QA Performance Engineer

QA Performance Engineer

Applicantz Inc
5-15 years
Not Specified

Job Description

The QA Performance Engineer is responsible for setting the standards and best practices of software Performance Testing into the overall quality assurance process for web-based APIs developed by the Partner Web Services team.
The individual will ensure Performance testing has been accounted/executed for all projects. This individual will be coding, reviewing code, executing scripts, reporting out results and overseeing the overall Performance testing process. (Mainly LoadRunner/Performance Center experience will not be considered)

  • 6+ years of experience in Software Performance Engineering
  • Expert experience in JMeter / any open source performance testing tools
  • Expert working knowledge of Splunk/Elk stack.
  • Expert performance test engineering experience in API testing both REST and SOAP based APIs.
  • Experience performance testing applications and/or REST API’s developed in JavaScript, Node.js, Java/J2EE, Ruby
  • Experience with testing of N-Tier applications that involve Databases at various Tiers.
  • Champion everything Performance
  • Ability to work independently with an aptitude for detailed work and follow-up activities.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent team player with excellent written & verbal communication skills.
Responsibilities - (80%) Validation of Quality Applications

  • Hands-on Script development using JMeter/BlazeMeter other open source tools.
  • Estimate performance testing deliverables for all applicable projects.
  • Develop, document, and maintain the test strategy and test scenarios.
  • Recommend new/better tools for performance testing
  • Certify software performance functionality for new Production releases.
  • Collaborate with Operations team to monitor applications to ensure applications perform as planned.
  • Review, escalate and resolve reported incidents and defects escalated by PulseCare or Customer Care
  • Collaborate with other support teams as needed including Cloud and Infrastructure Engineering and NOC or similiar Operations teams.
  • Track defects on issues found.
  • Perform detailed analysis on any bottlenecks found during test executions.
Responsibilities - (20%) Leadership

  • Work with the existing teams to decide on what Performance test tools should be utilized and make sure it’s used consistently across the board.
  • Coordinate the perf testing efforts including internal and external resources, be on point to ensure all areas of the application are fully tested.
  • Develop and maintain Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the various applications
  • Develop dashboard that will help SRE team and others to proactively identify performance related issues.
  • Develop and maintain service level metrics for systems, including response time, failover, time to failure, and time to recover.
  • Research and help build out a scalable Performance Testing environment that is logically and physically representative of production.

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