Citi Performance Engineer, Cloud Tester in Irving, Texas
Primary Location: United States,Texas,Irving
Other Location: Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Latin America; Canada
Job Function: Technology
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job ID: 16064835
Lead a team of performance testers to deliver Consumer Platform programs performance testing and engineering activities
Produce performance testing workload definition and analysis, factoring in known or projected volumes and transaction mix, to ensure coverage of critical business transactions.
Work with business analysts, Development and project teams to produce testing deliverables such as Test Plans, Test Cases, Test Data and Test Results Summary Report
Design, develop and maintain performance test strategy, performance test plans, scripts and scenarios meeting the performance test objectives
Plan and implement test strategies to qualify the performance, capacity, stability and scalability of system
Execute, monitor test and subsequently perform analysis, diagnostics and report of test results in order to identify and troubleshoot system performance bottlenecks
Expertise in Performance Testing Tools, Methodologies and engineering
Experience of Performance Testing and Engineering in On-Premise, Hybrid and Public Cloud solutions
Strong Architectural concepts around Cloud Computing and base software Development
Exposure to Tools and frameworks around automated Performance Testing, profiling and troubleshooting
Knowledge on Cloud and open source technologies related to Tools, techniques and frameworks in the Performance Engineering domain
Working experience in one of more of Cloud Foundry Based solutions, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, VMware cloud, AWS, MS Azure, Google Cloud Computing, or equivalent
Work closely with Development Leads/Architects on designing/implementing code optimizations
Perform in-depth analysis of performance issues to identify hotspot and opportunities for optimization
Familiarity with any APM/monitoring tools like Nagios, AppDynamics, Wily, SiteScope, etc.
Experience with revision control source code repositories (Git, SVN, Mercurial, and Perforce).
Management of continuous integration servers like Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.
Experience with automated testing tools (i.e. Selenium, JMeter)
Be detail oriented and deliverable focused. Should be prepared to work extra hours (including weekends) on an as needed basis with relatively short notice to meet deliverables.
This position requires a Bachelors Degree or higher and a minimum of 10 years of Information Technology experience with specialty in the area of Enterprise-scale Application Performance Testing and Optimization.
Proven track record for Load and performance testing
Experience in the performance monitoring and diagnostic tools
Excellent verbal & written communication, inter-personal, facilitation and presentation skills are essential to succeed in this position.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to provide “hands on” technical support and analysis on as needed basis.
Delivery focused, hands-on, data driven, detail oriented approach with clear accountability for performance and execution is required.
Experience performance testing and tuning distributed systems projects with in-depth experience on J2EE framework, Oracle relational databases, Middleware (Tibco BusinessWorks, JMS, MQ, EMS, etc) and understanding of open systems.
Strong leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel.
Be able to work well in a team with strong leadership, communication, and presentation skills.
Ability to be a high-impact player on multiple simultaneous engagements.
Strong understanding of Load and performance testing methodologies and their role within the SDLC
Relevant certifications in Load and performance testing tool and Software Testing will be advantageous
Experience leading an agile team environment
Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems or processes, identify and understand requirements and develop alternate solutions
Strong grasp of automation tools