Regions Bank Performance Architect (REMOTE OPPORTUNITY) in Helana, Montana
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At Regions, the Performance Architect is concerned with overall Performance Architecture strategy. This role ensures that performance architecture spans across each technical layer and is being considered for all projects to raise the standard of quality, performance and reliability in our applications and infrastructure.
Collaborates with team leaders and other architects to develop end-to-end performance engineering strategies and protocols for various applications and platforms
Identifies and documents inefficient workflows, processes, and functions that fail to meet existing business requirements and suggests and implements improvements
Detects data-distribution shortfalls and recommends solutions to optimize and automate data conditioning to improve test accuracy
Evaluates gaps between current process efficiency and desired goals across the entire application test cycle
Evaluates resiliency and scalability of processes and applications supporting business units
Researches, designs, recommends, and drives performance strategies for emerging technologies such as cloud, or containerization.
Designs and implements availability, scalability, and performance plans for various platforms
Collaborates with various teams to mitigate performance bottlenecks throughout the entire application stack
Serves as a subject-matter expert (SME) on methods of integrating testing best practices into the application development lifecycle to successfully reduce friction, identify potential problems early, and improve cross-collaboration
Provides leadership and mentorship for performance engineering processes, tools and best practices
Creates and participates in the Performance Engineering Community of Practice which is a technical platform that enables knowledge sharing, cross-collaboration, standardization, and innovation
Diagnoses, tracks, and manages performance issues to resolution in testing and production environments
Designs, scripts, configures, and runs performance tests to validate production readiness of software applications and infrastructure for stability and performance against Non-Functional Requirements
Procures, compiles, and conditions test data as needed to properly simulate test scenarios
Designs, builds and utilizes dashboards that enable efficient monitoring of applications and systems running in production environments to troubleshoot issues and report findings
Provides summaries and assessments of the application’s performance, emphasizing trends over time, conducting deep dive analysis when necessary
Collaborates with Application Development teams during story design to ensure new application features are developed in a performant and resilient manner
This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field and ten (10) years of Performance Engineering experience with two (2) of those years working as Performance Architect, Application Architect, Solution Architect on high-traffic, large-scale distributed systems, client-server architectures, on-prem and cloud
Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and other container technologies
Experience with open source load testing tools such as Apache JMeter, httperf and APM, infrastructure monitoring tools like Splunk
Experience with SQL/NoSQL databases – querying, profiling and performance tuning
Extended experience in Structured Query Language (SQL), C, C++, C# or Java programming, and automated testing methodologies
Domain expert on public cloud, distributed system, microservices architecture and capacity planning
Infrastructure as code toolsets - Puppet, Terraform, Packer, Consul, Vault
Solid understanding of On Prem to Cloud evolution as well as hands on experience working with public cloud (GCP/AWS)
Skills and Competencies
Ability to dissect multi-tiered systems and track data flow throughout an entire application stack
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain and document performance measures and outcomes to diverse audiences (technical, business, etc.) and drive decisions through collaboration
Hands-on experience with load testing tools like HP LoadRunner
In-depth understanding of application architecture, design, capacity planning, and application performance best practices
In-depth understanding of performance analysis and testing processes
Knowledge of application scalability and performance tuning (Web-based, n-tier, MQ, CICS)
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Pay ranges are job specific and are provided as a point-of-market reference for compensation decisions. Other factors which directly impact pay for individual associates include: experience, skills, knowledge, contribution, job location and, most importantly, performance in the job role. As these factors vary by individuals, pay will also vary among individual associates within the same job.
The target information listed below is based on the national range and level of the position.
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This job is not incentive eligible.
Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.
Paid Vacation/Sick Time
401K with Company Match
Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Account
Employee Assistance Program
Associate Volunteer Program
Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions’ benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.
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