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Performance Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00619
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Performance Engineer
  • Accountable for performance engineering and performance testing of server application (UNIX/Linux/Windows) and web services
  • Identify, isolate, and track performance issues
  • Troubleshoot bottlenecks related to performance and provide improvement suggestions at application, database, operating system, hardware, and/or network layer
  • Review functional and technical specifications and create/execute test cases, scripts and test plans
  • Review capacity plans and production usage trends to create suitable usage profile and baseline and perform breakpoint analysis to ensure acceptable levels of performance
  • Identify potential problems, omissions, and open issues and attend walkthroughs and sign-off meetings
  • Present clear metrics to both technical and non-technical staff
  • Own the product from start to finish with minimal supervision 
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with performance testing/engineering within client-server and web applications
  • 7 years of expert knowledge with HP LoadRunner using all available protocols, creating and executing scripts
  • 7 years of experience working within the server applications installing/troubleshooting and tuning UNIX/Linux/Windows server environments
  • Experience analyzing and trending performance issues and reliability of enterprise applications in production-like configuration and articulating test result impacts with stakeholders
  • Proficient in creating and executing complex SQL queries (Oracle and MS SQL)
  • Comfortable with OS architecture, kernel, tuning, networking, and various hardware configurations impacting performance of the applications
  • Experience with middleware using MQSeries and also WebSphere setup and configuration
  • Experience in test management/defect tracking using HP ALM, ClearQuest, and SoapUI
  • Must possess critical thinking, expert project management skills, and exceptionally strong communication skills that can summarize and document performance test results
Location: Columbia, SC
Work to be performed onsite
TM Floyd & Company offers a generous array of benefits, depending on the length of assignment. We also offer a referral bonus of up to $1,000. Ask us for more details!
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