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Sr SAP Performance Engineer, Enterprise Systems

Apple, Inc.
United States, California, Elk Grove
Jun 21, 2024

Posted: Jun 17, 2024

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200483702

Do you love understanding every detail of how new technologies work? Join the team that serves as Apple's nerve center, our Information Systems and Technology group. There are countless ways you'll contribute here, whether you're coordinating technology needs for product launches, designing music solutions for retail locations, or ensuring the strength of in-store Wi-Fi connections. From Apple Pay to the Apple website to our data centers around the globe, you'll help design and handle the substantial systems that countless employees and customers rely on every day. You'll also build custom tools for employees, empowering them to solve sophisticated problems on their own. Join our team, and together we'll explore all the ways to improve how Apple operates, freeing our employees to do what they do best: craft magnificent experiences for our customers! At Apple, we aim to make extraordinary products for everyone - to enhance their lives and empower them! SAP Quality Engineering Team, part of the Information Systems And Technology (IS&T) organization, safeguards the performance health of SAP production systems and develops efficient, innovative solutions to ensure the quality and stability of Apple's enterprise software. As part of this team, you will have the opportunity to work on the performance engineering of various software products and technologies across many business segments. You will work with development engineers and functional analysts, understand new innovative software and architecture, and build solutions to evaluate performance and scalability.


- Work with multi-functional teams to characterize, debug, and improve system performance and scalability. - Define, develop and run performance and scalability tests and benchmarks. - Work efficiently with various profiling tools to identify performance bottlenecks and provide root cause analysis. - Devise and conduct experiments to evaluate the performance impact of system changes. - Design and develop a performance test automation framework. - Plan and implement performance tests and conduct analysis of the results. Participate in architecture and design reviews of sophisticated solutions in cross-team engineering efforts and own performance perspectives for the design. - Integrate performance tests in a continuous delivery environment and establish a continuous build and test cycle. - Develop performance test engineering principles, test strategies, and standard methodologies.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of performance engineering experience or equivalent knowledge in Software Engineering
  • Experience in testing, fixing & providing tuning recommendations for SAP applications.
  • Experience in various software development and test methodologies
  • Experience in performance testing tools such as Loadrunner Enterprise, Apache JMeter.
  • Experience in data analysis and visualization.
  • Experience in performance tuning of SQL queries.
  • Experience in one or more programming languages such as Python, Perl, ABAP, Java, C++.
  • Experience with JVM tuning techniques.
  • Knowledge of Database Management Systems such as Oracle, SAP HANA. Exhibit creativity and a willingness to explore new technologies.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

Additional Requirements

  • - Experience in SAP technologies, including S/4 HANA.
  • - Experience in performance assessment and optimization of complex applications built on the SAP BTP, AWS, or GCP.
  • - Experience in performance testing and analysis of mobile apps.
  • - Knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes.
  • - Knowledge of Algorithms and Big O-Notation.

Pay & Benefits

    At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $153,200 and $230,600, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

    Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple's discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You'll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses - including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. Learn more about Apple Benefits.

    Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.


  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.

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