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.


  • 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

BeachHead is an equal opportunity agency and employer. We advocate for you and welcome anyone regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

Privacy Policy




Attach a resume file. Accepted file types are DOC, DOCX, PDF, HTML, and TXT.
Attach an additional file, if applicable. Accepted file types are DOC, DOCX, PDF, HTML, and TXT.

We are uploading your application. It may take a few moments to read your resume. Please wait!

Back to Top