At least 3 years experience as a Performance Test Engineer
Must be an expert at creating performance test scripts from scratch and execute those scripts
Experience participating in daily stand ups, analyzing user stories to determine what performance test scripts need to be created and creating them
Should have intermediate/advanced knowledge and abilities with Linux OS and Windows
Ability to follow change management processes, including the use of related tools and related controls
Ideal candidate would have experience with load/performance testing tools such as JMeter, Apica, Selenium or Load Runner
Knowledge and Experience in the use of Performance Monitoring Systems (like Splunk, App Dynamics)
Strong scripting skills
Experience testing eCommerce software applications strongly desired
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science
Previous experience in Apache Web Server and WebLogic preferred
Historical involvement in eCommerce application testing and troubleshooting preferred
Working knowledge of database administration (like Oracle) is nice to have
Description of Role/Responsibilities:
We are seeking a skilled Performance Test Engineer to create all performance and load testing scripts from the ground up for a mission critical platform that drives 50% of the company's revenue. This Performance Test Engineer will be responsible for performance and load testing the UAT website to validate baseline performance metrics. This position will utilize performance testing tools generate and execute scripts based on business and IT scenarios. Additional duties will include helping the operations during product launches, reservation and other heavy load events. This person needs to be able to participate in daily stand ups, provide performance test scripts including the development, execution, analysis and reporting related to capacity planning, performance validations and functionality of our new and existing programs. The Performance Test Engineer wil also co-lead troubleshooting and tuning exercises while working cross functionally with multiple team(s) - work independently most of the time- hands-on position- end to end performance testing. This person should have previous experience designing and implementing re-usable performance test scripts using industry standard tools such as Jmeter and Apica or Selenium. If someone has experience working with eCommerce websites that is a huge plus but at a minimum needs to have proven experience doing performance testing on mission critical applications that drive revenue to a company and that have high volume transactions on a regular basis.
Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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