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QA Performance Test Specialist
Ottawa, Canada 571 Days Ago
Job Category: Computer/IT
Job Type: Full-Time
Posted: 2020-01-09
Job Status
Start Publishing: 2020-01-09
Stop Publishing: 2020-03-09
Ottawa, Canada
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Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities

• Performs performance testing on important and crital business services
• Develop and implement performance test for component, integration or system testing
• Lead performance test project by designing and implementing a maintainable performance test scripts
• Automate measurement of test results using telemetry frameworks (Influxdb/Intrascope/grafana, etc.).
• Work closely with product owners, delivery primes, developers to understand performance test requirements and develop a appropriate strategy.
• Demonstrate technical leadership and act as a mentor for other performance engineer team members

Critical Skills and Competencies Characteristics

• Up-to-date on current technologies including middleware, web and mobile development platforms, database platforms, virtual and cloud platforms, automation tools, web services, DevOps and configuration management
• Experience with QA practices within different software development methodologies including but not limited to– test strategy and approach, test plans, test data planning, etc.

• Proficiency with Automated Testing

• Experience with Java, C for writing performance test scripts. Other languages is a plus.
• Experience with GIT, Maven, TeamCity/Jenkins
• Experience with JIRA
• Experience with LoadRunner, JMeter
• Familiarity with DevOps tools and processes (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Docker, Kubernetes)
• Experience with IDEs, like Eclipse, Visual Studio or IntelliJ
• Experience with  continuous testing within CI/ CD construct
• Knowledge of protocols like SOAP, REST



•Academic : undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, business, or equivalent (required), Graduate degree in Business Administration (MBA) (Asset)

•Certifications : PMP (Asset), ITIL foundations (Asset)



• 5+ years’ experience as a performance engineer
• 5+ years experience in LoadRunner or similar other tools
• 3+ years hands-on experience in using telemetry tools
• 3+ years’ experience in an Agile environment

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