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Web Application Performance Tester

Posted on Sep 21, 2019 by Request Technology - Kyle Honn

Irving, TX 75014
Immediate Start
$90k - $105k Annual

Web Application Performance Tester


  • Extensive experience with performance testing on web based applications and web services involving windows environments.
  • Extensive experience in creating robust performance test scripts with multiple protocols in challenging scenarios and following the best standards.
  • Work with development to help optimize the performance and scalability of new features
  • Present relevant, clear data and metrics to various audiences - technical and nontechnical
  • Provide mentoring on best practices in code and infrastructure optimization, monitoring and proactive issue mitigation
  • Extensive performance testing experience with applications involving protocols like web (HTTP/HTML), web services (SOAP and REST API), Ajax (TruClient) and Oracle (NCA and Web App 11i)
  • Extensive experience with Loadrunner and ALM Performance center
  • Experience with open source performance testing tools like Apache Jmeter, etc. would be added advantage
  • Experience in all phases of Software Testing Life Cycle (STLC) like requirements gathering & analysis, test planning, test designing, test script development, environment setup, test execution, defect tracking, reporting, regression testing and test closure
  • Good understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with both waterfall and agile methodologies.
  • Extensive experience in effort estimation, gathering non-functional requirements (NFRs) and converting them to performance test plan
  • Experience in creating and executing performance test strategy
  • Extensive experience in all phases of performance testing including test planning, test Scripting, test execution, defect tracking and management
  • Extensive experience in monitoring and analysing test environment Servers using enterprise monitoring tools like Dynatrace, Appdynamics, Performance or Linux server logs
  • Proficient in analysing performance test results and working with technical teams to resolve the bottlenecks
  • Applies performance engineering/tuning to improve overall application performance
  • Research industry trends and technologies, and promote adoption of best-in-class tools, technology and processes
  • Experience in managing and leading multiple simultaneous projects and team members as a project lead
  • Experience in training new project resources with performance testing process, methodologies and tools
  • Experience in creating knowledge repository documents based on the new technologies in projects and preparing case studies


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field and 8+ years' experience in the performance engineering field.
  • Strong knowledge of enterprise application architecture and technologies including web, web services, distributed and Mainframe databases, Mainframe and messaging layers. Must also have a strong understanding of the monitoring solutions and KPIs used to determine availability and performance of these technology stacks.
  • Solid knowledge of HPPC 12.5 or greater for advanced test script development beyond the built-in record and playback capabilities.
  • Experience working in an Agile Environment
  • Experience with Agile Test Planning Tools (eg JIRA)
  • Mobile Performance Test (eg Perfecto Mobile, Appium)
  • Functional Testing Automation (UFT, Selenium)
  • Defect Management (eg HP Quality Center)
  • Source Code Management Tools (eg Git, TFS, RTC)
  • IDE (eg Eclipse, Visual Studio, Xcode, Android Studio)
  • Continuous Integration tools (eg Jenkins)
  • Solid experience using the reporting/analysis engine for reporting on and correlating system-level events with the impact on the end user experience.
  • Solid experience creating load test scripts using VUGen with the following protocols: HTTP, SOAP, AJAX and Java.
  • Testing, APM Tools & Analysis Tools: Dynatrace, AppDynamics, Splunk, Fiddler, IBM Heap Analyzer, Jprobe
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess strong experience using and implementing best practice programs with respect to load generation, bottleneck analysis, usage of modelling tools and statistical analysis.
  • Experience in Relational Database Management (Oracle, SQL, MySQL) SQL and Data Validation are essential
  • Web Service Testing Tool (eg SoapUI)
  • Performance Test Tools- MUST HAVE experience with HP Performance Center

If this is an opportunity that you're interested in please email your resume to:

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