Senior Performance QA Engineer

    • San Diego, CA

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client that has 3 positions available for a Senior Performance QA Engineer in San Diego, CA. Key Tasks:

  • Senior engineer or technical project lead in performance and load testing
  • Comfortable leading all aspects of the teams' testing - Testing and Test Automation Activities
  • Develops overall QE/testing strategy for teams, including automation, performance, etc.
  • Designs test reporting and metrics appropriate to project needs
  • Assesses solution risk and assists project team in prioritizing test efforts
  • Advises and assists project members with distributed QE responsibilities (e.g. unit testing)
  • Selects and configures appropriate toolsets to effectively manage testing
  • Develops detailed testing approach and plans for specific test areas or overall plans for teams
  • Produces status reports and quality metrics
  • Facilitates defect triage and manages overall defect resolution process
  • Conducts test case reviews and ensures requirements traceability, proper coverage
  • Conduct root cause analysis of identified defects, providing sufficient details to understand, replicate and resolve the defect
  • Designs test strategies and test cases for complex systems and execute various types of testing (e.g. functional, integration, end-to-end) on a variety of platforms (e.g. mobile, web, portal frameworks)
  • Technical mentoring of junior team members
  • Comfortable flexing from leading a test team to performing hands-on test related activities
  • Assist teams in determining appropriate quality goals and acceptance criteria
  • Champions Agile Best Testing Practices - Shares knowledge and help build skills of other team members of the Quality Assurance team


REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's in Computer Science/Engineering or related field required
  • 4+ years of professional coding experience in higher languages for example, C#, Java, JavaScript, Python, or Ruby
  • 2-5 years of senior level experience in performance and load including creation of a framework
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Test Automation; Able to set up new test automation frameworks including Performance testing
  • Strong functional testing background or Performance testing including defining test strategy, test planning, test case design, and execution
  • Proficiency with and/or familiarity with a variety of software testing tools such as Quality Center, LoadRunner, TestComplete, BlazeMeter, Load Test, Coded UI, etc.
  • Ability to understand REST or SOAP API, JSON and XML formats with experience using API testing tools like JMeter, Postman or SoapUI
Additional technical experience:
  • Unit and integration testing
  • Service/API testing
  • Performance/load testing
  • Project experience using an Agile methodology (e.g. Scrum)
  • DevOps/build engineering
  • Custom test tool development
  • SQL proficiency
Qualified candidates must be presently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. This company does not sponsor or transfer H1-visa individuals. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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