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Quality Assurance Test Performance Engineer

Securities America, Inc. La Vista, NE

Job Description

Position Overview:

The primary responsibility of this position is to design, build, measure, analyze, monitor, manage and optimize performance of applications.  This position will also work with other team members to identify, document, execute and maintain best practices and standards for any Test automation, including Performance and Stress testing.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science or Management of Information Systems
  • 3 years plus experience in Performance testing
  • 5 years plus experience in software design and development testing tool
  • Strong skills in conducting and interpreting performance results
  • Proven ability to measure, analyze, manage and optimize performance for complex applications
  • Experience in performance/load testing tools like Jmeter
  • Experience within the .NET framework, particularly within C# development
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) the current testing metrics, project status and other concerns related to testing
  • Ability to understand and analyze business, functional, non-functional, technical and user interface (UI) requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to create and execute performance test plans
  • Testing aptitude, include debugging, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills including innovative thinking
  • Passion for engineering excellence through automation and process improvements
  • Proficient with browser debug tools and API testing. (Firebug, Chrome Developer Tools)
  • Demonstrated experience testing Web and Mobile UIs and web services, including soak testing and stress testing
  • Good understanding of CSS/HTML/JavaScript, familiar with Web UI frameworks, JQuery, Infragistics, KendoUI, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable of standard testing strategies, techniques and practices needed to successfully execute a test plan
  • Proficient managing quality work in a fast-paced and Agile development environment
  • Ability to troubleshoot and update automated scripts using data driven and keyword driven methodologies
  • Ability to develop automated test cases from manual test scripts, requirements and other supplemental specifications
  • Experience with browser UI and API test automation tools. (Test Complete, Selenium, SOAPUI, UFT).


Job Duties/Tasks:

This position is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

  1. Performance testing and tuning
  2. Develop and implement guidelines as it relates to performance
  3. Create models that define successful deployment (ie. Measuring response times)
  4. Work with IT operations team to design and implement deployment performance testing
  5. Work with disaster recovery teams
  6. Monitor system performance
  7. Work with peers to identify and resolve performance issues
  8. Create and maintain automation scripts for new and existing tests within the Operation Testing area of Securities America (may perform desktop, functional, software performance, load and mobile application testing)
  9. Execute automated tests and validate the results, documenting problems and test results
  10. Provides estimated labor and determine product delivery schedules
  11. Creates and maintains test plans and strategies
  12. Manual testing may be expected depending on project needs and existing automation
  13. Creates test cases, test data and test procedures and raises concerns through appropriate channels, as needed, to facilitate a quality implementation
  14. Coordinates all test activities in a team environment to drive towards a successful project delivery and meet agreed upon milestones
  15. Work with peers in Development, Program Management and other stakeholder to plan & prioritize the test strategy to ensure timely delivery of high quality products
  16. Design and develop test plans and test cases to ensure and gauge product quality, while effectively minimizing manual testing and leading to more effective code coverage
  17. Perform Debugging and Root Cause Analysis of product failures and anomalies
  18. Design and develop test automation tools & procedures for your feature area
  19. Identify and adopt new testing methodologies, best practices and tools from appropriate sources, to improve test coverage
  20. Research new tools and technologies and recommend ways to implement them into new test strategies
  21. Assists in solving operating problems
  22. Recreates steps taken by user to locate source of problem and rewrites program to correct errors

Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Details

Date Posted March 5, 2019
Date Closes April 4, 2019
Address 12325 Port Grace Boulevard
Located In La Vista, NE
Department Information Services
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 15-1099.01 Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers
Zipcode 68128
Name Human Resources
Address 12325 Port Grace Boulevard
City, State and Zip LaVista, NE 68128
Phone 1-800-747-6111
FAX 402-384-7589

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Casual Dress
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Dry Cleaning / Laundry
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Fitness Classes
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Holiday Party
  • Massage Therapy
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Finance Management
  • Finance / Insurance / Banking - Other Software
  • .NET
  • C#
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • QA and Testing
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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