Performance Analyst


Posted 2 years ago

We’re looking for a Performance Analyst! Reach out if you’re interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Performance Analyst
Term: 12-month Contract
Location: Remote for now – Toronto
Job ID number: C1381


Brief description of duties:

  • Directly support and execute day-to-day performance testing activities within test region and production, working with delivery teams (agile and waterfall) and other areas of IT (enterprise architects, solutions architects, development) to validate performance testing and non-functional requirements
  • Utilize a variety of testing techniques that support the performance and non-functional testing activities, single-user profiling, spike, stress, endurance, failover etc.
  • Act as the key point of contact for the Performance Testing and Engineering Center (PTEC) for delivery teams and other areas of IT in evaluating intake requests and defining initial testing scope as pertaining to Performance across all channels
  • Analyzes, recommend and implement engineering suggestions to improve efficiencies and increase the responsiveness of client project requirements, ensure technology is current and up to date with industry standards, while maintaining established service level
  • Assess the risks associated with the development aspects of each solution/project and define a performance-testing approach, making solution recommendations to development, architecture, infrastructure where possible
  • Support continuous performance testing within CICD pipelines and support /maintain performance tests and metrics gathering to ensure system stability and trending analysis


MUST haves:


  • 4+ years of experience working within SDLC/TDLC
  • 3+ years of testing experience specifically within the Performance testing discipline
  • Solid understanding of Performance test process methodologies, approaches, and tools
  • Ability to understand enterprise-scale infrastructures and emerging technologies such as DataPower, Micro Services, Mobile Native Apps, Akamai services, middleware technologies, Various DB services, complex networks
  • Solid understanding of web and mobile applications and implementations
  • Must have Unix/Linux Intermediate experience
  • Must be strong in one of the coding languages: Java, JavaScript, Python, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with web services and implementing APIs
  • Sound knowledge about SQL / PL-SQL, stored procedures, and SQL Server database
  • Solid understanding of hardware utilization and related Garbage Collection and memory footprints
  • Expertise in metrics gathering and developing dashboards and reports which clearly and concisely capture and communicate performance testing analysis/results
  • Demonstrated competency with various tools including Defect Management Tools, Requirement Management Tools, Test Management and Planning Tools, Web Content Management tools and concepts, Banking systems, and their integration
  • Extensive experience with Performance testing and automation tools such as Jmeter, Loadrunner, Cloudtest, Selenium, Appium, or similar
  • Hands-on experience with Performance engineering and monitoring tools such as SumoLogic, Dynatrace, Crashlytics, etc
  • Hands-on experience within API REST/SOAP testing and experience using related tools, Postman, ReadyAPI, etc.
  • Experience with CI/CD and related tools and techniques; Jenkins/Dockers/Kubernetes an asset



Job Features

Job CategoryPerformance Analyst
Performance Analyst5-6
Performance testing discipline3+

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