Senior Performance Test Engineer

In by EnsuredIO

Part Time
Culver City, CA, Remote
Posted 8 months ago

We are currently looking for a Sr. Performance Test Engineer, Technical Lead who is passionate about delivering a high-quality customer experience for our service solutions. You are a technically aware person with a deep understanding of how software products work, how they interact with each other and most importantly how to validate software performance under load. 


  • Be a Performance Quality Champion and engage with software development and product management teams to:
  • Design, configure and run performance tests
  • Collect performance data, profile the code and identify bottlenecks
  • Diagnose, track and manage performance issues to resolution
  • Identifying project risks and making recommendations to minimize risks related to performance bottlenecks; ability to anticipate problems.
  • Be a performance expert who understands how the features should work in various loads and scale situations and the impact on the rest of the system. Use this insight to identify the bottlenecks and propose and research tools, scripts, processes to improve on methods of performance and load testing. Participate and represent performance and scaling needs in product and feature design with developers, usability specialists, user interface designers, and product managers.
  • Mentor and train other Performance Engineers when needed
  • Be a self-starter with the ability to deliver on time with quality and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Required Skills & Experience 

  • Experience with cloud-based application scalability, stress & concurrency testing tools
  • 5-7+ years in testing and quality engineering with 5+ years of performance, scalability testing
  • Strong skills in backend development languages, C#/Java experience in an enterprise software production environment and/or cloud SaaS / PaaS preferred
  • Experience with performance test scripting and execution using Apache JMeter
  • Proven experience with development and maintenance of performance tests in large-scale multi-tenant web applications
  • Ability to confidently navigate complex environments involving multiple stakeholders
  • Passion for quality and performance regression testing automation
  • Knowledge of Cloud computing services and frameworks such as AWS

Preferred Skills & Experience 

  • Experience with AWS is a plus
  • Experience in Selenium is a plus
  • Ability to fully understand monitoring tools and reporting results during performance testing, such as with New RelicUnderstanding of throughput, latency, memory and CPU utilization

If you think you are a good match for the EnsuredIO team, please send us the following: 

  • Your Resume
  • A Cover Letter reflecting your interest in this role and EnsuredIO

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