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Performance Engineer, Auckland

Last update 2024-05-24
Expires 2024-05-23
ID #2051459212
Performance Engineer, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified March 1, 2024


Assist in the design, implementation, and execution of Vista’s performance testing strategy
including development and maintenance of the test platform and load tests across Vista’s SDLC and Saa S environments. This Performance Engineer role is part of team that carries out both performance testing and internal consulting activities, as well as training development teams to progressively take ownership of performance concerns.

About Vista
Vista is a world-leading company that makes software for the cinema industry. Started in Auckland, New Zealand, over 25 years ago, we now serve cinemas, film distributors, and moviegoers worldwide. Our HQ is in the City Works Depot in Auckland. We have offices and subsidiary companies in Sydney, Los Angeles, London, Amsterdam, Cape Town, Shanghai, Mexico City, and Kuala Lumpur. We use the latest technologies and offer a fun, agile and collaborative environment. We continue to innovate and build our reputation as one of the best Kiwi tech companies to work for.

Your responsibilities will include:

Performance Testing:

Design, build, and maintain Vista’s performance testing platform, including processes, tools, and scripting framework

Work alongside Development teams to design and implement load tests appropriate for purpose across the various Vista products

Manage Vista’s performance testing environments, both on-premise and Saa S

Execute and analyze test results, reporting findings back to key stakeholders as required

Provide Training and guidance to development teams to help take ownership of their own performance testing assets and testing functions

Ensure Quality of Vista releases through assessing performance risks of planned work and reviews of load test results

Represent Performance Engineering as a SME in development teams

Performance Troubleshooting:

Provide performance troubleshooting and issue resolution services to both Services and Engineering teams as required, including customer engagement as necessary

Provide pro-active performance appraisal and best practice guidance for both customer and Vista managed implementations of our software products

Services Consulting:

Advise the Services Teams on the creation and use of tools and technology used to diagnose customer system and database issues

Consult with the Knowledge Services team (as appropriate) to create required documentation

We’re looking for:

Relevant tertiary qualification (computer science, applied maths/statistics or similar) or equivalent experience

Experience with troubleshooting complex technical issues

Knowledge of Load Testing techniques

Knowledge of performance testing and monitoring tools such as JMeter, Prometheus, Datadog etc...

Knowledge and experience across multiple architectural areas, including client and server applications, databases, network technologies and cloud

Ability to understand and process complex data sets, interpret metrics and derive conclusions

Ability to communicate ideas and concepts clearly and concisely to a variety of stakeholders, both verbally and via formal reporting

Enthusiasm for solving problems and figuring out “how things work”

A critical thinker: balancing skepticism and confidence, based on the strength of your evidence

Down to earth, pragmatic approach; ability to balance aspirational goals and direction with real-world constraints and business reality

Experience working in a Saa S company is beneficial

For this particular role, we are currently only considering applicants with the right to live and work in New Zealand without the need for employer sponsorship.

You will be supported to continually learn and improve your tech skills, share knowledge and ideas in the team, and be part of a dynamic and open culture. We have a range of benefits that include:

Hybrid working

Excellent work/life balance, including a 4 ½ day working week

Medical and Life insurance

Volunteer day, enhanced paid parental leave and wellness benefits

Strong mentoring & career development focus

Fun team events including the Vista Innovation Cup

If this sounds like you, get in touch to find out more. We value inclusivity, celebrate diversity, and are committed to offering equal opportunity to our staff and candidates — regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, marital status, disability, sex, sexual orientation, religious, ethical beliefs or political opinion. This commitment is reflected in all our employment policies and procedures. #LI-VISTA


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Performance engineer

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