Performance Engineer

Swiss AviationSoftware is a 100% subsidiary of Swiss International Air Lines and successfully develops and distributes the software package AMOS which manages the maintenance, engineering and logistics requirements of modern airlines. In order to strengthen our leading market position we are looking for dedicated employees who would like to work in a fascinating international environment with more than 170 customers from all over the world.

We are looking for a skilled Performance Engineer with a strong technical background to be part of challenging projects.


  • Support customers in the resolution of performance issues within our application
  • Lead the analysis of the infrastructure gaps to report huge discrepancies and recommend best practices
  • Collaborate in the definition of new customer system setups
  • Act as an expert in development projects to analyse and secure performance
  • Participate in the proof of concept / performance benchmarking for new products/solutions for better decision making for product development
  • Scalability assessment of the architecture for a product or a customer environment
  • Develop monitoring and benchmarking tools
  • Provide guidance on the performance impact due to the design decisions made during the product architecture and design phase
  • Improve the knowledge base to develop internal competences
  • Contributes to the creation of a performance strategy


  • Degree in Computer Sciences, Software Engineering or similar scientific subject; or a comparable experience
  • 5+ years experience in software development
  • 2+ years experience in Performance Engineering and/or System Engineering or System Test Engineering
  • Understanding all levels of the system architecture (hardware, operation system, network, Java, databases, etc)
  • Strong SQL tuning know-how and database design
  • Ability to fully understand Java code and architecture
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • In-depth knowledge of tools and techniques for analyzing and benchmarking of operating systems, application/algorithm performance
  • Effective teamwork and very good interpersonal skills
  • Highly proactive, independent and able to work under pressure
  • Drive and motivated to meet targets
  • Fluency in English, German is an asset
  • Occasional travel activities

What we offer

  • Working in an open and cooperative environment with a motivated and friendly team
  • Excellent working conditions in pleasant surroundings
  • Good professional and personal development opportunities
  • Active participation in the continuous improvement of processes
  • International work environment with people from around the globe
  • Flight and travel discount


Salomé Szentpaly

HR Recruiter / HR Consultant
Swiss AviationSoftware Ltd.
PO Box
CH-4002 Basel

Phone.: +41 78 819 52 98

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