Performance Engineer

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Kforce Technology Staffing
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Competitive

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce is currently seeking a Performance Engineer for their client in Tampa, FL.

Summary:
The Performance Engineer designs performance test strategies and approaches by working with technical and non technical stakeholders to ensure the approach/strategy is effective and comprehensive. This role requires a broad knowledge of tools, approaches and testing techniques in various platforms (web, network, APIs, databases, etc). They are not aligned with any one particular application, but are assigned to various applications as needed.

Responsibilities:
* Develop performance test strategies/plans by driving conversations with developers, architects, product owners and other stakeholders to ensure the plan is comprehensive and effective
* Present performance test strategies/plans to various stakeholders (technical and non technical) and able to gain consensus on the plan
* Provide technical assistance to improve system performance, capacity, reliability and scalability as needed
* Perform root cause analysis of performance issues and suggest corrective actions
* Develop test reports including observations, recommendations and conclusions for technical and non technical stakeholders
* Present performance test reports to ensure understanding of results by our technical and non-technical stakeholders
* Develop performance scripts in Apache-JMeter and Blazemeter
* Build and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders
* Effectively manage our stakeholders expectations
* Identify, escalate and drive response to risks and issues
* Focus on continuous improvements in the areas of processes, knowledge, people, tools and best practices
* Be an advocate of ATTS standardized testing processes and artifacts
* Contribute to the enhancements of processes and artifacts

REQUIREMENTS:
* At least 5 years of experience in performance testing
* Understand application architecture, the components & interfaces involved and their technology stacks
* Knowledge of hardware performance characteristics (storage subsystems, memory subsystems, networks, etc.)
* Conduct workshop to gather/review non-functional requirements from relevant stakeholders
* Identify the performance objectives, scenarios and prioritize the scenarios
* Develop performance test strategy and review & get sign off from required stakeholders
* Develop test scripts using Apache-JMeter & Blazemeter
* Experience with monitoring tools such as perfmon, Splunk, and AppDynamics
* Analyze test results and highlight deviations from Service Level Agreements (SLA)
* Assist with troubleshooting and identify performance's issues root causes
* Assist in standardize performance test process, establish PT artifacts templates & implement PT best practices
* Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Strong presentation skills
* Experience coaching resources to improve performance
* Strong understanding of Agile software development
* Strong leadership skills

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.



Company Information

Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the technology areas of application development, project management, business analysis, enterprise data management and infrastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to having a meaningful impact on all the lives we serve and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce specializes in providing strategic partnership in the areas of Technology and Finance & Accounting. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional. Your success is our mission. Gain meaningful connections with your skills and our network.
Dice Id : kforcecx
Position Id : ITNRC1939215
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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