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Performance Test Engineer

Performance Test Engineer

Our client is a data and technology company fostering on innovation, growth and collaboration.

The fast-paced, team-driven environment provides the opportunity to work as a key contributor on high priority initiatives by developing new products, solutions and platforms, and supporting technology operations while maintaining the highest standards of quality.

They are seeking a Performance Tester to join a growing project that is committed to Agile development.

As a Performance Tester, this person will support their scrum team by solving various testing problems using application development in Java and other languages.

This person will contribute to building test automation frameworks and test tools that will allow products to be delivered faster and with higher quality.

Here's what you'll be doing:

  • Focusing on performance testing

  • Planning, designing, developing, coding and testing software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products

  • Revising and refining systems as required

  • Participating in the devising of project timelines, implementation design specifications, system flow diagrams, documentation, testing and ongoing support of business systems

  • Developing and maintaining operational and system level documentation

Here's what our ideal candidate has:

  • Ability to apply SDLC concepts and have a proven track record of delivering solid, robust applications

  • Needs experience with jMeter, Blazemeter, AppDynamics or Performance Center

  • 3-5 years of prior software development experience required

  • Understanding of OOP

  • Professional experience in Java

  • Professional experience with relational databases and SQL

  • Ability to understand and follow designs set out by other engineers and architects

  • Capable of creating and explaining designs that others can follow

  • This person should want to master all aspects of making great software including requirements, testing, and architecture

  • Ability to contribute working and readable code to the team and be able to explain the code to others

  • Experience with QA methodologies and deployment practices Desired Qualifications

  • Experience or ability to learn JavaEE, Spring, SQL, Web Services, and Hibernate

  • Understanding of and commitment to Agile principles

  • Understanding of CI and associated tools such as Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.

  • Experience working with automated testing frameworks at the unit, API, and integration levels

Benefits: Competitive base and incentive pay; comprehensive medical, prescription drug, dental and vision benefits; provisions of basic life and disability coverage; flexible work arrangements; service awards; recognition program; retirement savings plan; and, vacation/paid time off (PTO)