Our client has an immediate need for a Test Engineer. This is a contract to hire position. Candidates should be able to go onsite in Conshohocken, PA on occasion.
Contribute to the planning, execution, analysis, and tuning efforts to deliver high-performing end to end applications. Strong communication, collaboration, and leadership skills are a must. Large portion of role is focused on leading FTEs and Contractors (both on and offshore) to ensure they are meeting the business needs. (Accountability). While individual contributions will be required, role is largely focused on tactical oversight, enablement, and analysis. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Lead a team of performance test engineers to ensure solid support for SAP, Salesforce, and Enterprise-Scale solutions.
- Background in performance testing/supporting/implementing SAP is preferred.
- Sound knowledge on industry leading performance testing tool – MF Loadrunner. Should be proficient with these protocols – Web (HTTP / HTML), Web Services, TruClient
- Ability to script complex applications and familiar with key Loadrunner functions
- Ability to design complex scenarios to depict real world user patterns
- Good foundation with Performance engineering concepts including knowledge on monitoring tools – Sitescope. Should be able to configure performance metrics for various monitors
- Should be proficient in SQL queries
- Proficient in APM tools – MF OEM Middleware to identify and troubleshoot performance issues
- Understanding of the application functionality and performance requirements along with SLA's defined.
- Identify the test environment, test data and access needs.
- Create profiling, test scripts, test plan, executing, trouble shooting and performance tuning.
- Create monitoring profile to acquire performance metrics to ensure optimization.
- Analyze test results and call out any discrepancies against the SLA's.
- Publish performance analysis reports and conduct review sessions with all the stakeholders.
- Maintain flexible work schedules driven by test environment availability.
- Transaction Profiling & Application Characterization
- Conduct, when necessary, and review results of transaction profiling
- Assist with Troubleshooting & System Tuning
- Provide technical expertise to resolve critical and complex application performance issues.
- Work with multiple projects and cross-functional teams.
- Educate teams on performance testing processes, methodology, performance & scalability