SAP Performance Engineer

at ShiftCode Analytics
Published January 31, 2024
Location Austin, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


"NOTE: If selected for this position, you are required to perform ALL work onsite, based on the client's specified hybrid work schedule (currently onsite 3 days a week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday)."

SAP Performance Engineer
$70 C2C DOE

Austin, TX

As a Performance Engineer, you'll need to work with development engineers and functional analysts, understand new cutting edge software, and identify performance tuning opportunities. You'll work on emerging technologies like BTP as you design and conduct performance tests. You should have in-depth knowledge and experience of performance testing, troubleshooting and analysis.


Define, develop and apply performance/scalability benchmarks.
Work in cross-functional teams to characterize, debug, and improve system performance and scalability.
Work efficiently with various profiling tools to identify performance bottlenecks and provide root cause analysis.
Devise and conduct experiments to evaluate the performance impacts of system changes.
Plan and execute performance tests using an automated testing environment and conduct analysis of results.
Participate in architecture and design reviews of complex solutions in cross-team engineering efforts and own quality perspectives for the design.

Must-Have Experience:

Minimum 3+ years of proven hands-on software testing experience.
Strong experience in performance testing of SAP applications.
Strong knowledge of one or more programming languages (e.g., Python, Perl, ABAP, Java, C++).
Experience in performance testing tools - LoadRunner Enterprise, Apache JMeter, SoapUI, Postman.
Experience in data analysis and visualization, end-to-end performance, and root cause analysis.
Experience in service-oriented architecture, and RESTful APIs.
Strong knowledge of performance-tuning SQL queries.
Extensive hands-on experience with JVM tuning techniques.
Experience with application performance monitoring tools like Dynatrace, and AppDynamics.
Efficiently work with various profiling tools to identify performance bottlenecks.

Following experience is a plus / Nice to have

Working knowledge of Agile or Scrum software development methodologies.
Experience in Cloud-based platforms like AWS and GCP.
Expertise in performance assessment and optimization of complex applications built on the SAP BTP platform.
Strong understanding of BTP components like API management (APIM), SAP Integration Suit, Conversational AI (CAI), Data Intelligence (SAP DI), and AWS storage services.
Skilled in BTP technologies like Smart Data Integration(SDI).
Strong experience in performance testing and analysis of SCP iOS SDK mobile apps.
Proficient in application & DB performance monitoring in SAP BTP using Kibana, HANA DB cockpit and SAP BTP cockpit.
Understanding of basic Machine Learning algorithms & principles.
Strong understanding of relational database systems as well as in-memory databases.
Understanding of Algorithms and O-Notation.
Code management using Git.

Cloud Testing 2-5 years Is Required
Mobile Apps Testing At least 1 year Is Required
Performance Engineering 5-10 years Is Required
Performance Testing 5-10 years Is Required
Performance Tuning of Web App 5-10 years Is Required
SAP Performance Engineering 5-10 years Is Required
SAP Performance Testing 5-10 years Is Required
SAP HANA At least 1 year Is Required
SAP BTP At least 1 year Is Required
SQL tuning At least 1 year Is Required
Apache Kafka At least 1 year Is Required

Education / Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or other relevant major.
Certifications like AWS Solutions Architect and GCP Associate Cloud Engineer are a plus.