The performance engineering team provides enterprise wide performance testing to measure non-functional requirements of applications including, but not limited to, application response times, error rates, throughput, and resiliency testing. The performance engineer must have knowledge of performance testing tools such as Microfocus (HP) Loadrunner, IBM Rational Performance Tester or Neoload with a preference on open source tools such as Jmeter, Locust, and Selenium. The Application developer should have a strong background with an application language such as Java, Python or .net framework languages. In addition, the performance engineer should be familiar with DevOps tools such as Git, Jenkins, Udeploy, and Ansible. The performance engineer must partner with product vendors, applications teams, and other support teams to resolve issues and achieve organizational goals.
location: Bloomfield, Connecticut
job type: Contract
salary: $63 - 73 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
- Work with developers to define non-functional requirements
- Work with data team to ensure the volume and integrity of the data will meet testing requirements
- Build and present application performance test plan
- Create and modify performance test scripts
- Test, measure, interpret application non-functional requirements
- Interpret infrastructure key performance indicators
- Diagnose application errors and slow performance
- Utilize DevOps tooling to automate testing
- Develop reports summarizing the results of testing
- Participate on calls or chat during load testing and go / no-go recommendations
- Engage various infrastructure and application teams to receive sign-off
- Lead Proof of Concepts (POCs) including working with application teams, consultant firms, and product vendors
- Provide knowledge transfer to team members
- Partner with application development and production support leaders
- Engage in capacity planning discussions, forecasts, solutions
- Bachelor's Degree or higher preferred or equivalent work experience.
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