1+ months

AppD Performance Engineer, Software

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Francisco, CA 94102

About Us

AppDynamics is an application performance monitoring solution that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to provide real-time visibility and insight into IT environments. With our unique AIOps solution, you can take the right action at exactly the right time with automated anomaly detection, rapid root-cause analysis, and a unified view of your entire application ecosystem, including private and public clouds. Using AppDynamics, youll finally align IT, DevOps, and the business around the information that helps you protect your bottom line and deliver flawless customer experiences at scale.

About the Role:

AppDynamics Performance Team is responsible for Product Performance analysis, benchmark development, scalability, reliability and capacity/sizing initiatives.  The responsibilities include performance requirement reviews, design, implement benchmarks and workloads, execute, analyze and report benchmarks results, and provide optimizations to improve the product scalability and performance.  We are looking for a senior level development engineer with "performance" focus to work on AppDynamics App Intelligence Product.

About you:

Any candidate must have extensive Java/J2EE development and performance analysis skills. Analysis include Java profilers, memory(heap), cpu and system level performance tool.   Ability to provide optimizations or evaluate alternative architectures from performance and scalability perspective is required.  This position will also include occasional work with customers(SaaS) to address customer performance problems. 

  • 12+ years of experience with a proven track record of excellence
  • Must have extensive experience with atleast 2 of these technologies(Java, Java EE(Application Servers), REST, XML, Micro Services, Docker, Kubernetis, or Messaging Systems)
  • Must have experience with any Databases, or NoSQL(preferred HBase/HDFS).
  • Performance engineering design, implementing, and automating benchmarks is a must
  • Proven experience in performance analysis, optimizations and participate in architecture reviews.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of systems software and systems internals and understand the impact of locking, caching and I/O on software performance
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Must be self driven, innovative, and willing to take initiative.

Education:  BS in Engineering/Computer Science or Equivalent


We know that the award-winning culture at AppDynamics is something to brag about, but here are more reasons that make you excited to get out of bed to come in the morning, like:

  • Medical, dental, vision coverage
  • 401k match (4.5%)
  • Wellness perks (hobbies, education, store discounts, personal finance)
  • 4 weeks paid time off (PTO), 5 days volunteer time off (VTO), 14 holidays (including 1 birthday PTO and 1 floating holiday)
  • Mandatory company shut down between Christmas and New Years
  • Weekly catered breakfast and lunch, and all the snacks, fruits and drinks
  • State of the art office in downtown San Francisco, centrally located near BART, Caltrain, Muni, the ferry, and a bike share station.
  • Free shuttle service and pre-tax commuter benefits

Just a Note

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: AppDynamics does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any AppDynamics employee. AppDynamics will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of AppDynamics. AppDynamics is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other unlawful factor. AppDynamics complies with all applicable laws, including those regarding consideration of qualified applicants with criminal histories (such as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance). If your disability makes it difficult for you to use this site, please contact talent@appdynamics.com. AppDynamics participates in E-Verify.




Posted: 2019-09-09 Expires: 2020-02-12

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