Application Performance Engineer

Visa, Highlands Ranch CO, US

Everywhere you want to be

  • Create effective application and infrastructure performance models for Visa’s mission critical applications that runs across large scale shared platform to meet peak processing demand during Cyber Monday/Black Friday/holidays

  • Apply creative thinking/approach to solve state-of-the-art hardware and software performance issues with close collaboration with Product, Infrastructure Engineering and vendors.

  • Identify performance bottlenecks and optimize product/service performance to improve user experience keeping in mind on security, performance, reliability and scalability

  • Triage degraded application performance, optimize system performance by evaluating cpu/memory/disk/network/operating systems/application software stack for maximum use of computer resources

  • Evaluate and implement next generation application performance management tool solutions to monitor millions of transactions

  • Expert knowledge in Unix/Windows hardware, software, and applications environments (Java, .Net and Open Source) solid understanding of their associated capacity and performance indicators

  • Experience with one or more Application Performance Management software such as Opnet Riverbed APM, Dynatrace or AppDynamics.

  • Extensive experience on investigating, optimizing and solving complex application/infrastructure performance issues using different tools

  • Experience with one or more enterprise class virtualization technologies such as Vmware ESX, Hyper-V

  • Working knowledge on Openshift kubernetes  or Docker Swarm orchestrated container applications performance

  • Experience with Prometheus or Grafana or Open Tracing for performance analysis

  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, networking topology and experience with network packet level analysis for troubleshooting

  • This position requires a dynamic, hard-working, quick learning and visionary individual, with excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Candidates will possess strong leadership, multi-tasking and interpersonal skills and have experience working in large enterprise operational environments

Key Skills:

    • Advanced skills on one or more Application Performance Management Tools such as Riverbed/AppDynamics/Dynatrace

    • Experience in leading complex troubleshooting/tuning of Java/.Net application performance across enterprise environment

    • Experience with Advanced Spunk queries

    • Experience with any Network Application Performance Management tools such as Riverbed AppResponse Expert/Extrahop

    • Exposure to Cloud Native open source performance monitoring tools

    • Experience with capacity analysis using statistical techniques


  • Nice to have Skills:

    • Experience with Database Performance Analysis - Oracle/MySQL/SQL server/DB2/Hadoop/Cassandra

    • Experience with any capacity management tools such as BMC TrueSight

    • Experience working with APIs using one or more programming languages

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

About Visa

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

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