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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Primary Skills required :
* Minimum 5years' experience on performance testing and engineering
* Should have worked on Client load runner and Jmeter
* Expertise in profiling tools/products like Dynatrace or Client Diagnostics, Expertise in monitoring tools like Sitescope or Perfmon, Expertise in analysis tools like IBM Mat or Visual VM
* Must possess a strong knowledge of enterprise application architecture and technologies including web, web services, distributed , databases and messaging layers
* Ability to manage multiple competing complex performance testing projects.
* Very strong performance engineering root-cause analysis and reporting experience
* Solid understanding of Quality Assurance and testing best practices and methodologies especially in load especially in complex, transaction-intensive web-based systems utilizing SOA techniques preferably implemented using Java, XML and Web Services
* Ability to clearly characterize system performance results to stakeholders
* Must have experience in reporting test results to different functional groups and external and internal clients
* Experience in developing performance testing framework
* Experience with planning and managing any of the following teams: performance diagnostic, capacity planning, performance architecture design, performance tuning, performance monitoring, or software development team
* Ability to distill volumes of data, analyze performance results, and diagnose performance problems
* Ability to work independently and interface collaboratively with development, engineering and architecture teams required
* Hands on experience on scripting tools like python or perl is an added advantage
* Should have Retail domain experience
* Very proactive and smart in understanding the scope and out of scope of the project and pain areas of customer
* Should have experience working in onsite and offshore model, interacting with onsite counterpart and customer
* Experience in performing environment readiness check
* Experience in defining test Strategy/test plan, test process and methodologies
* Proactively identify Risks and come up with Mitigation/Contingency plan
* Ability to provide guidance in building Performance Test Environments
* Ability to execute Scenarios and Monitor various web/app/db servers
* Demonstrated leadership experience
* Comfortable interacting with and presenting to executives and senior business leaders
* Highly proficient in the entire Performance testing life cycle
* Evidence of lateral thinking and thinking on solitary feet
* Should have knowledge of the various data stores such as RDBMS, flat file, LDAP etc
* Should be familiar with monitoring and performance analysis for DB instance, identification of slow query, Load Balancer etc
* Ability to analyze and identify performance bottlenecks and make recommendations
* Responsible for Performance Testing Delivery
Technical Skills required :
* Should have experience in Oracle / MS / Java / .Net Technologies Performance Testing using Client Load Runner preferably
* Knowledge on Oracle or MS SQL Server for database testing
* Understanding of test management and defect management tools like QC/Test Link and JIRA/RADAR respectively
* High Integrity
* Problem solving skills and learning attitude
* Good communication, analytical and presentation skills
* Team player
* Process oriented
* Strong commitment to meet customer needs
* Should have experience handling test team
* Should have experience in task allocation, monitoring, analyzing and reporting
* Should have experience in preparing learning documents