Technical Advisor - Performance Engineer

Hotels Clubs and Spas
IT and Computers
Americas North and South
Salary Description:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
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IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) is a global organization and one of the world's leading hotel companies. With a broad portfolio of 9 hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Staybridge Suites® and Kimpton Hotels ®. We have over 4,900 hotels in nearly 100 countries around the world, and another 1,000 hotels in our development pipeline. Our vision is to become one of the great companies in the world by creating Great Hotels Guests Love.
All of "YOU" at IHG
At the heart of everything we do are our people - more than 350,000 of them that bring our brands to life. IHG plans to hire 90,000 new employees over the next few years to support our expanding global business. You'll have all the support you need to make a great start, be involved and grow. So if you want to work somewhere with "Room for You," find out more about this exciting career opportunity described below…

Our Americas Corporate office, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is looking for a Technical Advisor - Performance Engineer. This position will be based at our Information Center office (Alpharetta, GA)
This position is responsible for providing technical expertise and guidance for IHG's revenue applications. As a member of the Continuous Engineering group, responsibilities will include performance tuning of J2EE applications; application development, support, and tuning of the applications, ensuring that the underlying cause of incidents is addressed and driving continued operational stability. The position is focused on ensuring that IHG's revenue applications are delivered and supported effectively and efficiently, with a primary emphasis on providing proactive and tier 3 operational support services. This position provides leadership, guidance and service support during and following events/incidents in support of the Operations Command Center (OCC) in addition to ongoing performance analysis, long term capacity planning and tuning. In this role, all critical incidents receive a post incident review, intended to identify systemic and root cause issues which require resolution once the immediate impact is closed.<br><br> · 10+ years development experience
· Must have extensive experience in Java/J2EE application development and programming
· Significant experience in using tools to troubleshoot application problems using thread and heap dump analysis, GC tuning
· Continuously improve application performance
· Experience with capacity planning to help with system sizing and preventing future issues before they occur
o Develop semi-annual capacity reports for revenue applications
· Centos, RHEL OS experience
· Heavy scripting experience
· Expect resource to be the local "application expert" for their area of focus
· Apache web server, AppDynamics, Bluestripe, Chef, Fuse ESB experience a plus
· Good communication skills required to be able to work with our Development areas during outages or in trying to troubleshoot performance issues
· Meet regularly with teams he/she supports to report on open issues, problematic trends

Total Reward: Base salary plus annual bonus potential

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IHG is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

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