Kforce Performance Engineer in Tampa, Florida

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Performance Engineer in Tampa, FL.Overview:The Performance Engineer is a team member responsible for performing analysis on architecture and process to determine the best framework and tool to use in each situation. The result of this work is a library of scripted test cases giving the client greater insight to the stability and scalability of their application for performance, load and stress.The company's goal is to have their clients view their delivery teams as a valuable partner in assisting them in achieving business value through the software solutions we provide.Their mission is nothing less than creating unparalleled experiences for their clients and staff. Successful delivery of the intended solution is paramount, but enduring value lies in executing in a way that cannot be found with any other provider, and leaving the client with the best possible feeling of success.What the candidate will be doing:

  • Analyzing system specifications and user stories to design and develop performance test cases

  • Create test scripts using a variety of different load and performance tools

  • Run automated scripts, document defects and create reports for each run

  • Identifying gaps and documenting a strategy for creating and executing performance, load and stress tests on a project by project basis

  • Collaborating with team members and clients to recommend enhancements to improve the performance of applications on a project by project basis

  • Identifying the best type of environment and test data to create and execute performance tests on a project by project basis

  • 10 years of experience in requirements capture and high level facilitation skills

  • 3 to 6 years of developing and/or testing software for the Web, Client Server applications, SharePoint and .NET applications, Mobile and Java-based applications

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to self-organize and manage one's time

  • Ability to learn business concepts quickly

  • Ability to lead and mentor others on performance, load and stress test development practices

  • Ability to actively participate in discussions to solve problems, bugs and defects with project stakeholders

  • Ability to multitask across different projects

  • Experience successfully navigating organizational issues, constraints and concerns

  • Project experience in writing automated performance, load and stress test cases and executing

  • Willingness to take on additional responsibility to ensure team success and quality solutions

  • Team player that understands how their own work is important to the team's success

  • Become a partner and trusted advisor to clients, advising on best-fit technologies and best practices

  • Experience using TFS on projects

  • Experience with test automation frameworks, such as VS Load and Performance, LoadRunner or JMeter to do automated web, API, and web service testing

  • Must be a critical thinker with the ability to think outside the box and build test scripts that are comprehensive

  • Development experience using HTML5/CSS/JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS or Ember or equivalent

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.Compensation Type:Hours