Load and Performance Engineer

Recruiter
Derivco
Location
Barningham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Aug 2019
Ref
1236759314
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionAre you an experienced Performance Engineer?Do you want to work as an integral part of the business testing our applications to its highest limits and troubleshooting to identify performance issues and identify bottlenecks in the system? If so then please read on:The role:Identifies metrics (response times, throughput (transactions per second), and resource-utilization levels) that can be used to determine user satisfactionIdentifies and captures performance-testing objectives to determine or improve quality of the applicationIdentifies performance targets - values for metrics under a particular set of conditionsIdentifies current performance thresholds (maximum acceptable values for metrics)Develops data driven test automation scripts and executes performance and load testing of productsUses Load and Performance Tool to design and execute load and performance tests against Web applications, Services and SQL Server.Designs and executes daily load BVTs as well as larger, system level testsTests software installation and Verification of any Performance issues.Completes Test trouble shooting, Issue identification and root cause analysis.Completes reusable and consistent Data Creation and managementIdentifies environment required to do performance testing, ensuring the system is up to date.Installs new releases of software in the load and performance environmentWhat you need to succeed5+ years Software Testing Experience, with a minimum of 2 years Performance TestingKnowledge of industry performance standards, performance bottlenecks and web performance measuresSound theoretical knowledge of systems (.NET is a plus) and architecture, Queuing Theory and networkingProgramming/scripting experience with LoadRunner VUGen. Gatling or JMeter are a plus.Experience of various operating systems to include Windows & Unix.Database knowledge to include SQL and PostgresPrevious experience with any of the following monitoring technologies: Grafana, Splunk, Nagios, ELKAreas we will assessExperienceKnowledge and SkillsCulture and Values

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