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Performance Engineer

Blip is a leading tech company focused on software engineering solutions for sports entertainment.

We operate at scale. As part of Flutter Entertainment, we play an essential role in the Group's goal of becoming the global leader in online sports betting and iGaming, developing innovative products and platforms for over 14 million monthly customers worldwide.

We are serious about Tech. We are problem-solvers with big ambitions, keeping a people-first mindset at the core of our work. We prioritize flexibility as we strive to deliver the best technological products and tackle the greatest industry challenges.

Recognizing that everyone brings their own strengths, backgrounds and new perspectives, we empower you to be yourself. That uniqueness shapes the culture of belonging we are so proud of.

The Role
Our goal, as a Perfomance Engineer , is to ensure that all our sites can support yearly peaks in load through key sporting events.

You will work with our development teams to create and maintain realistic load tests simulating hundreds of thousands of customers using our sites. You will gain a knowledge of our microservice architecture and infrastructure working with experts and senior stakeholders in all areas.

You will become an expert in the load generation tools, the monitoring systems deployed against our estate, analysis of test runs and the ability to communicate this to the wider teams.

The development teams that you’ll be supporting and advising are based in Dublin, London, Porto and Cluj, travel will be required from time to time.

What You’ll be Doing

  • Execute integrated performance tests against web-based applications, and back-end components
  • Creation and maintenance of load tests scripts for Paddy Power & Betfair production sites.
  • Utilise test suites for integration testing that reuse scripts created by the development teams
  • Guide the development team on performance testing & engineering practices
  • Analyse test data and metrics, document test results, and identify and report performance issues, risks
  • Ability to understand complex architectures and new products and their potential impact on the existing architecture
  • Feed performance testing results into capacity planning decisions
  • Continually drive performance testing forward and keep abreast of best practice / new ways of working within the field

What You’ll Bring

  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate technical results to an audience of varying technical competencies
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and work to exacting deadlines
  • Flexibility and adaptable in their approach to customer/business needs
  • Desire to learn about new products and keep abreast of new product developments
  • Working knowledge of Loadrunner Cloud & jMeter preferable.
  • Some exposure to Splunk and groovy preferable.
  • Strong understanding of network, database, and server operations as they relate to load testing
  • Experience of analysing performance metrics and identifying system bottlenecks
  • Experience of working with technical experts from other groups to identify critical system interface and integration test points, and translate into measurable test requirements

This is what you should have. What do we have, you ask? can check our   amazing perks @ benefits  right   here  !

Equal opportunities

At Blip, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strongly encourage people from all backgrounds,    ways of thinking, and working to apply.
We are committed to including everyone    regardless of their race, disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, and religion. 
Everyone brings different perspectives and experiences; you don’t have to meet all the requirements listed to apply for this role.

If you need any adjustments to apply for the position and to ensure this role aligns with your needs, please send an email to .

We will only respond to inquiries related to disabilities.

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