Job Description

Reference # : 18-05317Title : Performance Test Engineer
Location : Plano, TX
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : Start Date : 06/05/2018
Assignment Detail
Industry:Financial ServicesJob Category:QA / QC
Description
Performance Test Engineer

Grab the opportunity to achieve your full potential! Eclaro is looking for a Performance Test Engineer for our client in Plano, TX.

Eclaro’s client is one of the world's largest financial institutions, committed to providing the tools and services that bridge the gap between customers and their goals. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!

Position Overview:
  • The client is looking to grow its performance automation testing capabilities in Plano, TX.
  • The Senior Performance Test Engineer will be working closely with the performance test leads, project teams, and application development leads to understand, collect and review the performance benchmarks and requirements.
  • Develop, execute and maintain test scenarios and test scripts that exercise production-like scenarios to ensure that change is optimized for performance and free from performance defects in order to satisfy the customer experience.
  • The Performance Test Engineer should be able to diagnose and troubleshoot performance related issues and be able to communicate the finding with the QA and Project leadership.
  • Guide, mentor and train less experienced performance testers.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities:
  • Performance testing of platforms, applications and products through pre-production environments
  • Ability to conduct reviews of performance results in non-prod environments
  • Proficient in utilization of Performance Engineering Tools and scripting
  • Develop performance tests based on use cases
  • Execute tests, and participate in troubleshooting when issues are identified
  • Provide analysis of performance testing results and provide insights into where optimization opportunities and application inefficiencies exist
  • Perform pro-active performance review of production systems and provide feedback and recommendations to application teams to improve stability and performance proactively and on both a need basis

Preferred Skills:
  • Strong experience in LoadRunner / Performance Center script creation, execution and troubleshooting (minimum 5 years' experience)
  • 5+ years' experience with MVS, JES2, CICS and/or IMS online applications
  • Experience performance testing 3270 emulation
  • Familiarity with VSAM, DB2, JCL, COBOL, CICS, TSO, ISPF, and File Manager.
  • MQ knowledge, reading the queues, identifying errors
  • Experience with some of the following performance testing tools or similar tools:
    • Dynatrace
    • Wily Introscope
    • Client Diagnostics
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of performance testing methodologies best practices
  • Provide guidance to testers on test script creation, execution and troubleshooting for complex issues
  • Ability to lead performance optimization efforts
  • Participate in performance test requirements reviews
  • Strong defect identification and triaging skills
  • Ability to direct toward root cause analysis of issues and to clearly communicate finding to QA and Project management leadership
  • Ability to develop and review performance test plan and test scenarios
  • Strong skills in test results analysis and review
  • Ability to work early or late hours to support the offshore team
  • Ability to mentor other junior performance resources

Required Qualifications:
  • Prior experience working with a globally located team (off-site, off-shore)
  • Bachelors' Degree preferably in Computer Science.
  • Ability to work early or late hours to support the offshore team
  • Ability to mentor other junior performance resources
  • Ability to lead performance optimization efforts
  • Ability to direct toward root cause analysis of issues and to clearly communicate finding to QA and Project management leadership
  • Ability to develop and review performance test plan and test scenarios
  • Strong skills in test results analysis and review

Interested in applying? Contact Adrian Miranda at Adrian.Miranda@eclaro.com now.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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