Ledgent Technology
QA/Performance Test Engineer, San Diego/Remote
At a glance
Location: US-CA-San Diego Map
Posted: 07/10/2020
Closing: 08/09/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Contractor
Experience: Not Specified
Ledgent Technology
Job description
Our Cloud technology company located in San Diego, CA is currently looking for a QA Performance Test Engineer.

Job Summary:

We are looking for an experienced performance engineer with a proven track record of creating technologies and tools for measuring the performance and scalability of complex systems.  Working with key members of our Cloud Development and Service Operations teams, you will focus on supporting our platform to meet the growing needs of our largest customers.  The ideal candidate for this position is a software engineer with a strong background in web application benchmarking, test automation, performance analysis, and capacity management. The candidate must have a passion for building and applying tools that measure the characteristics of complex systems running under dynamic, real-world loads.  You will work in a fast-paced, innovative environment that allows direct influence on the organization and our most important customers.  In this role you will create infrastructure, automation, and tools that drive realistic loads against the core services of our platform. You will also enable peers in engineering, customer support, and cloud teams to leverage our tools to provide related services.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot difficult technical issue
  • Ability to work with development teams to develop test cases, deploy and report on product performance, quality, security and stability
  • Proven Linux skills: including script development, file system management, searching/finding files
  • Desire to seek continuous improvement in the quality assurance processes to drive better quality and efficiency
  • Solid understanding of job control and direct experience with shell scripting and text processing (e.g. awk, sed, perl)
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with an aptitude and passion for learning new technologies
  • Candidate must be a good team player with solid attention to detail, and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment

  • 3+ years of experience in Quality Engineering, Performance Engineering, and/or Tools Development teams for the Enterprise
  • 3+ years of experience testing large scale web-based distributed applications on containers such as Apache/Tomcat, JBoss, Web Logic, and Web Sphere in a Linux production environment running MySQL and Oracle
  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science with solid experience developing and deploying mission critical software Strongly Desired (More is Better)
  • Deep knowledge and experience with the CentOS/RedHat operating system in large-scale production environments
  • Background with test and server monitoring tools (e.g. App Dynamics, Splunk, New Relic)
  • Solid background with agile software development methodologies (e.g. scrum)
  • Experience with concurrency, multithreading, and the deployment of distributed system architectures
  • Understanding of database schemas, table spaces, indexing, and performance optimization techniques

We put our Ambassadors first. When it comes down to it, we know we can't fulfill our Promise to our business customers without your commitment. You represent our organization while on assignment. In return, we do our best to show our commitment to you. Our Ambassador Benefits package includes: Medical, dental and vision coverage. It also includes 401k, sick time, holiday and much more. We are an equal opportunity employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
QA/Performance Test Engineer, San Diego/Remote