Performance Engineer/DevOps

  • Date Posted Sep 22, 2022
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 15196

Are you passionate about working with cutting-edge technologies? Do you want to work for one of the top Canadian financial institutions? Then, Apply Now!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Performance Engineer/Devops who will be responsible for assessing efficiency levels within own function and implement continuous process / performance improvements where opportunities exist. The ideal candidate will 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
  • Serve as a partner and provide ongoing support to the enterprise and/or business, aligning to Testing Methodology and QE best-practices
  • Analyze the end to end solution (business, solution requirements, architecture, blue prints, etc.) requirements to recommend pragmatic and sound test specific solutions for 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:

  • Performance Engineering background
  • Track record of leading successful large scale Infrastructure projects
  • 6+ years of experience in leading performance test engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in Performance Testing/Monitoring of Web Applications
  • Candidates MUST be able to code with a programming language using standard software development practices like unit testing and iterative development
  • 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 some of the following technologies and services:

  • Cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service (especially Azure)
  • Container-based service schedulers (e.g., Docker, ECS, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • MySQL, Java, Python
  • Perf tools like Jmeter, Loadrunner etc
  • Log management tools (Splunk)
  • Monitoring systems (Prometheus, Dynatrace, Datadog, )

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