Golang Job: Test Engineer

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Seattle, Washington - United States of America

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Golang Job Details

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Test Engineer in Seattle, WA.

Job Responsibilities:
* Performance Leadership: Test Engineer will drive the assessment, benchmarking, profiling, debugging and integration of new server systems and architectures that support the company's diverse application stack
* Analyze application performance across various hardware components (CPUs, GPUs, storage, and memory subsystems) in both virtual machines and bare metal in order to optimize for cost, performance and utilization
* Cross-functional Collaboration: Act as a central figure in aligning teams from different technical backgrounds - The cloud shape benchmarking, storage platform, and service teams-to drive comprehensive solutions to performance challenges
* Advanced Troubleshooting and Optimization: Leverage your deep knowledge of the most effective tools and processes to drive deep and effective performance debugging
* As a Test Engineer, you will propose and implement optimizations that enhance both hardware utilization and software performance
* Technical Recommendations and Implementations: Evaluate and recommend new tools and technologies that can improve performance benchmarking velocity and effectiveness
* Develop and adjust benchmarking suites and methodologies for various software technologies such as Java, Golang, open-source database, Apache Kafka, and machine learning applications
* Work with the benchmarking team to incorporate both stand-alone, and production resource sharing benchmarks into the company's internal benchmark framework
* Knowledge Sharing and Best Practices: Serve as a knowledge leader, sharing insights and best practices for system and workload profiling, debugging and telemetry collection

* Proven experience: 8+ years in performance engineering, including direct hands-on experience with server systems and an understanding of CPU microarchitecture, storage, memory, and GPU technologies
* Software and Systems Knowledge: Strong background in software engineering, with at least 5 years of experience
* Technical Expertise: Proficiency in performance benchmarking and optimization, with solid experience using tools such as flamegraph, Linux perf, eBPF, and synthetic benchmarking suites like specCPU2017, specJBB, MLperf
* Additional expertise in application specific benchmarks for databases, event streaming, Golang, etc. would be beneficial
* Deep understanding of Linux kernel, compilers, middleware technologies (Java, Golang, TensorFlow, PyTorch), and container environments (Kubernetes, Docker)
* Communication and Collaboration: Excellent communication skills with the ability to lead and integrate efforts across multiple teams
* Autonomy: Capable of working independently with a high degree of autonomy to make informed decisions and drive necessary changes

The pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.

We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave.

Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law.

This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions.

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.