Performance Test Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/22/18
Quincy, MA
5 - 7 years experience
Accounting, Finance & Insurance
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/22/18

Position Description

This is a position for an individual wanting to create and execute a wide range of application and infrastructure performance tests.  Performance testing includes:  capacity, load, stress, soak, and component tests.  Through this activity you will get an in-depth understanding of the various business activities that drive State Street and have a direct impact on insuring their timely execution.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Quickly garner an understanding of the business functionality/infrastructure under test
  • Transform the high level business functionality to discreet testable components
  • Determine performance criteria and service level agreements
  • Construct and execute  performance tests
  • Document results and present to management
  • Aid in troubleshooting and iterative re-execution of performance test

Required Qualifications:

  • Understanding of UI load generation tools such as LoadRunner and JMeter
  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of performance testing experience
  • Ability to create application data used for database population or backend message processing
  • Experience in performance troubleshooting and performance remediation
  • Ability to create test plans, execute performance test, document, and present results


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