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Performance Engineer

Krakow, Poland


Do you want to push the limits of technology today and redefine the status quo? Are you passionate about increasing the level of performance and reliability of a service? Here at Base, we’re looking for engineers who can take our cloud service performance to the next level. Our fast growing scale of operation is currently handling over 200 mln requests per month at an average server side response time of 19 ms. With stats like this we offer you a superb performance challenge in a unique role that will greatly impact our customers.

Base is an elite team of passionate hackers who face challenges that have never been faced before. If you find yourself dreaming about resolving complex performance issues, then apply to Base today!

See our team’s video about what drives us on a daily basis: lab.getbase.com

Your responsibilities will include
  • Building frameworks for performance testing
  • Developing an automated performance testing process
  • Identifying performance bottlenecks in our SOA architecture
  • Driving performance awareness across the company
  • Developing “best practices” guidelines
Job requirements
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Strong system scripting and programming skills (Ruby/Python/Java)
  • Passion for performance related topics
  • Web stack tuning skills
  • Knowledge of GNU/ Linux
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP networking and common application-layer protocols
  • Assertiveness and analytical approach to problem solving
Nice to have
  • Knowledge of databases (both SQL and NoSQL)
  • Familiarity with High Concurrency
  • Data analytics/statistics background
  • Experience with Amazon EC2
  • GitHub account
  • Commits to open source projects
What we offer
  • Ownership of the projects you work on
  • Team of passionate people who love what they do
  • Interesting projects, ability to implement your own ideas and improvements
  • Opportunity to learn and grow
  • Full time contract of employment

And everything you need to do your job effectively:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Professional development funds
  • Comfortable office, choice of your own laptop and other tools, daily catered breakfasts and lunches
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