Veeva Systems is hiring a

Senior Performance Engineer - Pleasanton Hub

Pleasanton, United States
Are you passionate about learning new technologies and understanding how they work? Are you interested in an opportunity to work with an upbeat team to help drive its products to a new level? We are looking for a seasoned and creative Senior Performance Engineer to help us focus on the scalability and performance of our products and create meaningful benchmarks that address customer use cases. 

At Veeva, each software release is highly scrutinized to meet the demands of our customers. As a Senior Performance Engineer, you'll have a key role in our product’s success. You will work with developers to test and optimize Veeva’s CDMS software prior to its release and monitor and troubleshoot performance issues in production. You will work with product management to get direct exposure to the usage patterns we strive to satisfy. This is a technical and hands-on role for someone who is adept at gathering and analyzing performance data and finding the root cause of performance bottlenecks.

Veeva is the leader in cloud-based software for the global Life Sciences industry. Our platform and applications allow customers to operate more efficiently and safely in order to bring life-saving diagnostics, treatments, and medicines to market faster than any time in history. This industry along with our vertical-specific software is in a period of unprecedented growth over the next five years, and we’re looking for mission-driven software development problem-solvers, thinkers, and doers to keep up with growth.

Veeva is a ‘Work Anywhere’ company, so you can connect with teams in our Pleasanton office while also having the flexibility to work from home. And as a Public Benefit Corporation, you will work for a company with purpose and focused on making a positive impact on society.

What You'll Do

  • Define, develop and achieve performance/scalability benchmarks for Veeva Applications
  • Efficiently work with various profiling tools such as Yourkit to identify performance and concurrency bottlenecks
  • Collaborate with members of the Engineering team to solve performance problems
  • Monitor production performance and investigate issues
  • Develop tools to automate performance monitoring

Requirements

  • 6+ years of experience in Performance Engineering and Benchmarking
  • Proficiency with Java, MySQL, and scripting tools such as Python and Shell scripting
  • Extensive hands-on experience with performance engineering, including the use of JMeter, LoadRunner or similar tools, as well as profiling tools
  • Ability to find the root cause of performance bottlenecks with profiling tools
  • Expert in distributed computing systems and stack
  • Comfortable with Linux, Docker, AWS, GIT, Artifactory in terms of both tools and systems administration

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Perks & Benefits

  • Flexible PTO
  • Allocations for continuous learning & development
  • Annual budget to donate to the non-profit of your choice 



Veeva’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world.

Veeva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

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