Performance Test Engineer

Instructure   •  

Salt Lake City, UT

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


5 - 7 years

Posted 53 days ago

Instructure was founded to define, develop, and deploy superior, easy-to-use software. (And that's what we did / do / will keep on doing.) We are dedicated to the fight against iffy, mothbally, shoddy software. We make better, more usable tools for teaching and learning (you know, stuff people will actually use). A better connected and more open edtech ecosystem. And more effective ways for everyone everywhere to access education, make discoveries, share knowledge, be inspired, and do big things. We accomplish all this by giving smart, creative, passionate people opportunities to create awesome. So here's your opportunity.

We take application performance seriously at Instructure, and we are looking for a performance engineer to help. This engineer will develop and executeperformance tests to identify where performance should be improved. They'll then work with development teams to make these improvements.

What you will be doing:

  • Use performance testing tools to develop and regularly execute performance tests (JMeter preferred)
  • Work with development teams to identify performance improvements and implement them
  • Identify and train on best practices for performance

Here is what you will need to know/have:

  • 4+ years of technical experience
  • Strong programming experience
  • Performance and load testing experience
  • Knowledge of AWS services
  • Database optimization experience
  • Experience with Ruby, Python, Groovy or Java (Ideal)
  • Experience with JMeter or similar tool
  • Familiarity with Linux and Bash
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills