Sr. QA Performance Engineer Appia
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Be part of the next big thing at Appia, the leading mobile user acquisition network, based in Durham, NC on the American Tobacco Campus. Due to continued growth, we are looking to hire a very bright and experienced Sr. QA Performance Engineer to join our team on a FT/Permanent basis. The ideal candidate has strong experience with web-based applications in a fast-paced, Agile environment.
The Sr. QA Performance Engineer will be responsible for QA on our mobile advertising platform. The individual will interact with business teams and software engineers to refine requirements, thoroughly test changes, correct issues, and coordinate software releases, using their proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
Work closely with development and operations to understand the application design and ensure that load testing coverage meets and exceeds predicted production level traffic scenarios.
Design and execute load tests based on business and technical requirements
Actively participate in scrum meetings, iteration planning and feature demos.
Communicates testing estimates, status, and continually works toward removing project roadblocks
Coordinate performance defect resolutions with development and business, bringing attention to important issues
Provide your expertise and support to other members of the QA and Dev teams
Minimum Job Requirements:
Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience
Minimum 5 years QA experience
Minimum 2 years experience with web technologies and SQL, ideally in a J2EE environment. Advanced SQL skills are a must.
Experience using load testing tools such as WebLOAD, LoadRunner, Siege, Grinder and JMeter.
Competency using various QA tools (scripting, tracing, log analysis, test case management).
Familiarity with front and back end automation tools and techniques.
Solid understanding of QA techniques in an Agile environment, as well as an extreme attention to detail and commitment to high quality standards
Exceptional analytical, organizational, interpersonal and communication (both oral and written) skills. Self-motivated, driven, resourceful and able to get things done.
Love of fast-paced, collaborative, Agile environments. Ability to adapt and learn quickly is a fundamental necessity.
Ability to apply a prioritized approach to testing, to find the most serious issues first.
Nice to have skills:
Experience working with web-based advertising networks
Mobile industry experience
Ability to contribute to automation efforts
Appia is the world's largest cross platform, open app store and performance-based mobile network. Developers and media companies can purchase targeted ads running across the entire Appia marketplace, reaching more than 1 billion users in more than 200 countries, with a true ROI based marketing solution. Our customers include 4 of the top 5 global operators and leading app developers spanning the globe. The company has closed more than $30 Million in funding, led by top VC partners including Venrock, Trident Capital, DCM?s Android Fund, the Blackberry Fund and Tomorrow Ventures (the investment arm of Eric Schmidt).
||Durham, NC |
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED