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QA Performance – Web #103791

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Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 18:16:57 -0400

Location: Allentown, PA

Industry: IT

Job Type: Temp/Contract

Skill Set: Mid-Senior level (4-10 yrs)

Pay/Rate: 1.00/HOUR


QA Performance Test Engineer

The QA Performance Test Engineer will drive the effort to build new performance test frameworks and/or extend existing frameworks that runs seamlessly in our CI/CD pipeline. These frameworks will allow us to perform volume, load and stress testing in different environments.

Requirements of the QA Performance Test Engineer include:

  • Lead design, implementation of Performance test frameworks for Cloud and Big Data Applications.
  • Design, Develop, execute performance test suites to evaluate and provide technical assistance to improve system availability, performance, reliability, and scalability.
    • Perform load tests to validate system performance and stability.
    • Perform root cause analysis of performance issues and suggest corrective actions.
    • Oversee system performance lifecycle and identify key metrics for performance improvements.
    • Evaluate system performance and recommend improvements.
  • As a lead, enroll and inspire the organization in implementing effective best practices and making quality a top priority.
    • Analyze Performance test results and work with Engineers to perform bug fixes.
  • Communicate and collaborate with cross-functional teams (Developers, DevOps, PM, Architect) to design an effective Automated Test Strategy for Volume, Load & Stress Testing
  • Generate periodic performance reports for management review.
  • Lead the test automation engineering team to create and support load/scale testing on their respective projects.


Requirements of the QA Performance Test Engineer:

  • 5+ years as a performance test automation engineer
  • Experience with Load (JMeter), Gatling, API (REST Web Services) automation testing tools or similar
  • Experience with web services REST API test automation
  • Solid understanding of Software Quality Assurance methodologies & practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate and resolve difficult technical challenges.
  • Programming experience with Java, JavaScript or similar languages.
  • Hands on experience with integrating automated tests into DevOps pipelines.

Ideally, you possess…

  • Passion for software quality as a discipline
  • Experience designing, writing, running, and maintaining automated tests
  • Experience in all stages of performance testing including UI, API, volume, load & stress test.
  • Experience with SaaS and web-based software
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving/troubleshooting skills