Software Load and Test Engineer

Job Summary: 

Advantage Tech is seeking an experienced Software Load & Performance Test Engineer to develop, support and deliver automated Load & Performance testing strategies and solutions for small to large-scale complex Cloud applications. This role requires leadership skills, collaborating with business and technical staff to gather and analyze data, requirements, workflows and workload, and design/prepare test plan and test cases design. 

  

Key Activities:

 

Strong contributor in the analysis, design, and implementation of enterprise solutions for the organization’s most strategic and complex application delivery projects. Active participant on complex and diverse technical teams through all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including post-implementation support and maintenance.

 

  • Solution Class: Enterprise/Complex.
  • Problem Solving and Business Acumen: Advanced.
  • Operational Demand and Travel: Modest-to-High.
  • Technical Expertise: Advanced.
  • Leadership: Proficient.
  • Mentoring : Advanced.
  • Self-Sufficiency: Independent.
  • Relationship Management: Advanced.
  • Project Management: Novice-to-proficient.
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: Advanced.
  • Problem Solving/Creativity: Advanced.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an information technology field (e.g., Computer/Management Information Systems (MIS/CIS), Computer Science (CS), Electrical/Computer Engineering (EE/CE), or an equivalent combination of related education and/or work experience.
  • Typically requires at least six years of relevant and progressive information technology experience directly related to the design and development of software solutions; with some experience in enterprise-class solutions. 
  • Established knowledge of Industry software development methodologies, standards and architecture frameworks. 
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn new technologies. 
  • Fundamental project management skills. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to explain complex technical information to technical and non-technical contacts. 
  • Strong planning and organization skills. 
  • Strong initiative, innovative thinking skills, and the ability to analyze details and adopt a big-picture view. 
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, including the ability to think logically and analytically. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively build relationships; promote, and work well in, a collaborative team environment; and influence others. 

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong leadership skills and experience leading a team of load & performance testers. 
  • 8+ years advanced level experience with cloud web services performance testing using automation tools.
  • 8+ years advanced knowledge of LoadRunner and JMeter. 4+ years of experience performance testing within cloud environments. 6+ years Object oriented programming (i.e. VB, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, VBscript, etc…).
  • Experience with Informatica test data management software. 
  • Experience with performance test simulations, performance analysis, performance tuning, performance monitoring.
  • Experience in testing complex cloud business applications and understanding large complex data environments. 
  • Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to think logically and analytically. 
  • Knowledge of the following:  LDAP, AD, Authentication Protocols, Digital Certificates, SSO, VDI infrastructure (VMWare, Citrix, etc…). 
  • Experience with developing and presenting complex technical information to customer and technical team. 
  • Established knowledge with Industry software development methodologies, standards and architecture frameworks. 
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn new technologies.
  • Moderate project management skills. 
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent planning and organization skills.  Excellent initiative, innovative thinking skills, and the ability to analyze details and adopt a big-picture view. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively build relationships; promote, and work well in, a collaborative team.

 

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