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Senior Load & Performance Engineer


Cvent | Technology | Tysons Corner, VA

Cvent is looking for a strong Java Developer and lead performance test engineer to lead our load and performance testing effort. Cvent is the leading enterprise cloud applications provider for event management industry. We offer strong business critical functionality with exceptional user experience.

As the Performance Test Lead, you will have the opportunity to work in a combination of performance engineering and team leadership role. You must have hands-on coding and load/performance testing experiences. You will foremost be the load/performance test expert within the company. You will work closely with agile development and operation teams to characterize and drive performance improvement of the applications. Core responsibilities require expertise in Java and in the continued building and maintaining of a comprehensive performance automation test suite and automation test framework.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Conduct load and performance testing in conjunction with sprint development teams

  • Work closely with development and operations teams to proactively analyze, identify, and fix performance test issues

  • Develop performance automation tests in parallel with product development in agile development environment.

  • Conduct proof of concept investigations into new tools, methods, and test strategy to improve load and performance testing

  • Enhance and expand our current test architecture and framework, driving improvements and innovations in our performance testing process and methodology

  • Provide team leadership support to other test engineers


What You Need for this Position

  • 5+ years experience in hands-on Java development

  • 3+ years experience in hands-on automated performance testing

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or Computer Engineering Required 

  • Deep experiences with Unix/Linux and shell scripting strongly preferred

  • Knowledge of with App services (Tomcat and JBoss) strongly preferred

  • Hands-on experience with performance testing tools such as Loadrunner, Gatling

  • Expert with SQL database and NoSQL data store

  • Experience working in an Agile development methodology preferred

  • Oracle Professional Java Programmer certification preferred


Need more reasons to consider us? We offer competitive salary packages, an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, semi- annual bonuses, 401K match, gym membership discounts and other great perks! If you would like to learn more about Cvent and our products, visit our website at www.cvent.com

Cvent maintains a drug-free workplace