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Senior Performance Test Engineer in Herndon, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Herndon, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

We have an exciting new Senior Performance Test Engineer position working with a high profile security client,  based out of Herndon, VA.

For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

This is not a teleworking position and due to government clearance requirements, only US Citizens with clearance eligibility will be considered

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with teams across the company to refine performance test environment architecture
  • Experience in automating code using Java and configuration deployment within the performance test environments.
  • Design and execute performance and load tests using JMeter
  • Automate performance and load test scripts / scenarios
  • Record and store performance data over time for use in trending, troubleshooting, and forecasting.
  • Develop models for performance testing based on logs of software activity.
  • Identify and report performance bottlenecks
  • Work with development teams to resolve performance issues
  • Educate development teams in ways to improve performance 

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience with Load and Performance Testing tools along with 2+ years using JMeter
  • 5+ years of benchmark testing, performance analysis using industry standard benchmarks
  • Ability to identify / resolve system bottlenecks
  • Ability to identify potential limitations in software architectures
  • Understanding of throughput, latency, memory and CPU utilization and the analysis of performance bottlenecks
  • Very strong organization, multitasking, communication, and documentation skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and communication skills
Job ID: 315222

Keywords: Senior Performance Test Engineer, JMeter, Java, API, Linux

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group 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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