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Senior Performance Engineer

Blip is a top-of-the-edge Portuguese IT company, focused on software engineering solutions for sports betting and gaming.

As part of the Flutter Entertainment group, we are an essential piece of the business, delivering safe and entertaining websites, mobile apps, and retail systems for over 7.6 million monthly customers around the globe.

We bet on people first. That’s why employer branding and flexible practices are cornerstones of our working culture. And our working culture is more than job benefits, it empowers you to come as you are and find the perfect balance between your life and your working challenges. We focus on autonomy, diversity, lifelong learning, and work-life balance.

The Role

As a Senior Performance Engineer , you will work within a team that provides performance testing and experimentation expertise to development teams and also bridges performance testing capabilities to allow those teams to self-serve. You will own and become subject matter experts of areas of performance engineering technology stack and will be the go-to person for those areas. You thrive on technological advancement of the team and always working towards its improvement.

To become one of us you should have... 

  • Strong performance testing grounding with experience developing and implementing performance test strategies.
  • Proficiency in utilizing testing and monitoring tools, as well as performance load simulators. (Prior experience with tools such as Locust and Datadog is highly desirable.)
  • Experience for writing distributed, highly scalable and available test infrastructure, backend systems or APIs using Java and/or Python or similar programming languages.
  • Proficiency in working with distributed systems, microservices, containerized applications, and their associated infrastructure, such as Kubernetes (k8s).
  • Knowledge of event-driven architecture and queueing services.
  • Test automation scripting and iteration including test data management.
  • Monitoring, analysing and reporting performance test results.​/
  • Experience in implementing, managing, and enhancing continuous integration pipelines. (Familiarity with tools such as Buildkite and Terraform is preferred.)
  • Experience working with cloud-based infrastructure and technologies, preferably AWS.

As an Senior Performance Engineer at Blip, it's not just about technical knowledge. We value (a lot) a strong set of soft skills - being a team player and promoting a healthy environment within your team is just as important. This means that we'll be expecting a strong set of soft skills as well - excellent communication (in Portuguese and English), common sense, proactivity and a passion for the art of problem-solving. 

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

So ... Are you in?  

Senior Performance Engineer

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