Performance Engineering Specialist

Performance Engineering Specialist

Category: Development/Engineering
City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Position ID: J0621-2231
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

The role of the Performance Engineering Specialist is to manage Performance Engineering activities from initiation to post-implementation; there is a very heavy emphasis on delivery activities and root cause analysis of Performance Issues in this role.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Should be expert in Loadrunnner script development. Create & Review Non Functional Test Scripts using Loadrunner for Digital Web Portal, NativeApp and mobile apps.
• Root Cause analysis for Performance Issues is a must.
• Java heap dump analysis, garbage collection analysis, Thread Dump analysis
• Analyze hardware utilization, response times, and throughput characteristics
• Use diagnostic tools to isolate bottleneck areas in the code, or tune configuration and resource parameters to optimize performance and scalability
• Should be able to analyze logs to identify issues.
• Analyze Scope including impact Analysis and create Test Plan.
• Executes Load Tests, Stress test, SOAK Test and Cross Browser Performance Tests.
• Analyze Results, compare against SLAs, Benchmarks and Provide tuning recommendations to improve End User Experience both for Digital Web Portal and NativeApp.
• Evaluate script failures, reports discrepancies and analyzes them to determine the root causes.
• Gathers and documents the outcome of test executions and all information needed to support ongoing measurements and reporting on risks, defects, tests, and coverage.
• Data requirement analysis, data creation and maintenance. Ensures that data is accurate, timely and objective.
• Create programs for file creation using sample data file as a template
• Coordinates with Development and Infra teams/peers on the resolution of issues, overseeing the testing progress and ensuring that high standards of quality are being met.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Exposure to APM tools (eg New Relic, Dynatrace, AppDynamics, etc)
• Software development experience is a plus (eg Java, SQL, C++/C#, etc)
• Basic database experience (eg Oracle, SQL Server, PostgeSQL). Analyze DB reports and Oracle AWRs
• Experience in working with websphere, weblogic, IBM IHS, apache httpd.
• Plus to have experience in working with NodeJS, IBM ISAM.

• University / College level degree in Computer Science or equivalent


  • Oracle

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