Senior Performance Engineer

Boston, MA

Company Name :IBA Infotech LLC

Type : Contract

Primary Skills : JavaScript, Linux, Selenium, XML, JSON, SQL, Groovy, Java, Fiddler, Troubleshooting, REST, NoSQL, Python, Jenkins, JIRA

Location : Boston

CTC : Boston

Job Description:

Main Responsibilities
  • Improve our performance tool stack to speed up and facilitate the analysis of the application performance, while leveraging on the test scenario developed by the component and E2E testers. Conduct study, compare tools, present results to the management.
  • Improve, document and communicate the performance stream processes in order to facilitate the contribution of the development team to extend our performance campaign. Help to build performance engineering best practices, standardization and strategies
  • Work with the project team to develop a comprehensive performance testing strategy, including detailed performance testing requirements.
  • Work with the project team to analyze changes introduced and assess potential performance impact and level of performance testing needed.
  • Collaborate with the software development teams to translate the performance requirements into appropriate test cases.
  • Design, script and execute load, stress, and scalability testing.
  • Deliver comprehensive performance testing reports and present them to the software development and project team.
  • Profile client and server calls triggered by the system and provide performance related feedback.
  • Lead the collaboration effort on performance tuning applications and systems under test.

Relevant work experience:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 7+ years of experience in performance testing discipline
  • 5+ years of experience with test toolset (ALM, JMeters, Blazemeter, Smartbear suite, Taurus, SOAP UI)
  • 5+ years of experience with application performance monitoring software (Grafana, Blazemeter)
  • Preferred experience with trace tools such as Fiddler, HTTPWatch, and AppDynamics
  • Experience testing SOAP and REST webservices; understanding of SaaS delivery model
  • Experience testing Java / JavaScript WebApps
  • Knowledge of relational and NoSQL databases.
  • Working knowledge of UNIX, LINUX, Jenkins.
  • Proven experience and best practices in requirements management, test case development, test analysis and reporting results
  • Detailed oriented, demonstrated discipline and analytical problem solving skills.
  • Ability to learn and actively seek new skills and knowledge to keep up with the changing technology field.
  • Ability to think outside the box, adapt to circumstances, learn from co-workers, and share information and experiences.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate in a positive and professional manner, both verbally and in writing
  • Leadership, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with proactive customer service skills
  • Must be self-motivated, results oriented, and drive toward completing goals and projects on time
  • Ability to multi-task, manage priorities and mentor/direct others
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups and individuals