Software Engineering Consultant- Performance Lead

Lowe’s   •  

Mooresville, NC

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


11 - 15 years

Posted 177 days ago

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We are looking for a Performance Engineering Lead (Software Engineering Consultant) to help oversee a team of performance testers responsible for resolving performance bottlenecks, analyzing performance test results and driving towards instilling performance at the time of design. The ideal candidate should be proficient with a testing tool such as SOASTA and have working knowledge of an APM tool such as Dynatrace. As a high-achieving performance engineer, you will be working with product management, engineering and operations teams to improve the performance of our eCommerce properties. This is a critical role which will require the candidate to have strong communication and technical skills, as well as the ability to coach and mentor across geographies.


  • Create and refine effective performance test objectives, test plans, and scenarios that support performance across applications and services in a distributed ecosystem
  • Understand interfaces and how code changes impact the user experience
  • Create test execution reports and trend results across releases
  • Analyze performance results to identify issues and suggest optimizations
  • Utilize monitoring tools to detect, isolate and resolve performance faults
  • Certify release health through performance testing and analysis
  • Collaborate with operations to track CPU, memory, connection pools, etc., in production so that we can identify potential issues before they become critical
  • Maintain testing servers and hosts
  • Champion quality coding processes, including peer reviews and guide engineers through the instrumentation of code


  • Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, CIS, or related field
  • 10+ Experience in software development in a Java/J2EE environment
  • 6+ Experience working on non-functional testing in an eCommerce environment with tools such as Fiddler and JProfiler
  • 6+ Experience working with performance testing and analysis tools such as LoadRunner or SilkTest
  • 5+ Experience with build tools such Jira, Bamboo/Jenkins, and Bitbucket


  • 6+ Experience analyzing applications under testing to identify stress, failure and contention points, and specifying monitoring needs for testing
  • 6+ Experience in Web server, Application server and Database performance tuning
  • 3+ Test driven development experience
  • 5+ Experience leading teams, with or without direct reports

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.