Senior Performance Engineer

Priceline   •  

Norwalk, CT

Industry: Leisure and Travel

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Not Specified years

Posted 393 days ago

The Senior Performance Engineer is a specialist who is dedicated to improving Priceline customer's experience by helping our Web site and back-end systems run faster and more efficiently. This is a key position on Priceline's Technology team, working closely with developers and our SRE and DevOps teams on performance tuning. You should be intimately familiar with performance-tuning techniques and tools at all layers of our systems, from JavaScript running on Web browsers and Node.js servers, Apache and Tomcat Web servers, to Java virtual machines, to content-delivery networks (CDNs). You should have demonstrate skill and experience working with tools such as browser development tools (Chrome and Firefox developer extensions), synthetic testing tools such as Webpagetest and Catchpoint, and application profilers for Node.js and Java.