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Sr. Performance Test Engineer (NYC)

Prestige Staffing

This is a Contract position in Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ posted December 12, 2019.

Performance Testing Engineer Prestige Staffing is searching for a Performance Test Engineer for our enterprise level global markets and risk management client, located in Parsippany, NJ.

The performance engineer is responsible for ensuring that new systems and application changes meet performance requirements and do not negatively impact the performance of existing systems and applications.

Responsibilities include: Writing scripts in Perl/Python/Shell/Java Executing performance tests and maintaining performance testing and analysis scripts using a variety of home grown and off the shelf tools Reporting to the QA Performance Manger, the performance engineer will execute load and capacity tests, analyze results from all available sources (application logs, network capture, OS, etc.), and make deployment and scalability recommendations based on findings Obtain performance requirements and estimate work effort needed to complete assigned tasks Required Skills and Experience: BS in computer science or related study and/or relevant experience in performance testing and analysis in Linux and Windows environments Strong working knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems Shell scripting Programming skills in either Python, Perl, or Java for writing load generation and performance analysis tools Experience with software installation, applications under test and test tools Demonstrated experience identifying and troubleshooting issues at all levels including operating system, component, database, network Performance analysis and reporting, produce concise meaningful reports to provide senior management with the data needed to make mission critical planning and budgeting decisions Strong problem solving and analytical skills demonstrated by the ability to assimilate new information, understand complex topics and arrive at meaningful and accurate conclusions Preferred Skills and Experience: 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience conducting performance testing of mission critical applications Domain Knowledge of FX Trading Networking a strong plus, ability to interpret network captures, TCPDUMP output GC tuning knowledge