Performance Engineer

Engineering - Server | San Mateo, CA, United States

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Performance Engineer  
Marketo is a leader in cloud software and is growing rapidly.  We are delighting our customers and hiring some of the best minds in Silicon Valley. Our headquarters is located in San Mateo, California and we continue to expand globally. We offer competitive salaries, great benefits, and a high-energy environment with lots of room for personal and professional growth.

Would you like to join one of the fastest growing companies in the valley? Would you like to apply your technical skills and experience to blazing new trails in the Marketing Automation space? Would you like to join a team comprised of some of the valley’s best engineers in defining this new and exciting emerging market? Then Marketo is the place for you.
  
Responsibilities: 
  • Identify and fix application performance bottlenecks
  • Develop and test prototype application/system architectural components aimed at improving performance, scalability, and reliability
  • Create comprehensive benchmark tests for characterizing application and system performance
  • Work closely with software development team to review automation and to encourage sound design principles
  • Work closely with technical operations team for production performance monitoring and capacity planning
Required Skills/Experience:
  • 3+ years of working in performance optimization or core architecture role
  • 3+ years of developing application software in a SaaS environment using Java and PHP
  • Solid understanding of system components and application architecture a must
  • Working experience with typical performance load testing and profiling tools a must
  • Working experience in typical LAMP and Java technology stack a must
  • Working knowledge of SQL tuning a must
  • Additional experience with symfony, propel, memcached, hadoop, activemq, Akka, Solr, Mongo, Zookeeper or other popular frameworks a plus
  • Additional experience working closely in operational capacity a plus
  • B.S. in Computer Science or related fields; M.S a plus
 
About Marketo

Marketo provides easy-to-use, powerful and complete marketing software that propels fast-growing small companies and global enterprises, turning marketing from a cost center into a revenue driver. Marketo’s marketing automation and sales effectiveness software – including the world’s first integrated solution for social marketing automation – helps thousands of companies around the world streamline marketing processes, deliver more campaigns, generate more win-ready leads, and dramatically improve sales performance. 

Marketo is an Equal Opportunity Employer