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Metro Detroit, United States, North America
Career Level:
Senior (5+ years of experience)
Job type:
Full time
Apply before:
02 Feb, 2018

Software Performance Engineer

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Our client is a Worldwide leader in education technology for K12, Collegiate, Library, Professional and Training organizations. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. The company’s IT operations are fully Agile and they are looking for Performance Test Engineer to design, develop and implement performance automated tools and test infrastructure for the validation of features and interfaces. in conjunction with predefined SLA's and the Development staff. This role will focus on Performance test that can be run as standalone suits or a part of a Continuous Integrated Framework (CIF). This is a permanent hire opportunity.

The following are high level requirements for the role:

 3-5+ Years of Performance Testing Experience using Jmeter & Proficient w/ Java, PHP, C#, Ruby etc.
 Experience in a Formal Agile Environment – Stand-Ups, SCRUM, Sprints, Paired Programming
 Knowledge of Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Deployment (CD) (Preferred)


 Gain an understanding of the appropriate programming languages Java, Javascript (REST and/ API, Web Services)/tools/skillsets and high level knowledge of the technical architecture of the project.
 Create performance test plans from a technical design document and/or requirements document.
 Execute performance (Load) automated test cases and regress bugs.
 Troubleshoot issues (in QA or in production) as assigned Develops (reusable) performance automation or testing tools as assigned.
 Assist in the review of test plans from junior members & conduct code review of other team members.
 Provide reliable and accurate task estimates for assigned work with review from a Senior Engineers.
 Assist in the review of technical documentation by working closing with Development & Product teams.
 Create reports with test case results
 Effectively reuse existing automation or testing tools and create both as needed.
 Contribute to engineering domain design discussions and to test strategy creation as requested


 3- 6 Years Experience in a Testing or QA Capacity
 BA/BS in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience
 Proficient at coding in one or more of the following o Java, PHP, Groovy, C# or Ruby
 Using the following tools o JMeter, Gatling, Selenium, BlazeMeter, Loadrunner, SoapUI, Selenium, JIRA, Zephyr or Eclipse IDE
 Good working knowledge of SQL (MySQL), Linux/Unix
 Competent in concepts of Quality Assurance and Software Development, Agile and Test-Driven Development
 Experience in a Continuous Integration Framework (Preferred)

Job keywords/tags:  Software Performance Engineer , Performance Testing , Jmeter , Java , PHP , C# , Ruby , Agile , Scrum , Paired Programming