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Performance Test Lead
Ref No.: 17-02258
Location: Austin, Texas
 Position: Performance Test Lead
Location: Austin, TX
Duration: Long Term Contract
Performance Test Lead
Working as a member of testing delivery team, responsible for all aspects of performance testing (analysis, design, coding, execution and maintenance).  The objectives of performance testing are to: measure the performance and behavior of the solution in a pre-production environment under a variety of conditions to validate it meets the non-functional performance requirements, and to observe the behaviors and trends in performance and behaviors under load or stress.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Customer interface and Service leadership
  • Identify test environment requirements
  • Develop Performance Test Scripts
  • Execute Performance Test Scripts, analyze results, log defects, report testing outcomes
  • Ensure performance testing deliverables comply with agreed applicable standards/practices
  • Superior knowledge of the performance scripting best practices
  • Superior knowledge of performance testing tools and methodologies as necessary for the assigned project
  • Prior and comparable experience in the role being assigned to
  • Proficient in executing the responsibilities of the role being assigned to
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Service Leadership (it's a customer facing role)
  • Expert knowledge of the Performance Testing competencies
  • Proficient in Performance Engineering
Technologies Needed
  • Performance Centre
  • SOA (testing web services)
  • Network / architecture
  • Client Quality Center
  • Tools Experience required                         
  • Client Performance Centre (SaaS)
  • SQL Management Studio (SQL Query Analyzer)
  • ALM / Quality Centre v11
  • Jira defect management tool
  • Wily Introscope and other application / network monitoring tools