Job Description :
Job title: Senior Performance Tester
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Duration- 12+ Month

Responsibilities include:
Reviewing project specifications and working with other organizations (both within and outside of Engineering) to understand the performance requirements of the project, including the system architecture, design, internal and external interfaces, use cases, etc.
Generating performance test plans to validate the performance requirements as per the system/performance specifications.
Generating load patterns and models based on past and projected load numbers
Developing scripts and executing the performance tests to properly and rigorously estimate the performance metrics of the system.
Identifying, analyzing, and documenting any defects discovered during testing.
Working with the development teams to troubleshoot and resolve issues and provide fine tuning recommendations
Generating test reports to document all test results.
A successful candidate must be able to work under limited technical supervision. Duties may also include defining and/or developing test tools and simulators as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum 2 - 3 years’ experience in test automation, performance testing, and/or developing test frameworks or other similar work
Prefer 2+ years’ experience with load/stress/capacity testing of high traffic and large-scale systems
Deep experience in automating web and back-end service tests using a variety of tool sets
Demonstrated coding experience (1 - 3 years), particularly in the area of building/extending hands-free automated tests (Java preferred, but experience in scripting or coding in some language is a must)
Prefer strong experience with open-source tools (Jmeter, etc
Strong experience in Oracle Fusion Middleware (Weblogic, Cloud Control, OEM, etc
Experience writing select and update queries with any DB
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent critical thinking and problem solving abilities

Desired Qualifications
Experience with Agile software development\testing methodologies.
Experience solving problems (e.g., text manipulation, sorting, test data management, log analysis) with scripting languages (e.g., java script, Perl, Groovy, UNIX shell)
Experience using source control (e.g., CVS, Subversion, etc
Experience testing applications developed using Open Source Technologies in a large scale transaction environment (Linux, Apache, Perl, MySQL)
Experience using test case management and bug tracking tools (e.g., Jira , HP QC, Remedy, Bugzilla)
Experience scripting with multiple performance testing platforms and load generators (HP Performance Center, SoapUI, ITKO Lisa, JMeter)