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 Performance Engineer
Ref No.: 16-00169
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Position Type:Right to Hire
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date: 12/19/2016
The performance team uses high-end integrated production like infrastructure testing environment for following use cases:
- Certify application code Releases and note any performance impacts under production like workloads.
- Verify impact of any Infrastructure changes and under production like workloads.
- Validate fail-over/recovery scenario and measure any impact to response times/interruption during execution of these scenario's
- Find processing ceilings to prepare organization for high volume card transaction days (like Black Friday, holiday season) or mergers.
- Find opportunities to make application/infrastructure more efficient
- Pinpoint the bottlenecks, memory leaks ahead of time to help increase application performance.

Qualifications:
- 5 -7 years professional experience in Performance Engineering for large scale distributed applications in a mission-critical production environment
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment and multi-task
- Experience in developing VU Scripts for performance testing
- Experience of LoadRunner & Performance Center
- Experience in developing Performance Test Plans and Performance test Scenarios using requirements and design documents while specifying Testing Overview, Approach, Strategy, Scope, Architecture, Environment, Roles and Responsibilities.
- Experience in performance testing Web-based, Middleware and Mainframe applications on different environments
- Experience in Linux and Windows environments
- Experience with any Monitoring tools - Sitescope, Wily Introscope or other Java monitoring tools
- Must have experience preparing and presenting test results and reports.
- Self-starter capability, ability to acquire new skills autonomously.
- Good communication skills
- Extensive technical problem-solving skills
- Experience in software quality assurance, defect tracking, and test strategy development