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Performance Test Engineer

Performance Test Engineer
NC, Winston Salem

Job Description

JOB TITLE: PERFORMANCE TEST ENGINEER


LOCATION: WINSTON SALEM, NC


JOB DESCRIPTION:
Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM-related field (Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, etc.) or equivalent experience (5+ years)
  • 5+ years of experience in performance testing applications and/or systems
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent writing, speaking and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in the following environments:  Linux, AIX and Windows
  • Experience with the following performance testing tools:  JMeter and LoadRunner
  • Experience analyzing technical and design documentation to develop test cases and test data using industry standard tools

Qualifications Desired:

  • Experience using ALM, JIRA, UFT and Selenium
  • In-depth knowledge and experience performance testing Transactional, Message-based and Web-based applications
  • Experience with object-oriented programming languages
  • Experience with relational databases
  • Experience with Financial or Credit Card based processing
  • Experience working in a regulated environment

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage performance test plans and test scripts using industry best practices and standards
  • Ability to quickly come up to speed on application architecture and assess performance characteristics of the application with the support of application development, architecture, external vendors, and systems support groups
  • Ability to automate performance testing for use in a DevOps architecture
  • Strong problem-solving skills to investigate and document defects and their respective resolutions
  • Assist in developing timeline estimates for completing test cycles within project plan
  • Ability to communicate effectively and accurately progress and status of testing efforts
  • Conform to department standards to comply with audit and regulatory policies
  • Conform to department documentation standards, such as using UFT or Selenium when possible to document the scripts and test results
  • Validate the installation and back-out procedures related to the application under test
  • Perform regular performance tests to ensure the applications and systems can meet or exceed SLA criteria for uptime, accuracy, resiliency and throughput
  • Assist team members through cross-training on applications and systems

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