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Performance Test Engineer

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Clarksville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family:Application Development ConsultingTravel Required:NoneClearance Required:Ability to Obtain Public TrustWhat You Will Do:The Sr QA Engineer for Performance Testing will support a high-paced client environment and team of experienced application developers. The development team supports a large integrated platform. Which deploys through a DevSec Ops pipeline.Sr QA Engineer for Performance Testing will support the agile team within a prescribed SDLC and deployment process which requires testing and supporting documentation to be completed at consistent milestones during each delivery sprint. Communication is paramount to keep to the sprint milestones to ensure a successful delivery and production deployment each sprint. Sr QA Engineer must have the ability to work with developers, analysts, DevOps engineers to fully support the team.Primary focus of the Sr QA Engineer for Performance Testing will be contributing to and overseeing creation, upkeep, and execution of all Performance Testing. Ensuring adherence to testing standards working with the team to improve Performance Testing minimizing defects. Adherence to deadlines and communicating status and progress.What You Will Need:

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a federal Public Trust
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience in computer science, QA engineering, or relevant field.
  • FIVE (5) or more years' experience working with relevant technology stack.
  • TWO (2) or more years' of software development and automation & performance testing experience
  • Experience designing and developing test cases, test plans, and other associated QA related documentation for Performance Testing.
  • Expertise in automated Performance testing, documentation, and recreation and validation of any issues or defects reported by the end users.
  • Experience in JMeter
  • Experience with application testing utilizing Junit/Nunit, TestNG, SonarQube, RestEasy, or equivalent tools.
  • Experience contributing to software development process by testing and validating specifications are met.
  • Experience following established software development quality assurance standards and procedures and contribute towards their improvement.
  • Experience designing and developing complete automated performance testing of the application.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis with developers and surfacing steps to recreate and fix performance issues.
  • Experience participating in peer and design reviews.
  • Experience reviewing and analyzing complex programming specifications to properly and effectively test each application's performance.
  • Experience conducting thorough defect analysis, document findings, and steps to reproduce.
  • Experience providing production support and suggest enhancements to existing business applications.
  • Experience Multi-tasking and communicating status regularly to ensure all deadlines are met.What Would Be Nice To Have:
    • Familiarity with the following development tools: JMeter / Jenkins / Docker / Postgres / DataDog
    • Understand code deployment into established continuous integration/continuous development (CI/CD) pipeline. How testing would differ in each step of the deployment process.
    • Familiarity with security scan tools such as HP Fortify and Micro Focus WebInspect, AppDetective
    • Understanding Object-Oriented Programming and how it relates to quality assurance testing.
    • Familiar with insurance related processes
    • Familiar with approach and methodologies related to customer and user experience for digital solutions.
    • Familiar with advanced agile practices including release trains, DevOps, CI/CD pipeline management, and security requirements.
    • Experience using JIRA or an equivalent agile project management tool (i.e. Pivotal Tracker, VersionOne)What We Offer:Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.Benefits include:
      • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
      • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
      • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
      • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
      • 401(k) Retirement Plan
      • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
      • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
      • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
      • Student Loan PayDown
      • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
      • Skills Development & Certifications
      • Employee Referral Program
      • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
      • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
      • Mobility StipendAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Keywords: Guidehouse, Baltimore , Performance Test Engineer, Engineering , Clarksville, Maryland

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