Performance Engineer Job Opening at IronPort (a Cisco Company)

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Performance Engineer Job Opening at IronPort (a Cisco Company)

Cisco's IronPort group is looking for a topnotch Performance Engineer
who has resolved performance issues in a FreeBSD environment. Please
contact me if you are interested.

Brent Rogers
[hidden email]

Performance Engineer

San Bruno, California
(candidates will ideally be located within commuting distance)

IronPort is an independent business unit of Cisco Systems, Inc. and one
of Cisco's most recent and highly touted acquisitions. Operating as a
part of Cisco's Security Technology Group, IronPort is a leading
provider of anti-spam, anti-virus and anti-spyware appliances for
organizations ranging from small businesses to the Global 2000 and one
of the fastest growing business units in all of Cisco Systems.

Job Description
The Performance Testing Engineer will be primarily responsible for
developing and maintaining tools used in automated performance testing
of IronPort's email and web appliances; executing and triaging
performance tests; working with development to resolve performance
issues; and publishing benchmarks and sizing documents. The Performance
Engineer will possess a strong background in QA and engineering, with
extensive experience identifying and resolving performance issues in a
UNIX / FreeBSD environment. The performance testing process is
collaborative, and as such the position requires strong organizational
and people skills.

Required Experience and Skills:
* Must have 3 year professional experience developing and executing
performance tests.
* Expert command of some UNIX/FreeBSD variant; able to perform minor
system administration duties
* Working knowledge of Python, Perl or other object scripting language
* Strong knowledge of networking debugging
* Working knowledge of Routing, DNS, SMTP, FTP, HTTP, SSH and Telnet
* Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Must utilize
these skills to communicate effectively across all groups in the
* Demonstrated experience in debugging scripting and object oriented
* Proven track record of delivering quality in a highly available,
scalable environment
* Eagerness to learn new technologies/skills
* Experience testing Email or HTTP


Brent Rogers

[hidden email]

Cisco Systems. Inc.
2200 E. President George Bush
Richardson, TX, 75082
United States 

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