Lead Performance Engineer - NYC

Agile, Amazon Web Services, Apache JMeter, Attention to detail, Fiddler, KPI, Performance engineering, Microsoft Windows Azure, Leadership, Performance testing, Modeling, RCA, Reporting, Scheduling, Scripting, Wireshark, Collaboration, HP LoadRunner
Full Time
$120,000 - $150,000

Job Description

Talent Solutions Group is working with an award winning client who is seeking a Lead Performance Engineer - LoadRunner to become an integral part of their team in NYC! You will manage or execute the planning, design, execution and reporting of performance test plans across many technical architectures and delivery methods in order to identify software issues. Author performance test plans and work with the team to expand and maintain existing performance test automation suites.

The best candidate will have strong technical hands-on experience in defining NFR, scripting, execution/test scheduling, RCA, workload modelling, reporting, understanding of KPIs/SLAs, and tooling. Strong understanding of Performance Testing methodologies required. Working knowledge with test tools such as Load Runner, JMeter, BlazeMeter.


  • Author and implement test strategies that adequately assess all software aspects
  • Manage performance test tools, performance test libraries and user access to those tools/libraries.
  • Create performance test harnesses using load generation tools such as LoadRunner, BlazeMeter, JMeter
  • Ability to use Fiddler and Wireshark
  • Investigate and recreate reported defects
  • Work with other engineers to troubleshoot and resolve coding issues
  • Track and document all testing defects and resolutions
  • Participate in the design and development for test automation and support
  • Agile with Scrum


  • Previous experience in software development, quality assurance, or other related fields
  • Hands-on experience with and ability to script in at least 2 load generation tools (HP Loadrunner, JMeter, and/or BlazeMeter)
  • Some hands-on experience performance testing in AWS or Azure
  • Strong understanding of Performance Testing methodologies required
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
Dice Id : 90812961
Position Id : 6587353
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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