SSUSA Job #590: QA Performance Engineer

Job Description

PERFORMANCE ENGINEER

MUST HAVES

5+ years of relevant work experience conducting Performance testing of mission critical applications

5+ years’ experience working with Performance Center / LoadRunner

Programming skills in at least two of the following for writing load generation and performance analysis tools: Java, Python, Perl,

Must have experience with Shell Scripting 

 

Overview of Role

The performance engineer is responsible for ensuring new systems and application changes meet performance requirements and do not negatively impact the performance of existing systems and applications. Responsibilities include creating and maintaining performance testing and analysis scripts using a variety of home grown and off the shelf tools. The performance engineer will execute load and capacity tests, analyze results from all available sources (application logs, network capture, OS, etc.), and make deployment and scalability recommendations based on findings.

Required Skills and Experience

Knowledge of Performance Testing Processes and Strategies

5+ years’ experience working with Performance Center / LoadRunner

Experience with software installation, applications under test and test tools

Strong working knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to simultaneously manage tasks on multiple projects

Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently without frequent supervision

Ability to develop effective working relationships with teams outside of QA including development, system engineering, network engineering, product, operations, customer support

Ability to obtain performance requirements and estimate work effort needed to complete assigned tasks

Strong problem solving and analytical skills demonstrated by the ability to assimilate new information, understand complex topics and arrive at meaningful and accurate conclusions

Ability to write SQL queries, SQL programming a plus

Ability to identify and troubleshoot issues at all levels including operating system, component, database, network

Obtain and analyze system utilization statistics

Performance analysis and reporting, produce concise meaningful reports to provide senior management with the data needed to make mission critical planning and budgeting decisions

Effective defect tracking and reporting

BS in computer science or related study and/or relevant experience in performance testing and analysis in Linux and Windows environments

Experience with Microsoft Office

Preferred Skills and Experience

5+ years of relevant work experience conducting Performance testing of mission critical applications

Programming skills in at least two of the following for writing load generation and performance analysis tools: Java, Python, Perl, shell scripting

Networking a strong plus, ability to interpret network captures, TCPDUMP output

GC tuning knowledge

Automation tools like QTP

Create and maintain test inventory using ALM or similar tool

Coding with Microsoft Office VBA

  

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Job Location
Livingston, NJ area

Position Type
Permanent