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Performance Engineer

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    Information Technology
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    Software QA
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Performance Engineer


  • Work with development teams to analyze code changes introduced and assess potential performance impact and level of performance testing needed
  • Profile client and server calls triggered by the system and provide performance related feedback
  • Build and execute automated and manual performance tests early in the software development cycle to identify and mitigate performance bottlenecks
  • Build and execute test scenarios to ensure system capacity and scalability
  • Continuously improve performance test coverage
  • Deliver comprehensive performance testing reports and present them to development and project teams
  • Production performance monitoring, baselines, trending analysis, and capacity planning
  • Root cause analysis of performance issues in complex systems


  • Bachelor's degree required and 3+ years software development or performance experience
  • OR Master's degree required and 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of performance testing tools and methodologies
  • Competent in Web, API, and batch performance testing
  • Ability to write SQL queries and work with data population utilities 
  • Understanding of design methodologies, patterns, prototyping, and client server / object oriented technologies and programming techniques
  • Experience with Agile software development (Scrum / Kanban) a plus

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