IT Performance Test Engineer, Parsippany, NJ 07054

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IT Performance Test Engineer, Parsippany, NJ 07054

Parsippany, New Jersey Contract Job ID: 1910105167
Estimated Duration: 6 months


PDS Tech is seeking an IT Performance Test Engineer, Parsippany, NJ 07054.  Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020
6 Month Contract with possible extension with possible extensions and Must be a US Citizen/ Green Card.

Need 2 years of experience in a performance/load testing. Experience in JMeter, Sellenium or LoadRunner is needed. Would like them to have experience testing Webservice, SQL or HTTP. Need to have good SQL experience and oracle flavor is preferred.

What does a great Performance Test Engineer do?

As a Performance Test Engineer, you will work in small, highly collaborative teams and will apply experience and creativity to resolve a wide range of issues. Specific duties include: independently test the performance and capacity of products in development, which involves reviewing and analyzing system requirements and business needs; create test plan based on system level and including assessment of performance, capacity objectives and Document issue/defect in tracking tools such as Jira.

What are some of the basic responsibilities for this role?
Create test strategy, test plans and execute performance and load testing activities for large-scale, enterprise-class applications.
Gather non-functional requirements; such as system capacity projections, including API traffic volumes, servers, network, storage capacities, page response times, etc., to inform test planning
Collect and analyze test results data describing the application’s performance characteristics/trends and publish them to the wider team with commentary. Monitor systems under test, measure and record key performance indicators, analyze and interpret results
Participate in root cause analysis and complex system performance investigations
Drive performance / load test operations towards a CI pipeline model to support continuous performance improvements in the solution
Gain a technical and functional understanding of our product architecture and become part of the ongoing improvement of the performance of our enterprise applications
Discover thresholds and data impact
Design and Develop automated Performance, Stability, Scalability, Reliability, and Load tests
Participate in the constant improvement of our Performance Test Automation practices
Develop your own tools to facilitate and enhance Performance Testing
Testing at the System, Sub-System, and Component level
Basic Qualifications for Consideration:
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional technical experience in performance/load testing large-scale, enterprise-class software systems with complex architectures required
  • 2 years of experience using test tools including or similar to JMeter, Sellenium, LoadRunner required.
  • Linux knowledge at the user level, good knowledge of CLI required.
  • Experience in testing HTTP, HTTPS, XML, SQL, Webservice protocol required.
  • Active knowledge of SQL required, Oracle flavor preferred.
  • Requires the ability to work independently with substantial latitude for action and decision while maintaining focus on achieving optimal outcomes as part of a collaborative development effort
Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education:
Object oriented programming experience with Java, Ruby, or Scala preferred.
Working knowledge or experience with monitoring tools preferred.
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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