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Performance Engineer


Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds,  and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

We are looking for a talented and experienced Performance Engineer

What you’ll do

  • Need to understand how to extrapolate from one environment to another for test results

  • Excellent communication skills and have the ability to work with large collaborative teams. Need to be very customer focused and be able to multitask across initiatives

  • Need to understand how to tune/optimize JVMs

  • Must understand workload modeling and the basic capacity/performance laws.

  • Industry knowledge of application, data, and infrastructure architecture disciplines

  • Need the ability to identify performance anti-patterns in infrastructure and software and be able to make performance enhancing recommendations.

  • Understand frontend web performance best practices and be able to perform analysis and make recommendations for optimization.

  • Understand heap dumps, thread/stack dumps, JVM profiling techniques

  • Proficiency in one advanced programming language and experience optimizing JAVA, JavaScript, Spring, or AngularJS

  • Experience with load testing tools and have advanced knowledge of JMeter

  • Experience with standard observation tools - Application Dynamics, Splunk, StackDriver etc.

  • Must have experience with optimizing and troubleshooting bottlenecks with Kubernetes

  • Must know SQL and be familiar with RDBMS and NoSQL Database technologies

  • Perform in-depth technical root cause analysis for high priority issues spanning all technology layers/stacks

What experience you need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or other technical field or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

  • 5+ years of experience in the Performance Engineering discipline and have a good understanding around testing methodologies such as soak, spike, load, etc.

  • + years of experience optimizing software/infrastructure running under GCP or other cloud provider

What could set you apart

  • Experience performance optimizing balancers, reverse proxies, networks and operating systems

  • Experience in optimizing SQL

  • Experience in performance testing mobile applications

  • Experience with Capacity planning

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible?  Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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