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Application Performance Consultant-W438505


Partner with application development, application support, and other IT infrastructure resources to define measurement frameworks, develop key performance indicators (KPIs) and dashboards, and deliver self-service visualization and reporting capabilities that enable improved application performance. Responsible for the analysis of systems architecture, relationships between subsystems and end-to-end system flows to ensure performance. Ensures changes in technical or business systems do not adversely impact application performance. Serves as an advanced technical expert resolving critical and complex application performance issues and identifies and drives optimization changes in the application design to improve customer experience for mission/business critical IT applications. Applies knowledge of application development, performance monitoring, alerting, diagnostic and planning methodologies, with specific expertise in the following primary and secondary tools/technology (e.g., Dynatrace, .NET development, IIS, Java, and DB, Introscope, ITCAM and Visual Performance Manager). Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices. Uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions. Mentors less experienced teammates to build technical expertise. May have people management responsibilities.


Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree and 10 years of experience in application development or related IT discipline or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Ability to influence others at senior levels to adopt a new perspective. Working knowledge of performance monitoring and tuning properties and principles; working knowledge of performance monitoring tools and system utilities to investigate routine system/subsystem performance problems. Strong experience with performance tuning as it relates to application performance (.NET or Java), APM monitoring tools (e.g. Dynatrace, Introscope) and standard Windows based performance monitors (Perfmon); Virtualization Systems Administration and Tuning (LPAR/WPAR, VMWare/KVM, Citrix). Specialized and/or broad functional knowledge. Sound understanding of business and organizational strategies and processes. Ability to interpret internal and external business challenges and recommend best practices. Ability to lead complex projects. Sophisticated analytical skills and the ability to solve complex technical and business problems.

Preferred Requirements: Master's degree or MBA and 12 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Experience with web technologies (e.g. WebSphere, IIS, WebLogic, Apache); network based application performance management experience; LAN/WAN technologies and network protocols; storage performance; Wireshark and/or Splunk. Banking or financial services experience.

Job:Information Technology
Primary Location: GA-Atlanta Area
Work Locations: Marquis Two

285 Peachtree Center Ave

Atlanta 30303


Equal Opportunity Employer: SunTrust supports a diverse workforce and is a Drug Testing and Equal Opportunity Employer. SunTrust does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable laws.

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About Suntrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (SunTrust) primarily operates as a financial services holding company. Through its principal banking subsidiary, SunTrust Bank (the Bank), the Company provides deposit, credit, and trust and investment services. Through its subsidiaries, SunTrust also provides mortgage banking, credit-related insurance, asset management, securities brokerage and capital market services. The Company operates in five business segments: Retail, Commercial, Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB), Wealth and Investment Management, and Mortgage. The Bank operates primarily in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and the District of Columbia. SunTrust provides clients with a selection of technology based banking channels, including the Internet, automated teller machines (ATMs), personal computers and around-the-clock telebanking. In May 2008, SunTrust completed the acquisition of GB&T Bancshares, Inc.

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