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Performance Testing Engineer

Kelly Services
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Kelly Services is hiring a Performance Testing Engineer on an 11 month contract opportunity in Carlsbad, CA. Below are the details and required skills. For immediate consideration, please email your resume directly to tauri.hayes@kellyservices.com as well as apply online.


**Performance Testing Engineer**

**Carlsbad, CA (Onsite Only)**

**11 month contract**



**Job Summary:**



Responsible for developing solutions for automated load/performance testing of various applications that are developed primarily in Java (J2EE) and .NET frameworks. Create utilities and test data as appropriate. The Performance Testing Engineer works to ensure that the application meets specified requirements, working as an integral member of a cross-functional team including business analysts, software engineers, and QA analysts, so effective communication, collaboration, and teamwork is essential for success. The ideal candidate should have a proven ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and manage performance testing and functional automation projects from beginning to end. The ideal candidate will have an interest in improving software reliability, performance and overall quality through performance testing and consistent automation processes.



**Job Duties:**




+ Actively leading and/or directly supporting planned and unplanned software project releases for eBusiness, shared services, and IT applications initiatives

+ Developing, executing and maintaining scripts, scenarios and other system monitoring tools for automated load/performance testing (which may include capacity, reliability, availability, failover and performance tests), while tracking requirements/SLA coverage for traceability purposes

+ Analyzing application behavior and test results, recording baselines and trend development, reporting software issues and generating status reports for management

+ Analyzing customer usage and transaction statistics to develop effective models and strategies for load/performance testing; contributing to definition of non-functional requirements for projects

+ Training, mentoring and coaching junior Automation team analysts; offering guidance on best practices and department processes

+ Applies and upholds software QA methodologies and standards

+ Participates in department- and company-level quality improvement initiatives



**Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:**




+ Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or Information Science

+ 5-7+ years total QA work experience; at least 4 years overall as full time in performance testing role

+ Demonstrated hands-on experience with the entire performance testing/engineering lifecycle:

+ Planning: including evaluating/contributing to non-functional requirements, metrics analysis, overall test strategy and detail scenario planning

+ Development of scripts and scenarios

+ Test execution and system monitoring

+ Detailed results analysis and reporting

+ Hands-on experience with current versions of HP/Mercury software tools required

+ 4 - 5 years, with either HP LoadRunner version 9.5+ or HP Performance Center

+ Expert with VUGen scripting using Web Protocol

+ Strong proficiency in C language, for writing custom functions

+ Expert with creating complex scenarios in Controller component

+ Expert with results management and reporting from Analysis component

+ Demonstrated hands-on experience with e-commerce applications and web technologies (HTTP/S, HTML, AJAX, web services, SOAP, XML) mainframe / ERP systems(SAP, Siebel, etc)

+ Familiarity and expertize in performance testing of Mobility and Cloud applications

+ Demonstrated experience with overall software quality assurance best practices

+ Demonstrated experience with current development methodologies including Agile, and overall Software Quality Assurance best practices

+ Normal office environment; project-related travel may be required (possibly international)



**Special Requirements:**




+ The successful candidate MUST be available to work some weekends, or alternate hours

+ The candidate MUST also be willing to work some overtime in support of project deadlines



**Preferred Qualifications:**




+ Certification in either HP LoadRunner version or HP Performance Center

+ Experienced with commercial/open source system monitoring and debugging tools used during performance testing or problem diagnosis

+ SAP application testing experience and experience with SAP Protocol within LoadRunner

+ JMeter, Selenium (yslow) open source tools experience

+ Mobile device testing experience

+ Proficiency with VB script

+ Experienced with SQL and RDBMS concepts

+ Experienced with PowerBi dashboards

+ Experienced with requirements management / defect tracking tools (HP Quality Center/ALM)




**Why Kelly** **** **?**



With Kelly, youll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies around the globeoffering you the chance to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative and high-visibility projects. In a field where change is the only constant, our connections and opportunities will help you take your career exactly where you want to go. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies companies and found opportunities for more than 8,600 IT professionals last year. Let us help advance your career today.





**About Kelly** ****




At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.



Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
Posted: 2020-01-10 Expires: 2020-02-10

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