Performance Engineer

Open positions
At Ataccama, we’re building a self-driving data management platform that enables global businesses to organize, label, and improve the quality of their data at scale. We believe in empowerment and collaboration, and in the potential of each individual contributor. It’s what made us a leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Solutions.

We are open to various types of cooperation (remote, hybrid, office, relocation). Reach out to us to find out what the options are. #LI-hybrid

Your challenge 🚀

  • Create and implement automatic performance testing strategies, design and execute performance tests.
  • Think beyond the regular testing process and be responsible for overall application performance, reliability, and quality.
  • Build tools for gathering and analyzing system, JVM, database, and application observables like metrics, logs, or code profiling snapshots during performance tests and in production.
  • Closely cooperate with other software engineers on developing performance test plans and cases, automated test scenarios, and environments for performance testing.
  • Review and recommend improvements to existing test procedures.
  • Analyze the root causes of performance issues and provide solutions to correct them.
  • Analyze test results and coordinate with development teams for bug fixes.
  • Discover and advocate for new tools and techniques to improve testing efficiency.

Is this you? 💪

  • You have basic programming skills in Java, Python, and SQL that you can apply to simulate a real production environment during performance tests. Given the enormous volumes of data we work with, a passion for automation is critical.
  • You’re ready to be responsible for product reliability and the way our teams approach it. 
  • You’re not afraid to change an inefficient process if you see one. 
  • You can effectively and comfortably communicate with English-speaking teams located around the world.


  • Implementing automated performance tests
  • Knowledge of performance test methodologies
  • Basic knowledge of Java and Python
  • Basic knowledge of REST, GraphQL, or gRPC
  • Previous knowledge of CI/CD tools such as Gitlab or Jenkins
  • Knowledge of SQL and the internal workings of main relational DBs
  • Linux shell scripting
  • Good knowledge of operating systems

Bonus knowledge

  • Kibana, Prometheus / Grafana infrastructure
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Oracle DB, PostgreSQL, MS SQL
  • Spark, Hive
  • Groovy, JavaScript
  • LoadRunner

Perks & Benefits

🌴 Work-life balance
5 weeks of vacation, 2 sick days, and 1 personal day for each calendar year with Ataccama (up to 5 in total).
Flexible working hours & flexible working setup. We’re not strict about how you work, as long as you’re comfortable and happy. 

💲 Comp & Benefits
Employee Stock Options Program - Watch your successes directly contribute to our growth! Own a portion of the company and support each other’s wins. 
"Bring Your Friend" referral program - You can get 40 - 80 000 CZK (+ 10 000 CZK for your team’s fund) when a new teammate you recommend finishes their probation period. 

🌱Health & Free time
Flexipass or Multisport card (after finishing your probation period).
Annual package for mental health support (sessions with a counselor, therapist, or coach).
Shared company cards for free entrance to Prague Zoo & Botanical garden.
Company bikes, longboards, e-scooters - indoor office use is welcome.

🎓 Learning & Development
Online company language courses (Czech, German, English).
Conference tickets to the best industry events of the year.
Online courses & company access to Udemy to hone your skills.
Company library, where you can even suggest the best educational books for us to order.

💻 IT equipment
Company laptop (Dell, MacBook).
Monitor, mouse, headphones, and office chair for home office.
Company mobile phone + SIM card & package of mobile data.

🍩 Gifts, surprises & parties
Receive gifts including the latest Ataccama merchandise, T-shirts, limited edition hoodies, and more surprises! 
Join events like our themed New Year’s parties and summer all-staffs. Though mostly online for now, we’re excited to meet in person when it’s safe!
Fuel up! Our kitchens are stocked with fresh fruit and juice, teas, and the best coffee in town. 

We offer equal opportunities

Ataccama is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We know diversity fuels knowledge exchange, fosters innovation, and empowers us to grow and be better as a company and as humans. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

We are committed to fair and accessible employment practices. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please let us know how we can best meet your needs and advise us of any accommodations required to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process.

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Location Prague
Type Hybrid