Planet Payment
Tel: 091558265
Contact: Aine Clehane

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