Senior Performance Engineer

  • Contract
  • GTA
  • Posted 3 months ago

VTRAC Consulting Corporation

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Job No.:                       7923

Position:                      Senior Performance Engineer

Position Type:            6 month contract

No. of Positions:        1

Location:                     GTA, ON

We are looking for a Performance Engineer who will be responsible for SDLC & Architecture, Performance validation (profiling, tuning, workload simulation, benchmarking & testing), Capacity Planning, Application Performance Monitoring and problem detection and resolution. This position will work closely with the development engineering and product development teams to understand the performance and other non-functional requirements on projects.


  • Execute Performance Engineering and analyzing the results and making recommendations, activities in SDLC leveraging Agile methodology
  • Solid background in different technologies and understand why the performance issue occurred and how to resolve it
  • Create, re-factor, extend, and maintain performance test scripts
  • Help determine appropriate metrics to be gathered during performance testing and be responsible for analyzing and tracking against these performance testing metrics on an ongoing basis
  • Help determine appropriate benchmarks for performance and be responsible for analysis and tracking against these benchmarks
  • Design and implement performance, scalability, stability, and stress tests using industry standard tools and custom solutions
  • Assist in driving the performance ,scalability, and capacity testing strategy
  • Gather performance test requirements and create performance qualification plans
  • Collaborate with development and production support teams on identification of bottlenecks and performance tuning
  • Benchmark Production and Test Labs for baselining and ensure accuracy of test simulation
  • Develop tools to simulate and monitor key performance metrics as needed
  • Communicate test results vs. test schedule and test plans

Skills & Knowledge:  

  • Minimum 5+ years of practical experience in performance engineering (not just performance testing)
  • Performance validation (application profiling, tuning, workload simulation, benchmarking & testing), capacity planning, application performance monitoring and problem detection and resolution
  • Experience with Application Performance Management (APM), AppDynamics, Visual Studio Load Test
  • Expert in definition of non-functional requirements (NFRs) and validation of NFRs in architecture, design, build phases
  • 2+ years of experience with load testing tools (Microsoft Visual Studio, JMeter,
  • 2+ years of experience with application and system profiling tools (DTrace, AQtime, JProfiler or equivalent)
  • Experience with Azure or Amazon Cloud based environment is a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft technology stack, visual studio, TFS is a plus

We thank all candidates in advance. Only selected candidates for interviews will be contacted. For other exciting opportunities, please visit us at VTRAC is an equal opportunity employer.

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