Performance Engineer/DevOps

  • Date Posted Sep 16, 2022
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 15028

Do you seek challenges and personal development opportunities, and have the courage to make a difference? Are you a motivated, flexible, creative team player with perseverance, excellent multi-tasking abilities and a proven track record for meeting strict deadlines? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Performance Engineer/DevOps who will be responsible for monitoring service, productivity and assessing efficiency levels within its function and implementing continuous process and performance improvements. This candidate will serve as a partner and provide ongoing support to the enterprise and business, aligning to the client’s Testing Methodology and QE best-practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively seek continuous improvement and automation opportunities within the testing process
  • Acquire and apply expertise in the quality engineering discipline, provide guidance, assistance and direction to others
  • Identify, recommend and effectively execute standard practices applicable to the discipline
  • Adhere to internal policies/procedures and applicable regulatory guidelines
  • Keep abreast of emerging issues, trends, and evolving regulatory requirements and assess potential impacts
  • Collaboratively engage with relevant stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external, to shift from finding defects to proactively preventing defects
  • Maintain a culture of risk management and control, supported by effective processes in alignment with risk appetite
  • May lead work streams by acting as a project lead/subject matter expert for small-scale projects / initiatives in accordance with project management methodologies
  • Analyze the end-to-end solution (business, solution requirements, architecture, blueprints, etc.) requirements to recommend pragmatic and sound test-specific solutions for your own area; may analyze, develop, debug, and maintain test suites (automated/ manual), traceability matrix; and log defects/assist in defect resolution, as required

Desired Skill Set:

  • 6+ years of leading performance test engineering
  • 5+ years of Performance Testing/Monitoring of Web Applications
  • Track record of leading successful large-scale Infrastructure projects
  • Able to code with a programming language using standard software development practices
  • Possess good knowledge in network and edge technologies
  • Demonstrate excellent Linux fundamentals and a solid understanding of diagnosing system utilization
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies
  • Possess excellent documentation and communication skills, with the ability to influence others
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipeline for performance testing
  • Experience with Performance test framework development and automation
  • Experience working with large-scale distributed systems & large data volumes

Nice To Have:

  • Experience with Cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service
  • Experience with Monitoring systems such as Prometheus, Dynatrace and Datadog
  • Expertise in Container-based service schedulers e.g., Docker, ECS, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Experience with tools like Jmeter, Loadrunner etc
  • Working knowledge of Log management tools including Splunk
  • Expertise in MySQL, Java and Python

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