ESCTA-1880-Performance-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 an Intermediate Performance Test Analyst to assure the test lead on small and medium task assignments. The successful candidate will elicit, analyze and validate technical and business requirements for performance testing purposes and translate these requirements into test scenarios. Test scripts and QA documentation, along with preparation and execution on assigned testing deliverables will also be required. 
SkillsC#, TFS, SQL Server, Microsoft Office, LoadRunner, Agile, Visio 
TypeContract or Salary 
Project Description 
Experience Required/ Mandatory Skills
  • 4 to 7 years of work experience in Performance testing or candidate with 3 to 4 year for development experience in any of Microsoft technicities C#, C++, and C.
  • Strong background and experience with testing methodologies and techniques.
  • Must have knowledge and experience with application performance testing, including performance test tool utilization, scripting, building and executing scenarios, collecting and analyzing performance metrics.
  • Strong technical ability in developing automation for load testing using Microsoft Visual Studio C#, HPE LoadRunner
  • Strong knowledge with Visual Studio Team Test and Team Foundation Server.
  • Strong experience in designing workloads, test cases, test scripts, test script execution, analyzing and reporting test results
  • Good understanding of testing web applications, desktop based and windows socket applications
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues in the performance test environment.
  • Experience in installing, configuring and using selected application performance tools.
  • Good knowledge of SQL Server databases and SQL queries.
  • Execute test cases to meet required execution targets to keep the project on schedule.
  • A minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience in testing banking system applications and platforms.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of performance bottlenecks and end-to-end performance measures (server response time, memory and CPU utilization, throughput, latency, etc.).
  • Knowledge of end-to-end performance measures (server response time, memory and CPU utilization, throughput, latency, etc.).
  • Create required test data and data loads for each performance test run
  • Analyze data gathered from performance test runs and identify areas for potential performance improvements
  • Experience with HP performance test tool suites (VGEN, Controller, and Analysis).
  • Create and maintain test artifacts (plans, reports, dashboards) and ensure they meet expectations.
  • Experience in testing Waterfall and Agile software development projects.
  • Understand MS Visio business logic diagrams (flow charts and swim lanes etc.).
  • University, college or technical degree/diploma in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, IT or related field.
  • CSTE (Certified Software Test Engineer) certification required or equivalent testing experience.
  • Weekend or shift work, availability to travel required
 
Nice To Have Skills 
LocationEdmonton 
Work Environment 
Hourly RateNegotiable