The Performance Engineer will focus on designing and implementing tests, debugging and defining corrective actions. You will also review system requirements and track quality assurance metrics and monitor all stages of software development to identify and resolve system malfunctions to meet quality standards.
Coordinate and manage all testing activities assigned by the Performance & Automation Team Lead
This includes task planning & estimation, status reporting, metrics collection, developing test summaries & risk analyses
Work closely with QA engineers, developers, architects and DBA’s to create meaningful Performance tests
Write Performance test cases, plans, scripts and test harnesses as required
Maintain and update the Performance test strategy
Use LoadRunner, MS Test Manager and custom C scripting to record and execute scripts
Provide Performance testing assistance to Development and Technical Operations community by performing tuning activities for various hardware, OS, network and application troubleshooting and analysis initiatives
Review existing manual tests and analyze where Performance testing will provide maximum ROI
Report issues via defect tracking application and coordinates with developers and Project Managers on resolution
Participate in business & technical requirement reviews for assigned projects
Verify that software and applications perform according to specifications
Conduct test case reviews with peers, Software Engineers and Development Managers
Fosters a collaborative work environment encompassing all phases of software development
Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Certification preferred, but not required (CSQA, CSTE, CSQE, CTM, CSTP, etc.)
Recent Performance Testing experience, with primary job function as Performance testing
Proven experience with manual software testing
Knowledge of testing applications using Hewlett-Packard/Mercury testing tools (LoadRunner, Quick Test Professional, Quality Center)
First-hand experience with a wide variety of LoadRunner protocols, such as Adobe Flex/RIA, COM/DCOM, and Web (HTTP/HTML)
Demonstrate knowledge of SQL Server and Oracle, query building and data extraction tools
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
Consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
Identify complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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