Performance Engineer - Software Engineering - Siemens PLM - Cypress, CA

Cypress, California
04 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Digital Factory (DF)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Product Lifecycle Management
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 158073
Required Education Bachelors Degree

Location CA - Cypress
Required Travel 0%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

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Job Description
Performance Engineer - Software Engineering - Siemens PLM - Cypress, CA

This position includes design, implementation, and execution of automated performance / scalability benchmarks for the Siemens PLM multi-tier product suite, using commercial and/or internal tools.  Additional responsibilities include maintaining and enhancing automated test environment management systems as well as automating the post-processing of results data, and integration with metrics collection / results publication systems. Emphasis is on building and using automated, repeatable tools and processes to monitor Siemens PLM product performance / scalability during the development cycle.

Position responsibilities include:
•Design & create automated performance & scalability benchmarks using a variety of commercial tools as well as UNIX and Windows scripts.
•Define & create experimental product data as required (i.e. metadata and data files)
•Execute scalability and/or performance benchmarks including collection and post-processing of performance data and system utilization information.
•Work with Development team to diagnosis performance issues detected in performance environment or in Production.
•Create or update specifications and reports in Microsoft Office as required.  

•Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent degree in information systems, computer sciences, or equivalent.
•3+  years  of experience automating system or application software testing performance and/or scalability testing automation experience
•Experience with one or more software testing automation tools such as Rational Performance Tester or Rational Functional Tester, SilkPerformer, SilkTest, QA Wizard, LoadRunner, or QuickTest Professional.
•Ability to follow formal benchmark specifications and implement performance / scalability scenarios in the appropriate tool(s)
•Demonstrated verbal communication and presentation skills
•Demonstrated process automation experience
•Experience with Unix and Windows systems

Desirable skills and experience:
•Knowledge of one or more Teamcenter products desirable
•Experience with development of one or more Teamcenter products highly desirable
•Software development experience with one or more of C++, Java, PERL, JavaScript, HTML5
•Understanding of and CPU, memory, and I/O utilization, as well as network throughput, latency.
Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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