System Performance Engineer

Global Shares (Cork, Ireland) 23 days ago

Who we are:

Global Shares is a leading provider of public and private global stock plan services. Our employee share ownership plan technology is award-winning, and our range of products and services make equity plan administration simple, secure, and globally compliant.

What we value:

People -We care about our people. We treat our people with respect. We embrace diversity and inclusion. We build open and honest relationships, collaborating across boundaries to meet our clients’ needs.

Bravery -We dare to do things differently. We provide best service and technology through innovation, creativity and high performance. We challenge the norm, we challenge ourselves and we challenge complexity with simplicity.

Global -We are one global network. We are champions of employee ownership. We work together, incorporating clients and partners as an extension of our team. We foster a global and diverse community, where our people are

united through ambition, commitment and shared goals. We are in this journey together.

Integrity-We are committed to professional integrity We conduct our business to the highest standards with skill, diligence and responsibility. Professional trust, honesty and compliance are at the core of our culture

Service-We are client focused. We strive to provide our best service, to drive great client experience through teamwork and high performance.

What you will do:

  • Advise product and business teams on non-functional (performance & load) requirements.
  • System capacity planning at different dimensions (max tenants, max data, max concurrent sessions, etc.)
  • Building, optimizing and maintaining an efficient and robust system performance regression test suite.
  • Work with performance focused Architects and Technical Leads to develop highly scalable and performant software solutions.
  • Perform load tests to validate system performance and stability.
  • Perform stress tests to understand system limitations and drive improvement.
  • Profile and improve performance of web applications, mobile apps, APIs and services.
  • Coordinate with DevOps, Developers, QA and Architecture to realize performance improvements.
  • Provide technical assistance to improve system performance, capacity, reliability and scalability.
  • Perform root cause analysis of performance issues and suggest corrective actions.
  • Oversee system performance lifecycle and identify key metrics for performance improvements.
  • Generate periodic performance reports for management review.
  • Automate as much as possible the whole performance testing process.
  • Update and maintain performance test suite/benchmark to protect us against performance regressions.
  • Reduce significantly the duration and impact of long running processes.
  • Reduce the latency of our web applications.

What you should have:

  • BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience.
  • 4+ years working hands-on in a Software Engineering position.
  • Experience as Performance Engineer.
  • Experience in JMeter and other performance/profiling tools.
  • Proficient in performance testing techniques.
  • Previous knowledge of API performance testing would be advantageous
  • Strong understanding of SQL Database.
  • Knowledge of the following is advantageous:

.NET Core / C#

MS SQL Server


Mobile Programming Languages (Swift, Java, Kotlin)

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to be part of something special, Global Shares is growing fast, and we want you to be part of our journey
  • Competitive salary
  • Equity options
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible working
  • Active Social Club with events throughout the year
  • Fully subsidised CEP exams
  • Opportunity to travel and work in our global offices if desired

What our Interview Process is like:

Step 1- After you apply, a recruiter may reach out to you for an introductory call

Step 2- If your background is a match for the role, you may be required to complete a technical assessment (role depended) and/or phone interview with 1-2 people

Step 3- If you continue through the process, you will interview virtually 1-2 times

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Global Shares. Global Shares is an equal opportunity employer.

Want to see more? Have a look at what life is like in Global Shares in our video linked on our career’s page:

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