Test Architect - Load and Performance

Washington, DC
Dec 05, 2022
Dec 08, 2022
Full Time
A$ A' "A' ?OverviewPerficient currently has a career opportunity for a Senior Test Engineer/Architect with experience in Load and Performance testing fo r our Detroit business unit.At Perficient you'll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you'll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world's biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.We're proud to be publicly recognized as a "Top Workplace"A' year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.Responsibilities Develop a high-scale performance testing strategy for the mobile, web and API services. Develop detailed plan documenting functional and non-functional transactions including but not limited to, data volume, users, data needs. Obtain alignment with stake holders and solution architects. Design and executed benchmark, load, stress, endurance, and other performance tests. Monitor application logs to determine system behavior. Provide technical feedback on system availability, performance, reliability, and scalability of the applications in scope. Identify technical issues - test scripts, test results, facilitate the resolution and necessarily follow up with Development and other cross-functional teams. Review compliance with current standards and procedures for project business requirements documentation, testing documentation and metrics. Analyze the CPU Utilization, Memory usage, Network usage, Garbage Collection and DB Parameters and DB Reports to verify the performance of the applications. Generate performance graphs, session reports and other related documentation required for validation and analysis. Publish results and receive appropriate signoff. Lead the effort to prepare detail status reports, and monitoring of all defects and issues. Identifying memory leakage, connection issues & Bottleneck problem in the application. Enable automated testing in the context of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD). Partner with the various software infrastructure teams to optimize system performance includes Non-functional requirement gathering, planning, workload modeling, Performance Bottleneck identification. Ensure deliverables are of the highest quality to promote client satisfaction. Mentor and coach the team as needed on best practices of performance testing execution and analysis. Lead onshore and offshore teams. Qualifications 10+ years of software testing experience 10+ years of experience in Performance and Load testing using tools such as JMeter, HP Load Runner, Performance Center, Neoload, Blazemeter 10 + years of experience in Test Planning, Test Estimation, Test Strategy, Workload Design, Test Cases Design, Test Environment Setup, Test Data Setup, Defect Management & Configuration Management Extraordinary level of understanding for complex business requirements Experience executing and coordinating integration, performance, regression and user-acceptance testing. High level of expertise in Load runner and Jmeter. Experience in Testing APIs using POSTMAN tool. Experience with Version control like Git, BitBucket Experience with continuous testing tools like Azure DevOps, Jenkins Demonstrates a breadth and/or depth of technical/Industry competence Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills Flexibility to learn new technologies as required by project Understanding of current technologies and Software Test Lifecycle (STLC) Familiar with JIRA or similar defect tracking tool Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to analyze business requirements and technical design documents Experience working with external clients Knowledge of Agile and iterative development methodologies Ability to obtain, understand and respond strategically to client needs Highly detail oriented, well organized, and able to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills Bachelors / Masters Degree Preferred Skills And Education Degree in Computer Science or Engineering Preferred - experience with Performance testing and Performance engineering Experience working in the consulting industry Understanding of complex Internet based enterprise level applications Track record of delivering on time, on budget, and meeting client commitments Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.Who We ArePerficient is a leading global digital consultancy. We imagine, create, engineer, and run digital transformation solutions that help our clients exceed customers' expectations, outpace competition, and grow their business. With unparalleled strategy, creative, and technology capabilities, our colleagues bring big thinking and innovative ideas, along with a practical approach to help our clients - the world's largest enterprises and biggest brands succeed.What We BelieveAt Perficient, we promise to challenge, champion, and celebrate our people. You will experience a unique and collaborative culture that values every voice. Join our team, and you'll become part of something truly special.We believe in developing a workforce that is as diverse and inclusive as the clients we work with. We're committed to actively listening, learning, and acting to further advance our organization, our communities, and our future leaders and we're not done yet.Perficient, Inc. proudly provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Perficient, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Perficient, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or covered veterans. Improper interference with the ability of Perficient, Inc. employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.Disability AccommodationsPerficient is committed to providing a barrier-free employment process with reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us. Disclaimer: The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification. Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time.IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Applicants should ensure that their e-mail settings will receive e-mail from the iCIMS system otherwise, you could miss critical communications related to your application.Select work authorization questions to ask when applicants apply Are you legally authorized to work in the United States? Will you now, or in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status (eg H-1B visa status)?