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Performance Engineer 

Description

Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) offers a diverse solution portfolio that allows organizations to better align strategy to execution. Our four core disciplines – Management Consulting, DevOps, Software Quality Management and Organizational Development – provide the visibility, planning, and agility needed to accelerate strategic change. Today, more than hundreds of organizations have made the right business improvements to optimize processes, instill governance, ensure security, build future leaders and capitalize on success. Founded in 1996, VIP has delivered measurable results for commercial, federal and state and local organizations big and small. VIP has offices across the U.S., including its corporate headquarters in Reston, VA. For more information please visit www.trustvip.com.

Join VIP: A strategic approach to accelerate your career! This position is based at the client site in Clearwater, FL.

VIP intends to utilize Micro Focus LoadRunner (LR) as the scripting and load generation tool for this effort. VIP's approach to support the performance testing efforts for the Client's System Under Test ("SUT") is as follows.

Planning:

  • Planning and project kickoff
  • Review and document current applications, systems, and environments
  • Document project needs and test objectives
  • Procure necessary licenses to support the load testing efforts
  • Identify any additional testing hardware and software for load generation
  • Develop the general load test plan
  • Review and document the business process for each planned test script
  • Identify potential data needs
  • Discuss scenario and configuration for the load test
  • Formulate a system monitoring plan
  • Develop a general a Load and Performance Test Plan/Strategy

Script Development:

  • Install automated testing tools
  • Develop virtual user scripts
  • Validate that the business processes are functioning correctly
  • Add parameterization or required correlation to the load test script
  • Unit test and debug each script to ensure reliable operation

Load Test Execution and Analysis:

  • Refine scenario and configuration for the load test
  • Test scenario configurations
  • Work with Client SMEs and infrastructure team to schedule test execution days with proper monitoring
  • Execute and manage the load tests
  • Collate, review and analyze results
  • Work with project team to identify performance and/or stability issues
  • Iteratively report key discoveries and issue areas
  • Create and present summary describing the results of the testing

Deliverables:

  • Configuration and use of load and performance testing tools
  • Documentation of the business processes along with the required steps and data (with assistance from Client SMEs)
  • Input into the overall project schedule
  • Load test scripts and scenarios for the Client system under test
  • Execution and management of load tests for the Client system under test
  • Collection and presentation of response time information obtained from LoadRunner reports along with other system metrics
  • Recommendations with regards to system and hardware for improved performance and future testing efforts
  • Final Load and Performance Test Plan/Strategy including Performance Results
 
Position Requirements

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requirements:

  • In-person interview required for final hiring decision.
  • Personal initiative and sense of accountability to work through issues and achieve resolution
  • Proficient at problem-solving, and participation in continuous improvement
  • Strong communication, documentation, planning and decision making skills
  • Familiar with the concepts around management of testing large initiatives that include multiple vendors, manual testing, test automation, and performance testing
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS, or related field

This job operates in an office setting which incurs moderate noise consistent with a business office. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

This is a largely sedentary role; however, some physical attributes are required, for instance, manual dexterity/typing, read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation, the ability to lift up to 25 lbs. as well as, ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 
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Division Visionary Integration Professionals  
Req Number INF-19-00012  
Location VIP- Clearwater, FL  
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