Senior Performance Test Engineer

Object-Oriented analysis, design and development, using development languages such as C#, Java / Groovy, Python, cloud computing
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Alegeus is the market leader in consumer directed healthcare solutions, offering the industry s most comprehensive platform for the administration of healthcare benefit accounts, the industry s most widely-used benefit debit card, and powerful engagement solutions to help consumers maximize savings and optimize spending for their healthcare. Over 300 clients including health insurance plans, third party administrators and financial institutions leverage Alegeus deep expertise and proven technology to administer benefit accounts for more than 29 million members and process more than $8.9 billion in consumer healthcare payments annually. As the healthcare and benefit markets continue to evolve, Alegeus delivers solutions that enable clients to evolve their service offerings, operate their businesses more efficiently, and focus on their customers.

Alegeus is part of the Vista Equity Partners portfolio of companies, working in partnership with the market-leading technology investment firm to reinvent the consumer directed healthcare marketplace. Our talented associates benefit from this partnership through increased capital for strategic investments, access to exceptional toolkits, best practices and resources for success, and strong cultural and value alignment focused on talent development and growth.

Alegeus seeks a Senior QA Automation Engineer with experience in automated performance and load testing. General skills include the technical ability to drive the performance test strategy by designing, developing and deploying automated and manual performance, load and stress tests by utilizing QA software tools and frameworks.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must be able to take on project leadership responsibilities and influence the direction of the performance testing effort, its schedule, and prioritization
  • Build new and/or extend existing performance test frameworks. Work with the test engineers and development team to design and develop a reusable architecture for performance test automation
  • Propose and implement performance testing solutions and frameworks, commercial and homegrown, by using current technologies to provide extensible infrastructures for efficient testing of UI, Web services, batch and similar processes
  • Participate in risk assessment and performance testing strategy design, perform analysis of existing coverage and approach, define the strategy for future performance development
  • Interpret test plans to understand purpose, priorities, and expectations. Review business requirements and design specifications for understanding the needs of the project. Perform resource estimation for performance projects
  • Create and execute performance test plans with an understanding of how to build new coverage into existing performance test suites
  • Document and analyze test results; communicate issues, impacts, metrics, and mitigation; and lead/participate in testing review meetings
  • Develop, execute and maintain performance test scripts, utilities, data sets leveraging commercial and open source tools
  • Standardize use of QA tools and processes based on quality assurance standards and best practices; write and review QA documentation ESSENTIAL SKILLS/ KNOWLEDGE/ EXPERIENCE:
  • 5+ years of in-depth work experience in Software Quality Assurance of Web-based applications with a strong background in building and maintaining comprehensive automated performance test suites, frameworks and harnesses using industry leading tools such as Visual Studio Load Testing, HP LoadRunner, Apache jMeter and ExtraHop
  • Strong background in design and implementation of automated performance benchmarking, load and stress testing of high-volume, data-driven, multi-tier Web applications, databases, Web services and batch processing systems. Experience in performance and load testing of bulk data imports such as electronic data interchange (EDI) or extract, transform, load (ETL) is desirable
  • Previous experience in leading technical projects. Ability to work collaboratively with other engineers and have strong influencing and leadership skills
  • Experience in test management and planning, test effort estimation, task prioritization to meet departmental and organizational goals. Ability to identify risks and develop mitigation strategies
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to analyze test results and metrics
  • Strong background in QA methodologies and best practices
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written). Ability to collaborate effectively with different project teams to achieve QA goals
  • Ability to write complex SQL queries for data validation and troubleshooting
  • Ability to write MS SQL stored procedures for test framework / harness integration is desired but not required
  • Background in Object-Oriented analysis, design and development, using development languages such as C#, Java / Groovy, Python is desired but not required

EMPHASIS ON SOFT SKILLS:

  • Must be self-motivated: work independently with little to no direction from supervisors; demonstrate strong problem-solving abilities, and look at obstacles as opportunities for improvement, research and growth
  • Flexible, quick learner, adaptable to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Proactive approach to work, able to focus on tasks as well as being a flexible resource

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience required for specific job level

Posted By

Brittany DeGennaro

1601 Trapelo Rd, South Building 2nd Fl. Waltham, MA, 02451

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