Job Summary

Great Senior Performance Engineer full-time opportunity!

  • Location:
    Reston , Virginia
  • Category:
    Sr. IT Management
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Modis is seeking a full-time Senior Performance Engineer for our client!
Awesome benefits and great opportunity to work for this sought after non-profit in Reston, VA
Summary of position:
The Sr. Performance Engineer will work with stakeholders and business owners to ensure that scheduling, testing and reporting are provided for each consumer of the Stress environment. The Engineer will deliver stress and performance testing support to the IT teams including system management and preparation, performance/stress test execution assistance, reporting assistance, troubleshooting and operational support.
The Engineer collaborates with management, developers, and automation team members to identify and plan for functional automation coverage and implementation strategy. The individual ensures that these plans are properly implemented and operated. The Sr. Engineer will closely support IT staff to ensure a cohesive process for the consumers of performance testing environment including the duration of testing and the appropriate exit criteria for completion of stress testing.
• Develop and document automated test strategies, plans, and scripts based on executing an analysis of the requirements and specifications for each project initiative, to include analysis for data driven and/or record and playback approaches.
• Develop, document and review performance test plans and strategies to ensure company systems can sustain the projected load/ volume in production environment.
• Proactively keep business owners and IT stakeholders informed of progress and risks. Conduct surveys and workshop to gage customer satisfactions and continuously look for areas of opportunity. Recommend process improvement and strategic efficiencies in the areas of performance engineering by applying and providing comprehensive institutional systems knowledge across all units.
• Assist in complex projects and be responsible for the overall coordination of performance engineering test activities across multiple environments for a portfolio of applications.
• Coordinate and facilitate the deployment of applications into the prod-like environment.
• Provide an interface and coordination point between the IT and OPS teams.
• Planning and tracking of performance engineering cycles within the overall product life cycle.
• Collect all test artifacts and store those artifacts in the project repository.
• Work with the other members of the IT team to execute the PE test cases.
• Provide leadership on implementation, debugging, delivery, maintenance, and evolution of automated tests and testing frameworks.
• Implement assigned portions of the stress/performance testing infrastructure plan.
• Work with resource owners in line-of-business organizations to ensure the stress environment is prepared for the consumers use.
• Assist resource owners and IT staff in understanding and responding to questions or actions raised during stress testing.
• A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or MIS, minimum of 5-7 years of experience in work.
• management and project management, and performance engineering tools and methodologies.
Additional Requirements
• Experienced in managing stress/performance testing environments.
• 5+ Years experience in IT with a broad range of exposure to all aspects of operational, stress and performance evaluations, systems analysis, and system engineering.
• Possess a broad knowledge of operating systems and software development tools.
• Experience with the Webload, Rational Function Tester, Jmeter, SoapUI testing tools.
• Technical proficiency in test-related hardware and software, particularly in relation to IT systems, including: web server, application servers, databases, and messaging middleware network elements such as LDAP,IP,SSH, SFTP, VPN, Firewall, operating systems such as Windows NT/2000, AIX, Linux and Solaris, desktop technologies such as Windows, Symantec, Rational Webload and testing and monitoring software.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Must be able to work as a member of cross-functional project teams in matrix environment.
• Ability to work off-shifts (evening, night, weekend).
• Excellent problem solving and analytical ability.
• Experience building infrastructure as code using AWS Cloud Formation or similar scripting.
• Management of continuous integration servers like Jenkins.
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