ESCST-1879-SrPerformance-Tester

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Vantix Systems Inc. is a dynamic and savvy organization based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. We are looking for creative and talented professionals to join our team.

Job Opportunity
DescriptionOur Client is seeking a Senior Performance Test Analyst. He/she will be able to elicit, analyze, and validate technical and business requirements for performance testing purposes, and translate these requirements into test scenarios. He/she will develop test plans and the relevant QA documentation for testing purposes, and will prepare and execute on assigned testing deliverables as required. 
SkillsPerformance Testing, SQL Service, TFS, VS Team Test, ITIL 
TypeSalary 
Project Description 
Experience Required/ Mandatory Skills
  • 10 + years work experience in Performance testing.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge and experience with application performance testing, including performance test tool utilization, scripting, building and executing scenarios, collecting and analyzing performance metrics.
  • Experience performing application performance monitoring and end-to-end system performance analysis.
  • Strong technical ability with knowledge of systems software, including architecture and infrastructure components.
  • Knowledge of performance bottlenecks and end-to-end performance measures (server response time, memory and CPU utilization, throughput, latency, etc.).
  • Experience with profiling, database performance analysis, capacity sizing or balancing and high availability solutions.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues in the performance test environment.
  • Experience installing, configuring and using selected application performance tools.
  • Experience with performance test tool suites, advanced knowledge with Visual Studio Team Test and Team Foundation Server.
  • Skills and experience required to directly interface with subject matter experts and technical groups (architects, system designers, operations, etc.) to resolve problems encountered during performance testing.
  • Good knowledge of SQL Server databases and SQL queries.
  • Ability/flexibility to assist manual testing team when necessary.
  • Experience with full lifecycle of Software Development.
  • Have strong communication and documentation skills.
  • Innovative, creative and extremely responsive with a strong sense of urgency, ability to multitask.
  • Experience building strong client relationships and establishing credibility.
  • Ability to translate between business and technical viewpoints.
  • University, college or technical degree in Information Technology or business. Alternatively, extensive proven track record in the primary position disciplines within Financial Sector environment.
  • Experience working with ITIL (preference for ITIL certification).
  • May be required to work outside normal business hours to meet project deadlines or support implementations.
  • Must be available to travel if necessary.
 
Nice To Have Skills
  • Technical Certifications/Designations (e.g. CSQA, CSTE, CTFL, CTM, CSTP, SSBB) are valued, but not required.
  • Experience in testing enterprise distributed systems is strongly desired.
 
LocationEdmonton 
Work Environment 
Hourly RateNegotiable