Senior Performance Engineer

Do you enjoy cutting edge technology and solving difficult problems? Are you interested in working across a variety of areas from requirements to architecture, testing, deployment and beyond? If so, Deloitte could be the place for you! Harnessing the power of emerging technologies requires you to overcome complex systems integration challenges, both within your own organization's walls, and with your external partners, suppliers, and clients. Join our Systems Integration team and bring focus to the toughest problems in the Federal community through the design, development, and implementation of software solutions. A career at Deloitte will put you on the frontline, supporting Federal agencies tasked with the most critical technical challenges.

Work you'll do

As a Senior Consultant in our practice you will:

  • Provide Technology Solution Development and Integration across the SDLC including requirements, functional specs, design, custom development, integration, testing, and deployment
  • Perform project tasks independently, and may direct the efforts of others
  • Participate in or lead the development of client deliverable content
  • Anticipate client needs and formulate solutions to client issues
  • Review deliverables for accuracy and quality
  • Provide coaching to junior staff
  • Contribute to new business and proposal development
  • Manage own personal and professional development, seeking opportunities for expansion of consulting skills and experiences

The team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping Federal government initiatives today. Deloitte's Federal practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the Federal practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Federal marketplace.

Our Federal SI team manages the complexity inherent with technology change, from requirements planning to architecture, testing to deployment, and beyond. We also offer a complete range of industry-leading services, including systems development, solution and platform integration, and program management, functional, and testing services.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of technology consulting or other relevant industry experience
  • Experience working independently with minimal supervision and guidance
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience exercising mature judgment
  • Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to write clearly, succinctly, and in a manner that appeals to a wide audience
  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools, as well as Internet research tools Strong understanding of SDLC methodologies (Agile, SCRUM, RUP, other)
  • Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives
  • Experience in implementing large-scale custom development and/or systems integration projects in one or more phases of the SDLC
  • Experience working with business users to gather requirements, writing functional and technical specifications and communicating technical requirements
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain required clearance for this role
  • 5+ Years of experience in Load, Stress and Endurance test planning, scripting and execution
  • Extensive experience configuring and executing scripts using Performance Testing Tools such as Rational Performance Tester (RPT), HP LoadRunner, JMeter and more
  • Experience maintaining and frequently updating performance testing scripts based on application enhancements and changes
  • Experience analyzing performance test results and identifying performance trends and bottlenecks using APM tools such as Riverbed, HP Diagnostics and more
  • Experience leading a team of Performance Testers operating in a fast paced development environment
  • Solid understanding of Agile methodologies and other software development methodologies
  • Experience summarizing Performance Testing results in a clear and concise manner and reporting out to client leadership
  • Experience executing performance tests against virtualized services and stubs

Preferred:

  • Degree in computer science, information systems, or other technology-related field
  • Ability to translate requirements into design specifications and experience in developing design documents
  • Software development experience using object-oriented languages (i.e., Java, C#, C++) and frameworks (i.e. J2EE or .NET)
  • Knowledgeable in software quality concepts such documenting source code and software language specific code quality practices
  • Understanding of software development team management support tools such as IBM Jazz, HP ALM, JIRA and Collabnet
  • Knowledgeable in concepts of Continuous Integration
  • Experience in Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Scrum certification
  • SAFe Agilist certification
  • DevOps
  • Continuous Integration
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Test Automation
  • Selenium

How you'll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.

Benefits

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

Deloitte's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. Learn more about Life at Deloitte.

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Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. Learn more about Deloitte's impact on the world.

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