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Senior Performance Engineer

Reston, VA

Job Type: Contract To Hire
Job Id : 310496
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Position Summary

Our client is a leading provider of higher education information and services to individuals and their families. They are committed to developing technologies to ensure students have all the tools they may need to succeed. Our client is currently seeking a Senior Performance Engineer to join their dedicated team.

This position has a great benefit package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance for those who qualify.

Requirements of the Senior Performance Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience
  • Proficiency in a programming language (Java/JavaScript)
  • Experience in DevOps, Site Reliability, or backend/infrastructure engineering
  • Experience engineering large-scale n-tier systems
  • Experience monitoring a vast array of distributed systems
  • Ability to proactively identify and resolve problems 
  • Ability to write scripts and build applications that ensure reliable services 
  • Ability to build tools to meet engineering needs
  • Strong knowledge of cloud computing, especially AWS
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and influencing skills

Keywords: Senior Performance Engineer, Java, JavaScript, DevOps, Site Reliability, Infrastructure Engineering, N-Tier Systems, Distributed Systems, AWS, Cloud Computing

Job ID: 310496

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group 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.

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