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  • Sr. Performance Test Engineer

    Job Locations US-PA-Reading
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/3/2019 12:53 PM)
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    As a Sr. Programmer Analyst-Performance Test Engineer in the Systems Architecture team, you’ll be in a high-impact role.  You will draw upon your Quality Assurance Testing expertise to play a lead role in architecting a new automated testing framework for the nation’s leading transportation company.  In this newly created position, you will team with top IT professionals in a collaborative environment to develop long-term innovative solutions for testing leading-edge applications.  You will be working with a wide variety of development teams that include native mobile applications, cloud based applications, APIs and web applications


    • Create an enterprise strategy for performance testing that defines tools and infrastructure.

    • Identify non-functional requirements of the performance testing strategy.

    • Lead major projects simultaneously to create or improve performance testing for a product.

    • Design, create, execute, analyze and report on performance-test executions.

    • Work with support and development teams to tune performance and identify bottlenecks within a product.

    • Mentor other team members on performance-testing best practices

    • Leads and/or participates in other duties as assigned by management.


    - Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related area.

    - At least 5 years experience in testing and at least 2 years experience in creation, execution and reporting of performance test scripts,

    - Must have a practical understanding of QA principles, concepts, measures, industry best practices and standards.

    - Understanding of Agile testing methodologies required.

    - Performance testing with web applications, web services and api experience required

    - Experience with Atlassian tools such as Jira preferred

    - Advanced understanding of technology (i.e. OS layer, database layer, application layer, network, etc.)

    - Experience with SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle); STLC (Software Testing Life Cycle) required

    - Experience with Performance testing tools like jmeter and LoadRunner a plus

    - Development experience in C, JAVA or similar languages a plus

    - Excellent communications skills

    - Ability to quickly troubleshoot and resolve issues with the environment

    - Ability to efficiently evaluate and communicate test results
    - Effective organization skills; ability to multi-task


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