Sr. Performance Engineer

MercuryGate is seeking highly qualified and motivated individuals to join an established development team technical team in building leading-edge web-based solutions for the transportation industry. As a Sr. Performance Test Engineer, you will be responsible for leading, managing, and coordinating performance testing strategies and testing methodologies to identify performance bottlenecks and provide recommendations to remedy them. This is a highly influential position as you will have an opportunity to create the overall strategy and select the tools for overall performance testing as part of a holistic platform management strategy. You will have demonstrated the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, meeting deadlines, effectively managing priorities and communicating progress. A cooperative, positive, and self-starting attitude is a must!


●        Create automation scripts to measure performance and provide automated reporting of tests and test results
●        Store performance data over time for use in trending, troubleshooting, and forecasting.
●        Develop models for performance testing based on logs of software activity
●        Identify performance bottlenecks and provide recommendations to remedy them
●        Work with development teams to resolve issues and recommend ways to improve application efficiency
●        Keep leadership apprised on the progress, risks in performance testing practice with timely updates, metrics & reports as required
●        Balance the need to innovate v/s business priorities with best practices & implementation methodologies while supporting enterprise-class application software testing needs

●        BS degree in Computer Science, or engineering + equivalent experience
●        7+ years of experience with test automation tools 
●        5+ years of experience with load testing tools such as LoadRunner or Neoload
●        Thorough understanding of how system resource constraints and software architecture limitations impact application performance
●        Proficient with databases and SQL (Oracle preferred)
●        Experience with APM tools such as AppDynamics
●        Experience with JIRA and test management tools, Zephyr preferred
●        Experience with test automation tools such as Selenium

Preferred Skills / Experience
●        Experience testing micro-services architecture and APIs
●        Experience with application profiling and performance optimization
●        Strong Linux experience preferred
●        Strong understanding of Javascript and using best-of-the-breed tools for packaging


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