Performance Engineer RetailMeNot, Inc.
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WhaleShark Media, Inc. is the world's leading marketplace for online coupons and deals, receiving more than 450 million visits to our sites per year.
Our portfolio of coupon and deal websites includes www.RetailMeNot.com, the largest online coupon site in the U.S.; www.VoucherCodes.co.uk, the largest online coupon site in the UK; www.Deals.com in Germany; http://web.Bons-de-Reduction.com in France; www.Deals2Buy.com; www.CouponSeven.com; and www.CouponShare.com.
WhaleShark Media's mission is to help consumers save money and enjoy a hassle-free discount shopping experience.
Our motto is "Every Deal. Every Customer. Everywhere."
About the role:
Performance engineering at WhaleShark Media offers the opportunity to directly affect the bottom line of this fast growing startup by making the performance of our web properties your top priority. In this role, you will drive a better experience for our end users utilizing web performance optimization (WPO) tools and techniques. You will also ensure that our systems can scale to handle current and peak traffic conditions via performance and capacity testing. You will automate these activities by building out continuous integration infrastructure and dashboards so that performance issues can be identified earlier in the development cycle.
Typical candidates will have experience with Internet and Web technologies, SQL and databases and various automation tools. They will be comfortable with Agile development processes and fast-paced environments
Responsibilities & Project Work:
--Develop and run performance and capacity tests for each release.
--Automate performance testing solutions.
--Build management and monitoring infrastructure for performance data and statistics.
--Dig into performance problems to identify and isolate causes.
--Prototype performance optimizations in both code and configuration.
--Bachelor's degree in computer science or other technical discipline.
--3-10+ years in a professional software development organization.
--Experience in measuring and evaluating the performance of web-based systems.
--Experience with practical application of statistics to the analysis of performance data.
--Familiarity with BrowserMob, WebPageTest, XHProf, JMeter, LoadRunner, VisualVM, HeapAnalyzer or similar tools.
--Familiarity with Amazon Web Services including S3, EC2, RDS, and CloudWatch
--Programming skills in PHP, Java, C# or C++ preferred. Other experience will be considered.
--Intermediate or better knowledge of SQL and database technologies.
--Experience with automation, continuous integration, unit test, change management, and configuration management.
--Experience in a consumer Internet environment strongly preferred.
--Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
We offer competitive salaries, employee stock options and benefits and an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that eagerly pursues disruption in its space to continue to drive innovation and lead the competition.
If you are interested in our Performance Engineer role, please visit us at www.WhaleSharkMedia.com or apply online at http://WhaleSharkMedia.com/careers.html
Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
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|Headquarters:||301 Congress Ave. Suite 700|
Austin, TX 78701
RetailMeNot, Inc. (www.retailmenot.com/corp/) is the world's leading digital coupon marketplace. The company's websites enable consumers across the globe seeking to save money to find hundreds of thousands of digital coupons from retailers. RetailMeNot, Inc. experienced more than 450 million consumer visits to its sites in 2012. The RetailMeNot, Inc. portfolio of coupon and deal websites includes www.RetailMeNot.com, the leading digital coupon site in the United States; www.VoucherCodes.co.uk, the leading digital coupon site in the United Kingdom; www.Deals.com in Germany; www.ActiePagina.nl, a leading digital coupon site in the Netherlands; Bons-de-Reduction.com and www.Poulpeo.com, leading digital coupon and cash back sites in France; and www.Deals2Buy.com, a leading discount offer site in North America.|
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