26 days old

Performance Test Engineer

Horsham, PA 19044
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    $43 To $53


- 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.


- 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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