26 days old
2017-10-242017-11-21

Performance Test Engineer

Horsham, PA 19044
  • Job Code
    584011
  • Payrate
    $43 To $53

Responsibilities:


- Provides expertise with performance testing procedures, guidelines and industry best practices.


- Develops effective performance test performance automation scripts using performance tools and techniques to simulate large enterprise environments, such as HP Loadrunner, Jmeter, Gatling, or similar tools.


- Works collaboratively with cross-functional teams to understand project objectives, gather performance automation requirements, design automated tests, troubleshoot issues, and implement scalable performance test automation solutions.


- Collaborates with operations staff to set up and configure system and application level performance monitors


- Interfaces with test tool administrators to coordinate the use of Performance Center resources.


- Works closely with business analysts, solution architects, developers and operations team to design performance automation for the validation of load and performance requirements.


- Communicates resource impacts, provide estimates and dependencies to the project team.


- Analyzes test results and provides comprehensive reporting on Network, Application and System performance.


- Works closely with operations team to correlate test results with physical layer event logging.


- Works closely with solution architects, developers and operations team to log defects for performance requirements that are not met, identify performance degradation against previous baselines and pinpoint other potential bottlenecks.


- Establishes and maintains baseline test runs for multiple systems and applications in various test environments.


- Identifies opportunities to drive and contribute beyond team commitments.


- Participates in performance automation script code reviews and provide high-level guidance on their compliance with performance test automation best practices.


- Develops and monitors test metrics and provide timely communication to key stakeholders on a regular basis.


- Coordinates various test-related activities for project delivery; identifying task dependencies, test schedules, creation of test data and utilization of test environments.


- Works to remain an active learner in all performance automation technologies related to software, web and mobile applications testing.


- Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required.


- Performs other functions as assigned by management.


Requirements:


- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or relevant field and 6+ years of related work experience.


- 3+ years of experience which includes strong test performance automation scripting in both Open Source and Commercial performance automation tools like HP LoadRunner, jmeter or gatling).


- Experience with a variety of VUGen protocols such as: Web, SOA, Web Services, Mainframe and Java.


- 2+ years of experience in developing in a Java based test performance automation framework.


- 2+ years of experience using one or more performance monitoring tools (Dynatrace, Splunk, New Relic etc)


Strongly Preferred skills:


- Experience with maven, git and continuous integration systems using Jenkins


- Prior experience with Spock, Selenium and other automation testing tools


- Detailed understanding of test environment configuration and scaling in order to design tests that are proportionately aligned with larger scale Production environments.


- Insightful and logical problem isolation and solving skills.


- Results driven and goal-oriented.


- Ability to perform in a very focused and methodical manner with good time management/multi-tasking skills.


- Able to independently adapt and thrive through change.


- Strong understanding of Object Oriented concepts.


- Experience with distributed systems concepts.


- Ability to participate on projects individually.


Nice to have skills:


- Mobile app testing processes, tools, and methodology.


- Experience with project management methodologies including agile methodologies and supporting techniques (e.g. Test Driven Development and continuous integration processes), packaged system implementations, and traditional specification-driven approaches.


- Knowledge of performance automation framework concepts and performance automation best practices.

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  • Information Technology

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