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Senior Performance Test Engineer

Company: ASSYST
Location: Sterling
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Job Description:

ASSYST is looking for a Senior Performance Test Engineer to work from our HQ in Sterling, VA Description A performance test engineerrsquos primary responsibility is the creation and maintenance of performance test plans, utilizing Loan Runner load testing software to inject load, analyzing metrics from application and system logs, and simulating system behavior to improve the performance and reliability of web based applications. The candidate should also have enthusiasm for troubleshooting, analyzing and resolving complex problems, must demonstrate strong problem solving and communication skills, and be prepared to be an expert performance engineering resource on multiple initiatives of diverse scope. Dutiesresponsibilities Evaluate application architectures and design performance test plans Expertise in performance benchmarking, load, stress testing for C application and API Very Strong experience with using Load Runner for performance test. Establish performance test objectives, acceptance criteria, workload profiles and use case scenarios Measure and analyze performance data (workload, system and application) Solve complex problems and provide clear and concise reports with recommendations Work closely with development teams, architects and engineers to test their products under load and make recommendations to improve performance, reliability and stability Develop ad-hoc scenarios to address bottleneck remediation and validation, analysis and recommendations Demonstrate experience and knowledge of both business and technology systems architecture to analyze new systems to identify expected load points, bottlenecks, rendezvous areas, session lengths, ambiguities, peak usage times and other performance impacts Maintain load testing operational environment to make sure the environment is working accurately and not cause misleading test results. Use expert level knowledge of multi-tiered applications in different platforms and the interaction of resources to effect system optimization during tuning process, executes load, stress, capacity, fail-over testing Advise on load testing issues to include, environmental, infrastructure, system capabilities, product knowledge, optimization, problem identification and limitations Experience in security testing, knowledge on the security frameworks, vulnerabilities and standards What we expect from you Bachelorrsquos Degree, Computer Science, Engineering or related preferred 7 years of Performance testing experience in a web application environment, testing User Interfaces, backend databases, Web services, APIrsquos. Experience in creating and implementing performance test methodologies, processes. 5 years of hands-on scriptingcoding experience with load runner 3 years of experience using one or more Application performance monitoring tools (New Relic, Splunk etc.) 2yrs of hands-on experience load testing REST Api's Prior experience in a Continuous IntegrationDeliveryTesting (CICDCT) environment supporting weekly or daily deployments Should have very good understanding of various application tiers and middle-ware in a web-based .NET development environment. Prior experience in working closely with Developers and Architects in solving software performance issues. Strong troubleshooting and reasoning skills the ability to debug and resolve difficult technical problems. Detailed understanding of Quality Assurance tools, practices and success measures. Known to others for knowledge and leadership in this area. We are proud to offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, employee stock ownership plan, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and more in order for our employees to maintain a secure worklife balance. ASSYST is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

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