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Software Systems Engineer - III

at Avacend, Inc.

Posted: 5/21/2019
Job Reference #: 4610
Keywords: architecture

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Performance Test Engineer will design/develop/conduct an integrated production level load test which certifies the performance readiness of an application to ensure launch success. Individual will coordinate performance testing across the organization and should be experienced with working with teams in an Onsite/Offsite/Offshore model. The ideal candidate will have direct experience in Performance Testing with the following responsibilities:


Performance Test Engineer


- Collaborate with business, application teams, infrastructure teams, middleware, backend and network teams to Gather Requirements to define performance test plan & test strategy
- Document and maintain use cases/flows, API mapping, integration points and dependent systems
- Create performance test scripts hands-on with load testing tools like Performance Center, Load Runner, Neoload & Jmeter using protocols including web http/html, mobile, web services and ajax protocols
- Design and execute baseline tests, scalability, spike, fail-over, endurance and stress tests
- Analyze the test results to identify performance issues and bottlenecks by correlating performance test results with monitoring & diagnostics data
- Leverage service virtualization solutions to test early in the development life cycle
- Measure, report, and recommend performance optimization tasks and ensure closure to meet response time/throughput/error SLAs
- Participates in daily meetings to understand evolving performance test requirements as changes are enabled in applications and components to develop performance test scripts to validate readiness from performance perspective


- 5+ years of experience in performance testing/load testing domain
- 5+ years of hands-on experience in creating scripts using protocols including web http/html, Mobile, web services and ajax protocols
- 5+ years of hands-on experience using load testing tools like performance center, load runner, Neoload & JMeter
- 3+ years of experience in scripting complex flows handling dynamic values and data inserts/updates
- 3+ years of experience in designing the test scenarios to conduct baseline tests, scalability, spike, fail-over, endurance and stress tests
- Required understanding of different layers of enterprise eCommerce architectures that include on-prem/private/public clouds
- Experience in analyzing test results and correlate with monitoring and diagnosis tools like Wily & Dynatrace etc.,
- Good understanding on application architecture including load balancing, clustering, session handling, JVM level insights, connection pooling etc.,
- Positive and effective interpersonal and teamwork skills
- Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams during issue resolution
- Excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills
- Ability to rapidly understand new system architecture and functionality
- Ability to make logical cause-effect relationships across complex systems and infrastructure


- Exposure to Service virtualization, Network virtualization
- Exposure to Dev/ops & Agile practices


- B.S. in Computer Science or Engineering


Please indicate whether this position is standard 9-5, if weekend work is required, if the person need to be "on call" at any time, etc.

Job Location
Bedminster, Georgia, United States
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