Software Applications Leader, Performance Guru

Pliops Israel (Ramat Gan) · Full-time · Experienced

About The Position

In this role, you will:

  • Lead the team that ensures Pliops’ products offer best performance on all relevant applications, workloads and systems.
  • Enable, develop, customize and adapt applications so that they can run effectively on Pliops technology, while emphasizing Pliops’ value.
  • Gather and analyze performance data, as well as recommend improvements in Pliops products and deliverables to increase performance for specific customer applications and also in general common workloads.
  • Specific focus to enterprise database applications such as MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, Redis, etc.
  • Benchmark and tune Pliops software and hardware to maximize performance in highly parallel environments.
  • Develop tools and infrastructure for automating benchmarking and data analysis processes.
  • Interact with customers and enable Pliops products adoption, with emphasis on high performance and smooth assimilation.
  • Develop proof-of-concept implementations, evaluate performance to demonstrate value, and deliver production-quality code.  
  • Software and Hardware performance analysis for all Pliops products.
  • Investigate optimal system and application settings to ensure best performance of Pliops products.
  • Build a team of exceptional software engineers chartered to deliver value to partners through integration with the Pliops technology.
  • Work with the R&D, Product and CTO teams to make sure that the customer application needs are addressed by the Pliops platform capabilities.


  • BSc (MSc a plus) in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent, 7-10 years of relevant job experience. management experience considered a plus.  
  • Deep expertise in high-performance, parallel and distributed systems. Expertise in storage systems / data platforms internals (databases, storage stack and protocols, filesystems) a plus.
  • Deep expertise in software engineering best practices. Great understanding of OS concepts.
  • Strong design and analytical skills.
  • Strong coding skills in C and/or C++ and scripting languages.
  • Proven track record in delivering production quality server side software. 
  • Deep knowledge of cloud platforms (IaaS and PaaS) a plus. 
  • Experience with complex systems development and reverse engineering of large amounts of code a plus.  
  • Good knowledge in performance monitoring metrics and tools.
  • Experience of working with business partners and open-source communities a plus.
  • Leadership and communication skills.

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