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Sr. Performance Engineer (RES-09)

St Louis, Missouri
Category Headquarters Location ID 1 Location Name Saint Louis Support Center Address 3630 S Geyer Road State/Region Missouri Postal Code 63127 Country United States
Sr. Performance Engineer (RES-09)

Panera, LLC is seeking a talentedSenior Performance Engineerto join the Performance Engineering team. This cross-functional team consists of a dedicated collection of self-organizing, interdependent, individuals representing different functional roles with all the necessary skills to turn application code into a reliable and optimized code.

In this role, you will be a results-driven, organized and self-motivated individual with a strong desire to ensures that internal and external services meet or exceed reliability and performance expectations while adhering to engineering principles.

Responsibilities include:

  • Engage in and improve the software development lifecycle from inception and design, through development, deployment, operation and refinement.
  • Support services prior to production via infrastructure design, software platform development, load testing, optimization, capacity planning and launch reviews.
  • Maintain services during deployment and in production by measuring and monitoring key performance and service level indicators including availability, latency, and overall system health.
  • Automate system scalability and continually work to improve system resiliency, performance and efficiency
  • Practice sustainable incident response as part of an on-call rotation and through blameless postmortems.
  • Remediate tasks within corrective action plan via sustainable, preventative, and automated measures whenever possible


  • Experience developing and/or administering software in public cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), or Microservices.
  • Experience in monitoring infrastructure and application uptime and availability to ensure functional and performance objectives.
  • Experience in languages such as Java, Go, Python, Ruby, Bash, Perl, JavaScript and/or node.js
  • Demonstrable cross-functional knowledge with systems, storage, networking, security and databases.
  • System administration skills, including automation and orchestration of Linux/Windows using Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt Stack and/or containers (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.).
  • Proficiency with continuous integration and continuous delivery tooling and practices.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Expertise designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
  • Experience in APM tools like Dynatrace, NewRelic or AppDynamics.
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive
  • Experience managing Infrastructure as code via tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation
  • A passion for automation with a desire to eliminate toil whenever possible
  • Experience building software or maintaining systems in a highly secure, regulated or compliant industry
  • Experience and passion for working within a DevOps culture and as part of a team

What Panera Offers:

  • We offer a cool and colorful place to work where you are surrounded by other people who want to be here.
  • You get to play hard, have fun at work and participate in our culture of helping those around you.
  • Alongside the normal salary and benefits, you have access to all the free coffee and baked goods you can consume.
  • The chance to join a passionate, collaborative, fast growing team.

Saint Louis Support Center

External Reference Code JR0018991 Company Name 100 Panera, LLC

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