Application Performance Management (APM) Engineer

  • Job Reference: 430758346-2
  • Date Posted: 25 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Helvetica Partners Sarl
  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Very competitive
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are currently looking on behalf of one of our important clients for an Application Performance Management (APM) Engineer. This role is a permanent position & is based in the regions of either Zürich, Basel or Bern depending on candidate preference.

Your Role:

  • Work in a team of specialized Performance Engineering (PE) & Application Performance Management (APM) experts to provide services to numerous clients.
  • Install & configure of APM tools such as AppDynamics, Dynatrace & New Relic.
  • Implement Real User Monitoring including customized dashboards showing the end client experience for monitored web applications.
  • Implement Infrastructure Monitoring including customized dashboards to obtain a view of the health of underlying Servers & databases.
  • Configure health rules & alerts to have proactive information in case events.
  • Work on Custom Data Collection for data from Log Monitoring tools or other data sources.
  • Resolve challenging issues with APM tool.
  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure optimal configuration based on application codes.
  • Provide trainings & conduct APM meetings on client sites.
  • Work with clients in defining programs, projects & roadmaps in the areas of Performance Management Governance, Unified Monitoring, Performance Engineering, Load & Performance Testing & further APM disciplines.
  • Support customer projects & ensure the performance of business-critical web applications via governance, engineering & industrialization over the whole application management life cycle (design, test, implementation and operation).
  • Depending on experience level, potentially lead customer APM integration projects with on & off-shore integration teams.
  • Support customers in the evaluation & implementation of APM solutions.
  • Collaborate in defining commercial value propositions for new & existing customers.
  • Contribute to the internal development of methodologies, products & services.

Your Skills & Profile:

  • At least 3 years of relevant professional experience including some experience in the area of Application Performance Management (APM).
  • A good knowledge of & experience in Dynatrace, AppDynamics, New Relic or a similar APM tools.
  • Skills & experienced in Log Monitoring Solutions such Splunk or Elastic.
  • Solid expertise in containerized microservice & distributed architecture & experience with Docker & Kubernetes,
  • Proficient experience with Unix/Linux.
  • Any experience with Cloud Solutions (Azure, AWS, OpenShift or PCF) is considered a plus.

Your Profile:

  • Completed University Degree in Computer Science or similar.
  • Motivated to work as an external expert & consultant on customer projects & working interactively with all project stakeholders, both internally & at customer sites.
  • Flexible & willing to travel & work independently on projects across Switzerland.
  • Confident, skilled in prioritizing & enthusiastic to share knowledge.
  • Fluent in English (spoken & written) & a very good command of German..* Please kindly do not apply if you do not have these language skills.*.

If you wish to apply, please send us your resume in Word or PDF format.