Sr Performance Test Engineer SchoolNet
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Pearson has one defining goal: to help people progress in their lives through learning. We champion innovation and we invest in models for education that deliver on our promise for effective, accessible, and personal learning from early literacy, college and career readiness to professional education, through data informed instruction and inventive applications for mobile and digital learning.
Pearson, the world's leading learning company, has global-reach and market leading businesses in education, business, and consumer publishing and is listed on the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO). For more information, visit www.pearson.com.
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Pearson is the market leader in providing Instructional Improvement Systems (IIS) to Kindergarten through 12th grade schools, and we are looking for a skilled and energetic Performance Test Engineer to lead our performance testing efforts for our Schoolnet product line. In this role you will design, build, and execute an automated performance test suite to validate stated performance requirements of features and enhancements, as well as overall performance, scalability, and reliability of the overall system. If you are a passionate performance test engineer with experience in effectively measuring an application's ability to perform and scale, then this may be the perfect role for you!
Within an Agile framework, collaborate with other team members to deliver compelling, high quality, performant solutions via iterative sprint commitments and periodic release vehicles.
Research and internalize proposed software performance requirements, functional designs, and technical designs, as well as participate in meetings to clarify and refine requirements and designs.
Develop and implement performance test strategies and performance test plans that define how performance, scalability, and reliability will be measured.
Design, create, and execute effective performance test suites using Selenium and Neustar BrowserMob. This includes the creation of necessary test data.
Communicate and present test artifacts such as performance test plans, test cases, and test results; aid in the interpretation of test results.
Perform verification on software defect fixes to ensure they resolve the stated problem.
Follow sound problem solving methodologies to identify, troubleshoot, and properly document software defects.
Perform maintenance on existing test-ware, and implement incremental improvements.
Identify, quantify, and communicate software risks, and produce comprehensive mitigation strategies.
Uphold existing quality assurance and performance test standards and processes, and be a champion in driving further improvements.
Produce accurate estimates for the time needed to execute on assigned projects and tasks.
All other responsibilities, as assigned by management.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a college or university with a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems OR equivalent degree is required
Minimum of 5 years of experience working as a software Performance Test Engineer.
Expert understanding of established Quality Assurance and Performance Test methodologies
Expert understanding of Agile SDLC (specifically, SCRUM)
Strong understanding of server hardware components, networking principles, and operating systems
- Working knowledge of SQL in order to manipulate and validate test data
- Experience working in a .NET environment is preferred
Familiarity with XML, HTML
Exceptional problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Exceptional time management skills
Demonstrate a passion for Software Quality Assurance & Testing
Demonstrate an ability to thrive as both an individual contributor and as a team contributor
Demonstrate motivation, innovation and a dramatic willingness toward excellence
- Must be able to travel 5% of the time
- Strong experience with Selenium and Neustar BrowserMob is a PLUS!!
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