Senior Performance Engineer at CrunchTime!

| Greater Boston Area
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CrunchTime! Information Systems ( is experiencing record growth and is looking for high-energy professionals who can enhance our organization and contribute to the evolution of our suite of world-class enterprise management products. If you possess the skills and the desire to be part of a team dedicated to industry leadership, we’d like to hear from you.

CrunchTime is seeking a Senior Performance Engineer to join our Performance Team. The Performance Team is a group of highly skilled engineers who design, test, and monitor the full suite of existing and future CrunchTime applications. The Performance Team is responsible for developing methods and tools to measure and improve the performance, stability, and scalability of our products. A strong background in performance testing of infrastructure, databases, and web-based applications is well suited for this position.


  • Provide continues monitoring of production environment. Participate in production problem troubleshooting efforts.
  • Provide administration of Dynatrace AppMon installations in production and staging environments.
  • Responsible for evaluation of new performance monitoring solutions.
  • Work with systems and software architects to ensure most optimal hardware and software configuration.
  • Profile all aspects of the software and technology stack using diagnostic tools to identify areas causing suboptimal performance, lead root cause analysis and fix efforts to remediate issues.
  • Develop and execute performance and load tests. Analyse test results and recommend solutions to performance issues.
  • Evaluate, design, and develop automation frameworks.
  • Integrate performance and load testing into our continuous integration process.
  • Define, own, and report on KPIs for application performance and scalability.
  • Communicate performance testing results throughout the organization via static reports and live dashboards.
  • Collaborate with DevOps and Engineering across the company to share knowledge, tools, and best practices on performance engineering and scalability topics.


  • 5+ years of experience in performance engineering
  • Proven ability to design, implement performance tests and analyze results; identify bottlenecks and performance issues.
  • Solid understanding of distributed systems architecture.
  • Working knowledge of APM tools, such as Dynatrace AppMon. Experience with AppDynamics and/or NewRelic is desired but not required.
  • Working knowledge of load test tools, such as JMeter.
  • Scripting in bash and Python and/or Perl.
  • Knowledge of SQL. Knowledge of PL/SQL is desired but not required.
  • Experience of working with Linux (RedHat and CentOS)
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Independent self-starter.
  • Ability to research tools, implement prototypes, and deliver solutions quickly. 


CrunchTime! employees enjoy a competitive salary, depending on experience, plus access to a progressive benefits program which includes the following:

  • Health and dental insurance.
  • Vision plan.
  • Disability insurance.
  • Life and AD&D.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for dependent and medical care.
  • Generous Paid Time Off Plan
  • 401K Plan with employer match.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Educational assistance for approved courses.
  • Commuter benefits including parking reimbursement.
  • Catered lunch every Friday.
  • Bagels every Tuesday.
  • Frosty Fridays.
  • Generous Employee referral bonus.
  • Community volunteer program.

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We're in the West End - near the Celtics, Bruins, and only a 2-min walk from North Station and the Haymarket T. Big things are happening around here!

An Insider's view of CrunchTime!

What are some social events your company does?

Did we say we like food? Every Friday we have a huge lunch spread from one of Boston's best lunch places - and it's always something different. Tuesdays are for hot bagels and muffins. "Thursty Thursdays" feature the finest local craft brews we can get our hands on. There's even a Bevi and all the Caribou, Dunkin' and Starbucks you can drink.


Sales and Marketing

What does your typical day look like?

As an implementation lead, when I am on the road, I spend my day onsite with the client at their corporate offices guiding them through the process of integrating CrunchTime into their business model. One of the most interesting aspects of my job is learning our client’s business needs and helping them configure our application to meet those needs.


Deployment Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Coming from the restaurant industry, I'm especially proud to work for this company. As a Product Specialist, I'm always being challenged to learn and develop new ways to use the applications to fit how our Restaurant and Cruise customers need to run their business. Every day is different!"


Product Specialist

What are some things you learned at the company?

So, so much. One of my biggest takeaways would be the creative solutions to exciting, outside-the-box challenges. I've had the opportunity to work in three different positions at CrunchTime! in the past three years, and with dozens of teammates who each bring their own experiences, ideas, and passion to the table to help create these solutions.


Assoc. Business Analyst

What are CrunchTime! Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in Local Community
We donate our food and labor operations software to The Pine Street Inn and work with the NECHV, Mass General Blood Donation Center and Community Servings.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Customized Development Tracks
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