Principal Performance Engineer, Dublin Pike

Last update 2024-04-22
Expires 2024-05-22
ID #2063302339
Principal Performance Engineer, Dublin Pike
Ireland, Cork, Dublin Pike,
Modified March 8, 2024


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Principal Performance Engineer



Dublin, Ireland

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Full time

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Job Description:

Principal Performance Quality Engineer

Reporting to the Director of Performance Automation & Testing Team, you will be responsible for providing performance testing services across a diverse set of applications, technologies, and teams as part of the Enterprise Technology Software Engineering Domain.
This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team and support the integration and delivery of performance testing in a CI/CD context working with teams in the US, India, and Ireland.
We are seeking a Principal Performance Engineer with a passion for Performance testing. We are interested in someone who is enthusiastic about their craft; enjoys continuous learning and has the drive to implement change.
The Expertise We’re Looking For:

BS or MS Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent
10+ Years

Performance Testing

Experience required.
Extensive practical experience using


Performance test tool
Working knowledge of



Experience (on services like EC2 / RDS / S3 / IAM / Secrets Manager) desirable.
Strong Programming experience in at least two of the following:

Groovy, Bash, Java and Python
Use of

Grafana / Influx DB

for Performance test reporting
Working experience of version control tools such as

Bitbucket, Gut Hub
Experience using Monitoring and Diagnostic tools such as Splunk and

Experience leading cross BU performance initiatives to drive enterprise level goals forward ( SRE

Governance Support, Squad Enablement for Performance

Self-Service ,

Chaos Testing

Support etc.) by working with other dependent teams (Infra, networking, cloud and other platform support teams)
Provide Technical leadership to the Senior Engineers in Team
Excellent understanding of Systems Architecture, web technologies and operating systems

The Skills You Bring:

Experience performing performance tests in an Agile environment (Kanban, Scrum)
Able to Design and implement automated performance tests using Jenkins to support Continuous integration
Experience testing APIs, HTTP traffic and UI based Performance tests using Selenium Web Driver in conjunction with JMETER
Cloud experience to support test infra provisioning via Cloud Formation / Terraform
Demonstrate ownership and accountability through self-directed task management on project delivery work and backlog items based on priority
Demonstrate initiative to evaluate and recommend new tools and processes aligned to performance testing strategic objectives
Good communication skills, both written and oral.
Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

The Value You Deliver

Help teams to embed integrated performance testing to support continuous integration and ensure early feedback in the development lifecycle via Performance Self-Service Framework
Deliver Application based Performance testing ensuring scope is appropriately documented, performed, monitored and performance issues effectively remediated
Support Chaos Testing engagements, SRE Performance Governance Gateways and Engineering Excellence Maturity Model Framework
Continuously develop skills and coach other Sr. Engineers on team
Challenge the status quo ensuring continuous improvement of the Performance testing shared service
Maintaining status of projects, initiates discussions with stakeholders or external groups to resolve issues, works directly with the user community for project definition.
Identifying and supporting the implementation of Process Improvements
Category: Information Technology
About Us

At Fidelity, we are passionate about making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want! We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workplace where we respect and value our associates for their unique perspectives and experiences. For information about working at Fidelity, visit Fidelity
Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.
Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation please contact the following:
For roles based in the US: Contact the HR Leave of


Team by sending an email to,

or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 2
For roles based in Ireland: Contact

For roles based in Germany: Contact A


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Principal performance engineer

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