Performance Engineer

Job Responsibilities: • Works with business stakeholders to understand business requirement and needs.
• Participates in SDLC activities, such as design sessions and prototype review meetings.
• Review / Approve test plans, test cases and test scripts. Holds review sessions with the team and stakeholders.
• Provides test effort estimates.
• Help team with test data, executes tests and reports on test results as per the test plans.
• Works with both internal and external teams to identify opportunities for improvement.
• Provides technical leadership, mentors other team members, and leads projects.
• Supervises and directs work of individuals within the team.
• Liaison with business users and other IT teams.
• Participates and makes recommendations on the direction of Performance team.
• May perform other duties as assigned

Qualification & Experience:• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
8+ years of Load Testing Experience including Performance, Stress, Endurance, and HA Failover testing experience within a software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodology.
• Managing multiple project efforts to completion.
• Preferred experience in the following areas:
o Retail, POS and WMS applications testing experience
o ERP solutions such as SAP
o SaaS application testing

Skills & Competencies:• Superior skills with high level of proficiency in extracting requirements, planning test strategy, writing test cases and test execution.
• Program methodologies and scripting
• Comprehensive knowledge and skills with load testing software such as Load Runner.  Preferably Akamai Cloud Test.
• Superior understanding in relational databases & SQL.
• Demonstrated collaboration skills with the ability to handle conflict and to work with a distributed team.
• Infrastructure knowledge such as networks, Firewalls, application servers, and Databases.
• Superior communication skills, both written and oral.

Job Category: Information Technology
Job Type: 6 Months Contract
Job Location: Brentwood Remote

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