Alcatel-Lucent Performance Engineer in Budapest, Hungary


Performance Engineer

Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.

Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.

We are looking for a Performance Engineer to join us in developing a robust and scalable big data analytics solution. This solution combines predictive analytics with analytics based insights and provides business, and customer focused reports, actions, processes. The Performance Engineer is tasked with certifying the solution for Performance, Scale and Operational Robustness. This person is responsible for reviewing requirement specifications, understanding performance and operations critical components and developing test cases for performance and scalability testing. Also, he/she will perform the planning, setup, deployment and on-going support of systems & applications needed for these tests. Works with Developers, Product Line Managers, Third-party vendors and other performance engineers to monitor, create product issue tickets and escalate, as needed, according to established procedures. Successful candidate must have experience working in a high-tech organization with the skills necessary to maintain agility and to make critical decisions under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated experience in creating, tuning and troubleshooting big data applications and their underlying technologies, server operating systems and internet/network protocols is required. Experience with big data technologies Hadoop, Spark, Kafka and NoSQL databases like HBase and HIVE is desired. A strong problem-solving methodology and the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization as well as external vendors is required. The performance Engineer may interact with PreSales teams to support demos and also with Client Project teams to provide guidance on scalability for RFPs and Product Installations.


Responsible for performance testing of Nokia big data analytics solution using Linux, Java, big data technologies like Hadoop, Spark, Kafka and NoSQL databases like HBase and HIVE

Analyze requirement specifications, design documentation, and then create the performance plan and schedule

Design, develop, and execute performance test cases

Troubleshoot performance issues, analyze bottlenecks and make recommendations to improve performance of the solution

Collect, log, and communicate status to all stakeholders

Work with department managers and internal teams to analyze and resolve problems associated with technical issues in the performance environments

Review product documentation for improvements/additions

Provide mentoring and training to fellow team members

Contribute to design enhancements of application architecture

Propose methodologies and best practices for delivering outstanding service.



Minimum of Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related field

3-5 years experience testing software or hardware

3-5 years programming experience: Java, Scala, Javascript

Experience in Hadoop framework, large scale data processing (eg. Spark), messaging service (eg. Kafka), report templating (eg. Jasper)

Experience in NoSQL databases (eg. HBase, HIVE)

Experience with monitoring, troubleshooting and tuning big data technologies

Experience with Linux performance monitoring and tuning

Experience in automatic deployment (Puppet, Ansible, ) and DevOps practices

Experience in Continuous Integration, Testing & Automation frameworks (e.g. Jenkins, Bamboo, )

1-2 year(s) experience in Agile and DevOps environments

Must have excellent attention to detail and good problem-solving skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Good understanding of network (WAN and LAN) routing, TCP, IP, DNS, WINS, DHCP, and other related internet protocols

Experience with Enterprise Monitoring tools like Zabbix

Team player

Must have ability to deal with complex concepts and details

Fast, self-starter with strong quantitative skill

Job: fNokia Software Development

Primary Location: Europe South-Hungary-Hungary-Budapest

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 17000009X1