Senior Performance QA Engineer

Plano, TX 75024

Posted: 10/30/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: QA Engineer Job Number: 51421

 

Job Description
  • Build and maintain performance test templates for a large-scale system comprising of components developed in multiple programming paradigms (Java stack, Golang applications, Salesforce CRM, etc.)
  • Execute performance tests and provide test reports on Service Level Objectives (SLOs) managed by the platform
  • Translate the non-functional requirements into performance test scenarios
  • Collaborate with other business groups and external teams for end to end integration
  • Collaborate with DevOps to integrate the automated tests in the CI/CD pipelines
  • Develop tools and libraries that will enable rapid and scalable development in the future
  • Collaborate with Product Owners and developers to analyze root causes of performance issues and suggest potential solutions

Qualifications
  • You have 6+ years of experience developing and testing software
  • You have 2+ years of hands-on experience creating and maintaining performance test suites and associated infrastructure
  • You are fluent in one or more performance test solutions including BlazeMeter, JMeter, Locust, NeoLoad, LoadView, LoadRunner, etc., and have solved real-life problems using these
  • You have experience or are open to learning Python and/or Golang for test automation
  • You have experience in estimation, prioritization and planning/coordination of testing activities in a Scrum environment
  • You are excellent in setting up and using systems like Jira for tracking purposes and ensuring traceability among test cases, code and requirements
  • You practice empathy when dealing with the team and stakeholders
  • You are not afraid to spend time performing manual tests yet have the urge to automate those as efficiently as possible
  • You can manage ambiguity and are comfortable being set loose without a lot of direction. You can manage external dependencies from partners and suppliers
  • You are confident in expressing your point of view from a position of knowledge and experience. You are also receptive to feedback and open to revising your plans when appropriate
  • We think the knowledge acquired earning a degree Computer Science would be of great value in this position, but if you' re smart and have the experience that backs up your abilities, for us, talent trumps degree every time

Preferred Skills
  • Experience in validation or delivery of connected car services is a plus
  • Proficiency in testing micro-services based architecture and testing on Azure or AWS cloud stack is a plus

 
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