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Performance Test Engineer

Atlanta, Georgia | Direct Hire

Post Date: 03/14/2018 Job ID: 10223 Job Category: Testing

Performance Test/Automation Engineer

Our client is currently seeking a Performance Test/Automation Engineer  who works with stakeholders to develop comprehensive performance test plans.

  • Understands the requirements for performance of all applications in scope and makes recommendations for capacity planning to infrastructure teams
  • Configures and maintains testing environment
  • Works with the application and infrastructure teams to ensure that sufficient performance monitoring is in place in the testing environments
  • Creates, executes, and maintains performance testing scripts
  • Documents the success and failure of test cases for metrics gathering and reporting
  • Analyzes the load and performance test results and creates test reports
  • Tests web applications and mobile device applications thoroughly
  • Writes up defects with applicable supporting evidence of defect
  • Collaborates with developers, automation and performance testers, and other stakeholders on projects
  • Assists in evaluating and recommending changes to performance testing tools as required
  • Participates in design workshops, sprint planning, demonstrations, and retrospectives
  • Wears the automation developer hat when needed

  • Bachelor' s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related technical field OR equivalent, relevant work experience
  • 4+ years of experience in Quality Assurance with 2+ years in Performance Testing
  • In-depth knowledge of Quality Assurance processes and best practices
  • Ability to troubleshoot and debug test scripts
  • Java knowledge and  programming skills
  • Experience working with Linux/Unix OS and knowledge of commands
  • Experience configuring and maintaining test environments
  • Experience with XML and Web Services
  • Experience with at least one scripting language
  • Experience with the writing of  SQL queries
  • Previous experience with performance tools such as, but not limited to, LoadUI, Loadrunner, or in-house performance tools (Mobile Performance Testing Tools is a major plus)
  • Agile (e.g. SCRUM) software development certifications and/or equivalent experience

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, PTO, Bonus Program

Keywords: Test, Engineer, Testing, Debug, Quality Assurance, Linux, Java, SQL

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