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IT Performance Test Engineer

Description:
What does a great Performance Test Engineer do?
As a Performance Test Engineer, you will work in small, highly collaborative teams and will apply experience and creativity to resolve a wide range of issues. Specific duties include: independently test the performance and capacity of products in development, which involves reviewing and analyzing system requirements and business needs; create test plan based on system level and including assessment of performance, capacity objectives and Document issue/defect in tracking tools such as Jira.

What are some of the basic responsibilities for this role?
• Create test strategy, test plans and execute performance and load testing activities for large-scale, enterprise-class applications
• Gather non-functional requirements; such as system capacity projections, including API traffic volumes, servers, network, storage capacities, page response times, etc., to inform test planning
• Collect and analyze test results data describing the application’s performance characteristics/trends and publish them to the wider team with commentary. Monitor systems under test, measure and record key performance indicators, analyze and interpret results
• Participate in root cause analysis and complex system performance investigations
• Drive performance / load test operations towards a CI pipeline model to support continuous performance improvements in the solution
• Gain a technical and functional understanding of our product architecture and become part of the ongoing improvement of the performance of our enterprise applications
• Discover thresholds and data impact
• Design and Develop automated Performance, Stability, Scalability, Reliability, and Load tests
• Participate in the constant improvement of our Performance Test Automation practices
• Develop your own tools to facilitate and enhance Performance Testing
• Testing at the System, Sub-System, and Component level
 
Basic Qualifications for Consideration:
• Minimum of 2 years of professional technical experience in performance/load testing large-scale, enterprise-class software systems with complex architectures required
• 2 years of experience using test tools including or similar to JMeter, Sellenium, LoadRunner required.
• Linux knowledge at the user level, good knowledge of CLI required.
• Experience in testing HTTP, HTTPS, XML, SQL, Webservice protocol required.
• Active knowledge of SQL required, Oracle flavor preferred.
• Requires the ability to work independently with substantial latitude for action and decision while maintaining focus on achieving optimal outcomes as part of a collaborative development effort


Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education:
• Object oriented programming experience with Java, Ruby, or Scala preferred.
• Working knowledge or experience with monitoring tools preferred.
 
 
Job Number: 1910109270
Job Location: Parsippany, NJ
Duration: 8 months
Input Date: 11/22/2019
Last Updated: 12/09/2019
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Timothy Glapa
Address: 300 E JOHN CARPENTER FWY STE 700
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000002fWHKQA2&URLSource=cjhunter

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