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Senior Performance Engineer (m/f/x)

You’re smart, curious, and love the challenge of solving problems that improve people’s lives? We believe that a better world needs software to run perfectly, so as a Software Engineer at Dynatrace, you will help take our product to new heights and extend our leadership in the Software Intelligence field.

Your role at Dynatrace


  • Performance is key to our success – explore different approaches to tune our product up to the optimal setup. 

  • As a member of the Cluster Performance Engineering Team you will focus on Dynatrace cluster performance analysisand improvements, identify bottlenecks and resolve them in collaboration with development teams. 

  • You are the go-to person for scalability androbustness and contribute to self-healing functionality.  

  • You ensure end-to-end continuous performance test coverage

  • Furthermore, you will work with our DevOps colleagues on in-depth-analysis of problems in production and constantly improve our automation framework for performance- and load-testing

What will help you succeed

  • Technical studies related to Information Technology, Computer Science or similar 

  • Experience in Java backend software development and Linux system engineering 

  • Expertise with some of the following technologies is beneficial: Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP), Docker, Kubernetes, Apache Kafka, Apache Cassandra, Apache Lucene 

  • Basic knowledge of load-testing, performance diagnosis and Java profiling is an advantage. Ideally you have heard about object-churn and heap-dump-analysis 

  • General interest in distributed systems, system architecture and NoSQL databases 

  • Passion for performance optimization 

Why you will love being a Dynatracer

  • A one-product software company creating real value for the largest enterprises and millions of end customers globally, striving for a world where software works perfectly.  

  • Working with the latest technologies and at the forefront of innovation in tech on scale; but also, in other areas like marketing, design, or research.  

  • Working models that offer you the flexibility you need, ranging fromfull remote optionstohybridones combining home and in-office work.  

  • A team that thinks outside the box, welcomes unconventional ideas, and pushes boundaries.   

  • An environment that fosters innovation, enables creative collaboration, and allows you to grow.  

  • A globally unique and tailor-made career development program recognizing your potential, promoting your strengths, and supporting you in achieving your career goals.   

  • A truly international mindset that is being shaped by the diverse personalities, expertise, and backgrounds of our global team.  

  • A relocation team that is eager to help you start your journey to a new country, always there to support and by your side.  

Compensation and rewards  

  • Attractive compensation packages and stock purchase options with numerous benefits and advantages.  

  • Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 56,000 gross per year based on full-time employment (38.5 h/week). We offer a higher salary in line with qualifications and experience.  

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About Dynatrace

Dynatrace exists to make the world’s software work perfectly. Our unified software intelligence platform combines broad and deep observability and continuous runtime application security with the most advanced AIOps to provide answers and intelligent automation from data at an enormous scale. This enables innovators to modernize and automate cloud operations, deliver software faster and more securely, and ensure flawless digital experiences. That is why the world’s largest organizations trust Dynatrace® to accelerate digital transformation.

We're an equal opportunity employer and embrace all applicants. Dynatrace wants YOU—your diverse background, talents, values, ideas, and expertise. These qualities are what make our global team stronger and more seasoned. We're fueled by the diversity of our talented employees.

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