Senior Performance Test Engineer

  • Company: Capital One
  • Location: Vienna, Virginia
  • Posted: December 15, 2016
  • Reference ID: R15926
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, Virginia

Senior Performance Test Engineer

Capital One is seeking talented thinkers and master engineers who can envision next generation software innovations that will deliver a rich, engaging and unmatched customer experience. In this role, you will design and develop cutting-edge experiences for Capital One customers, using existing and emerging technology platforms. You will be responsible for documenting design decisions and developing devops solutios while adhering to existing process guidelines. You will also act as mentor to junior developers, support QA automation, and will have oversight during implementation into production.


-Create and Run performance tests (load, stress, endurance tests etc.) using Jmeter

-Work with Product Owner and Tech leads on performance data model creation\enhancement

-Analyze performance test results, identify performance metrics and present\generate reports to leadership

-Support performance and monitoring tools setup and use monitoring tools (App Dynamics)

-Create\maintain\modify test data for performance testing

- Responsible for the day to day operations of all in-house developed, open source, and commercial DevOps tooling owned by the team (Ensuring system availability, performance, capacity, and monitoring through proper response to incidents, events and problems)

- Develop procedures to automate various systems and tasks (e.g. automating code builds and deployments) using Jenkins, Git

- Employ innovative solutions to ease developer and testing experience.

- Perform proof of concepts of new testing tools

- Responsible for troubleshooting tools and services with the Java programming however similar proficiency with Javascript, Go, Python, and/or Ruby is also desired.

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelors Degree or military experience

- At least 4-5 years of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience using Java EE or similar technologies for Middleware and Backend Integration

- At least 3 years of experience in  HP LoadRunner, JMeter

-At least  2 years  and CI/CD/CT technologies like GitHub, Maven, Artifactory, Hudson/Jenkins

- At least 4+ Years experience in Linux Shell Scripting\Windows command line

- At least 3years of automated testing experience using Java or Java Script , groovy ( Cucumber, Selenium Web driver, Protractor, Soap UI Pro)

- At least 2 years experience with scripting languages like Ruby or Python or  Perl

Preferred Qualifications:

- At least 1 year of experience with Cloud related technologies like AWS, Azure, or OpenStack

- At least 4+ years experience in Database technologies like RDBMS, SQL, RDS, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, ERWin

- At least 4+ years experience of Tuning, Performance Testing and Production Monitoring using tools like HP Diagnostics, JMeter, Splunk, BlueStripe, CloudWatch, Zabbix

- At least 4+ years experience in Quality Assurance technologies like ATDD, Cucumber, Junit, SOAP UI, Selenium/Webdriver, Protractor, TestNG, Jmeter, Junit, Postman

- At least 1 year of experience developing Test Automation Frameworks and/or testing software for functionality, security, scalability, refactoring/regression

- At least 1 year of experience in agile methodologies like Scrum, SAFe, and Kanban

- At least 1 years of exposure to TSYS, ETL and have certifications in Java, Spring, AWS or related technologies.

- At least 1 year of experience contributing to open-Source and/or public GitHub projects

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position

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