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Sentenial Ltd

Senior Performance Engineer

Sentenial Ltd

  • Dublin West / Kildare
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 28/01/2013
  • HR
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Senior Performance Engineer BS in Computer Science or Maths 4+ years experience in performance engineering.


Senior Performance Engineer

Sentenial delivers award-winning SaaS payment solutions across Europe by reducing the complexity of payment management, offering an array of value added services in an agile service delivery. Our products help organizations of all sizes to lower costs and increase business agility by offering fully loaded distributed, fault-tolerant payment systems which can scale to process high volume payment files for each of its customers. We’re looking to hire creative engineers and technology enthusiasts who enjoy being challenged by problems of scale and complexity, with a strong desire to make services better for users.

Why Sentenial? – Sentenial’s award-winning payment solutions strive to use the most up-to-date and cutting edge technologies.  Members of the technology team are encouraged to voice their creative ideas and watch them become initiatives and part of the solution.  At Sentenial, our people continue to learn and grow by working with top professionals and getting involved in internal training sessions.  You will be driving performance and scalability from software and infrastructure on a large scale – dealing with processing large payment files in short windows of time. You will tackle challenging, novel situations every day and will be an integral member of the technology team.

An immediate need exists for a Senior Performance Engineer who will be responsible for analysing and optimising the performance and scalability for Sentenial’s SaaS payment solutions. This will involve identifying the root cause of performance bottlenecks and working with the developers in prototyping performance improvements.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyze workload performance and scalability across a variety of hardware and software configurations.
  • Defining & building performance architectures.
  • Profiling the application
  • Analysing AWR Reports, reviewing query plans, reviewing SQL queries and PL/SQL 
  • Working closely with the Engineering team to resolve any performance problems and implement the solutions and optimizations.
  • Keeping up to date with performance tools, best practice and providing direction to the engineering team.
  • Creating a balanced suite of performance workloads based on the day-in-the-life production environment.
  • Document performance studies, sizing guidelines and best practices for our organization.
Candidate Requirements:
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or Maths (M.S. or Ph.D. preferred).
  • Experience in optimization, scalability and performance analysis
  • 4+ years experience in performance engineering.
  • Strong experience in performance analysis, tuning and optimization of server class workloads.
  • Systems programming skills with knowledge of Linux/UNIX.
  • Detail oriented with good organizational skills.
  • Excellent analytical, debugging and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication, written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Someone who is highly interested in Performance improvement.

Desirable Requirements:

  •  Experience/ knowledge of Financial / Payment Applications are an advantage.


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