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Application Performance Engineer III

  • Department:
  • Quality Assurance
  • Location:
  • Tampa, FL

Summary of Duties & Responsibilities

BST Global is seeking a highly driven and effective professional to join the quality assurance team. As an Application Performance Engineer III, you will leverage your expertise, experience and passion to ensure we uphold the highest levels of quality and excellence for our clients.

Essential Functions

Technical – Deep experience in integrating a strong software development background with a passion for the discipline of quality assurance

  • Provide leadership to the Performance Architecture services and establish relevant processes and tools
  • Demonstrate the ability to build performance and load testing frameworks based on project needs
  • Hands-on experience with any of the following scripting languages: C#, C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, PowerShell
  • Hands-on Load and Performance testing experience using tools like HP LoadRunner/Performance Center/ NeoLoad, PerfMon and Fiddler
  • Perform database-level testing and analysis in SQL Server using SQL Server Profiler, SQL Server Management Objects (SMO), and Redgate SQL tools
  • Performing basic data mining and validation using SQL, MDX, DMX
  • Hands-on working experience of testing REST or SOAP APIs (ASP.Net, NUnit, Web API, Etc.)
  • Develop Test Plans to address the testing needs of load, stress and performance testing
  • Perform regression testing, black box functional testing, UI testing, and white box testing

Methodology – Deep expertise and knowledge in quality assurance standards, processes, policies and procedures

  • Demonstrate and evangelize a passion for process and methodology through daily actions
  • Adhere to and support all established and documented methodology/best practices in alignment with the Release methodologies and processes
  • Adhere to and support group processes, procedures, and standards in order to drive and guide a repeatable, reliable delivery of high-quality software products and services
  • Experience with Agile and Azure DevOps

Team Support /Leadership – Deep commitment to working in and fostering a highly collaborative, innovative and high performing product team

  • Lead all aspects of test planning and execution through all phases of the product development lifecycle, including testing strategies, and communication
  • Evangelize, support and embody BST’s Company Mission, Strategy and Values
  • Foster a culture of ownership and pride for delivering the highest levels of quality and excellence
  • Provide performance testing mentoring to other members of the Performance Architecture team
  • Continually update skillsets and stay current with new performance architecture/testing industry trends
  • Performs other related duties as directed

Skills & Competencies

Abilities

  • Strong team player with ability to collaborate with all levels of the organization
  • Possess a drive towards forward progress and delivering results while taking responsibility
  • Multi-tasker with the ability to set and manage priorities
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high aptitude to learn
  • Proactively and transparently communicate challenges/successes to leadership
  • Exhibit and relentlessly demonstrate a high level of attention to detail
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and willingness to help in other areas as priorities shift

Skills/Competencies

  • 6-8 years hands-on experience with any of the following scripting languages: C#, C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, PowerShell and R
  • 6-8 years hands-on Load and Performance testing experience using tools like HP LoadRunner/Performance Center/ NeoLoad, PerfMon and Fiddler
  • 6-8 years experience using TFS or any other source code management tools
  • 6-8 years Basic SQL experience
  • Hands-on working experience of testing REST or SOAP APIs (ASP.Net, NUnit, Web API, Etc.)
  • Performing basic data mining and validation using SQL, MDX, DMX
  • Experience with QA techniques including black box, white box, and gray box approaches for smoke, regression, functional, user acceptance and exploratory testing
  • Experience with GenRocket or other data-generating tools
  • Experience in all phases of the software and testing lifecycle, inception through deployment
  • Experience with Power BI
  • Broad-Based IT Knowledge on Virtual Server, Virtual Clients, System configuration and Software configuration
  • Knowledge of HTTP, DNS, Networking ISO tree, and system resources measurement
  • Experience using TFS or any other source code management tools
  • Hands-on experience using Microsoft Visual Studio

Education or Prior Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s in computer science (or relevant degree) with 6 years of experience
  • 6-8 years of experience in software testing
  • 6-8 years of hands-on experience with load testing, performance test simulations, performance analysis, performance tuning, performance monitoring in an n-tier environment
  • AWS Certified Cloud Architect or Practitioner – (Desired)

Reports to

QA Director

Number Supervised

0

Travel

Minimal to no travel required, but travel as needed

Classification

Exempt

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Position may require remote work across different time zones.

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