(Senior-) Java Performance Engineer (m/f/x)

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Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
A few days at home
Skills & expertise
Technical aptitude
Continuous integration
Creativity and innovation
Career counseling


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Job Description

  • Performance is key to our success – explore different approaches to tune our product up to the optimal setup. 
  • As a member of the Cluster Performance Engineering Team you will focus on Dynatrace Platform performance analysis and improvements, identify bottlenecks and resolve them in collaboration with development teams.
  • You contribute to non-functional requirements improving the scalability and resilience of the Dynatrace Platform.
  • You ensure end-to-end continuous performance test coverage.
  • You work with our Site Reliability Engineering colleagues on in-depth-analysis of problems in production and constantly improve our automation framework for performance- and load-testing.

Preferred experience


  • Technical studies related to Information Technology, Computer Science or similar
  • Experience in Java backend software development and Linux system engineering with a cloud native mindset
  • Expertise with some of the following technologies is beneficial: Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP), Docker, Kubernetes, Apache Kafka, Apache Cassandra, Gatling, Jenkins
  • Basic knowledge of load-testing, performance diagnosis and Java profiling is an advantage. Ideally you have heard about object-churn and heap-dump-analysis
  • Passion for performance optimization

Additional Information

  • A one-product software company creating real value for the largest enterprises and millions of end customers globally, striving for a world where software works perfectly.  
  • Working with the latest technologies and at the forefront of innovation in tech on scale; but also, in other areas like marketing, design, or research.  
  • Working models that offer you the flexibility you need, ranging fromfull remote optionstohybridones combining home and in-office work.  
  • A team that thinks outside the box, welcomes unconventional ideas, and pushes boundaries.   
  • An environment that fosters innovation, enables creative collaboration, and allows you to grow.  
  • A globally unique and tailor-made career development program recognizing your potential, promoting your strengths, and supporting you in achieving your career goals.   
  • A truly international mindset that is being shaped by the diverse personalities, expertise, and backgrounds of our global team.  
  • A relocation team that is eager to help you start your journey to a new country, always there to support and by your side.  If you need to relocate for a position you are applying for, we offer you a relocation allowance and support with your visa, work permit, accommodation, language courses, as well as a dedicated buddy program. Click this link to find out more information about our relocation program.

Compensation and rewards  

  • Attractive compensation packages and stock purchase options with numerous benefits and advantages.  
  • Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 45,500 gross per year based on full-time employment (38.5 h/week). We offer a higher salary in line with qualifications and experience.  

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Growth opportunities - find out how Dynatrace supports your career development and personal growth journey: https://careers.dynatrace.com/grow-with-us/career-development/

Flexible working - our flexible and trusting work environment fits your current life situation: https://careers.dynatrace.com/ways-of-work/

Relocation Support - discover how we can support you if you wish to join us at one of our global locations: https://careers.dynatrace.com/relocation/

Company Description

Dynatrace exists to make software work perfectly. Our platform combines broad and deep observability and continuous runtime application security with advanced AIOps to provide answers and intelligent automation from data. This enables innovators to modernize and automate cloud operations, deliver software faster and more securely, and ensure flawless digital experiences.

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