Senior Performance Engineer
Capricorn Systems, Inc. - Wilmington, DE

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Job Title: Senior Performance Engineer Job description: The position will be located in Wilmington, DE. Technical Skills and Abilities 1) Experience designing and developing automated performance tests from the ground up. 2) Hands on experience with automated performance testing tools like HP LoadRunner, loadUI and JMeter. 3) Ability to code complex scripts using HTTP, Web, Web Services, Click and Script, True Client and Citrix protocols.

4) Ability to setup complex test scenarios to model production workloads. 5) Ability to monitor JVMs, analyze heap dumps, analyze queries and memory profiling. 6) Ability to monitor and collect result data, analyze and pinpoint bottlenecks and guide developers and other in fixing performance issues. 7) An understanding of mobile and web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, JSP, ASP and Web 2.0 technologies.

8) Understanding of the TCP/IP stack and presentation layers. 9) Database knowledge (Oracle/ MS SQL Server); ability to write complex SQL queries and understand data relationships. Experience and Qualifications 1) HP Performance Testing Tools (LoadRunner, Performance Center) 2) LoadUI and SOAP UI 3) Diagnostic Tools: HP Diagnostics or any other APM tools like OPNET, DynaTrace etc. 4) Other Tools: JMeter, LoadUI, Quality Center, HP ALM 5) Shunra WAN Emulation Tools (ex.

VED for HP, VE Suite) 6) Technologies: Java, .Net, Unix, Oracle, SQL Server, VMware, PROFILE Essential Functions 1) Develop and maintain repeatable and scalable performance test suites. 2) Plan, design, execute and maintain different types of performance tests like load, stress, endurance, spike, capacity etc. 3) Work with operations and capacity teams to gather production data to create workload models. 4) Develop performance test plans based on discussions with technical and non-technical stakeholders.

5) Participate in planning discussions with development and QA teams. 6) Result analysis and metrics reporting to technical and non-technical stakeholders The manager supports Performance Testing for bank and mortgage. He is looking for a CTH resource, so candidates must be elgible for hire. He is seeking a Performance Tester, not a QA tester.

He would like expert level Perf Testing skills coupled with engineering skills. This person should be able to "dig deeper into bottlenecks." EX: If a page is taking 10 seconds to load, determine that and then determine why it is slow, etc. Need exp with Loadrunner (a must) and other Performance testing tools. Experience with Web Services and web-based scripts, and Java technology stack.

Abililty to write simple queries and pull data as needed. Diagnostic Tools: HP Diagnostics or any other APM tools like OPNET, DynaTrace etc. Soft Skills: Excellent oral and written comm skills. Ability to "own" things.

Must be able to be a leader and work without a lot of direction. HTTP JVMS HTML JavScript JSP ASP Web 2.0 HP LoadRunner LoadUI JMeter SoapUI

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