Web Performance Team Lead

New York, NY

Post Date: 06/27/2018 Job ID: 10923850 Industry: IT Perm
Seeking an experienced Web Performance Engineer for client web sites, including external and internal facing applications. This is a great opportunity for someone with in-depth expertise in Web development and infrastructure. This person should have experience digging into complex systems, identifying web performance optimizations, and working with different development teams to develop solutions. He/she should be able to use performance tools for investigation, regression tracking, metrics reporting; reviewing performance best practices; tuning and supplying re-mediation activities to performance problems.

What You Will Be Doing
    • Perform root cause analysis of performance issues and suggest corrective actions
    • Oversee website performance and identify key performance metrics/indicators
    • Analyze and Optimize server/client code
    • Evaluate and improve page performance for client pages
    • Implement process improvements to ensure testing efficiency
    • Recommend new hardware and software to carry out performance testing
    • Automate performance measurement and analysis
    • Decide Baselines and Benchmarks
    • Develop test scenarios and maintain test lab and environment.
    • Maintain Test Tools
    • Training, Knowledge Sharing and Documentation
Qualifications:
    • 6+ years of demonstrated work experience in the Information Technology industry
    • BS in Computer Science/ Technology degree or 10 years' total experience in Information Technology
    • Experience with Microsoft, Java development tools and technologies
    • Experience of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
    • Understanding of browser behavior and how it renders HTML, JavaScript CSS and DOM
    • Understanding of navigation timings from navigation start, DNS, TCP handshaking, DOM Loading, DOM loaded
    • Experience with front end website performance testing tools like WebPagetest, GTmetrix etc
    • Knowledge of basic design and UX principles
    • Highly goal oriented, flexible and be able to adjust to changing priorities under stressful conditions and tight schedules.
    • Be highly motivated to improve application performance
    • Strong Leadership skills
    • Mentor, coach and provide direction to an experienced performance engineering team
Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience with agile development methodologies
    • Hands on experience on various performance and load assurance practices and methodology. Experience with tools like JMeter, Load Runner and DynaTrace is a plus.
    • Experience with system administration, application server configuration, network configuration and setup

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