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Anthem, Inc. Remote Systems Performance Engineer Sr in Seattle, Washington


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Systems Performance Engineer Sr “At this time, Anthem will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.” Location: Remote On call component to this position and after hours/over time may be necessary.

Responsible for Systems Performance Engineering support tasks, leading to delivery of application systems which meet the performance and throughput requirements of business stakeholders.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Leads and coordinates performance engineering for medium to large initiatives.

  • Collect and document expected system performance and operational characteristics.

  • Collect and/or prepare test data for test execution.

  • Develop and execute performance tests including load, stress, endurance, fail-over and interoperability.

  • Conduct technical analysis of performance test results and production systems, and provide recommendations on performance tuning, systems, and infrastructure.

  • Identify, report, and review defects in assessing system performance and stability.

  • Create reports to document performance metrics, test results, analysis and recommendations.

  • Monitor performance of production systems.

  • Leads peer reviews to ensure the completeness of all test assets created.

  • Understand and follow all applicable SDLC and performance engineering processes.

  • Resolve performance and stability issues in performance test environment.

  • Leads performance defect triage.

  • Plan and coordinate performance engineering efforts in support of key initiatives.

  • Determine level of effort and resource requirements for customer engagements.

  • Develop performance engineering work plan structure and project schedule.

  • Work with stakeholders to ensure complete understanding of performance and operational requirements.

  • Review architectural design for performance risks and potential issues.

  • Prepare capacity analysis when applicable.

  • Facilitate team efforts across multiple projects and/or systems.

  • Facilitate improvement of the performance engineer process in the SDLC.

  • Facilitate resolution of production performance and stability issues.


Minimum requirements:

  • Requires an BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field of study and a minimum of 7 years performance engineering and performance testing experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Micro Focus Performance Center, LoadRunner Enterprise experience strongly preferred.

  • Experience managing performance engineering efforts for an application strongly preferred.

Annual Salary Range*: $89,600-$112,000 Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. * The hourly or salary range is the range Anthem in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. The Company may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law. We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide - and Anthem approves - a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws. Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.