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(100% remote) Performance Test Engineer

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Description

The performance test engineer is an integral part of the Performance Testing team working in a dynamic fast paced, agile environment.  S/he should have previous experience writing LoadRunner scripts and be able to jump onto any performance testing projects upon joining.   The performance engineer will be writing and executing LoadRunner scripts to identify system bottle necks and to ensure system reliability, capacity and scalability.

Essential Job Functions may include:

  • Work with key business, stechnical teams and stakeholders to understand/clarify requirements and determine performance test scenarios
  • Develop and implement performance tests based on technical architecture of the assigned project
  • Develop performance test plans, test scripts and test data
  • Identify, report and manage defects in defect tracking system
  • Analyze test results and coordinate with development teams for fixes
  • Conduct system performance testing to ensure system reliability, capacity and scalability  
  • Develop reusable performance scripts by using different LoadRunner protocols including but not limited to web HTTP/HTTPS, SOAP/XML, RESET, OBDB, JDC and .NET
  • Support capacity planning activities
  • Establish and define performance baseline for a system under test
  • Define and build a load profile with ramp up and ramp down procedures 
  • Analysis of test results to expose potential performance issues
  • Root cause analysis of poorly performing applications
  • Determine performance bottlenecks
  • Work with Performance Test Manager to enhance performance testing standards, technologies and approaches for performance testing  

 

Other Related Duties:

Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Qualifications:

  • Must have extensive LoadRunner scripting experience
  • Must have ability to configureworkload profile for test scenarios to accurately mimic test scenarios/requirements
  • Experience with LoadRunner and at least 2 of the following protocols –HTTP/HTTPS, SOAP/XML, REST, ODBC, JDBC, and .NET
  • Demonstrated experience in one or more industry standard programming or scripting languages; Java, JavaScript and JMeter
  • Experience executing SQL queries and testing database tables a plus
  • Highly organized, self-motivated, customer oriented and able to work independently as well as within a team and with internal business and technology partners
  • Working knowledge of Dynatrace
  • Knowledge in various performance test methodologies 
  • 3 years of performance testing experience and with LoadRunner
  • Strong written/oral communication skills


Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a Four (4) year College or University.