Senior Performance Tester

Location: Bethesda, MD

Performance Tester

  • Minimum of 6 years of direct hands-on experience with load and performance testing with performance testing and tools (LoadRunner or JMeter).
  • Experience creating, executing, and managing automation scripts
  • Performance monitoring tool - Dynatrace
  • Good knowledge of SQL, query execution plans, and optimization techniques
  • Good understanding of core Java, server-side Java technologies, and Spring frameworks
  • Good knowledge of Linux environment
  • Thorough understanding of throughput, latency, memory, and CPU utilization
  • Experience with cloud base technology, AWS and devops tools a plus
  • Extensive experience in functional, regression, system integration (SIT), user acceptance (UAT), GUI, security, and performance/stress testing; data-validation, browser, and Operating System (OS) compatibility testing.
  • Experience working on Agile teams, using Scrum methodologies
  • Strong experience in working with developers, system analysts and business partners to establish response time and TPS requirements and creating tests that accurately measure against them
  • Must have experience with performance diagnostics, performance architecture design, performance tuning, performance monitoring, capacity planning, and/or software development in a n-tier environment
  • Experience designing discipline that resolves critical and complex application performance issues.
  • Identifies and drives optimization changes in the application design to improve customer experience for mission/business critical IT applications
  • Experience with database analysis and validation
  • Must have strong experience with Vugen scripting
  • Must have strong SQL knowledge
  • Financial background is required
  • Knowledge of Mortgage Industry data standards
  • Experience with Agile project delivery methods, tools, and concepts
  • Strong communication and team skills
  • Defect Management experience