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Performance Engineer
Ref No.: 16-00175
Location: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 11/04/2016
Location: Wilmington, DE
RTH: Yes
F2F: Face to Face after Phone/ F2F
Rate: Stay at Rate Card
No H1s or OPTs

Responsibilities:
  • 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