JoB title: performance test Engineer


Must have U.S. Citizenship. Active Secret Clearance preferred

The Performance Tester will support efforts to validate the solution design by testing the application against performance requirements, support test leads by creating detailed performance test tasks for the work plan and provide accurate status. The Performance Tester will develop detail test plans and results artifacts, identify and create detailed test cases, test scripts and map to appropriate requirements and design specifications.


  • Support Test Lead in upward stakeholder management, status report development, metrics, etc.

  • Create performance test approach and strategy from system requirements and design documents

  • Establish verifiable performance benchmarks for system and system components

  • Assists in identifying clear performance requirements / measurement criteria from poorly defined metrics

  • Ability to identify test cases and map them to performance/system/integration requirements for appropriate testing coverage

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining test artifacts (plans, reports, dashboards) and ensuring they meet client's expectations

  • Manage the creation of required test data and data loads for each performance test run

  • Manage shakeout testing and maintaining performance test environment

  • Create accurate time estimates and meet schedules for performance/stress testing efforts

  • Manage the effort of automating the performance/load test scripts

  • Perform execution of test cases/runs to meet required execution targets to keep the project on schedule

  • Analyze data gathered from performance test runs and provides sound recommendations for performance improvements and can identify bottlenecks of web applications

  • Recommends to the different teams performance tuning in different categories: system, platform, application, etc. as necessary

  • Review test results in test tools and validates test cases are complete and of high quality

  • Communicate any testing issues and/or risks to Test Lead in a timely fashion

  • Communicate effectively with architecture, design, and development teams to learn system and resolve defects

  • Works a flexible schedule as needed to manage execution of test cases .


  • Minimum 4 years experience and/or Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience in Performance Test using performance test tools (HP Load Runner, IBM Rational Performance Tester, Load Impact, Load Test, etc.)

  • Must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance


  • Experience with Selenium, Serenity

  • Certified Scrum preferred

  • Experience in AIX, Java Development, SQL

JOB TYPE: Contract/Full-time

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