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Performance Engineer

Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Performance Engineer manages and executes performance testing in a multi-tiered environment, including analysis and recommendations of the performance test results.


The position's essential duties include the following:

  • Develops and maintains a thorough knowledge of business processes supported by software systems/products

  • Documents business processes, contributes to training programs and materials.

  • Certifies each release by performing impact analysis on staging environments.

  • Performs impact analysis of any infrastructure changes including OS upgrades, maintenance releases, and hardware upgrades.

  • Performs fail-over and recovery scenarios and documents the performance metrics.

  • Creates test plans, test scenarios and executes using performance tools.

  • Analyze results for load, stress, volume and endurance testing.

  • Recommends technical approach based on performance test results and collect data to build benchmarks to provide optimal performance levels.

  • Leads test case reviews, design reviews, and change control activities

  • Creates and contributes to test plans, test requirements, test scenarios, and test data for use during performance testing phase of the software development lifecycle, for new and existing software systems/products.

  • Ensures that performance test plans and scenarios fully exercise every aspect of the product.

  • Produces and presents formal test plans; leads the performance testing effort for assigned projects.

  • Documents and reports issues discovered during performance testing, and follows up for resolution.

  • Defines standards, methods, and procedures for performance testing activities.

  • Works as part of Scrum Development Team, effectively participates in sprint planning, task estimates, task sequencing, task assignments, sprint reviews and retrospectives.

  • Other tasks as assigned by USAC management.

  • Hands-on software testing tools like LoadUI, JMeter, Loadrunner 6-8 years

  • Demonstrated experience with increasingly complex projects 6-8 years

  • Hands-on QA testing experience in client server and/or web-based environment 6-8 years

  • Experience developing performance test scripts 6-8 years

  • Experience with 3rd party testing and change management tools 6-8 years

  • Experience with test case gathering techniques 6-8 years

  • Experience with automated and test management tool (JIRA/Zephyr) 6-8 years

  • RDBMS experience (MS SQL Server and/or Oracle) and ability to write SQL queries. 6-8 years

  • Experience developing test strategies and plans. 6-8 years

  • Experience with metrics and report creation. 6-8 years

  • Experience with tools used for data validation and comparison. 6-8 years

The following skills are required:
  • Self-directed and able to work well in a small team environment.

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent diagnostic capabilities.

  • Strong customer service orientation.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to develop new or more effective ideas, approaches, etc.

  • Ability to develop and execute short-range plans/decisions

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment across a broad range of circumstances

The following skills are desired:
  • Experience with Project Management Software

  • Experience with Scrum and/or other Agile Development frameworks

  • Experience with Software Development

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Location Washington DC (Metro Center) / Hybrid

Total Rewards at HyerTek:

Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes various medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts/Flex Spending Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401k plan. To encourage work/life balance, HyerTek offers employees full flex work weeks where possible. Various paid time off plans are offered including vacation, sick and personal, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement, and jury duty leave. Employees can protect their income with optional offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness, and business travel and accident insurance. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

HyerTek is an EEO employer.

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Washington, DC
20005 USA