Robert Half Technology E-Commerce System Performance Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

This position will be instrumental in the growth and support of e-Commerce revenue contribution and branding initiatives. Assessing needs, setting direction and taking action towards insuring high performance enterprise-wide to insure scalability and reliability as the business continues to grow. This role is focused on analyzing and optimizing system performance of the e-commerce systems. This is inclusive of the content delivery technologies and processes to support a best-in-class ecommerce platform. This role includes responsibilities for optimizing the ecommerce environment on a continuous basis to ensure optimal performance, provide recommendations for enhancements, while working with internal development teams as well as eternal vendors. If you are interested please send an up-to-date version of your resume to!

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Req ID: 02100-9500505704

Functional Role: Account Executive/Staffing Manager

Country: USA

State: MA

City: Boston

Postal Code: 02110

Compensation: $52.00 to $63.00 per hour

Requirements: KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of business functional areas: o Direct to Consumer, particularly in e-commerce

  • Strong knowledge and capability in relevant technology and software: o Experience with content delivery technologies, preferably Akamai, site acceleration, real user monitoring etc. o Strong knowledge of web performance tuning and maintenance techniques o Experience with customer experience management tools, Tealeaf, Clicktale or the like o Monitoring strategies, services and tools for applications, servers, networks, communication channels storage and virtual machines o Experience with monitoring tools like New Relic, Solarwind etc. preferred o Knowledge of cloud-based system architecture design o Experience utilizing and/or administering application and web systems (e.g. WebSphere Application Server, IBM HTTP Server)

  • Professional and administrative skills: o Organization – strong habits of structure, process and controls to manage individual and collective activities o Team – able to share tasks and responsibilities to insure group efforts progress and succeed o Problem solving – able to use context, knowledge and creativity to analyze, diagnose and propose actions/option for resolution TRAITS FOR SUCCESS:

  • Abstract thinking and creative problem solving skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Collaborative skills

  • Quality and detail oriented

  • Excellent written and verbal communication (Technical, Functional, Cross-functional)

  • Process-oriented approach to analysis and design

  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively to changing priorities while working in a varied, fast paced environment

  • On-call support will be expected EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's Degree (CS, CSE, MIS, CE, Mathematics or other related field), or nearing the completion of a Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of experience in Java-based web applications and Commerce platform required; preferably WebSphere Commerce

  • Experience in content delivery design and engineering experience on an advanced network

  • Familiarity with performance testing tools (i.e. Rational Performance Tester)