Software Quality Lead
The Nielsen Company - Tampa Bay, FL

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The Performance Lead is a member of the Performance and Automation COE, accountable for leading and driving performance testing iniatives across major programs within the GBS organization.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provides leadership to project teams related to Application Performance Testing and Optimization
  • Develops, drives, and implements Performance Test Strategies and project plans to meet major program goals and objectives; focusing on providing significant business impact
  • Applies a broad knowledge of performance testing principles, practices and procedures to uncover application bottlenecks and facilitate resolution with Application Development teams
  • Ensures all performance related defects are appropriately documented in Quality Center and communicated to project management and AppDev for resolution
  • Engages others in developing conceptual solutions to complex, non-routine problems and issues and takes appropriate action to resolve
  • Proactively communicates status and test results to program-level and executive-level management as necessary
  • Drives to achieve delivery deadlines, budget objectives and total client satisfaction
  • Contributes information and ideas to improve existing performance testing framework, tools, and processes
  • Collaborates with development, database, and infrastructure teams to help resolve performance issues.

  • Bachelor of science degree in computer science or similar
  • 8+ years of software engineering experience
  • Advanced knowledge of multiple software development languages
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant operating systems and communication interfaces
  • Advanced knowledge of software design and testing principles
  • Advanced knowledge of database management systems
  • Experience with MicroStrategy
  • 6+ years of Performance Testing/Engineering experience
  • Experience working with onshore and offshore vendor partners

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