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We are looking for a Principal Performance Engineer to join the Elasticsearch team to focus on helping us understand how Elasticsearch performs and scales under workloads representative of our three main solutions: search, observe, protect. You will have an opportunity to build performance analysis tools, investigate complex performance issues, and socialize performance-engineering best practices throughout the company and our community.
Here are the kinds of questions you'd be helping us answer:
In order to answer these questions, you will help us craft, execute, and interpret realistic benchmarks based on actual usage of our products. You will play a key role in shaping Rally, our macro-benchmarking framework for Elasticsearch. Come help us define and refine our benchmarking and analysis methodologies, and scale our ability to improve performance across our products.
Some skills, experience, and traits that would help you succeed include:
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