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Sr. Performance Test Engineer


Vertafore | Development | Denver, CO


What You'll Do:

  • Develop performance scripts using JMeter
  • Execute Performance, Load, Stress, Endurance and Chaos testing to collect, measure and analyze the impact to the performance of applications, service layers and core systems components.
  • Create, setup, and launch tests from AWS environments and within a CI/CD pipeline
  • Perform systems monitoring and perform root cause analysis on collected and analyzed monitoring data.
  • Effectively collaborate across teams to support mocked/stubbed test components and data
  • Write intelligent queries to monitor, validate, and control test results and data.
  • Provide senior level analysis of the performance test results.
  • Work with key solutions architects and business managers to define the Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and Service Level Agreement (SLA) for all the business processes to be tested.
  • Plan, design and implement automation frameworks for various applications from frontend to backend
  • Develop database fixtures and testing hooks to facilitate automation
  • Research new testing tools and technologies
  • Setup and monitor continuous integration for build, deploy and automated tests
  • Work with support and implementation team to investigate production support issues and perform root cause analysis as needed
  • Learn & enhance best practices and provide technical guidance to other team members.

Skills & Requirements

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or similar field or related work experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in dedicated Performance engineering, Performance testing and benchmarking.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience building and executing Automated Tests
  • Expert understanding of performance testing methodologies and best practices.
  • Experience with testing distributed systems in a cloud environment
  • Ability to find root cause of performance bottlenecks and assist with corrective action to improve performance of applications under test.
  • Senior experience with JMeter or BlazeMeter is required.
  • Senior experience with AWS and Java or .Net required
  • Experience writing SQL
  • Experience with various network debugging tools
  • Selenium experience is strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills