Job Description :
Description of position

The Software Performance Test Analyst is responsible for planning and executing performance testing for assigned projects They must work closely with the project and business stakeholders to establish the correct performance metrics and benchmarks for the systems under test. They are responsible for building and/or contributing on performance test plans for projects and working with the project team to level set expectations, priorities, and deliverables. They must work closely with the Performance Test Leads and Manager to ensure their work is consistent with the methodologies and coverage thresholds for the team.

Required skills, abilities, and certifications

· Minimum of seven (7+) years of progressive, hands-on software quality assurance experience.

· Minimum of four (4+) years of hands-on, progressive experience in performance testing.

· Minimum of two (2+) years of programming in an object-oriented programming language.

· Demonstrable experience in JAVA is required.

· Experience with HP Load Runner or similar Load Testing Tool is required.

· Strong understanding of performance test methodologies and strategies is required.

· Proficiency with any of MS SQL/ORACLE/DB2 is required.

· Understand and be able to use monitoring tools like - SCOM / Dynatrace / Splunk.

· Skilled in translating the development and testing requirements within the project into performance test scripts and scenarios.

· Able to create, maintain, and execute scripts using multiple protocols and able to quickly learn new protocols.

· Expert level skills in performance test tool utilization, including scripting, building and executing scenarios, collecting and analyzing performance metrics.

· Able to customize automated test scripts through the use of programming languages.

· Skills and experience required to directly interface with subject matter experts and technical groups (architects, system designers, operations, etc to resolve problems encountered during performance testing.

· Proficient in the creation of complex documents that communicate technical concepts in a clear, concise, and complete manner to business community and stakeholders.

· Innovative, creative, and extremely responsive with a strong sense of urgency.

· Strong understanding of Waterfall and Agile SDLC is preferred.

· Responsible, conscientious, and the proven ability to deliver under minimal supervision.

· 4-year degree in computer science or related technical field or equivalent work experience