at Barclays Bank Delaware in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Barclays Services LLC seeks a Sr Performance Test Engineer for its 100 S. West Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 location.
Duties: Analyze and assess business software/system performance requirements to identify software application problems and to ensure stability and scalability of applications. Test the quality of application code, finding any issues and working with the development teams during the root cause analysis process and providing recommendations to be implemented before being approved for production. Measure, monitor and capture required infrastructure and application performance metrics, logs and reports, and measuring results against business and technical requirements. Develop the automation scripts for all business functionalities and ensure all scripts are appropriately correlated, parameterized, and recommend any check points and additional think time as needed. Design and conduct performance, load, capacity, stress and failover tests with complex workloads and data shapes to expose potential bottlenecks and failure points. Analyze response trends and server metrics to find possibilities of performance failures, and prepare detailed analysis reports with observations and recommendations. Work within Agile methodology and analyze metrics and trends to glean opportunities for performance improvements of various systems, and architect and build the next generation performance tools.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, or closely related technical field and 5 years of experience in the position offered or as a Systems Software Engineer, Software/Quality Assurance Analyst, or closely related position. In the alternative, employer will accept a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in specified fields and 3 years of experience in the specified occupations. Any suitable combination of education, experience or training is acceptable. Demonstrated experience must include: 1. Utilizing programming languages, such as Java, C and SQL, to write/modify complex source codes and correct defects with Performance Testing; 2. Utilizing Performance and Reporting tools, such as LoadRunner, Performance Center, Quality Center, and JMeter, to develop Test Strategy, design, automation in order to test software applications and measure system performance; 3. Automating and optimizing various build and deployment environments for performance testing; 4. Utilizing TOAD to review logical and physical data models and define, analyze and design applications to achieve functionalities; 5. Utilizing SOAP UI, Postman, and Wireshark to validate API and back-end web services and testing methods and solutions; 6. Configuring and maintaining Kafka, ActiveMQ, and IBM Message Queues Messaging System; and 7. Utilizing AppDynamics, WILY, Introscope, and Elk to measure, detect, isolate, and resolve performance issues found during application development performance testing. 40 hours/week. To apply, visit https://barclays.taleo.net/careersection/2/moreresearch.ftl and enter job number #00276194.