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Performance Architect (REMOTE OPPORTUNITY)

Company: Regions Bank
Location: Dover
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Thank you for your interest in a career at Regions. At Regions, we believe associates deserve more than just a job. We believe in offering performance-driven individuals a place where they can build a career --- a place to expect more opportunities. If you are focused on results, dedicated to quality, strength and integrity, and possess the drive to succeed, then we are your employer of choice.
Regions is dedicated to taking appropriate steps to safeguard and protect private and personally identifiable information you submit. The information that you submit will be collected and reviewed by associates, consultants, and vendors of Regions in order to evaluate your qualifications and experience for job opportunities and will not be used for marketing purposes, sold, or shared outside of Regions unless required by law. Such information will be stored in accordance with regulatory requirements and in conjunction with Regions Retention Schedule for a minimum of three years. You may review, modify, or update your information by visiting and logging into the careers section of the system.
Job Description:
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.
Primary Responsibilities
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 applications 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.
Requirements
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
Preferences
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

Good understanding of mobile app (Android and iOS) and web technology stack (HTTP, REST, HTML, JavaScript, CSS)

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

#LI-Remote
Position Type
Full time
Compensation Details
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.
Job Range Target:
Minimum:
$96,330.00 USD
Median:
$147,940.00 USD
Incentive Pay Plans:
This job is not incentive eligible.
Benefits Information
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

Disability Benefits

Health Savings Account

Flexible Spending Account

Life Insurance

Parental Leave

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.
https://www.regions.com/welcometour/benefits.rf
Location Details
Riverchase OPS Center
Location:
Hoover, Alabama
Bring Your Whole Self to Work
We have a passion for creating an inclusive environment that promotes and values diversity of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sex, pregnancy, and many other primary and secondary dimensions that make each of us unique as individuals and provide valuable perspective that makes us a better company and employer. More importantly, we recognize that creating a workplace where everyone, regardless of background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.
OFCCP Disclosure: Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Keywords: Regions Bank, Wilmington , Performance Architect (REMOTE OPPORTUNITY), Professions , Dover, Delaware

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