Sr. Performance Test Engineer at Vertafore

| Greater Denver Area
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WhatYou'll Do:

  • Develop performance scripts using JMeter
  • Execute Performance, Load, Stress, Endurance and Chaos testing to collect, measure and analyze the impact to the performance of applications, service layers and core systems components.
  • Create, setup, and launch tests from AWS environments and within a CI/CD pipeline
  • Perform systems monitoring and perform root cause analysis on collected and analyzed monitoring data.
  • Effectively collaborate across teams to support mocked/stubbed test components and data
  • Write intelligent queries to monitor, validate, and control test results and data.
  • Provide senior level analysis of the performance test results.
  • Work with key solutions architects and business managers to define the Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and Service Level Agreement (SLA) for all the business processes to be tested.
  • Plan, design and implement automation frameworks for various applications from frontend to backend
  • Develop database fixtures and testing hooks to facilitate automation
  • Research new testing tools and technologies
  • Setup and monitor continuous integration for build, deploy and automated tests
  • Work with support and implementation team to investigate production support issues and perform root cause analysis as needed
  • Learn & enhance best practices and provide technical guidance to other team members.

RequiredSkills:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or similar field or related work experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in dedicated Performance engineering, Performance testing and benchmarking.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience building and executing Automated Tests
  • Expert understanding of performance testing methodologies and best practices.
  • Experience with testing distributed systems in a cloud environment
  • Ability to find root cause of performance bottlenecks and assist with corrective action to improve performance of applications under test.
  • Senior experience with JMeter or BlazeMeter is required.
  • Senior experience with AWS and Java or .Net required
  • Experience writing SQL
  • Experience with various network debugging tools
  • Selenium experience is strongly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

Great location in the heart of downtown Denver just a block away from the RTD lightrail.

What are Vertafore Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Vertafore offers employees 1 paid day to volunteer at the non-profit of their choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vertafore offers opportunities to join several committees, including Women of Vertafore, LGBTQ+, etc.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Vertafore employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary for up to 90 days of disability.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $1500 of expenses per person.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $175 for glasses or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Vertafore offers three different health plans to meet the needs of our employees.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary.
Pet Insurance
We offer a Pet Insurance plan through Nationwide.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Vertafore's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga, a partnership with Planet Fitness, and other recreational team sports.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vertafore provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match up to 50% of contributions up to 3% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vertafore provides up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $2,500 for eligible adoption expenses and 6 weeks of paid leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vertafore sponsors family oriented events semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Vertafore hosts company outings annually.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
In various areas of the office, Vertafore provides weekly fresh fruit services, bagels and donuts on specified days, as well as snacks and drinks.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Mondays and Fridays.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Vertafore sponsors recreational clubs that include sports, board games, video games, book clubs, etc.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5,250.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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