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QA Performance Engineer, Toronto ON - Toronto, Ontario

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Active since 08-07-2016 Job category IT - Software Development
Location Toronto, Ontario Level Professional
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
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QA Performance Engineer

Would you like to be a part of North America’s largest dedicated provider of software testing and Quality Assurance organization? Have the opportunity to get your hands on world class applications? This might be your next big opportunity!

QAC’s digital initiative is rapidly growing and we are looking for a QA Performance Engineer to join our performance practice. This is a full time permanent position in a fun, engaging and stable environment!

Our office is located at the heart of Yonge and Finch subway line!

Job Description:

  • Your role would be but not limited to working with key stakeholders to gather requirements, create estimation of time, efforts and cost.
  • Create test plans and build stages which include creating scripts, working with stakeholders to set up data, infrastructure, test tools, configure monitors, etc. 
  • Execute test scenarios for instance Black Friday, day to day activities or reporting. 
  • Experience in batch testing is a MUST. 
  • Report on observations, defects or any issues and also lead the defect management efforts as applicable. 
  • Execute rest of the test, provide daily status updates and put together the final status report.


Roles and Responsibilities:


• Develop Performance Test Plans and Strategies
• Develop performance models for Key Application and Infrastructure components
• Create actionable analysis to help resolve performance bottlenecks
• Develop targeted tests that enables end to end performance measurements and tuning
• Design Benchmarks, methodology, and analysis tools for adaptation
• Review current application infrastructure and identify key performance indicators leading to the establishment of acceptable performance baselines
• Enhance user experience by measuring and optimizing user interface across mobile devices
• Analyze large scale distributed environments and optimize performance bottlenecks including user interfaces (browsers, mobile devices)
• Build and maintain performance testing scripts for multiple protocols (web, APIs, MQ, GUI, etc.) using HP LoadRunner, Jmeter and other industry standard tools
• Designing test environment and scripts, measure and analyze performance characteristics, root-cause analysis and debugging of problems


Required Skills and Experience:

• Minimum 5 years of work experience in QA Performance Testing
• Strong background in object-oriented programming languages such as C++ or Java; experience with Javascript is a plus
• Knowledge of relational database, NoSQL databases and SQL tuning
• Performance tuning experience with Web and Application Servers Apache in Windows and UNIX environment
• Direct Experience profiling and performance analysis expertise with a track record of optimization.
• Expert knowledge of HTTP, HTTPS, and TCP/IP performance considerations
• Experience with N-tiered web application architecture (web, app, database)
• Experience with standard profiling/monitoring tools, Visual VM etc.
• Expertise with industry standard load testing tools such as HP Load Runner, Performance Centre, JMeter, NeoLoad or SOASTA
• Knowledge of browser profilers (e.g. DynaTrace AJAX, HttpWatch, Firebug, YSlow, Page Speed)
• Familiar with Java Debugging/ Monitoring Software (e.g. JProbe, DynaTrace)
• Understanding, measuring and tuning of n-tier applications in highly clustered environments


Qualified candidates are asked to forward their resumes in confidence to gmartin@qaconsultants.com. Resumes in MS Word format please.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those short-listed will be contacted. Resumes that we do not proceed with at this time will be kept on file for future openings.

QA Consultants at a Glance:

Award-winning performance and a focus on people and client retention have enabled QA Consultants to become North America's largest dedicated provider of development testing and quality assurance solutions.

Testing solutions include: Automation Development, Mobility Testing, DevOPS, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Governance, Risk and Compliance, Application and Platform Security, Performance, Integration and Accessibility (e.g. AODA).

We deliver high quality and secure QA and testing solutions for some of North America's most successful and recognizable organizations and brands.

More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category IT - Software Development
Industry / Industries IT
Region Canada
Keywords QA, Performance Testing, C++, Java, Javascript, OOP, Windows, UNIX, DynaTrace, Ntier, Batch Testing

Contact information

Name Gavriel Levy
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